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Peter Newbrook (1920–2009)

Peter Newbrook was born on June 29, 1920 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Peter Austin Harley Newbrook. He is known for his work on Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Summertime (1955). He died on June 19, 2009 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. See full bio »

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Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence of Arabia Camera and Electrical Department
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai Camera and Electrical Department
Summertime Camera and Electrical Department
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  Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (lighting - 4 episodes, 1982 - 1984) (lighting director - 1 episode, 1982) (lighting technician - 1 episode, 1981)
- Accidental Death (1984) ... (lighting)
- The Last of the Midnight Gardeners (1984) ... (lighting)
- Where's Your Sense of Humour? (1983) ... (lighting)
- A Man with a Fortune (1982) ... (lighting director)
- What Have You Been up to Lately? (1982) ... (lighting: studio)
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia (second unit photography)
 1962 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (camera operator: France - uncredited)
 1961 Follow That Man (camera operator)
 1961 The Green Helmet (camera operator - uncredited)
 1957 A Farewell to Arms (camera operator - uncredited)
 1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai (camera operator)
 1956 Anastasia (camera operator - uncredited)
 1956 Dry Rot (camera operator)
 1956 Charley Moon (camera operator)
 1956 Ramsbottom Rides Again (camera operator)
 1955 The Deep Blue Sea (camera operator)
 1955 Summertime (camera operator)
 1954 The Teckman Mystery (camera operator)
 1954 The Green Scarf (camera operator - uncredited)
 1954 Hobson's Choice (camera operator)
 1953 The Heart of the Matter (camera operator)
 1953 The Man Between (camera operator - uncredited)
 1953 The Captain's Paradise (camera operator)
 1953 Sea Devils (camera operator - uncredited)
 1952 Folly to Be Wise (camera operator)
 1952 Breaking the Sound Barrier (aerial unit camera)
 1951 The Changing Face of Europe (Documentary) (camera operator - segment "Power for All")
 1950 The Taming of Dorothy (camera operator - uncredited)
 1949 Melody Club (camera operator)
 1949 Dick Barton Strikes Back (camera operator)
 1948 Scott of the Antarctic (camera operator: second unit - uncredited)
 1948 Date with a Dream (camera operator)
 1948 The Fatal Night (camera operator)
 1948 Against the Wind (camera operator: second unit - uncredited)
 1947 It Always Rains on Sunday (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1943 The New Lot (Short) (director of photography: second unit)
 1942 The Next of Kin (camera assistant - uncredited)
 1942 The Big Blockade (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1942 Ships with Wings (camera assistant - uncredited)
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Worked as second unit photographer on the classic long shot of Omar Sharif riding a camel as he emerges from a mirage at the beginning of David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia (1962). See more »

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