Jack Cardiff was responsible for some of the most visually stunning fims in cinematic history. Tile Red Shoes, A Matter of Life of Death, Black Narcissus, Rope, The African Queen, Sons and Lovers, Girl on a Motorcycle and the blockbuster Conan the Destroyer are just a handfulof films that bear his creative hallmark. His work has been hugely influential, inspiring countl ess filmmakers, including Martin Scorsese and Mike Figgi s, who writes the foreword. This book i s an insight into the visual art and craft of cinema by one of its greatest exponents. Entertainingly and accessibly presented in question and answer format, it is written for all film enthusiasts. particularly those who enjoy or study the art of photography in film.