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Also Known As: Died: April 22, 2009
Born: September 18, 1914 Cause of Death: age-related causes
Birth Place: Yarmouth, England, GB Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Mutation, The (1974) as Director
Students have been going missing from the local college, and the one person who knows what's happened to them is Dr. Noller, a rogue biologist. Not satisfied with the pace of natural selection in driving evolution, Noller wants to push things further by creating his own genetically engineered creations. Having already created some amazing specimins by mixing the DNA of plants and animals, the doctor has now set his sights higher, and want to work on modifying humans, as well.
2.
The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968) as Director
3.
Dark of the Sun (1968) as Director
A mercenary band fights to get refugees and a fortune in diamonds out of the Congo.
4.
The Liquidator (1966) as Director
A killer-for-hire gets mixed up with a plot to assassinate England's Prince Phillip.
5.
Young Cassidy (1965) as Director
True story of playwright Sean O'Casey's involvement with the Irish rebellion of 1910.
6.
The Long Ships (1964) as Director
Viking seamen battle a Moorish prince for possession of a golden bell.
7.
My Geisha (1962) as Director
Paul Robaix (Yves Montand) is a well known director, married to Lucy Dell (Shirley MacLaine), a famous movie star. Robaix wants to make a movie of the classic play Madame Butterfly, but he doesn't want his wife to play the leading part, as in his previous pictures. Producer Sam Lewis (Edward G. Robinson) and Lucy Dell think up a scheme to get her in the picture after all. Lucy disguises as a Geisha, and gets the leading part in the picture. When Robaix finds out he gets so mad, he wants to divorce Lucy...
8.
Satan Never Sleeps (1962) as Dir addl seq
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.
9.
The Lion (1962) as Director
A man visits his daughter on an African wildlife reserve to make sure she's not growing up too wild.
10.
Scent of Mystery (1960) as Director
An Englishman is part of a search for a mysterious woman who is to inherit three-million dollars, but must come forward by midnight the following day.
11.
Sons and Lovers (1960) as Director
The son of a working-class British mining family has dreams of pursuing an art career, but when he strikes up an affair with an older woman from the town it enrages his jealous mother.
12.
Web Of Evidence (1959) as Director
Twenty years after being evacuated to America, Paul Mathry returns to Liverpool for a short visit. He is shocked to find that his father, whom he believed had died a war hero, is in fact in jail for a murder committed at the time Paul left. Starting to piece those events together, he comes to suspect his father may be innocent.
13.
Intent to Kill (1959) as Director
An unhappily married doctor operates on a South American dictator.
14.
William Tell (1953) as Director

Cast (feature film)

15.
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2011)
Oscar-winning cinematographer Jack Cardiff had a career that spanned nine decades of moving pictures, providing a number of timeless classics such as "The African Queen" and "The Red Shoes". Through his pioneering use of Technicolor photography, his work behind the camera altered the look of films p

Cinematography (feature film)

16.
Magic Balloon, The (1990) as Director Of Photography
A young Japanese girl and a young Korean boy who meet at an amusement park steal an evil magician's magic wand and are chased by him all around the world.
17.
Call From Space (1989) as Director Of Photography
A fantasy about mankind's desire to explore the past, present, and future through prehistoric times, ancient Greece, France during Napoleon, a modern film shoot, and another "Renaissance" set in the future.
18.
Million Dollar Mystery (1987)
A groupf strangers must try to solve a man's death when he dies in a restaurant and leaves a million dollars behind.
19.
Million Dollar Mystery (1987) as Director Of Photography
A groupf strangers must try to solve a man's death when he dies in a restaurant and leaves a million dollars behind.
20.
Tai-Pan (1986) as Camera Operator
In 1842, the Chinese are outraged by the British imperialists who buy opium from them and then sell it back at a higher price. In response to this anger, the British send warships to the China Coast to maintain control. This results in a treaty which gives England the right to use Hong Kong as a fre
21.
Tai-Pan (1986) as Director Of Photography
In 1842, the Chinese are outraged by the British imperialists who buy opium from them and then sell it back at a higher price. In response to this anger, the British send warships to the China Coast to maintain control. This results in a treaty which gives England the right to use Hong Kong as a fre
22.
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Rambo is pulled from a federal prison to lead a mission into Vietnam to rescue surviving POW's from the Vietnam War.
23.
Stephen King's Cat's Eye (1985) as Director Of Photography
A trilogy of stories, each of which begins with the appearance of a cat. In the first story, a chain-smoker joins a group to break his habit and finds that it is run by a sadistic doctor. In the second story, a gambler makes a bet with his wife's boyfriend. And in the third story, a little girl is terrified of a troll.
24.
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) as Director Of Photography
Rambo is pulled from a federal prison to lead a mission into Vietnam to rescue surviving POW's from the Vietnam War.
25.
Conan The Destroyer (1984)
Conan is sent on a mission by a queen to accompany her princess daughter to a distant castle to retrieve some mysterious and magical gems. Unbeknownst to him, the queen has a plan to double-cross him and use her daughter for a sacrifice upon their return. Conan steps up for battle...
26.
Scandalous (1984) as Director Of Photography
27.
Wicked Lady, The (1983) as Director Of Photography
Set in 17th-century England, a noblewoman moonlights as a highway robber.
28.
Ghost Story (1981) as Director Of Photography
Four old men get together one a week to entertain each other by telling scary tales. This diversion takes an ugly turn when one of the most terrifying stories comes to life and a woman they mistakenly left for dead many years before comes back to exact her revenge.
29.
Awakening, The (1980)
Archeologist Matthew Corbeck (Charlton Heston), obsessed with the legend of Egyptian princess Kara--who was forced into an incestuous affair with her father and later killed him--travels to the Middle East to uncover her tomb. Disregarding the curse associated with the legend, Corbeck pillages the burial site and brings the loot back to a London museum, unaware that his daughter was born at the very moment he broke the seal on Kara's tomb. After a quick 18 years fly by, Corbeck's daughter, Margaret (Stephanie Zimbalist), becomes possessed by the long-dormant spirit of Kara and the bodies start to pile up.
30.
The Dogs Of War (1980) as Director Of Photography
A mercenary plots to overthrow a small African nation's government.
31.
Awakening, The (1980) as Director Of Photography
Archeologist Matthew Corbeck (Charlton Heston), obsessed with the legend of Egyptian princess Kara--who was forced into an incestuous affair with her father and later killed him--travels to the Middle East to uncover her tomb. Disregarding the curse associated with the legend, Corbeck pillages the burial site and brings the loot back to a London museum, unaware that his daughter was born at the very moment he broke the seal on Kara's tomb. After a quick 18 years fly by, Corbeck's daughter, Margaret (Stephanie Zimbalist), becomes possessed by the long-dormant spirit of Kara and the bodies start to pile up.
32.
The Fifth Musketeer (1979) as Director Of Photography
France's King Louis XIV tries to use his look-alike brother to political advantage.
33.
Man, a Woman and a Bank, A (1979) as Director Of Photography
Reese is a con artist and his best friend Norman is a computer expert. By combining their talents, the two of them think that they have come up with the perfect way to rob a bank, and in fact, they do manage to withdraw over four million dollars in unmarked bills. What what they don't know is that a
34.
Avalanche Express (1979) as Director Of Photography
When a senior Russian official, Gen. Malenkov (Robert Shaw), decides to defect to the west, CIA agent Harry Wargrave (Lee Marvin) is sent to lead the team to get him out. Malenkov reveals that the Russians are trying to develop biological weapons. Wargrave decides that Malenkov should travel across europe by train, on the "Atlantic Express", in an attempt to try and lure the Russians into attacking the train so that they can discover who the Russian secret agents in Europe are. During the journey they must survive terrorist attack and an avalanche, all planned by Russian spy-catcher Nikolai Bunin (Maximilian Schell).
35.
Death on the Nile (1978)
Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an heiress during an Egyptian tour.
36.
Crossed Swords (1978) as Director Of Photography
Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.
37.
Death on the Nile (1978) as Director Of Photography
Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an heiress during an Egyptian tour.
38.
Ride a Wild Pony (1975) as Director Of Photography
39.
Scalawag (1973) as Director Of Photography
A pirate is relying on the memory of a drunken parrot to find when a valuable treasure is hidden. Eventually, he is aided by two young men who help him face his mutinous crew, hostile natives, and dangerous terrain.
40.
The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968) as Director of Photography
41.
The Big Money (1962) as Camera
A thief falls into a series of troubles after stealing a suitcase full of bank notes with the same serial number.
42.
Fanny (1961) as Director of Photography
An old waterfront character tries to help his daughter when her lover leaves her pregnant.
43.
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) as Loc scenes photog
A young girl comes of age while hiding from the Nazis.
44.
The Vikings (1958) as Photography
Viking half-brothers fight over a throne and a beautiful captive.
45.
Legend of the Lost (1957) as Photography
Three adventurers search for a treasure in a forbidden desert temple.
46.
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) as Director of Photography
An American showgirl in London creates an international incident when she falls for a European prince.
47.
War and Peace (1956) as Director of Photography
A young Russian girl fights to save her family during Napoleon's invasion of her homeland.
48.
The Brave One (1956) as Photography
A Mexican boy saves his pet bull from death in the bull ring by securing a pardon from the president.
49.
Crossed Swords (1954) as Photography
In medieval Italy an adventuring swashbuckler must abide by an archaic Italian law whic requires that he settle his bachelor ways and get married or face a jail sentence.
50.
The Barefoot Contessa (1954) as Photography
A Spanish dancer becomes an international star but still longs to get her feet in the dirt.
51.
The Master of Ballantrae (1953) as Director of Photography
A Scottish lord rebels against the British by taking up piracy.
52.
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1952) as Photography
A Spanish temptress falls for a haunted ship's captain.
53.
The African Queen (1951) as Director of Photography
A grizzled skipper and a spirited missionary take on the Germans in Africa during World War I.
54.
The Magic Box (1951) as Director Of Photography
A successful photographer becomes obsessed with inventing a motion picture projector.
55.
The Black Rose (1950) as Director of Photography
In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The two go all the way to China where they become involved in intrigues in the court of Kubla Kahn.
56.
Under Capricorn (1949) as Director of Photography
Newly arrived in Australia, a man discovers his childhood love is now an alcoholic.
57.
The Red Shoes (1948) as Director Of Photography
A young ballerina is torn between her art and her romance with a young composer.
58.
A Matter of Life and Death (1947) as Director Of Photography
An injured aviator argues in celestial court for the chance to go on living.
59.
Knight Without Armor (1937) as Camera Operator
A British spy tries to get a countess out of the new Soviet Union.
60.
As You Like It (1937) as Camera
Film version of Shakespeare's comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.
61.
Wings of the Morning (1937) as Camera Operator
When a young horse trainer falls for a Gypsy girl, it reignites an old family feud.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

62.
Conan The Destroyer (1984)
Conan is sent on a mission by a queen to accompany her princess daughter to a distant castle to retrieve some mysterious and magical gems. Unbeknownst to him, the queen has a plan to double-cross him and use her daughter for a sacrifice upon their return. Conan steps up for battle...
63.
The Dogs Of War (1980) as Additional Photography
A mercenary plots to overthrow a small African nation's government.
64.
Scott Of The Antarctic (1948) as Photography
A British commander fights to beat a Norwegian team in the search for the South Pole.
65.
Black Narcissus (1947) as Photography
Nuns founding a convent in the Himalayas are tormented by the area's exotic beauty.
66.
Caesar And Cleopatra (1945) as Photography
Julius Caesar gives the famed Egyptian queen lessons in government.

Cast (special)

67.
Glorious Technicolor (1998) as Interviewee
Narrator Angela Lansbury shows how the rise of color film revolutionized Hollywood.
68.
Hustons: Hollywood's Maverick Dynasty, The (1998) as Interviewee
Profiles of actor Walter Huston, director John Huston and actor Anjelica Huston.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

69.
Far Pavilions, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
Faithfully adapted from M.M. Kaye's epic 1978 novel of British colonial India of the 19th century, this colorful miniseries (HBO's first) about battle, love and treachery and intrigue, as well as love and honor involving one of Her Majesty's cavalry officers and an Indian princess who has been promi
70.
Last Days of Pompeii, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
This seven-hour British-Italian adaptation of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's 1834 epic, set against the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and previously filmed in 1935, and in 1960 was a vehicle for muscleman Steve Reeves, was trashed by the critics as the campiest of sword and sandal sagas to emerge in

Cast (short)

71.
Sean O'Casey: The Spirit of Ireland (1965)
A promotional short about the making of "Young Cassidy" (1965) as well as the life of Sean O'Casey, whose autobiography served as the basis for the movie.

Cinematography (short)

72.
Paris on Parade (1938)
This short film takes the viewer to the Paris International Exposition of 1937.

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