Jack Hildyard


Director Of Photography

Biography

English cinematographer especially known for his lush, exotic location work.

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Florence Nightingale (1985)
Director Of Photography
Zany Adventures Of Robin Hood (1984)
Director Of Photography
Lion of the Desert (1981)
Director Of Photography
The Wild Geese (1978)
Director Of Photography
Not Now, Comrade (1977)
Director Of Photography
Beauty and the Beast (1976)
Director Of Photography
Mohammad Messenger of God (1976)
Director Of Photography
Emily (1976)
Director Of Photography
The Beast Must Die (1974)
Director Of Photography
Mousey (1974)
Director Of Photography
Servizio di Scorta (1973)
Director Of Photography
Puppet on a Chain (1971)
Director Of Photography
Hard Contract (1969)
Director of Photography
Topaz (1969)
Director of Photography
Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter (1968)
Director of Photography
Villa Rides (1968)
Director of Photography
The Long Duel (1967)
Director of Photography
Casino Royale (1967)
Director of Photography
Modesty Blaise (1966)
Director of Photography
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
Director of Photography
The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1965)
Director of Photography
Circus World (1964)
Director of Photography
55 Days at Peking (1963)
Director of Photography
The V.I.P.s (1963)
Director of Photography
Cleopatra (1963)
Lighting Camera for original production
The Road to Hong Kong (1962)
Director of Photography
Live Now - Pay Later (1962)
Director Of Photography
Jet Storm (1961)
Director of Photography
The Millionairess (1961)
Director of Photography
The Sundowners (1960)
Director of Photography
The Devil's Disciple (1959)
Director of Photography
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
Director of Photography
The Journey (1959)
Photography
Another Time, Another Place (1958)
Director of Photography
The Gypsy And The Gentleman (1958)
Director Of Photography
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Director of Photography
The Living Idol (1957)
Photography
Anastasia (1956)
Director of Photography
Charley Moon (1956)
Cinematographer
The Deep Blue Sea (1955)
Director of Photography
Summertime (1955)
Photography
The Teckman Mystery (1955)
Director Of Photography
The Heart of the Matter (1954)
Director Of Photography
The Green Scarf (1954)
Director Of Photography
Hobson's Choice (1954)
Director Of Photography
Folly to Be Wise (1952)
Cinematographer
Home at Seven (1952)
Cinematographer
The Sound Barrier (1952)
Cinematographer
Hotel Sahara (1951)
Cinematographer
Tony Draws a Horse (1950)
Cinematographer
The Reluctant Widow (1950)
Cinematographer
Henry V (1944)
Camera Operator
The Lamp Still Burns (1943)
Camera Operator
Thunder Rock (1942)
Camera Operator
The First of the Few (1942)
Camera Operator
Major Barbara (1941)
Camera Operator
Pimpernel Smith (1941)
Camera Operator
French Without Tears (1940)
Camera
Pygmalion (1939)
Camera
The Mikado (1939)
Camera Operator
The Divorce of Lady X (1938)
Camera Operator

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

The Perfect Woman (1949)
Photography
Sleeping Car to Trieste (1948)
Photography
Vice Versa (1948)
Photography
While the Sun Shines (1947)
Photography
School For Secrets (1946)
Photography
The Way to the Stars (1945)
Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Caesar And Cleopatra (1945)
Photography
Henry V (1944)
Photography
The First of the Few (1942)
Photography

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

The Wild Geese (1978)
Dp/Cinematographer

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

Ellis Island (1984)
Director Of Photography

Life Events

1932

Began career as clapper boy

1946

First worked as lighting cameraman

Videos

Movie Clip

Henry V (1944) - Unto Southampton! Leslie Banks, as "Chorus" conveys us to Southampton, where the king (director and star Laurence Olivier) launches his fleet, then the death of Falstaff (George Robey), faithful to the original Shakespeare, from Henry V, 1944.
Henry V (1944) - Upon The King Director and title character Laurence Olivier elects to offer this segment of the famous speech as interior monologue, on the eve of Agincourt, from act four, scene one of the Shakespeare, interrupted by Erpingham (Morland Graham), from the partly government-financed 1944 production of Henry V.
Sundowners, The (1960) - Just Another Town Opening scene, introducing leads Robert Mitchum (as "Paddy"), Deborah Kerr (as "Ida"), with their down-under accents and their son (Michael Anderson Jr.), from Fred Zinnemanns's The Sundowners, 1960, screenplay by Isobel Lennart from the novel by John Cleary.
Sundowners, The (1960) - Lower Your Blunderbuss With his mum Ida (Deborah Kerr), just arrived in a new piece of 1920'a Australia, young Sean (Michael Anderson Jr.) goes off in search of his dad, instead meeting the philosophical Rupert Venneker (Peter Ustinov, his first scene), in Fred Zinnemann's The Sundowners, 1960.
Battle Of The Bulge (1965) - December, 1944 William Conrad (TV's "Cannon") narrates as Kiley (Henry Fonda) and pilot Joe (Robert Woods) buzz Nazi Hessler (Robert Shaw) and driver (Hans Christian Blech), opening director Ken Annakin's Battle Of the Bulge, 1965.
Battle Of The Bulge (1965) - Trying To Shorten The War? Introduction of more important but fictional characters, Robert Ryan as General Grey, Dana Andrews as Col. Pritchard, disagreeing over the intelligence report from Henry Fonda as Lt. Colonel Kiley, early in the Warner Bros./Cinerama productuion Battle Of The Bulge. 1965.
Sundowners, The (1960) - Never Use A Woman Cook Aussie Ida (Deborah Kerr) and son Sean (Michael Anderson Jr.) are trying to persuade dad Paddy (Robert Mitchum) to take a steadier sheep-shearing job, colleague Rupert (Peter Ustinov) joining as they meet hiring chief Quinlan (Chips Rafferty), in Fred Zinnemann's The Sundowners, 1960.
Journey, The (1959) - I Even Mystify Myself Yul Brynner as clever Russian commander Surov isn’t buying the cover story from Lady Ashmore (Deborah Kerr) that Jason Robards Jr. is Britisher Flemyng, who’s just feeling ill, and not her former lover, a Hungarian dissident shot in an escape attempt, trying to get out of the country during the 1956 uprising, in The Journey, 1959.
Journey, The (1959) - Russian Clocks Sometimes Very Slow After credits establishing Budapest, during the 1956 Hungarian uprising, Robert Morley the English correspondent stranded in an airport, with fellows David Kossoff, Gèrard Oury and E.G. Marshall, Russian-born Anatole Litvak producing and directing, in The Journey, 1959, starring Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner and Jason Robards Jr.
Journey, The (1959) - Wanna Play War? Excepting one earlier shot, the feature debut of Jason Robards Jr., his character’s identity not quite revealed, except that he’s traveling with English aristocrat Deborah Kerr, who’s recognized by journalist Deverill (Robert Morley), then meeting American E.G. Marshall and family (sons Flip Mark and “Ronny” Howard, wife Anne Jackson), all stranded at the Budapest airport during the 1956 Hungarian uprising, in Anatole Litvak’s The Journey, 1959.
Journey, The (1959) - You Think I'm The Devil! Yul Brynner is Surov, Russian commander of a Hungarian town during the 1956 uprising, holding forth with temporarily detained guests, journalist Robert Morley, American mom Anne Jackson, Deborah Kerr as a socialite whom we know is helping a dissident escape, then with Anouk Aimee, secret leader of a rebel band, in Anatole Litvak’s The Journey, 1959.
Journey, The (1959) - We'd Better Speak English Robert Morley is the English journalist leading a group of foreigners escaping Hungary by bus during the 1956 uprising, Yul Brynner the just-introduced Russian district commander, Anne Jackson and E.G. Marshall an American couple (Ron Howard one of their sons!), Deborah Kerr as Lady Ashmore, traveling officially alone, in The Journey, 1959.

Trailer

Devil's Disciple, The (1959) -- (Original Trailer) Co-stars and producers Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas top-billed, but sharing credit with their hired colleague Laurence Olivier, playing the British General Burgoyne, in the England-made and UA distributed The Devil’s Disciple, 1959, from the George Bernard Shaw play.
Anastasia - (Original Trailer) A group of exiled Russians claim to have found the living daughter (Ingrid Bergman) of the Tsar in Anastasia (1956).
Sundowners, The - (Original Trailer) An Australian sheep-herder and his wife clash over their nomadic existence and their son's future in The Sundowners (1960) starring Robert Mitchum and Deborah Kerr.
Lion of the Desert - (Original Trailer) Omar Mukhtar (Anthony Quinn) is the Lion of the Desert (1981), preventing a takeover of Libya by Italian Fascist troops.
Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter - (Original Trailer) Herman's Hermits travel to London for a high-stakes greyhound race in Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter (1968).
Battle of the Bulge, The - (teaser trailer) The Battle of the Bulge (1965), a giant all-star movie of the tide-turning WWII battle.
Henry V (1944) - (Re-issue Trailer) Shakespeare's tale of the warrior king (Laurence Olivier) who learns the meaning of heroism during a daring invasion of France.
Casino Royale (1967) - (Pan-and-scan Trailer) The first movie version of the first James Bond novel Casino Royale (1967) was this wild 60's farce with 16 stars and 6 directors.
V.I.P.s, The - (Original Trailer) Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport experience a series of personal trials in The V.I.P.s (1963) starring Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton.
Journey, The - (Original Trailer) A Communist officer (Yul Brynner) falls for a married woman (Deborah Kerr) during the 1956 Hungarian invasion in The Journey (1959).

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