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Oswald Morris (1915–2014)

Oscar-winning cinematography Oswald Morris was one of the most outstanding directors of photography of the 20th Century, making his reputation by expanding the parameters of color cinematography. Born in November 1915 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, a month short of his 17th birthday, he became a factotum and clapper boy at Wembley Studios, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Fiddler on the Roof Cinematographer
Sleuth Cinematographer
The Man Who Would Be King Cinematographer


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 1982 The Dark Crystal (director of photography)
 1978 The Wiz
 1977 Equus
 1975 The Man Who Would Be King (director of photography)
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun (director of photography)
 1974 The Odessa File (director of photography)
 1974 Dracula (TV Movie)
 1972 Sleuth
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb (director of photography)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (director of photography)
 1970 Scrooge (director of photography)
 1970 Fragment of Fear (director of photography)
 1968 Oliver! (director of photography)
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye (uncredited)
 1967 The Taming of the Shrew (director of photography)
 1965 Life at the Top (director of photography)
 1965 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (director of photography)
 1965 The Hill (director of photography)
 1965 Mister Moses
 1964 Of Human Bondage (director of photography)
 1963 The Ceremony (director of photography)
 1962 Term of Trial
 1962 Lolita (director of photography)
 1962 Satan Never Sleeps (director of photography)
 1961 The Guns of Navarone (photographed by)
 1960 The Entertainer (director of photography)
 1959 Our Man in Havana (photographed by)
 1959 Look Back in Anger (director of photography)
 1958 The Roots of Heaven (director of photography)
 1958 The Key
 1957 Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (director of photography)
 1956 Moby Dick (director of photography)
 1954 Beau Brummell (director of photography)
 1953 Beat the Devil (director of photography)
 1953 Indiscretion of an American Wife (uncredited)
 1952 Moulin Rouge (director of photography)
 1952 The Promoter
 1951 Fortune in Diamonds (director of photography)
 1950 Cairo Road
 1950 Golden Salamander (lighting cameraman)
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Ossie Morris

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