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Bernard Knowles

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Birth Place: Manchester, England, GB Profession: Cinematography ... director director of photography assistant cameraman
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Bernard Knowles worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Knowles worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including"Alfred Hitchcock: Sabotage and The Lodger" (1926), "Rhodes of Africa" (1936) and "Sabotage" (1936). He also contributed to "The 39 Steps" (1935) starring Robert Donat and "The Good Companions" with Edmund Gwenn (1932). In the thirties, Knowles devoted his time to various credits, such as "Secret Agent" with Madeleine Carroll (1936), "King Solomon's Mines" with Paul Robeson (1937) and "Young and Innocent" (1937). He also worked on "Jamaica Inn" (1939). Knowles was nominated for a Cinematography (Color) Academy Award for "The Mikado" in 1939. Knowles continued to exercise his talent in the forties through the fifties, taking on a mix of projects like "The Saint's Vacation" (1941), "The Demi-Paradise" (1943) starring Laurence Olivier and "The Reluctant Widow" (1950). His credits also expanded to "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (CBS, 1955-58). Knowles last directed "Ivanhoe" (1957-58). Knowles passed away in February 1975 at the age of 75.

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