The Magic Box (1952) Movie Details

The Magic Box
John Boulting
Festival Film Productions
1 hr 58 mins
Rating: 7.7/10 from 68 users

The Magic Box Movie Cast

Robert Donat
as William Friese-Greene
Margaret Johnston
as Edith Harrison Friese-Greene
Maria Schell
as Helena Friese-Greene
Richard Attenborough
as Jack Carter
Robert Beatty
as Lord Beaverbrook
Renée Asherson
as Miss Tagg
Martin Boddey
as Sitter in Bath Studio
Edward Chapman
as Father in Family Group
John Charlesworth
as Graham Friese-Greene
Maurice Colbourne
as Bride's Father in wedding group
Roland Culver
as 1st Company Promoter
John Howard Davies
as Maurice Friese-Greene
Michael Denison
as Reporter
Joan Dowling
as Maggie
Marjorie Fielding
as Elderly Viscountess
Leo Genn
as Maida Vale Doctor
William Hartnell
as Recruiting Sergeant
Stanley Holloway
as Broker's Man
Glynis Johns
as May Jones
Bessie Love
as Bride's Mother in Wedding Group
Laurence Olivier
as Police Constable 94-B
Margaret Rutherford
as Lady Pond
Michael Redgrave
as Mr. Lege
Sybil Thorndike
as Sitter in Bath Studio
Peter Ustinov
as Industry Man
Martin Boddey
as Sitter in Bath Studio
Googie Withers
as Sitter in Bath Studio
Kay Walsh
as Hotel Receptionist
Michael Trubshawe
as Sitter in Bath Studio
David Tomlinson
as Lab Asst
Ernest Thesiger
as Earl
Basil Sydney
as William Fox-Talbot
Marianne Stone
as Bride in Wedding Group
Sheila Sim
as Nursemaid
Eric Portman
as Arthur Collings
Dennis Price
as Harold
Cecil Parker
as 1st Platform Man
Ronald Shiner
as Fairground Barker
Richard Murdoch
as Sitter in Bath Studio
John McCallum
as Sitter in Bath Studio
Muir Mathieson
as Sir Arthur Sullivan
Bernard Miles
as Cousin Alfred
A.E. Matthews
A.E. Matthews as Old Gentleman
Miles Malleson
as Orchestra Conductor
Bessie Love
as Bride's Mother
Peter Jones
as Industry Man
Sid James
as Army Sergeant
Michael Hordern
as Official Receiver
Mervyn Johns
as Goitz
Patrick Holt
as Sitter in Bath Studio
Jack Hulbert
as Holborn Policeman
Joan Hickson
as Mrs Stukely
Thora Hird
as Doctor's Housekeeper
Kathleen Harrison
as Mother in Family Group
Joyce Grenfell
as Mrs Claire
Marius Goring
as House Agent

The Magic Box Crew List

Director :
Producer : Ronald Neame
Screenplay : Eric Ambler
Story : Ray Allister
Editor : Richard Best
Director of Photography : Jack Cardiff

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The Magic Box

The Magic Box is a 1952 English Film stars Robert Donat , John Boulting , Ronald Neame , Eric Ambler , Ray Allister , Richard Best , Jack Cardiff , Margaret Johnston , Maria Schell , Richard Attenborough , Robert Beatty , Renée Asherson , Martin Boddey , Edward Chapman , John Charlesworth , Maurice Colbourne , Roland Culver , John Howard Davies , Michael Denison , Joan Dowling , Marjorie Fielding , Leo Genn , William Hartnell , Stanley Holloway , Glynis Johns , Bessie Love , Laurence Olivier , Margaret Rutherford , Michael Redgrave , Sybil Thorndike , Peter Ustinov , Martin Boddey , Googie Withers , Kay Walsh , Michael Trubshawe , David Tomlinson , Ernest Thesiger , Basil Sydney , Marianne Stone , Sheila Sim , Eric Portman , Dennis Price , Cecil Parker , Ronald Shiner , Richard Murdoch , John McCallum , Muir Mathieson , Bernard Miles , A.E. Matthews , Miles Malleson , Bessie Love , Peter Jones , Sid James , Michael Hordern , Mervyn Johns , Patrick Holt , Jack Hulbert , Joan Hickson , Thora Hird , Kathleen Harrison , Joyce Grenfell , Marius Goring , directed by John Boulting & music by .