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Fred Daniels (1892-1959)

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 86 portraits
One of the first British film-stills photographers, working on films such as George Leyton's Lady Godiva (1927) before being recruited by director E.A. Dupont, to work on Piccadilly (1929) and Atlantic (1930). Later collaborated with Herbert Wilcox on films including Victoria the Great (1937) starring Anna Neagle. In 1941, Daniels met Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and worked on many of The Archers key films including 49th Parallel 1941, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Canterbury Tale (1944), A Matter of Life and Death (1946) and Black Narcissus (1947). Daniels photographs of the dancer Margaret Morris, were published in Margaret Morris Dancing (1925).

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P381

Harriet Cohen

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, circa 1921
NPG P381

P391

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1922
NPG P391

P392

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1924
NPG P392

P389

Ralph Lynn

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1932
NPG P389

P388

Tilly Losch

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1936
NPG P388

P385

Eddie Hapgood

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1939
NPG P385

P386

Leslie Howard

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1942
NPG P386

P396

Googie Withers

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1942
NPG P396

P383

Robert Donat

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1943
NPG P383

P393

Eric Portman

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1943
NPG P393

P390

Sir John Mills

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1945
NPG P390

P395

Michael Wilding

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1946
NPG P395

P394

Dilys Powell

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1947
NPG P394

P387

Kay Kendall

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1949
NPG P387

P382

Cyril James Cusack

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG P382

P384

Michael Foot

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, circa 1953
NPG P384

x131936

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, early 1920s
NPG x131936

x133209

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
modern print from original negative, 1920s
NPG x133209

x32920

Ewald André ('E.A.') Dupont

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, circa 1929
NPG x32920

x133246

Joan Barry

by Fred Daniels
quarter-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x133246

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