Desmond Dickinson
Date of Birth
May 25, 1902
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


British cinematographer Desmond Dickinson was seventeen when he secured his first lab-assistant job. Once he graduated to lighting cameraman, Dickinson was usually assigned to action-oriented films, notably Britain's only talkie serial, Detective Lloyd (1931). During the war years, Dickinson was kept busy shooting morale-boosting documentaries. His post-war years were his most artistically...