Erwin Hillier


Director Of Photography

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Birth Place
Germany

Biography

Erwin Hillier worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1929, he moved to Britain. Hillier worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including"Duel in the Jungle" (1954), "Happy Go Lovely" (1951) starring David Niven and "Let's Be Happy" (1957) starring Tony Martin. He also contributed to "London Town" (1946) and "Where's Charley?" ...

Biography

Erwin Hillier worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1929, he moved to Britain. Hillier worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including"Duel in the Jungle" (1954), "Happy Go Lovely" (1951) starring David Niven and "Let's Be Happy" (1957) starring Tony Martin. He also contributed to "London Town" (1946) and "Where's Charley?" (1952). In the fifties and the sixties, Hillier devoted his time to various credits, such as "Chase a Crooked Shadow" (1958) starring Richard Todd, "The Mark of the Hawk" with Sidney Poitier (1958) and "Shake Hands With the Devil" with James Cagney (1959). He also worked on "The Naked Edge" (1961). Hillier had a number of different projects under his belt in the sixties, including "Operation Crossbow" (1965), "Sands of the Kalahari" (1965) starring Stuart Whitman and "Eye of the Devil" (1966) starring Deborah Kerr. His credits also expanded to "The Quiller Memorandum" with George Segal (1966). Hillier more recently worked on the action flick "River of Death" (1989) with Michael Dudikoff. Hillier passed away in January 2005 at the age of 94.

Life Events

1929

Moved to Britain

Videos

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Valley Of Gwangi, The (1969) - Ain't That Somethin'! Our explorers enter the valley, young Lope (Curtis Arden) snatched from behind the professor (Laurence Naismith) by Ray Harryhausen's first major creature, a pterodactyl which, Carlos (Gustavo Rojo) finds, is a lot easier to wrangle once you bring it down, in The Valley Of Gwangi, 1969.
Valley Of Gwangi, The (1969) - Bird On The Wing From the opening taking place "South of the Rio Grande... At the turn of the century," cocksure Tuck (James Franciscus) gets past Champ (Richard Carlson) to watch his ex-partner and girlfriend T.J. (Gila Golan) do a fancy horse stunt, in the Ray Harryhausen special effects vehicle The Valley Of Gwangi, 1969.
Valley Of Gwangi, The (1969) - You Should Be Extinct T.J. (dubbed Gila Golan), Wild West show girl-impresario, shows off her new main attraction, a mini-horse by Ray Harryhausen, to her sneaky boyfriend Tuck (James Franciscus), who then shares it with the professor (Laurence Naismith), who sees greater potential, in The Valley Of Gwangi, 1969.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) - Miss Webster's Journey Joan (Wendy Hiller) catches a train from Manchester en route to the Outer Hebrides where she plans to marry a tycoon, and director Michael Powell indulges her fantasies in I Know Where I'm Going, 1945.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) - Do You Think You Could Dance the Scottish? Torquil (Roger Livesy) and Joan (Wendy Hiller) are but observers at a country dance, the Glasgow Orpheus Choir playing the local singers, in Michael Powell's I Know Where I'm Going, 1945.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) - Opening, She Already Knew Clever opening from “The Archers” (the writing-producing-directing partners Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger), the narration not credited, from I Know Where I’m Going, 1945, starring Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey and Pamela Brown.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) - The Fish Do Not Know Him Torquil (Roger Livesey) and Joan (Wendy Hiller) catch a bus where they find the locals talking about the extravagant ways of her fiance` in Michael Powell's I Know Where I'm Going, 1945.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) - I Am McNeil Of Killoran Torquil (Roger Livesey) is forced to reveal himself as her landlord-to-be, when Joan (Wendy Hiller) approaches a castle in the Scottish Western Isles, in Michael Powell's I Know Where I'm Going, 1943.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) - Never In A Gale! Bridie (Margot Fitzsimons) then Cotriona (Pamela Brown) and Torquil (Roger Livesey) try to persuade Joan (Wendy Hiller) not to sail for the island in a gale, in Michael Powell's I Know Where I'm Going, 1945.
School For Scoundrels (1960) - They Have A Tendency To Sulk Joining the scene in which downtrodden Palfrey (Ian Carmichael), looking to impress April (Janette Scott) finds his staff didn’t make a reservation, working on the headwaiter (John Le Mesurier) when the villain (Terry-Thomas as Delauney) makes his first appearance, in the British-made School For Scoundrels, 1960.
School For Scoundrels (1960) - Pioneers Of Hemispherical Combustion Bothered by a romantic rival who drives a sporty “Bellini,” well-off but uninformed Palfrey (Ian Carmichael) is ensnared by the “Winsome Welshmen,” Dennis Price as Dunstan and Peter Jones as Dudley, who claim to have a prized classic car to sell, in School For Scoundrels, 1960.
School For Scoundrels (1960) - He Who Is Not One Up Joining the opening (from a script by Peter Ustinov and others), Ian Carmichael has arrived at a South Somerset town (actually shot in Hertfordshire, suburban London) where he meets a servant (Anita Sharp-Bolster) and the proprietor of his new school, Alastair Sim as Potter, in School For Scoundrels, 1960.

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