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C.M. Pennington-Richards (Cyril Montagu Pennington-Richards)

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Biography

South Norwood, London, England, UK
Cyril Montague Pennington-Richards was born in London. He began his film career producing religious films for J. Arthur Rank's Religious Film Society. He entered the "mainstream" film industry as a cinematographer with Ireland's Border Line (1938), a low-budget vehicle for Irish comic actor Jimmy O'Dea. During World War II Richards was attached to the renowned documentary unit The Crown Film Unit, and was the cinematographer on Humphrey Jennings famous Fires Were Started (1943). Read more...

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