Erwin Hillier
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1911
Birth Place:
Germany

Biography

German-born cinematographer Erwin Hillier moved to Britain at the age of 18. Fluent in English, Hillier found few obstacles in working up the ranks in the British film industry. His first "director of photography" credit was on 1942's The Lady from Lisbon; three years later, Hillier was embraced by the critics for his moody, storm-swept camerawork for I Know Where I'm Going (1945). Erwin...