Conversations with Jack Cardiff : Art, Light and Direction in Cinema
Justin BowyerISBN: 0713488557;
Book Description Jack Cardiff shot some of the most visually breathtaking films in screen history. He was behind the camera when Hitchcock directed his tour de force Rope ; when Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger created The Red Shoes , and when John Huston made The African Queen . Now this world-famous cinematographer emerges from behind the lens to talk about his art and the people he worked with during his stellar career. In a question-and-answer format, enhanced with 90 photographs of his best work, Cardiff offers a wealth of anecdotes about his 70 years in film. He discusses personalities such as Marilyn Monroe and Humphrey Bogart, and provides insights into his craft--about lighting, and using color— in an entertaining, nontechnical manner.
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