Douglas Slocombe

Born: 10 February 1913, London
Died: 22 February 2016

Highlighted works

  • It Always Rains on Sunday

    It Always Rains on Sunday

    An escaped convict seeks refuge in his ex-girlfriend’s house in Robert Hamer’s tense melodrama.

  • The Italian Job

    The Italian Job

    Spectacular automotive stunt work, Michael Caine’s stellar presence and a jocular overall tone have made this otherwise standard heist picture a favourite with British audiences.

  • Julia

    Oscar-winning period drama starring Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave.

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    The third instalment in Steven Spielberg and George Lucas’s adventure series influenced by Saturday morning serials is also the most light-hearted.

  • The Servant

    The Servant

    A young aristocrat hires a manservant to tend to his needs but finds the balance of power shifting, in a claustrophobic thriller that probes British class culture.

  • Went the Day Well?

    In this adaptation of a Graham Greene story, women take on undercover Nazis with a variety of weapons.

  • The Foreman Went to France

    A factory foreman tries to rescue essential munitions equipment, with the help of a quick-witted American woman and two squaddies.

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