2.5.1911 – 29.1.1989
DAVIS BOULTON BSC
Boulton was a unit stills man before becoming a cinematographer. He shot stills for some classic British movies such as: Odd Man Out (1947) directed by Carol Reed and photographed by Robert Krasker BSC, Brighton Rock (1947) directed by John Boulting and photographed by Harry Waxman BSC, Stage Fright (1950) directed by Alfred Hitchcock, photographed by Wilkie Cooper BSC and Modesty Blaise (1966) directed by Joseph Losey, photographed by Jack Hildyard BSC.
His first feature as director of photography was The Password is Courage (1962) directed by Andrew Stone. He followed that with probably his most notable credit The Haunting (1963) directed by Robert Wise. He was also noted for Children of the Damned (1964) directed by Anton Leader. He photographed Song of Norway (1970) directed by Andrew Stone, a biopic of composer Edvard Grieg and his last feature credit was for The Great Waltz (1972) again directed by Andrew Stone, a biopic of Johann Strauss, the waltz king.