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Alan Hume
Born 16 October 1924 (1924-10-16) (age 85)
London, England, UK
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1942 – 1998

Alan Hume, B.S.C. (b. October 16, 1924, in London, England) is a British cinematographer.

Hume started work at Denham Film Studios in 1942, and in the late 1940s he worked for Cineguild production company.

His early credits as camera operator included Great Expectations (1948), Madeleine (1950) and The End of the Affair (1955). He was a cameraman for the successful Carry On comedy films, eventually alternating with Ernest Steward as the series' regular Director of Photography, beginning in 1961 with Carry On Regardless.

Other sixties credits included horror films The Kiss of the Vampire (1962, for Hammer Films) and Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965, for Amicus Productions).

Among his later films were Return of the Jedi (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and Shirley Valentine (1990).


He has four children, all of whom have followed him into the film industry.


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