John Wilcox (cinematographer)

John Laurence Wilcox, BSC (7 May 1913 – 31 May 1979) was a British Cinematographer.[1][2] He worked several times with director Freddie Francis; and photographed many popular British films, including Carve Her Name with Pride, Summer Holiday and Dr. Who and the Daleks.[3][4][5][1][6]

John Wilcox
Born(1913-05-07)7 May 1913
Died31 May 1979(1979-05-31) (aged 66)
Torbay, Devon, England

The nephew of the director and producer Herbert Wilcox, he began his film career in 1930 as an often uncredited second camera assistant to Freddie Young.[7][8] His involvement as a cameraman included work on The Third Man, and Outcast of the Islands,[1][9] and he made his debut as chief camera operator in 1951 with Mr. Denning Drives North.[1]

Selected filmography


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