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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
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