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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
On display in Room 25 on Floor 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
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

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