John Wilcox (cinematographer)

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John Wilcox
Born(1913-05-07)7 May 1913
Died31 May 1979(1979-05-31) (aged 66)
Torbay, Devon, England
OccupationCinematographer

John Laurence Wilcox, BSC (7 May 1913 – 31 May 1979) was a British Cinematographer.[1][2] He worked several times with director Freddie Francis; and photographed many popular British films, including Carve Her Name with Pride, Summer Holiday and Dr. Who and the Daleks.[3][4][5][1][6]

The nephew of the director and producer Herbert Wilcox, he began his film career in 1930 as an often uncredited second camera assistant to Freddie Young.[7][8] His involvement as a cameraman included work on The Third Man, and Outcast of the Islands,[1][9] and he made his debut as chief camera operator in 1951 with Mr. Denning Drives North.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "John Wilcox".
  2. ^ "BSC Members - British Society of Cinematographers".
  3. ^ "Nightmare (1963) - Freddie Francis - Cast and Crew - AllMovie".
  4. ^ "The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) - Freddie Francis - Cast and Crew - AllMovie".
  5. ^ "The Ghoul (1975) - Freddie Francis - Cast and Crew - AllMovie".
  6. ^ "John Wilcox - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie".
  7. ^ McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
  8. ^ "Peg of Old Drury (1935)".
  9. ^ "Outcast of the Islands (1952) - Carol Reed - Cast and Crew - AllMovie".

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