Three time Academy Award winning Movie director of Pictures for the films Oliver!, Fiddler on the top, as well as the Wiz who was simply also praised from the English Academy of Film and Tv Arts. He 1st became intrigued by film while operating like a projectionist at an area cinema. His 1st film like a cinematographer was for Golden Salamander. He done movies like the 1952 edition of Moulin Rouge as well as the 1972 edition of Dracula. He was created in Ruislip and passed away in Dorset, Britain. He regularly collaborated with movie director John Huston.