Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.
4 Biographical Movies |
38 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
57 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
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Did You Know?
From the very beginning, all of my films have divided the critics. Some have thought them wonderful, and others have found very little good to say. But subsequent critical opinion has always resulted in a very remarkable shift to the favorable. In one instance, the same critic who originally rapped the film has several years later put it on an all-time best list. But of course, the lasting and ...
Starting with Lolita
(1962), he independently produced all his films from his adopted home of England, UK.
Known for his exorbitant shooting ratio and endless takes, he reportedly exposed an incredible 1.3 million feet of film while shooting The Shining
(1980), the release print of which runs for 142 minutes. Thus, he used less than 1% of the exposed film stock, making his shooting ratio an indulgent 102:1 when a ratio of 5 or 10:1 is considered the norm.