Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

What if you had no right to read?

  • Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1966-09-07
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 911 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Anglo Enterprises
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: François Truffaut
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In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…

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  • Julie Christie

    as Clarisse / Linda Montag
  • Oskar Werner

    as Guy Montag
  • Cyril Cusack

    as Captain Beatty
  • Anton Diffring

    as Fabian / Headmistress
  • Jeremy Spenser

    as Man with the Apple
  • Bee Duffell

    as Book Woman
  • Alex Scott

    as Book Person: 'The Life of Henry Brulard'
  • Gillian Aldam

    as Judoka Woman (uncredited)
  • Michael Balfour

    as Book Person: Machiavelli's 'The Prince' (uncredited)
  • Ann Bell

    as Doris (uncredited)
  • Yvonne Blake

    as Book Person: 'The Jewish Question' (uncredited)
  • Arthur Cox

    as Male Nurse (uncredited)
  • Frank Cox

    as Book Person: 'Prejudice' (uncredited)
  • Fred Cox

    as Book Person: 'Pride' (uncredited)
  • Noel Davis

    as Cousin Midge - TV Personality (uncredited)
  • Judith Drinan

    as Book Person - Plato's 'Republic' (uncredited)
  • Kevin Eldon

    as Robert - First Schoolboy (uncredited)
  • Alan Ford

    as Fire Man (uncredited)
  • Joan Francis

    as Telephonist (uncredited)
  • Denis Gilmore

    as Book Person: 'The Martian Chronicles' (uncredited)
  • David Glover

    as Book Person: 'The Pickwick Papers' (uncredited)
  • Tina Hart

    as Wanted Woman (uncredited)
  • Arthur Haynes

    as Man on Commuter Train (uncredited)
  • Caroline Hunt

    as Helen (uncredited)
  • Edward Kaye

    as Judoka Man (uncredited)
  • Mark Lester

    as Second Schoolboy (uncredited)
  • Gillian Lewis

    as TV Announcer (uncredited)
  • Eric Mason

    as Male Nurse (uncredited)
  • Charlie McFadden

    as Nervous Man at Post Box (uncredited)
  • Roma Milne

    as Clarisse's Neighbor (uncredited)
  • Michael Mundell

    as Trainee Stoneman (uncredited)
  • Anna Palk

    as Jackie (uncredited)
  • Donald Pickering

    as TV Announcer (uncredited)
  • John Rae

    as Book Person: 'Weir of Hermiston' (uncredited)
  • Terry Sartain

    as Wanted Man (uncredited)
  • Arnold Schulkes

    as Wanted Man (uncredited)
  • Reg Thomason

    as Train Passenger (uncredited)
  • Tom Watson

    as Instructor Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Chris William

    as Trainee Black (uncredited)
  • Earl Younger

    as Book Person's Nephew: 'Weir of Hermiston' (uncredited)
Directing François Truffaut Director
Writing François Truffaut Screenplay
Writing Jean-Louis Richard Screenplay
Writing Ray Bradbury Novel
Crew David Rudkin Additional Dialogue
Crew Helen Scott Additional Dialogue
Production Lewis M. Allen Producer
Production Miriam Brickman Executive Producer
Production Mickey Delamar Associate Producer
Production Jane C. Nusbaum Associate Producer
Sound Bernard Herrmann Original Music Composer
Camera Nicolas Roeg Director of Photography
Editing Thom Noble Editor
Production Miriam Brickman Casting Director
Art Syd Cain Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Tony Walton Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Joyce James Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Basil Newall Makeup Artist
Production Ian Lewis Production Manager
Production Tony Walton Production Supervisor
Directing Bryan Coates Assistant Director
Art Yvonne Blake Assistant Art Director
Production Tony Walton Production Consultant
Art Terry Ackland-Snow Draughtsman
Art Ron Benton Assistant Art Director
Art Alan Cassie Draughtsman
Sound Robert T. MacPhee Sound
Sound Gordon K. McCallum Sound Mixer
Sound Norman Wanstall Sound
Sound Barry Gray Sound Effects
Sound Charlie McFadden Boom Operator
Sound Otto Snel Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Charles Staffell Special Effects
Crew Les Bowie Special Effects
Crew Bob Woodham Stunts
Camera Alex Thomson Camera Operator
Camera Douglas Kirkland Still Photographer
Camera Anthony B. Richmond Clapper Loader
Costume & Make-Up Tony Walton Costume Consultant
Costume & Make-Up Yvonne Blake Assistant Costume Designer
Sound Bernard Herrmann Conductor
Directing Kay Mander Continuity
Directing Suzanne Schiffman First Assistant Director
Crew John Ketteringham Stand In
Crew Catherine O'Brien Unit Publicist
Art Tony Walton Production Design
Art Syd Cain Production Design