Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Overview

Take a colorful trip through cinema history while discovering the incredible story of celebrated British cinematographer Jack Cardiff. An incredibly prolific director of photography, Cardiff worked with some of the biggest names in the film industry, including Alfred Hitchcock and John Huston. In 1947, Cardiff won an Academy Award for his work on the film Black Narcissus. Fifty-four years and three nominations later, he would take home a lifetime achievement Oscar for his invaluable contributions to the world of ...
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Overview

Take a colorful trip through cinema history while discovering the incredible story of celebrated British cinematographer Jack Cardiff. An incredibly prolific director of photography, Cardiff worked with some of the biggest names in the film industry, including Alfred Hitchcock and John Huston. In 1947, Cardiff won an Academy Award for his work on the film Black Narcissus. Fifty-four years and three nominations later, he would take home a lifetime achievement Oscar for his invaluable contributions to the world of film. From his early years as a child actor to his ultimate career as one of the best cinematographers in Hollywood, Cardiff captured images that enthralled the masses. Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese takes viewers on a guided tour of Cardiff's life and career as a host of Hollywood luminaries share their stories and memories of the man who inspired countless filmmakers to follow their dreams.
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Special Features

Interview with Craig McCall by Ian Christie; Jack's Actress Portraits Jack's Behind-the-Scenes Movies; Cinematographer and Director Relationship Working with Three-Strip Technicolor; Photo Galleries; Original Theatrical Trailer; Other Strand Releasing Trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/9/2011
  • UPC: 712267301430
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Rating:

  • Source: Strand Home Video
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 52,601

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jack Cardiff Participant, Participant
Martin Scorsese Participant, Participant
Kirk Douglas Participant, Participant
Lauren Bacall
Charlton Heston Participant, Participant
Kim Hunter Participant, Participant
John Mills , Participant
Alan Parker Participant, Participant
Thelma Schoonmaker Participant, Participant
Freddie Francis Participant, Participant
Raffaella de Laurentiis Participant, Participant
Richard Fleischer Participant, Participant
Peter Yates Participant, Participant
Kathleen Byron Participant, Participant
Christopher G. Challis Participant
Kevin McClory Participant, Participant
Ian Christie Participant, Participant
Moira Shearer Participant, Participant
Michel Ciment Participant, Participant
Peter Handford Participant, Participant
George E. Turner Participant, Participant
Michael Powell , Participant
Technical Credits
Craig McCall Director, Producer
Sean Broughton Associate Producer
Mason Cardiff Executive Producer
Steven Chivers Cinematographer
Richard Coll Cinematographer
Lenny Crooks Executive Producer
Simon Fanthorpe Cinematographer
Miles Glyn Art Director
Nicholas Hoffman Cinematographer
Helen Ireson Associate Producer
Richard McGill Co-producer
Steve Parish Associate Producer
Jonathan Rho Cinematographer
Dan Roberts Editor
Chris Roff Executive Producer
Ian Salvage Cinematographer
Mark Sayer-Wade Score Composer
Penny Verbe Associate Producer
John Walker Cinematographer
James Welland Cinematographer
Mark Wildig Associate Producer
Julie Williams Executive Producer
Bob Williams Cinematographer
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