In Memoriam: John Alonzo

John A. Alonzo, ASC, the Oscar-nominated cinematographer of Chinatown, died March 13 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 66. Alonzo's heyday as a DP was the 1970s, when in addition to Chinatown, he photographed such well remembered films as Vanishing Point, Harold and Maude, Lady Sings the Blues, Sounder, Black Sunday, and Norma Rae.

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