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"On the Beach" quotes

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After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.

Director: Stanley Kramer
Writer: John Paxton, Nevil Shute
Production: N/A
Year: 1959
MetaScore: 55/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 17 Dec 1959
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 4 wins & 9 nominations total

34 Clips & Quotes

Cast

Cmdr. Dwight Lionel Towers - Gregory Peck
Moira Davidson - Ava Gardner
Julian Osborn - Fred Astaire
Lt. Peter Holmes - Anthony Perkins
Mary Holmes - Donna Anderson
Adm. Bridie - John Tate
Lt. Sunderstrom - Harp McGuire
Lt. Hosgood - Lola Brooks
Lt. Benson - Ken Wayne
Lt. Cmdr. Farrel - Guy Doleman
Ralph Swain - John Meillon
Ackerman - Joe McCormick
Bill Davidson - Lou Vernon
Dr. King - Kevin Brennan
Sir Douglas Froude - Basil Buller-Murphy
Salvation Army captain - John Casson
Stevens - Paddy Moran
Morgan - Grant Taylor
Sykes - Harvey Adams
Bit Part - Peter Ashton
Horseman on the beach - Roland Barnes
Chrysler - Jim Barrett
Bit Part - Ken Baumgartner
Bit Part - Jack Boyer
Bit Part - Norman Cook
Bit Part - Colin Crane
Bit Part - Gerry Duggan
Dr. Fletcher - Keith Eden
Bit Part - Lucian Endicott
Party guest - George Fairfax
Jones - Stuart Finch
Bit Part - Paddy Fitzallen
Bit Part - Ronald Fortt
Bit Part - Cyril Gardner
Radio Officer - Frank Gatliff
Jennifer Holmes - Katherine Hill
Bit Part - Collins Hilton
Bit Part - Brian James
Bit Part - Joseph Jenkins
Solo for Waltzing Matilda - Delos Jewkes
Betty - Audine Leith
Bit Part - Paul Maloney
Bit Part - Ray Marshall
Bit Part - John Morgan
Jorgensen Associate - Peter O'Shaughnessy
Party Guest - Rita Pauncefort
Bit Part - Elwyn Peers
Senior Officer - John Royle
Extra at party - David Sale
Fogarty - Jerry Ian Seals
Bit Part - Al Thomas
Bit Part - Mario Vecchi
Prof. Jorgensen - Peter Williams
Bit Part - Hugh Wills
Submarine Crewman - Norman Yemm