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Claude Renoir (I) (1913–1993)

Apprenticed under noted cinematographers Christian Matras and Boris Kaufman and shot or co-shot several films directed by his uncle, Jean Renoir. Renoir did the photography for one of his uncle's cinematic apogees, _Une partie de campagne (1936)_ and was the camera operator for the tragic, ebullient master text La Grande Illusion (1937). As a ... See full bio »

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 1979 The Medic
 1978 The Discord
 1977 Animal
 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me (director of photography)
 1976 The Wing or Thigh? (director of photography)
 1976 Calmos
 1975 The Track
 1975 French Connection II (director of photography)
 1973 Story of a Love Story (director of photography)
 1973 The Serpent
 1972 Hellé
 1972 Killer
 1971 The Burglars
 1971 The Horsemen
 1971 Swashbuckler
 1969 Soluna
 1968 Barbarella
 1968 Spirits of the Dead (director of photography - segment "Metzengerstein")
 1964 Paris When It Sizzles (uncredited)
 1963 The Corrupt
 1962/II Marco Polo
 1961 Lafayette
 1960 Wasteland
 1959 Honeymoon
 1959 Hit and Run
 1958 End of Desire
 1957 The Crucible
 1956 Elena and Her Men (director of photography)
 1956 Le mystère Picasso (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1955 A Missionary
 1954 Fabulous India (Documentary)
 1954 Maddalena
 1953 Puccini
 1951 The River
 1951 Dr. Knock
 1951 Images de l'ancienne Égypte (Documentary short)
 1949 Alice in Wonderland (photography)
 1947 The Royalists
 1947 Passionnelle (disposal of the body sequence, uncredited)
 1946 Mr. Orchid
 1943 Aristide Maillol, sculpteur (Documentary short)
 1940 Sérénade
 1936 A Day in the Country (Short)
 1936 La vie est à nous (Documentary)
 1935 Toni
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Working on the 007-film "The Spy Who Loved me" on the set inside the supertanker, he could not see the end of the set. Also because of the difficulty of lighting the set, legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was brought in. The sound stage is the largest in the world. See more »

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