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Oswald Morris, a renowned British cinematographer who worked on a range of high-profile pics including eight collaborations with John Huston, has died. He was 98.

Morris died March 17 at his home in Dorset, England, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Oswald won an Oscar for his work on 1971′s “Fiddler on the Roof.” His long list of credits ranged from early 1950s British pics such as “The Golden Salamander” and Tab Hunter starrer “Island of Desire” to 1981′s “The Great Muppet Caper” and 1982′s “The Dark Crystal.”

His work with Huston began with “Moulin Rouge,” the 1952 bio-tuner that starred Jose Ferrer, and stretched through 1975′s “The Man Who Would Be King.” Morris also worked on multiple pics with Sidney Lumet (1977′s “Equus,” 1980′s “Just Tell Me What You Want,” 1981′s “The Wiz”) and with Stanley Kubrick on 1962′s “Lolita.”

Other notable pics include 1957′s “A Farewell to Arms,” 1961′s “The Guns of Navarone, »


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