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Tasman Higgins

Tasman Higgins (8 April 1888 – 4 June 1953) was an Australian cinematographer during the early days of the Australian film industry, working for such directors as Charles Chauvel, Raymond Longford, Beaumont Smith, Louise Lovely and Rupert Kathner. He was the brother of Arthur and Ernest Higgins, with whom he occasionally collaborated.[2]

Tasman Higgins
Born
Tasman George Higgins

(1888-04-08)8 April 1888[1]
Died4 June 1953(1953-06-04) (aged 65)
OccupationCinematographer
Years active1912–1944
SpouseGladys Mary Walker (m. 1915–1953) (his death)

His most notable association was with Charles Chauvel, starting with In the Wake of the Bounty (1933), which was Errol Flynn's first film and involved three months of location filming on Pitcairn Island.[3] Other credits include Heritage (1935), Uncivilised (1936) and the cavalry scenes of Forty Thousand Horsemen (1940).[4]

Select Filmography

References

  1. ^ adb.anu.edu.au Tasman George Higgins
  2. ^ Tasman Higgins at Australian Dictionary of Biography
  3. ^ C. E. Chauvel, In the Wake of "The Bounty": To Tahiti and Pitcairn Island (Sydney, 1933)
  4. ^ Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998, 193.

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