Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Director: Craig McCall Cast: Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas

DVD (Wide Screen)

$23.60 $24.99 Save 6% Current price is $23.6, Original price is $24.99. You Save 6%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Monday, September 23


Take a colorful trip through cinema history while discovering the incredible story of celebrated British cinematographer Jack Cardiff. An incredibly prolific director of photography, Cardiff worked with some of the biggest names in the film industry, including Alfred Hitchcock and John Huston. In 1947, Cardiff won an Academy Award for his work on the film Black Narcissus. Fifty-four years and three nominations later, he would take home a lifetime achievement Oscar for his invaluable contributions to the world of film. From his early years as a child actor to his ultimate career as one of the best cinematographers in Hollywood, Cardiff captured images that enthralled the masses. Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese takes viewers on a guided tour of Cardiff's life and career as a host of Hollywood luminaries share their stories and memories of the man who inspired countless filmmakers to follow their dreams.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/09/2011
UPC: 0712267301423
Original Release: 2010
Rating: NR
Source: Strand Home Video
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 74,977

Special Features

Closed Caption; Interview with Craig McCall by Ian Christie; Jack's actress portraits; Jack's behind-the-scenes movies; Cinematographer and director relationship; Working with three-strip technicolor; Photo galleries; Original theatrical trailer; Other Strand Releasing trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jack Cardiff Participant
Martin Scorsese Participant
Kirk Douglas Participant
Lauren Bacall Actor
Charlton Heston Participant
Kim Hunter Participant
John Mills Actor
Alan Parker Participant
Thelma Schoonmaker Participant
Freddie Francis Participant
Raffaella de Laurentiis Participant
Richard Fleischer Participant
Peter Yates Participant
Kathleen Byron Participant
Christopher G. Challis Participant
Kevin McClory Participant
Ian Christie Participant
Moira Shearer Participant
Michel Ciment Participant
Peter Handford Participant
George E. Turner Participant
Michael Powell Actor

Technical Credits
Craig McCall Director,Producer
Sean Broughton Associate Producer
Mason Cardiff Executive Producer
Steven Chivers Cinematographer
Richard Coll Cinematographer
Lenny Crooks Executive Producer
Simon Fanthorpe Cinematographer
Miles Glyn Art Director
Nicholas Hoffman Cinematographer
Helen Ireson Associate Producer
Richard McGill Co-producer
Steve Parish Associate Producer
Jonathan Rho Cinematographer
Dan Roberts Editor
Chris Roff Executive Producer
Ian Salvage Cinematographer
Mark Sayer-Wade Score Composer
Penny Verbe Associate Producer
John Walker Cinematographer
James Welland Cinematographer
Mark Wildig Associate Producer
Julie Williams Executive Producer
Bob Williams Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Cameraman
1. Opening [6:06]
2. An Early Start [4:17]
3. In Command Of Lighting [10:43]
4. A Big Break [5:55]
5. India In England [6:07]
6. The Red Shoes [8:00]
7. A Remarkable Career [7:47]
8. A Patch of Fog [7:42]
9. The Ava Gaze [9:26]
10. Beautiful Women [3:30]
11. Movie Director [12:09]
12. Credits [4:38]

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews