Richard Leacock (I) (1921–2011)


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Richard Leacock was born on July 18, 1921 in London, England. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Omnibus (1952), Canary Island Bananas (1935) and 1 P.M. (1971). He was married to Valérie Lalonde and Eleanor Burke. He died on March 23, 2011 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 89) in Paris, France

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Known For

Omnibus Director
(1954-1957)
(1935)
1 P.M. Director
(1971)
Louisiana Story Cinematographer
(1948)

Filmography

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 2000 A Musical Adventure in Siberia (Documentary)
 1994 A Hole in the Sea (Documentary short)
 1993 Félix et Josephine (Short)
 1991 Les oeufs à la coque (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Arena (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Louise Brooks (1986)
 1984 Lulu in Berlin (Documentary)
 1983 Community of Praise (Short documentary)
 1975 A Conversation with Louise Brooks (TV Short documentary)
 1973 Queen of Apollo (Short)
 1972 Tread (Documentary short)
 1971 1 P.M. (Documentary)
 1968 Chiefs (Documentary short)
 1967 A Stravinsky Portrait (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Lambert, Hendricks & Co. (Documentary short) (co-director)
 1963 Happy Mother's Day (Documentary short)
 1962 The Living Camera: Mooney vs. Fowle (TV Movie documentary) (co-director)
 1961 ABC Close-Up! (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 1960 Christopher and Me (Short)
 1960 Frames of Reference (Short)
 1957 Brussels Loops (Short)
 1954-1957 Omnibus (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell (1956) ... (segment "How the F-100 Got Its Tail")
- The Art of Conducting (1955) ... (segment "American Boyhood")
- Young Man in Politics (1954) ... (segment "Toby and the Tall Corn")
 1935 Canary Island Bananas (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Digital video book (DVB) version of his autobiography "The Feeling of Being There: a filmmaker's memoir".

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Filmmaker's Memoir | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Ricky Leacock
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am so concerned with sound, I am so deep in It! If I were shooting a mountain, I think I'd shoot it with perfect sound, in perfect sync. I may throw out the sound later--but I'd shoot it in sync nevertheless. See more »

Trivia:

He and Ed Pincus founded a film school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he taught for 20 years. He moved to Paris, France in 1988. See more »

Nickname:

Ricky

Star Sign:

Cancer

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