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Also Known As: Died: March 17, 2014
Born: November 22, 1915 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middlesex, England, GB Profession: Cinematography ...


Cast (feature film)

John Huston: The Man, The Movies, The Maverick (1988) as Himself
Robert Mitchum hosts this documentary featuring home movies and memorabilia from John Huston''''s films paint an inspiring portrait of the legendary director.

Cinematography (feature film)

Dark Crystal, The (1982) as Director Of Photography
The last of the Gelfings, Jen and Kira join forces and embark on a dangerous journey to "heal" a precious Dark Crystal and restore order to their planet.
Great Muppet Caper, The (1981) as Director Of Photography
Just Tell Me What You Want (1980) as Director Of Photography
When her older lover won''t make their relationship legal, a woman takes up with a younger man.
The Wiz (1978) as Director Of Photography
A schoolteacher is swept to a magical land to face witches, wizards and a singing scarecrow.
Equus (1977) as Director Of Photography
A psychoanalyst tries to help a young man who blinded a stable full of horses.
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) as Director Of Photography
Sherlock Holmes seeks psychiatric help from Sigmund Freud and gets caught up in mystery.
Man Who Would Be King, The (1975) as Director Of Photography
Two con artists set out to take over a remote Asian land with a priceless golden treasure.
Man with the Golden Gun, The (1974) as Director Of Photography
James Bond (Agent 007) must find the missing "Solex Agitator," a device that will harness the sun''s radiation and give awesome power to whomever possesses it. Also vying for the prize is Francisco Scaramanga, a world-class assassin who brandishes a distinctive golden gun. When 007 discovers he is to be Scaramanga''s next target, he is hurled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, continuing the search as he evades the killer on his trail. Bond must also contend with Scaramanga''s exotic lover Andrea Anders, and Nick Nack, whose small size belies his lethal abilities. Even as 007 enlists the aid of sensuous Mary Goodnight, he must overcome ferocious odds to survive an explosive showdown on Scaramanga''s remote island. His adventures draw him into a gripping boat pursuit, a wild automobile chase through Bangkok, and an unthinkable confrontation against an entire martial arts school.
The Odessa File (1974) as Director Of Photography
A journalist discovers a strange link between his family and a cabal of fugitive Nazis.
Dracula (1974) as Director Of Photography
A lavish, atmospheric new version of Bram Stoker's classic tale of horror with Jack Palance heading a stellar British cast as the bloodthirsty count.
The Mackintosh Man (1973) as Director Of Photography
A British agent goes undercover as a jewel thief to nab a Communist spy.
Lady Caroline Lamb (1972) as Director Of Photography
Set during the early 19th century, a romantic drama about the controversial, free-thinking wife of William Lamb, a British politician who eventually became Prime Minister. While married, Lady Caroline Lamb conducts a scandalous affair with the notorious Lord Byron, which threatens to ruin her husban
Sleuth (1972) as Director of Photography
A mystery novelist plots revenge on his wife''''s lover.
Fragment of Fear (1971) as Director of Photography
Former junkie turned author David Hemmings investigates the murder of his aunt in Pompeii where he succumbs to paranoid hallucinations
Fiddler on the Roof (1971) as Director of Photography
In Russia before the revolution, a Jewish milkman tries to marry off his daughters who have plans of their own.
Scrooge (1970) as Director of Photography
A miser faces the ghosts of his past on Christmas Eve.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969) as Director of Photography
In this musical remake, a conservative boys'''' school teacher falls in love with an actress.
Great Catherine (1968) as Director of Photography
The legendary Russian ruler falls hard for a military man in love with someone else.
Oliver! (1968) as Director of Photography
Musical version of the Dickens classic about an orphan taken in by a band of boy thieves.
The Taming of the Shrew (1967) as Director of Photography
A fortune hunter agrees to wed a temperamental woman so his friend can court her sister.
Stop the World--I Want To Get Off (1966) as Director of Photography
An ambitious circus performer rises to the top at everyone else's expense.
The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965) as Director of Photography
A British agent infiltrates the enemy by allowing himself to be disgraced at home.
The Hill (1965) as Director of Photography
Prisoners fight to survive the grueling conditions in a North African military stockade.
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965) as Director of Photography
The children of an upper-class married woman and an Italian musician attempt to break off the affair.
Mister Moses (1965) as Director of Photography
An American con-man, travelling in Africa, is transformed into a local hero after a village tribe believes him to be a reincarnation of Moses.
Life at the Top (1965) as Director of Photography
After marrying the boss' daughter, a workingman begins to doubt his abilities.
Of Human Bondage (1964) as Director of Photography
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
The Pumpkin Eater (1964) as Director of Photography
A woman drifts through multiple marriages in search of stability.
Come Fly with Me (1963) as Director of Photography
Three stewardesses try to find husbands while flying over the Atlantic.
The Ceremony (1963) as Photog (see note)
A convicted bank robber bargains with his wife''''s life to escape prison.
Satan Never Sleeps (1962) as Director of Photography
A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing priest (Clifton Webb), who is now too old and weak to continue with the upkeep of the church. However, Communist soldiers arrive at the mission and seize it as a command post. Their leader rapes the native girl and impregnates her, only later to realise that Communism is no good for him. In the end, the foursome flee to the border, but are pursued by Communist forces along the way.
Lolita (1962) as Director of Photography
Vladimir Nabokov's racy classic focuses on an aging intellectual in love with a teenager.
Term of Trial (1962) as Director of Photography
A schoolgirl obsessed with her teacher accuses him of molesting her.
The Guns of Navarone (1961) as Director of Photography
A team of Allied saboteurs fight their way behind enemy lines to destroy a pair of Nazi guns.
The Entertainer (1960) as Director Of Photography
A third-rate vaudevillian uses liquor and young women to escape the pressures of changing times.
Our Man in Havana (1960) as Photography
A salesman in Cuba takes up spying to support his spendthrift daughter.
Look Back in Anger (1959) as Director of Photography
An embittered young man spews venom on all around him, particularly his upper-class wife.
The Key (1958) as Director of Photography
The key to a woman's apartment may hold bad luck for her lovers.
The Roots of Heaven (1958) as Director of Photography
In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel (Trevor Howard)launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots of Heaven." At first, he finds only support from Minna (Juliette Greco), hostess of the town's only night club, who is in love with him, and a derelict ex-British Army Major, Forsythe (Errol Flynn.) His crusade gains momentum and he is soon surrounded by an odd assortment of characters: Cy Sedgewick (Orson Welles), an American TV commentator who becomes impressed and rallies world-wide support; a U.S. photographer,Abe Fields (Eddie Albert), who is sent to do a picture story on Morel and stays on to follow his ideals; Saint Denis (Paul Lukas), a government aide ordered to stop Morel; Orsini (Herbert Lom), a professional ivory hunter whose vested interests aren't the same as Morel's; and Waitari (Edric Connor), leader of a Pan-African movement who follows Morel only for the personal good it will do his own campaign.
A Farewell to Arms (1957) as Photography
The story of an affair between an English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I.
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957) as Director of Photography
A marine and a nun are shipwrecked on a Pacific Island.
Moby Dick (1956) as Director of Photography
Epic adaptation of Herman Melville's classic about a vengeful sea captain out to catch the whale that maimed him.
The Man Who Never Was (1956) as Director of Photography
British Intelligence during World War II is trying to get the German High Command to shift it's forces away from Italy prior to the invasion. To create the illusion of a plan for England to invade Greece a dead body is to be procured, allowed to be found with secret papers on him by Spanish authorities who will send the papers on to the Germans, or that's the plan. First they have to find a body that will look drowned, and create an identity for him that will pass the examination of the German agent who is sure to check him out. Based on a true story.
Beat the Devil (1954) as Director of Photography
A group of con artists stake their claim on a bogus uranium mine.
Lovers, Happy Lovers! (1954) as Director Of Photography
From the Louis Hemon novel "M. Ripois and His Nemesis" about Andre Ripois (Gerard Philipe), a philanderer in pursuit of love and riches from Paris to London. Andre is breaking up with his wife, Catherine (Valerie Hobson), over his attentions to her best friend Patricia (Natasha Parry). While Catherine is out arranging the divorce, Andre, just to keep in practice, hits on the girl upstairs, Diana (Diana Decker) and then turns his attention back to Patricia, who he tricks into having dinner at his flat on the pretext that Catherine will be there. When he cannot make any progress with her via his usual tactics, he tries to arouse her pity be telling her of his past. In his early, impoverished days in London, he made love to his boss Anne (Margaret Johnston) but her dreadful cooking drove him away. Next came Norah (Joan Greenwood) who he picked up on a bus and took to his flat and told her about his make-believe inheritance, but she insisted on marriage first, which was not in his plans. Marcelle (Germaine Montero), a French woman living in Soho, put him on his feet with money, and he repaid her by stealing fifty pounds and running off. He met the wealthy Catherine at his flat where she came to be tutored in French lessons, and ended up marrying him. But, even at his wedding, he had eyes only for Patricia and, he tells her she is his one true love.
Beau Brummell (1954) as Director of Photography
An English Don Juan courts the Prince of Wales'''' favor while romancing his way through society.
Moulin Rouge (1953) as Director of Photography
French painter Toulouse-Lautrec fights to find love despite his physical limitations.
Card, The (1952) as Director Of Photography
A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a certain very predatory woman...
Island of Desire (1952) as Director of Photography
Circle of Danger (1951) as Director Of Photography

Post Production (feature film)

Moby Dick (1956) as Col style created by
Epic adaptation of Herman Melville's classic about a vengeful sea captain out to catch the whale that maimed him.

Cast (special)

Glorious Technicolor (1998) as Interviewee
Narrator Angela Lansbury shows how the rise of color film revolutionized Hollywood.

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