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Shot By Erwin Hiller

German born-cinematographer Erwin Hiller caught the eye of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger when he shot 1943's THE SILVER FLEET and he went on to shoot two of their most beloved films: A CANTERBURY TALE and I KNOW WHERE I'M GOING!, which both benefited from his skill with black and white photography. His partnership with the Archers ended after those two films but Hiller continued to be a great artist in British Cinema.

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Here are 12 of his best films, each one showcasing different aspects of his talent.

  • I Know Where I'm Going!
  • Sands of the Kalahari
  • A Canterbury Tale
  • The October Man
  • The Naked Edge
  • Shadow of the Eagle
  • The Valley of Gwangi
  • Eye of the Devil
  • Chase a Crooked Shadow
  • Young Wives' Tale
  • The Silver Fleet
  • The Dam Busters