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By David A. Ellis

David A. Ellis has interviewed the most influential and very hot cameramen of the final part century and extra, and he has assembled those exchanges in Conversations with Cinematographers. whereas their names will not be identified by means of most people, those males and their paintings have left indelible imprints at the silver display. between these interviewed are numerous award-winning artists: • Douglas Slocombe (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Julia, Raiders of the misplaced Ark) • Oswald Morris (The weapons of Navarone, Fiddler at the Roof, Oliver!) • Christopher Challis (A Shot at the hours of darkness, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, best Secret!) • Billy Williams (Women in Love, The Wind and the Lion, Gandhi) • Freddie Francis (Sons and enthusiasts, The Elephant guy, Glory) • Chris Menges (The Killing Fields, The venture, The Reader) • John De Borman (The complete Monty, Hamlet, An schooling) • Gilbert Taylor (Dr. Strangelove, a troublesome Day's evening, Frenzy, famous person Wars) • Jack Cardiff (Black Narcissus, The purple sneakers, The African Queen) • Nicolas Roeg (Fahrenheit 451, faraway from the Madding Crowd, Petulia) • Alex Thomson (Excalibur, Legend, Hamlet) • Walter Lassally (Tom Jones, Zorba the Greek, warmth and dirt) • Anthony Dod Mantle (Slumdog Millionaire, The final King of Scotland, 127 Hours) besides numerous digital camera operators who have been additionally interviewed, those cinematographers recount their stories on units and demonstrate what it used to be prefer to paintings with probably the most acclaimed administrators of all time, together with Alfred Hitchcock, Fred Zinnemann, Carol Reed, John Huston, David Lynch, and Steven Spielberg. With worthwhile perception into the craft of moviemaking, this number of interviews will entice movie professors, students, and scholars, in addition to an individual with an curiosity within the paintings of cinematography.

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