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(Edward) Russell Westwood

(1911-1982), Photographer

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 103 portraits
Starting his career in 1928, Russell Westwood first came to prominence as Head of Stills Photography at Warner Brothers' First National Film Production at Teddington Studios. There he made alluring and glamorous images of early British film stars such as Chili Bouchier, Greta Gynt, Hugh Williams and Max Miller. He also photographed Errol Flynn in Murder at Monte Carlo (1934), the star's first major role and his entry to a Hollywood career. In the late 1940s Westwood joined the staff of Weekly Illustrated,, regularly taking cover pictures and features in colour as well as black and white.

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Max Miller, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG P351

Max Miller

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
cream-toned bromide print, 1930s?
NPG P351

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35596

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print
NPG x35596

Beryl Reid, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35599

Beryl Reid

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print
NPG x35599

Michael James Jayston, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35600

Michael James Jayston

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print
NPG x35600

Michael James Jayston, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35602

Michael James Jayston

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print
NPG x35602

Richard Thomas Howard, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35608

Richard Thomas Howard

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print
NPG x35608

Moira Lister, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35629

Moira Lister

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print
NPG x35629

Chili Bouchier, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35630

Chili Bouchier

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, circa 1928
NPG x35630

Jimmy Nervo; Teddy Knox, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35633

Jimmy Nervo; Teddy Knox

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print
NPG x35633

Esmond Knight, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x29890

Esmond Knight

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1930s
NPG x29890

Laura La Plante, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35632

Laura La Plante

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1934
NPG x35632

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35258

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1940s
NPG x35258

Julius Salter Elias, 1st Viscount Southwood, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35267

Julius Salter Elias, 1st Viscount Southwood

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1945
NPG x35267

Rodney Ackland, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35588

Rodney Ackland

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 8 September 1945
NPG x35588

Rodney Ackland, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35589

Rodney Ackland

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 8 September 1945
NPG x35589

Claude Rains as Caesar in 'Caesar and Cleopatra', by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35606

Claude Rains as Caesar in 'Caesar and Cleopatra'

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1945
NPG x35606

Daphne Slater; Laurence Payne, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x35230

Daphne Slater; Laurence Payne

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, October 1947
NPG x35230

Moira Shearer; Léonide Fedorovich Massine, by (Edward) Russell Westwood - NPG x68253

Moira Shearer; Léonide Fedorovich Massine

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1948
NPG x68253

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