Jack Hildyard
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1915
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


The traditional entree into the British cinematographer's fraternity was as a clapper boy; thus did 17-year-old Jack Hildyard launch his movie career in 1932. Hildyard then moved on to camera operator, distinguishing himself in the Technicolor field with such films as The Divorce of Lady X (1938), Henry V (1945) and Caesar and Cleopatra (1946) (coincidentally, he would later handle several scenes...