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Tidy, Frank

TIDY, Frank

PERSONAL

Addresses: Agent The Mirisch Agency, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 1801, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career: Cinematographer and actor. Worked as a stop motion cameraperson for an animation studio in London, England; cinematographer for television commercials; photographer for commercials for The Partners' Film Company.

Member: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Motion Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada (IATSE), British Society of Cinematographers.

Awards, Honors: Best Cinematography Award nomination, British Society of Cinematographers, 1978, BAFTA Film Award nomination, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), best cinematography, 1979, both for The Duellists; Genie Award nomination, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, best achievement in cinematography, 1986, for One Magic Christmas.

CREDITS

Film Cinematographer:

(Uncredited; title sequence) From Russia with Love (also known as Ian Fleming's "From Russia with Love "), United Artists, 1964.

The Duellists, Paramount, 1977.

The Lucky Star (also known as La belle etoile ), Levitt Pickman, 1980.

The Grey Fox, Mercury Pictures, 1982.

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (also known as Adventures in the Creep Zone and Road Gangs ), Columbia, 1983.

Code of Silence, Orion, 1985.

The Mean Season, Orion, 1985.

One Magic Christmas (also known Disney's One Magic Christmas, Father Christmas, and Un drole de Noel ), Buena Vista, 1985.

Sweet Liberty, Universal, 1986.

Hot Pursuit (also known as Persecucion intensa ), Paramount, 1987.

John and the Missus, Cinema Group, 1987.

The Raggedy Rawney, L.W. Blair, 1988.

The Package, Orion Home Video, 1989.

Slipstream, 1989.

The Butcher's Wife, Paramount, 1991.

Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, Universal, 1992.

Under Siege (also known as Piege en haute mer ), Warner Bros., 1992.

Wagons East, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1994.

Steal Big, Steal Little, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1995.

Chain Reaction (also known as Dead Drop ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1996.

Getting Away with Murder, Savoy Pictures, 1996.

Hoodlum, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1997.

Some Things That Stay, Christal Films, 2004.

Film Appearances:

Britisher, Hot Pursuit (also known as Persecucion intensa ), Paramount, 1987.

The Butcher's Wife, Paramount, 1991.

Television Cinematographer; Miniseries:

Conspiracy of Silence, CBC and ABC, 1991.

The Third Twin (also known as Ken Follett's The Third Twin ), CBS, 1997.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

Final Notice, USA Network, 1989.

Sorry, Wrong Number, CBS, 1989.

Hitler's Daughter, USA Network, 1990.

The Kissing Place, USA Network, 1990.

The Last Best Year, ABC, 1990.

Personals, USA Network, 1990.

Through the Eyes of a Killer, CBS, 1992.

(Second unit) The Women of Windsor, 1992.

Medicine River, CBC, 1993.

One More Mountain, ABC, 1993.

Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story (also known as Shattered Trust ), NBC, 1993.

She Led Two Lives, NBC, 1994.

Black Fox, CBS, 1995.

Black Fox: Good Men and Bad, CBS, 1995.

Black Fox: The Prince of Peace, CBS, 1995.

The Boys Next Door, CBS, 1996.

Christmas in My Hometown (also known as A Holiday for Love ), CBS, 1996.

Dead Husbands (also known as Last Man on the List ), USA Network, 1998.

My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (also known as Death in the Shadows ), CBS, 1998.

The Christmas Secret (also known as Flight of the Reindeer ), CBS, 2000.

Jewel, CBS, 2001.

Television Cinematographer; Other:

The Phoenix (pilot; also known as War of the Wizards ), NBC, 1981.

The Phoenix (series), ABC, 1982.

"April Morning," Hallmark Hall of Fame (special), CBS, 1988.

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