27.6.1912 – November 1988
Photo caption: Gordon Lang (camera right) talking with Stan Wooten of Humphries Laboratories.
GORDON LANG BSC
Began his career with Gainsborough Pictures in 1931. His first solo credit as director of photography was Colonel Bogey (1948), directed by Terence Fisher. During WWII he was with the Army Film Unit.
His last known feature credit is for The Dogs and Diamonds (1953) directed by Ralph Thomas. After this he worked mainly in documentaries including a series of 10 films with John Betjeman called Discovering Britain (1964) directed by Peter Mills. His last credit is for a documentary called Looking After Porgy (1967) directed by John Herbert.
He was a founder member of the British Society of Cinematographers.