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Walter Lassally

Cinematographer

Born - 18 December 1926, Berlin, Germany
Died - 23 October 2017

Cheerful-looking director of photography with a mass of unruly curly hair, a master of his craft who won an Oscar in 1965 for his black-and-white photography on Zorba the Greek. Other credits in a long and distinguished list included the shorts Smith, Our Friend (1946) and Every Five Minutes (1951) and the features The Passing Stranger (1954), A Girl in Black (1956), A Matter of Dignity (1958), A Taste of Honey (1961), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), Tom Jones (1963), Oedipus the King (1968), Twinky (1970), Savages (1972), Pleasantville (1976), The Blood of Hussain (1980), Heat and Dust (1983), The Bostonians (1984), The Perfect Murder (1988), The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991), The Little Dolphins (1993) and Crescent Heart (2001), his last.