Alex Thomson


Director Of Photography

Biography

Former assistant to Nicolas Roeg who has shot such first-rate, visually challenging films as John Boorman's "Excalibur" (1981) and Roeg's "Eureka" (1983).

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

A Shot at Glory (2000)
Director Of Photography
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Director Of Photography
Executive Decision (1996)
Director Of Photography
Hamlet (1996)
Director Of Photography
The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Director Of Photography
Black Beauty (1994)
Director Of Photography
Cliffhanger (1993)
Director Of Photography
Demolition Man (1993)
Director Of Photography
Alien 3 (1992)
Director Of Photography
Mr. Destiny (1990)
Camera Operator
Mr. Destiny (1990)
Director Of Photography
The Krays (1990)
Director Of Photography
The Krays (1990)
Camera Operator
Wings of Fame (1990)
Director Of Photography
The Rachel Papers (1989)
Director Of Photography
Leviathan (1989)
Director Of Photography
Track 29 (1988)
Director Of Photography
High Spirits (1988)
Director Of Photography
The Sicilian (Director's Cut) (1987)
Director Of Photography
The Sicilian (1987)
Director Of Photography
The Sicilian (1987)
Camera Operator
The Sicilian (Director's Cut) (1987)
Camera Operator
Date With An Angel (1987)
Director Of Photography
Raw Deal (1986)
Director Of Photography
Duet For One (1986)
Director Of Photography
Labyrinth (1986)
Director Of Photography
Legend (1986)
Director Of Photography
Year Of The Dragon (1985)
Director Of Photography
Electric Dreams (1984)
Director Of Photography
Eureka (1984)
Director Of Photography
Bullshot (1983)
Director Of Photography
The Keep (1983)
Director Of Photography
Skokie (1981)
Director Of Photography
Excalibur (1981)
Director Of Photography
Game For Vultures (1979)
Director Of Photography
The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)
Director Of Photography
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
Camera Operator
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Fear Is the Key (1973)
Cinematographer
Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
Director of Photography
The Night Digger (1971)
Director of Photography
The Best House in London (1969)
Director of Photography
Alfred the Great (1969)
Director of Photography
I Start Counting (1969)
Director Of Photography
The Strange Affair (1968)
Director of Photography
Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)
Director of Photography
Judith (1966)
Camera Operator
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
Camera Operator
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Camera Operator
You Must Be Joking! (1965)
Camera Operator
Code 7, Victim 5! (1965)
Camera Operator
Dr. Crippen (1964)
Camera Operator
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Camera Operator
Just for Fun (1963)
Camera Operator

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

The Cat and the Canary (1979)
Photography
Superman:The Movie (1978)
Photography

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Dp/Cinematographer
Hamlet (1996)
Dp/Cinematographer
Executive Decision (1996)
Dp/Cinematographer
The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Dp/Cinematographer
Black Beauty (1994)
Dp/Cinematographer
Mr. Destiny (1990)
Dp/Cinematographer
High Spirits (1988)
Dp/Cinematographer
The Sicilian (1987)
Dp/Cinematographer
Raw Deal (1986)
Dp/Cinematographer
Legend (1986)
Dp/Cinematographer
Year Of The Dragon (1985)
Dp/Cinematographer

Life Events

1946

Began career as clapper boy at Alexander Korda's Denham Studios in England

1965

First film credit, "Code 7, Victim 5" (camera operator)

1968

First credit as director of photography, "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush"

Videos

Movie Clip

Deathline (a.k.a. Raw Meat) -- (Movie Clip) History Richardson (Clive Swift) is pleased to fill in Calhoun (Donald Pleasence) and Rogers (Norman Rossington) on the history of the Russell Square tube station in Deathline (a.k.a. Raw Meat), 1973.
Deathline (a.k.a. Raw Meat) -- (Movie Clip) Chowing Down "The Man" (Hugh Armstrong) shows us how the subterranean sub-humans dine in Deathline (a.k.a. "Raw Meat"), 1973.
Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush -- (Movie Clip) Spike Jamie (Barry Evans) happens upon Spike (Christoper Timothy), his counselor in his quest for sexual initiation, in director Clive Donner's Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush, 1968.
Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush -- (Movie Clip) Mary Gloucester Jamie (Barry Evans) in his non-stop narration, comes upon the peerless Mary (Judy Geeson) as he bicycles about in director Clive Donner's Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush, 1968.
Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush -- (Movie Clip) A Bit About Wine... Maurice (Denholm Elliott) treats his guest Jamie, (Barry Evans) his daughter Caroline, (Angela Scoular) his wife (Maxine Audley) and housekeeper (Erika Raffael) to some insights about wine in Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush, 1968.
Deathline (a.k.a. Raw Meat) -- (Movie Clip) Victims Only part of a remarkable single take surveying the food supplies of the subterranean cannibals in director Gary Sherman's Deathline (a.k.a. Raw Meat), 1973.
Deathline (a.k.a. Raw Meat) -- (Movie Clip) Manfred James Manfred, O.B.E. (James Cossins) has no proper business on the tube but he solicits a prostitute then sees something scary in Deathline, (a.k.a. Raw Meat) 1973.

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