Basil Pao began his photographic career in 1980 on his return to Hong Kong after ten years in the United States, where he was art director for recording companies Atlantic and Polygram in New York and Warner Brothers Records in Los Angeles. His work during that time included the book for the Monty Python film Life of Brian, where he first worked ... See full bio »

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The Last Emperor Prince Chun
Little Buddha Camera and Electrical Department
Gilda Live Art Department
Himalaya with Michael Palin Camera and Electrical Department


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 2004 Himalaya with Michael Palin (TV Series documentary) (still photographer)
 2002 Sahara with Michael Palin (TV Mini-Series documentary) (still photographer)
 1997 Full Circle with Michael Palin (TV Mini-Series documentary) (still photographer)
 1993 Little Buddha (still photographer)
 1992 Pole to Pole (TV Mini-Series documentary) (still photographer)
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 1987 The Last Emperor
Prince Chun
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 1980 Gilda Live (logo designer)
 1987 The Last Emperor (third assistant director)
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 2018 A Life on Screen: Michael Palin (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Far East and Farther East (1989) ... Himself (uncredited)
- Oriental Express (1989) ... Himself

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