Legendary director of photography Conrad L. Hall died January 4 in Santa Monica, CA. The cause was complications from bladder cancer. He was 68.
One of the most famous practitioners of the craft of cinematography, he was born in Tahiti; his father was James Norman Hall, co-author of Mutiny on the Bounty Hall studied film at USC; with two other students from the USC film program, he produced a project, Sea Theme, which was sold to television. This led to work on such tele