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Fred Daniels

(1892-1959), Film stills photographer

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 88 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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Harriet Cohen, by Fred Daniels - NPG P381

Harriet Cohen

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, circa 1921
NPG P381

Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG P391

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1922
NPG P391

Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG P392

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1924
NPG P392

Ralph Lynn, by Fred Daniels - NPG P389

Ralph Lynn

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1932
NPG P389

Tilly Losch, by Fred Daniels - NPG P388

Tilly Losch

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1936
NPG P388

Eddie Hapgood, by Fred Daniels - NPG P385

Eddie Hapgood

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1939
NPG P385

Leslie Howard, by Fred Daniels - NPG P386

Leslie Howard

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1942
NPG P386

Googie Withers, by Fred Daniels - NPG P396

Googie Withers

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1942
NPG P396

Robert Donat, by Fred Daniels - NPG P383

Robert Donat

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1943
NPG P383

Eric Portman, by Fred Daniels - NPG P393

Eric Portman

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1943
NPG P393

Sir John Mills, by Fred Daniels - NPG P390

Sir John Mills

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1945
NPG P390

Michael Wilding, by Fred Daniels - NPG P395

Michael Wilding

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1946
NPG P395

Dilys Powell, by Fred Daniels - NPG P394

Dilys Powell

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1947
NPG P394

Kay Kendall, by Fred Daniels - NPG P387

Kay Kendall

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1949
NPG P387

Cyril James Cusack, by Fred Daniels - NPG P382

Cyril James Cusack

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG P382

Michael Foot, by Fred Daniels - NPG P384

Michael Foot

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, circa 1953
NPG P384

Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG x131936

Margaret Morris

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

Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133209

Margaret Morris

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

E.A. Dupont, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32920

E.A. Dupont

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

Joan Barry, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133246

Joan Barry

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

Joan Barry, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133247

Joan Barry

by Fred Daniels
quarter-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x133247

Joan Barry, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133248

Joan Barry

by Fred Daniels
quarter-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x133248

Joan Barry, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133249

Joan Barry

by Fred Daniels
quarter-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x133249

Joan Barry, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133250

Joan Barry

by Fred Daniels
quarter-plate film negative, 1929
NPG x133250

Anna May Wong, by Fred Daniels - NPG x193441

Anna May Wong

by Fred Daniels
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 30 October 1929
NPG x193441

Anna May Wong, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32924

Anna May Wong

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print on red card mount, 1929
NPG x32924

Two unknown men, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32921

Two unknown men

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print on red card mount, 1929
NPG x32921

Henry Byron Warner as Stephen Sorrell in 'Sorrell and Son', by Fred Daniels - NPG x133203

Henry Byron Warner as Stephen Sorrell in 'Sorrell and Son'

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1933
NPG x133203

Unknown man, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32915

Unknown man

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1935
NPG x32915

Elisabeth Bergner in 'Escape Me Never', by Fred Daniels - NPG x32918

Elisabeth Bergner in 'Escape Me Never'

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print on black card, 1935
NPG x32918

Two unknown sitters, by Fred Daniels - NPG x135608

Two unknown sitters

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print on black card, late 1930s
NPG x135608

Margaretta Scott, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32913

Margaretta Scott

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1940s
NPG x32913

Valerie Hobson, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32906

Valerie Hobson

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1940s
NPG x32906

Patricia Roc, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32912

Patricia Roc

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1940s
NPG x32912

Jack Emerson Skinner, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32922

Jack Emerson Skinner

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print on red card mount, 1940s
NPG x32922

Norah Lofts, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133207

Norah Lofts

by Fred Daniels
modern print from original negative, 1940s
NPG x133207

Norah Lofts, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133208

Norah Lofts

by Fred Daniels
modern print from original negative, 1940s
NPG x133208

'Street view including the studio of Fred Daniels', by Fred Daniels - NPG x135609

'Street view including the studio of Fred Daniels'

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1940s
NPG x135609

Sandra Dorne (Joan Smith), by Fred Daniels - NPG x198511

Sandra Dorne (Joan Smith)

by Fred Daniels
gelatin silver print, late 1940s?
NPG x198511

Vivien Leigh, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32907

Vivien Leigh

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1941
NPG x32907

Vivien Leigh, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32908

Vivien Leigh

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1941
NPG x32908

Laurence Olivier in '49th Parallel', by Fred Daniels - NPG x88682

Laurence Olivier in '49th Parallel'

by Fred Daniels
modern bromide print from original negative, 1941
NPG x88682

Leslie Howard, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133210

Leslie Howard

by Fred Daniels
modern print from original negative, 1941
NPG x133210

Vivien Leigh, by Fred Daniels - NPG x137995

Vivien Leigh

by Fred Daniels
vintage print, 1941
NPG x137995

Patricia Burke, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32900

Patricia Burke

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, circa 1943
NPG x32900

Florence Desmond, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32903

Florence Desmond

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, circa 1943
NPG x32903

Sheila Sim, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32914

Sheila Sim

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1943
NPG x32914

Anna Zinkeisen, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32916

Anna Zinkeisen

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, circa 1943
NPG x32916

Frances Day as May Daly in 'Du Barry Was a Lady', by Fred Daniels - NPG x32919

Frances Day as May Daly in 'Du Barry Was a Lady'

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1943
NPG x32919

Roy Francis Plomley; Diana Beatrice Wong, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133245

Roy Francis Plomley; Diana Beatrice Wong

by Fred Daniels
modern print from original negative, mid 1940s
NPG x133245

Roy Francis Plomley, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133244

Roy Francis Plomley

by Fred Daniels
modern print from original negative, mid 1940s
NPG x133244

Roy Francis Plomley, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133243

Roy Francis Plomley

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, mid 1940s
NPG x133243

Michael Powell, by Fred Daniels - NPG x135597

Michael Powell

by Fred Daniels
modern bromide print, 1945
NPG x135597

James Mason, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32909

James Mason

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, circa 1945
NPG x32909

David Niven, by Fred Daniels - NPG x32911

David Niven

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1946
NPG x32911

Deborah Kerr as Sister Clodagh in 'Black Narcissus', by Fred Daniels - NPG x135600

Deborah Kerr as Sister Clodagh in 'Black Narcissus'

by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print on red card mount, 1946
NPG x135600

David Farrar as Mr. Dean in 'Black Narcissus', by Fred Daniels - NPG x137782

David Farrar as Mr. Dean in 'Black Narcissus'

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1946
NPG x137782

Sabu and Jean Simmons in 'Black Narcissus', by Fred Daniels - NPG x136610

Sabu and Jean Simmons in 'Black Narcissus'

by Fred Daniels
film publicity still, 1947
NPG x136610

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