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Christopher Challis

18 March 1919 to 30 May 2012

A cinematographer associated with Powell-Pressburger, Challis lit films such as The Small Back Room (1949), The Tales of Hoffman (1951) and The Battle of the River Plate (1955). He won a BAFTA for Arabesque (1966), with other work including Genevieve (1953), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) and The Deep (1977).

- Read Christopher Challis' Guardian Obituary