He is known for his work on get carter 1971 ulysses 1967 and worzel gummidge 1979. Wolfgang suschitzky was born on august 29 1912 in vienna austria hungary.
Following a liberal childhood suschitzky studied photography at the höhere graphische bundes lehr und versuchsanstalt school of design and graphic arts in vienna.
Wolfgang suschitzky photography. Wolfgang suschitzky was born to secular jewish parents in vienna in 1912. He was born in vienna austria hungary. Wolfgang suschitzky bsc 29 august 1912 7 october 2016 was a documentary photographer as well as a cinematographer perhaps best known for his collaboration with paul rotha in the 1940s and his work on mike hodges 1971 film get carter.
The photographer and cinematographer wolfgang suschitzky has died at the age of 104. As a photographer he was best known for his portraits of london life in the 1930s and 40s especially the. Wolfgang suschitzky arriving in london in 1935 the viennese photographer wolfgang suschitzky is best known for his depictions of london in the 1930s and 1940s.
Eighty years after he fled from the nazis to london photographer wolfgang suschitzky talks to. Andrew pulver described suschitzky in 2007 as a living link to the prewar glory days of the british documentary movement. Wolfgang suschitzky bsc born 29 august 1912 is a photographer and cinematographer perhaps best known for his collaboration with paul rotha in the 1940s and his work on mike hodges 1971 film get carter.
He was married to beatrice cunningham ilona suschitzky and helena puck voute. Viennese photographer and cinematographer wolfgang suschitzky 1912 2016 austria is best known for his depictions of london in the 1930s and 1940s. This interview was originally published on january 15 2016.
He died on october 7 2016 in london england. His photographs show his respect and affection for all his subjects. Wolfgang suschitzky photographer and cinematographer born 29 august 1912.
W olfgang suschitzky died on october 7. This article was amended on 10 october 2016 to include mention of wolfgang suschitzky s third. However a photography career spanning 70 years has seen him capture many subjects all with the same genuine affection.
Wolfgang suschitzky an austrian born photographer and cinematographer who was a key figure in a british film movement of the 1930s and 40s that saw documentaries as a force for social good. If possible he chose to photograph in natural light preferably outdoors. Died 7 october 2016.