Jack E. Cox (1896–1960)

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Jack E. Cox was born on July 26, 1896 in London, England, UK. He was a cinematographer, known for The Lady Vanishes (1938), Blackmail (1929) and The Adventures of Tartu (1943). He died on July 29, 1960 in Surrey, England, UK. See full bio »


(age 64) in Surrey, England, UK

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Known For

The Lady Vanishes Cinematographer
Blackmail Cinematographer
The Adventures of Tartu Cinematographer
Fanny Hawthorne Cinematographer


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 1958 The Square Peg (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1957 Just My Luck (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1956 The Big Money (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
 1956 Up in the World (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1955 Alias John Preston (as Jack Cox)
 1955 Man of the Moment (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
 1954-1955 The Vise (TV Series) (director of photography - 7 episodes)
- Account Closed (1955) ... (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
- Ring of Greed (1955) ... (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
- Week-End Guest (1955) ... (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
- Cruel Test (1955) ... (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
- Death on the Boards (1955) ... (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
 1955 One Good Turn (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
 1954 Devil Girl from Mars (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
 1954 Star of My Night (as Jack Cox)
 1951 Mr Drake's Duck (as Jack Cox)
 1950 Traveller's Joy (as Jack Cox)
 1949 Once Upon a Dream (as Jack Cox)
 1948 Broken Journey (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
 1948 Idol of Paris
 1947 Holiday Camp (director of photography - as Jack Cox)
 1946 The Magic Bow (as Jack Cox)
 1945 The Wicked Lady (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1945 They Were Sisters (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1945 Madonna of the Seven Moons (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1944 Two Thousand Women (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1943 Millions Like Us (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1943 The Adventures of Tartu (as John J. Cox, photographed by)
 1943 We Dive at Dawn (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1942 Partners in Crime (Short) (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1942 Back-Room Boy (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1941 Hi Gang! (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1941 A Letter from Home (Short)
 1941 I Thank You (uncredited)
 1941 Bombsight Stolen (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1941 Mail Train (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1941 The Ghost Train (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1940 Neutral Port (as Jack Cox, interiors)
 1940 They Came by Night (as Jack Cox)
 1938 The Man with 100 Faces (as Jack Cox)
 1938 The Lady Vanishes (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1938 Strange Boarders (uncredited)
 1938 To the Victor (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1938 Second Best Bed (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1937 Doctor Syn (as Jack Cox)
 1937 O-Kay for Sound (as Jack Cox)
 1937 The Dominant Sex (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1936 Windbag the Sailor (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1936 Everybody Dance (as Jack Cox)
 1936 The Man Who Lived Again (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1936 Two Who Dared
 1936/II Music Hath Charms (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1935 Heart's Desire (as John C. Cox)
 1935 Mimi (as Jack Cox)
 1934 The Great Defender (as John J. Cox)
 1933 Letting in the Sunshine (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1933 Red Wagon (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1933 You Made Me Love You (as John J. Cox)
 1933 The Charming Deceiver (as John J. Cox, photography)
 1932 Sleepless Nights (as John J. Cox, photography)
 1932 Arms and the Man (as J.J. Cox)
 1932 Number 17 (as John J. Cox, photography)
 1932 Lucky Girl (as John J. Cox, photography)
 1931 East of Shanghai (as John Cox)
 1931 Glamour
 1931 Mary
 1931 The Skin Game (as J.J. Cox, photography)
 1930 Almost a Honeymoon (as J.J. Cox)
 1930 Murder! (as J.J. Cox, photography)
 1930 Trying Them Out (Short) (as J.J. Cox)
 1929 Juno and the Paycock (as J.J. Cox, photography)
 1929 Blackmail (as Jack Cox, photography)
 1929 The Manxman (as Jack Cox)
 1928 Champagne (as John J. Cox)
 1928 The Farmer's Wife (as John J. Cox, photography)
 1927/I The Ring (as John J. Cox, photography)
 1927 Blighty (as Jack Cox)
 1924 The Kensington Mystery (Short) (as John J. Cox, photography)
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Alternate Names:

J.J. Cox | Jack Cox | John C. Cox | John J. Cox | John Cox


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Prolific British cinematographer. Began as a camera assistant in 1913. Full director of photography from 1920, at Stoll (1921-26), subsequently BIP at Elstree until 1932. Did some of his best work at Gainsborough in the 1940s. Worked on everything from Alfred Hitchcock thrillers to Norman Wisdom farces.


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