First TV work as cinematographer, "The Far Pavillions" (HBO) and "The Last Days of Pompeii" (ABC)
Returned to work as director of photography on Kirk Douglas' directorial debut, "Scalawag"
Was director of photography for John Huston's "The African Queen"
Early feature credit, the photography for "As You Like It," directed by Paul Czinner
First feature-length film (semi-documentary) as director of photography, "Western Approaches/The Raider" (directed by Pat Jackson)
First fiction feature as sole director of photography, "A Matter of Life and Death/Stairway to Heaven"; also first collaboration with Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Last feature as director, "The Mutation"
Shot "additional photography" on "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp"
Was camera operator for London Films
Assumed direction of "Young Cassidy" when John Ford fell ill
Earned Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography (Color) for "Fanny"; last film as cinematographer for over a decade
First film as camera operator assistant
Published memoirs, <i>Magic Hour: The Life of a Cameraman</i>
Was a child actor in films, including "Tiptoes"
Began directing "William Tell" starring Errol Flynn; project abandoned after a few weeks of shooting
Debut as short film director of photography, "Rome Symphony/Sinfonia di Roma"; first of 15 films Cardiff shot for travelogue series called "World Window Productions/Fascinating Journies"
Did uncredited work as director of photography (location shooting only) on "The Four Feathers"
Feature directing debut, "Intent to Kill"
First feature credit as co-director of photography, "The Great Mr. Handel"
Won acclaim and an Oscar nomination for work on King Vidor's "War and Peace"
Won critical praise and several accolades (including a Best Director Oscar nomination) for "Sons and Lovers," based on the D. H. Lawrence novel
Won first Oscar for work on the Powell-Pressburger film "Black Narcissus"