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About Dear Octopus

Three generations of a family gather together to celebrate a golden wedding anniversary, while the family secretary has the unenviable task of smoothing out all the deep-set hostilities and jealousies.

Dear Octopus Cast

Dear Octopus Crew

Camera

George StevensCamera operator
Arthur CrabtreeDirector of photography

Writing

Dodie SmithTheatre play
Patrick KirwanWriter
R. J. MinneyWriter
Esther McCrackenAdaptation

Sound

Hubert BathMusic
Louis LevyMusic director

Costume & make-up

Elizabeth HaffendenCostume design

Production

Edward BlackProducer
Fred GunnProduction manager

Directing

Harold FrenchDirector

Editing

Michael C. ChorltonEditor

Art

John BryanArt direction