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Celebrating 100th Birthday Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe

“Duggie” as he is affectionately known

Douglas Slocombe Turns 100

One of cinema’s great cinematographers turned 100 years old on Sunday, February 10th. His name is Douglas Slocombe or "Duggie" as he is affectionately known. When you see his filmography you can see why he is so respected in Hollywood and the rest of the world.
Indiana Jones just wouldn't have been the same without Duggie. Whether its seeing the shadows bouncing off Indy's face or the silhouette of our hero with a blazing sunset in the background you can see why Spielberg called him back for all the Indy movies and even the fourth one cinematographer Janusz Kaminski made sure the feel of Douglas Slocombe was maintained.

Below you can check out his Filmography, a video documentary on Douglas Slocombe and his career in pictures.


The Big Blockade (1942)
Dead of Night (1945)
The Captive Heart (1946)
Hue and Cry (1947)
Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948)
It Always Rains on Sunday (1948)
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
The Man in the White Suit (1951)
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Mandy (1952)
The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
The Smallest Show on Earth(1957)
The Man in the Sky (1957)
Circus of Horrors (1960)
Taste of Fear (1961)
The Young Ones (1961)
Freud the Secret Passion (1962)
The L-Shaped Room (1962)
The Servant (1963)
The Third Secret (1964)
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Promise Her Anything (1965)
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
The Blue Max (1966)
Robbery (1967)
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
The Lion in Winter (1968)
The Italian Job (1969)
The Music Lovers (1970)
Murphy's War (1971)
Travels with My Aunt (1972)
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
The Great Gatsby (1974)
The Maids (1974)
Rollerball (1975)
Hedda (1975)
Nasty Habits (1977)
Julia (1977)
Caravans (1978)
The Lady Vanishes (1979)
Nijinsky (1980)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Never Say Never Again (1983)
The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Lady Jane (1986)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Happy Birthday and congratulations on your 100th.  Thank you for making movies look like works of art.

Rob Wainfur


  1. Good on you Rob! The photo showing a younger Duggie is interesting.


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