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Georges Périnal (1897–1965)


Active in French films from 1913. In the 20's and early 30's, enjoyed a successful collaboration with directors 'Jean Gremillon' and René Clair. After 1933, spent most of his time in England with Alexander Korda's London Films at Denham Studios. First major international success with The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933), followed by Rembrandt (... See more trivia »


in Paris, France


(age 68) in London, England, UK

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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
The Fallen Idol
The Fallen Idol Cinematographer
Things to Come
Things to Come Cinematographer
A King in New York
A King in New York Cinematographer


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 1960 The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (director of photography - as Georges Perinal)
 1960 Oscar Wilde
 1960 Once More, with Feeling! (as Georges Perinal)
 1959 Honeymoon (director of photography - as Georges Perinal)
 1958 Tom Thumb (director of photography - as Georges Perinal)
 1958 Bonjour Tristesse (as George Perinal)
 1957 A King in New York (director of photography - as Georges Perinal)
 1957 Saint Joan
 1955 The Man Who Loved Redheads (as Georges Perinal)
 1952 Babes in Bagdad (Spanish version)
 1951 No Highway in the Sky (director of photography - as Georges Perinal)
 1950 The Mudlark (director of photography - as Georges Perinal)
 1950 Operation X
 1949 If This Be Sin (director of photography - as Georges Perinal)
 1948 The Fallen Idol (as Georges Perinal)
 1947 An Ideal Husband (as Georges Perinal)
 1945 Vacation from Marriage (as Georges Perinal)
 1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (as Georges Perinal, photographed in Technicolor by)
 1943 It's Just the Way It Is (Short)
 1942 Spitfire (uncredited)
 1942 Our Film (Short)
 1941 Suicide Squadron (as Georges Perinal, photography)
 1941 Old Bill and Son (as Georges Perinal)
 1939 The Four Feathers (as Georges Perinal, photography)
 1938 The Challenge (as Georges Perinal, photographed by)
 1938 Drums (as Georges Perinal, photographed by)
 1937 I, Claudius
 1937 Murder on Diamond Row (as Georges Perinal, photographed by)
 1937 Dark Journey (as Georges Perinal)
 1936 Rembrandt (as Georges Perinal, photographed by)
 1936 Things to Come (as Georges Perinal)
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan (as Georges Perinal)
 1934 The Rise of Catherine the Great (as Georges Perinal, photography)
 1933 The Private Life of Henry VIII. (as Georges Perinal, photography)
 1933 July 14
 1932 Pomme d'amour
 1932 Daïnah la métisse (as G. Périnal)
 1931 À Nous la Liberté (as Georges Perinal)
 1931 David Golder
 1931 Le million
 1928 La tour (Documentary short)
 1928 Misdeal
 1926 Au pays de George Sand (Short documentary) (as Périnal)
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Georges Perinal | George Perinal | Perinal | G. Périnal | George Périnal | Périnal

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Some sources have credited him with second-unit work on Vincente Minnelli's remake of "The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse", but he is not credited on the film itself. See more »

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