Wolfgang Suschitzky

1912
On 29th August Wolfgang was born in Vienna

Studied at the Austrian State School for Photography in Vienna

1934
Left Vienna for the Netherlands following the rise of Hitler.

1935
Moved to London where his sister lived and became a cameraman for Paul Rotha

1930s-1940s
Documented life in London

1944
Founded the DATA film cooperative

1948
Worked as cinematographer on Report on Steel

1951
Worked on No Resting Place with Rotha, one of the first British feature films shot entirely on location

1953
Photographed Colin Lesslie's comedy film, The Oracle

1971
Worked on Mike Hodges' film Get Carter

2012
Celebrated his 100th birthday




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Wolfgang Suschitzky

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