Douglas Adamson


DOUGLAS ADAMSON, BSC was wounded on active service with the Army during WW2.  Worked filming documentaries with Anglo-American Oil Co. Most of his careeer was at MGM British Studios for over 20 years as cameraman on 2º units, working under Tom Howard on Special photografic effects. Some sources gave him credit also as matte painter.


-Quo Vadis? (1951)
-Ivanhoe (1952)
-Mogambo (1953)
-Knights of the Round Table (1953)
-Beau Brummell (1954)
-Invitation to the Dance (1956)
-Bhowani Junction (1956)
-Tom Thumb (1958)
-Gorgo (1961)
-The V.I.P.’s (1963)
-The Yellow Rolls Royce (1964)
-Doctor Zhivago (1965)
-Operation Crossbow (1965)
-Where Eagles Dare (1968) (matte shots)
-Captain Nemo & the Underwater City (1969)