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Alex Phillips (I) (1901–1977)

Alex Phillips was born on January 11, 1901 in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on Untouched (1954), En la palma de tu mano (1951) and La otra (1946). He was married to Alicia Bolaños. He died on June 14, 1977 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico. See full bio »


(age 76) in Mexico, D.F., Mexico

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Untouched Cinematographer
En la palma de tu mano Cinematographer
La otra Cinematographer
Tizoc (Amor indio) Cinematographer


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 1972 The Night of a Thousand Cats (as Alex Phillips Sr.)
 1971 The Fearmaker
 1971 Dead Aim
 1971 El médico módico (as Alex Phillips Sr.)
 1969 Andante
 1968 El zángano
 1966 La soldadera (as Alex Phillips Sr.)
 1966 Juan Colorado
 1966 Time to Die
 1965 Viento negro
 1963 Of Love and Desire (director of photography)
 1962 The Rage
 1962 Pueblito
 1962 Geronimo (director of photography)
 1960 La caperucita roja (director of photography)
 1959 The Wonderful Country (photography)
 1959 Sube y baja
 1958 Villa!!
 1958 Sierra Baron
 1957 Los salvajes
 1956 Adam and Eve
 1955 Chilam Balam
 1955 María la Voz
 1955 Nosotros dos
 1954 Untouched
 1954 Robinson Crusoe (as Alex Philips, photographed by)
 1953 The Proud and the Beautiful (director of photography)
 1953 Reportaje
 1953 Rossana
 1953 Quiero vivir
 1952 Crisol de pensamiento mexicano (Documentary short)
 1952 La ausente
 1951 Sensualidad
 1951 Deseada
 1950 Aventurera (director of photography)
 1950 Perdida
 1950 La casa chica
 1950 Doña Diabla
 1949 Coqueta
 1949 Bamba
 1948 Flor de caña
 1948 Revancha
 1948 El gallo giro
 1948 Cortesana
 1947 Bel Ami
 1946 La otra
 1946 Vértigo
 1945 Crepúsculo
 1944 Amok
 1944 Gran Hotel
 1944 Naná
 1944 Viejo nido
 1943 El jorobado
 1943 Toast of Love
 1938 María
 1938 The Swallow
 1938 An Old Love
 1938 La zandunga
 1938 Ojos tapatios
 1937 Nobody's Wife
 1937 La paloma
 1937 Supreme Law
 1936 Desfile deportivo (Documentary short)
 1936 Irma la mala
 1936 Judas
 1936/II Marihuana
 1936 Celos
 1935 Beyond Death
 1935 Tribu
 1935 Thy Son
 1934 Revista musical (Short)
 1934 Cruz Diablo
 1934 Enemigos
 1933 Piramides de la luna y el sol (Documentary short)
 1933 Xochimilco (Documentary short)
 1933 Sagrario
 1932 Hand to Hand
 1932 Santa
 1929 Oft in the Silly Night (Short)
 1929 The Framing of the Shrew (Short)
 1929 Music Hath Harms (Short)
 1929/I A Bird in the Hand (Short)
 1929 The Melancholy Dame (Short)
 1928 Love's Young Scream (Short)
 1927 Meet the Folks (Short)
 1925 Madame Behave (as Alec Phillips)
 1925 Seven Days
 1924 Away We Go (Short)
 1924 Reno or Bust (Short)
 1924 Ride 'Em Cowboy (Short)
 1922 Choose Your Weapons (Short)
 1921 See My Lawyer (as Alec Phillips)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Alex Philips | Alex Phillips Sr. | Alec Phillips

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was invited to be the cinematographer for the first Mexican sound film in 1931, and he remained in Mexico until his death. See more »

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