Night Ambush

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Dirk Bogarde stars in this classic Powell And Pressburger wartime drama. On the island of Crete, two British officers, aided by local patriots, are assigned the job of kidnapping a German officer and transporting him to Cairo. read more

Dirk Bogarde stars in this classic Powell And Pressburger wartime drama. On the island of Crete, two British officers, aided by local patriots, are assigned the job of kidnapping a German officer and transporting him to Cairo. All goes smoothly until he must be led to an open beach to be picked up by the British Navy.

Original Release

01/31/1957

Cast

Christopher Lee German officer at dentists
Cyril Cusack Captain Sandy Rendel
David Oxley Captain W. Stanley Moss, M.C.
Dirk Bogarde Maj. Patrick Leigh Fermor
Marius Goring Major General Kreipe
Dimitri Andreas Niko Soldan Emeris
Laurence Payne Manoli
Wolfe Morris George
Michael Gough Andoni Zoidakis
John Cairney Elias
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Writers

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, W. Stanley Moss

Cast

Christopher Lee German officer at dentists
Cyril Cusack Captain Sandy Rendel
David Oxley Captain W. Stanley Moss, M.C.
Dirk Bogarde Maj. Patrick Leigh Fermor
Marius Goring Major General Kreipe
Dimitri Andreas Niko Soldan Emeris
Laurence Payne Manoli
Wolfe Morris George
Michael Gough Andoni Zoidakis
John Cairney Elias
Paul Stassino Yani Katsias
Richard Marner German Officer with Gen. Brauer
David McCallum Sailor on Pick Up Ship
Brian Worth Stratis Saviolkis
Roland Bartrop Micky Akoumianakis (as Rowland Bartrop)
George Eugeniou Charis Zographakis
Adeeb Assaly Zahari
Theo Moreas Village Priest
Takis Frangofinos Michali
Peter Augustine Dentist

Producers

Editors

Arthur Stevens

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