Bernard Knowles
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1900
Birth Place:
Manchester, England


Inaugurating his film career as an assistant cameraman, Manchester-born Bernard Knowles graduated to full lighting cameraman (the British equivalent of "cinematographer") in 1928. During the 1930s Knowles was most closely associated with director Alfred Hitchcock, lensing such thrillers as The 39 Steps (1935) and Jamaica Inn (1939). A director from 1945, Knowles at first specialized in costumers,...