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Jack Cardiff

18 September 1914 to 21 April 2009

Jack Cardiff Special Award 2001BAFTA Archive One of Britain’s foremost cameramen, Cardiff was the first trained to shoot in Technicolor, experience put to memorable use on films including A Matter of Life And Death (1946), Black Narcissus (1947), The Red Shoes (1948) and The African Queen (1951). His work as director includes Sons & Lovers (1960).

* Read Jack Cardiff's BBC Obituary