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Paul Beeson (I) (1921–2001)


He worked as the director of photography on both Kidnapped (1960) and Kidnapped (1971).

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Known For

To Sir, with Love
To Sir, with Love Cinematographer
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark Camera and Electrical Department
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Camera and Electrical Department
Starcrash Cinematographer


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 1996 The Turning
 1988 Taffin (director of photography)
 1985 Lost in London (TV Movie)
 1985 Lime Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1984)
- Part 1 (1984)
 1980 Silver Dream Racer (director of photography)
 1979 Unidentified Flying Oddball (director of photography)
 1978 Starcrash
 1977 Candleshoe (director of photography)
 1976 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie)
 1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (director of photography)
 1974 The Mutations
 1973 A Warm December (director of photography)
 1971 Kidnapped (director of photography)
 1970 Jane Eyre (TV Movie)
 1970 Crescendo (director of photography)
 1970 Hell Boats (director of photography)
 1969 Moon Zero Two (director of photography)
 1969 Mosquito Squadron (director of photography)
 1968 The Lost Continent (director of photography)
 1968 Attack on the Iron Coast (director of photography)
 1966-1968 The Saint (TV Series) (director of photography - 7 episodes)
- The House on Dragon's Rock (1968) ... (director of photography)
- The Angel's Eye (1966) ... (director of photography)
- The Convenient Monster (1966) ... (director of photography)
- The Helpful Pirate (1966) ... (director of photography)
- The Reluctant Revolution (1966) ... (director of photography)
 1968 Submarine X-1 (director of photography)
 1967 To Sir, with Love (director of photography)
 1967 Africa: Texas Style (director of photography)
 1965-1966 Court Martial (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Let No Man Speak (1966) ... (director of photography)
- Without Spear or Sword (1965) ... (director of photography)
 1965 Die, Monster, Die! (director of photography)
 1964 The Moon-Spinners (director of photography)
 1963 The Three Lives of Thomasina (director of photography)
 1962 In Search of the Castaways (director of photography)
 1961 Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (director of photography)
 1961 Spare the Rod
 1960 Kidnapped (director of photography)
 1959 The Scapegoat (director of photography)
 1958 Nowhere to Go (director of photography)
 1958 Dunkirk (director of photography)
 1957 The Shiralee (director of photography)
 1956 The Gentle Touch (director of photography)
 1955 Out of the Clouds (director of photography)
 1954 West of Zanzibar (director of photography)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (35 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (1 credit)

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He worked as the director of photography on both Kidnapped (1960) and Kidnapped (1971).

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