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Claude Renoir (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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The Spy Who Loved Me Cinematographer
Barbarella Cinematographer
Cleopatra Camera and Electrical Department
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 1979 Le toubib
 1978 The Discord
 1977 Animal
 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me (director of photography)
 1976 L'aile ou la cuisse (director of photography)
 1975 French Connection II (director of photography)
 1975 La traque
 1973 Story of a Love Story (director of photography)
 1973 The Serpent
 1972 Hellé
 1972 Le tueur
 1971 The Burglars
 1971 The Horsemen
 1971 Swashbuckler
 1969 Soluna
 1968 Barbarella (director of photography)
 1968 Spirits of the Dead (director of photography - segment "Metzengerstein")
 1964 L'insoumis
 1964 Paris When It Sizzles (uncredited)
 1962 Il fiore e la violenza (segment "La scampagnata")
 1962/II Marco Polo
 1962 Lafayette
 1960 Terrain vague
 1959 Honeymoon (uncredited)
 1958 Les tricheurs
 1958 End of Desire
 1957 The Crucible
 1956 Elena and Her Men (director of photography)
 1956 The Mystery of Picasso (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1954 India favolosa (Documentary)
 1954 Maddalena
 1953 Puccini
 1951 Images de l'ancienne Égypte (Documentary short)
 1951 The River
 1951 Knock
 1949 Alice in Wonderland (photography)
 1947 Les chouans
 1947 Passionnelle (disposal of the body sequence, uncredited)
 1946 Mr. Orchid
 1946 Jericho
 1943 Aristide Maillol, sculpteur (Documentary short)
 1940 Sérénade
 1936 A Day in the Country (Short)
 1935 Toni
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Cl. Renoir Junior | Claude Renoir Jr.

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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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