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Freddie Francis (1917–2007)

During his last years at school he spent most of his time writing a thesis on 'the future of film' On leaving school he joined Gaumont British Studios at Lime Grove as an apprentice to a stills photographer for a year. He claimed this taught him more about the art of photography than any other form of training could. He then became a clapper boy ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Elephant Man
The Elephant Man Cinematographer
(1980)
Glory
Glory Cinematographer
(1989)
Cape Fear
Cape Fear Cinematographer
(1991)
Dune
Dune Cinematographer
(1984)

Filmography

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 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Last Respects (1996)
 1989 Dark Tower (as Ken Barnett)
 1977 Golden Rendezvous (additional footage, uncredited)
 1976 Star Maidens (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Enemy (1976)
- Hideout (1976)
- Test for Love (1976)
- Kidnap (1976)
 1975 The Ghoul
 1974 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Craze
 1973-1974 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Last Charge (1974)
- Goodbye Beauty (1974)
- The Challenge (1973)
 1970 Trog
 1970 Girly
 1967-1969 The Saint (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1969 The Champions (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967-1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Who's Mad Now? (1968)
- Essay in Evil (1967)
 1968 The Intrepid Mr. Twigg (Short)
 1965 The Skull
 1965 Hysteria
 1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (as Freddy Francis)
 1964 Nightmare
 1963 Paranoiac
 1963 The Day of the Triffids (uncredited)
 1962 The Brain
Show Show Cinematographer (36 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (23 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

Music video "Beautiful" with Jimmy Nail - DoP See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ken Barnett | Freddy Francis | Frederick Francis | Fred Francis
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Personal Quote:

[on Michael Powell]: I adored Michael. I know all his faults...Michael loved bullying people, because he wanted them to bully him back; I've seen him have artistes in tears - but if you kicked back, it was all right. We used to have the most fantastic rows, but I always got the last word. See more »

Trivia:

Began working in films as a still photographer at Shepherds Bush Studios in 1934, then proceeded to make short films for the British Army during WWII. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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