Jack Cardiff

A lovely, Generous man, Jack Cardiff, who died on April 22 at 94, was a very talented director who made several pictures--including Sons and Lovers, Young Cassidy and Dark of the Sun--that I've gone back to time and again. But as a camera operator and then as a director of photography, he was a truly revolutionary figure in the history of movies. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, A Matter of Life and Death (above), Black Narcissus, The Red Shoes, Under Capricorn, The African Queen, The Barefoot Contessa, War and Peace--that's an extraordinary list, because those are the movies in...

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