#1: 1984

#2: 1982

 

   


  DICK BUSH

 

Born: 24 June 1931, Devonport, Devon, UK, as Richard Henry Bush.

Died: 4 August 1997, West Devon, UK.

Education: Plymouth Art College.

Career: Served as an officer in the Royal Military Police. He later worked at a variety of jobs with Fry's Chocolate and Clarks, a shoe manufacturing business, where he began producing promotional films. His initial film experience at the shoe company enabled him to land a job with the BBC, where he became part of the early 'outside broadcast' tv production and film team.

Was a member of the BSC since 1968.

Awards: BAFTA TV Award 'Individual Honour' [1967]; BAFTA Film Award nom [1979] for 'Yanks'; BSC Award nom [1982] for 'Victor Victoria'; 'Gemini' Award nom [1996] for 'The Man in the Attic'.


 

 FILMS

1968

Laughter in the Dark [Tony Richardson] c

1968

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth [Val Guest] c; 2uc: Johnny Cabrera; vfx ph: Jim Danforth

1969

Take a Girl Like You [Jonathan Miller] c

1969

All the Way Up [James MacTaggart] c

1970

Toomorrow [Val Guest] p/c

 

 

1970

Blood on Satan's Claw/Satan's Skin [Piers Haggard] c

1971

Marine Safety: Don't Go Down the... [Leonard Lewis] c; comm doc/15m; for Shell

1971

Marine Safety: Mistaken Identity [Leonard Lewis] c; comm doc/16m; for Shell

1971

Twins of Evil/Twins of Dracula/The Evil Twins [John Hough] c; 2uc (+ sfx ph): Jack Mills

1971

Dracula A.D. 1972 [Alan Gibson] c

 

[Left] with Ken Russell - focus Eddie Collins - c.op Ronnie Taylor

"Savage Messiah"

 

1972

Savage Messiah [Ken Russell] c

1972

Our Miss Fred/Operation: Fred/Beyond the Call of Duty [Bob Kellett] c

1973

Phase IV/Phase Four [Saul Bass] c; 2uc: Jack Mills; spec ant ph: Ken Middleham

1973

Mahler [Ken Russell] c

1974

Tommy/Tommy by 'The Who' [Ken Russell] c; cph: Ronnie Taylor; spec material ph: Robin Lehman

1974

In Celebration [Lindsay Anderson] c

1976

Engineering - North Sea [Robin Jackson] 16mm/c; doc/28m; cph: Alan Fabian, Nobby Smith & Alfred Hicks; prod Shell Film Unit

1976

Sorcerer/Wages of Fear [William Friedkin] c; cph: John M. Stephens

1977

The Hound of the Baskervilles [Paul Morrissey] tvi/c; cph: John Wilcox

1978

The Legacy [Richard Marquand] c; cph: Alan Hume; uwph: Michael Gemmell

1978

Yanks [John Schlesinger] c

1979

Falling in Love Again/In Love [Steven Paul] c; left prod during shooting; cph: Michael John Mileham & Wolf Suschitzky; addph: Daryn Okada

1979

One Trick Pony [Robert M. Young] c

1979

Silver Dream Racer [David Wickes] announced as doph, but film was ph by Paul Beeson in 1980

1980

The Fan [Edward Bianchi] c; collab doph: Leon Perera

1981

Victor Victoria [Blake Edwards] p/c; replaced doph Ernest Day; spec vfx: Albert Whitlock

 

[Left] with c.op John Harris and focus David Wynn-Jones

"Trail of the Pink Panther"

 

1982

Trail of the Pink Panther [Blake Edwards] p/c; 2uc: Robin Browne

1982

Curse of the Pink Panther [Blake Edwards] p/c; 2uc: Derek Browne & Robin Browne

1983

The Philadelphia Experiment [Stewart Raffill] c; vfx ph: Jonathan Seay

1984

Crimes of Passion/China Blue [Ken Russell] c

1985

The Journey of Natty Gann [Jeremy Paul Kagan] p/c

1985

Aliens [James Cameron] started film, but was replaced after a couple of weeks into the shoot by ph Adrian Biddle

1987

Staying Together [Lee Grant] c

1988

The Lair of the White Worm [Ken Russell] c; addph: Robin Browne

1988

Little Monsters [Richard Alan Greenberg] c

1990

Switch [Blake Edwards] p/c

1992

Son of the Pink Panther [Blake Edwards] p/c; main title seq ph: Adam Greenberg; optical ph: Alan Church

1993

Raging Earth/Tortured Earth [Vic Armstrong] announced for November start; status unknown

 

 TELEVISION [for BBC-tv until 1978]

1960

The House with the Green Shutters [prod: Pharic Maclaren] tvm/b&w/90m; ep drama anthology series 'Saturday Playhouse', 1958-61 (1961)

1961

In a City Centre [prod: Harry Govan] doc/b&w/40m; ep doc series 'Meeting Point', 1956-68

1961

Sunderland Oak [Philip Donnellan] doc/b&w/30m/16mm

1961

At a Nation's Heart [Louis Miller] doc/b&w/30m; ep doc series 'Meeting Point'

1962

Charley Was My Darling [prod: Alan Bromly] tvm/b&w/75m; ep drama anthology series 'The Sunday-Night Play', 1960-63

1962

With West Indians [prod: John Elphinstone-Fyffe] doc/b&w/30m; cph: Douglas Wolfe; ep doc series 'Meeting Point'

1962

Here's Harry [ep #24 'The Supporter' prod by John Ammonds] 60-part (x 30m) comedy series/b&w, 1960-65; 4th season, 1962 (12 ep)

1962

Goodbye Piccadilly [John Read] doc/b&w/50m

1962

A Stretch in the Sun [ep #1 'The Changing Shore' prod by Tony Essex] ?-part (x 50m) doc series

1962

Dixon of Dock Green [ep #194 'The River People' dir by Robin Nash] 432-part series/b&w + c, 1955-76; 9th season/b&w, 1962-63

1962

The Pilots [Richard Cawston] doc/b&w/70m

1963

Hotel De Luxe [prod: Anthony de Lotbinière] doc/45m

1963

Supersonic [Richard Cawston] doc/b&w/70m (1964)

1964

Uncommon Market [- A Close Look at Les Halles, the Belly of Paris] [Stephen Hearst] doc/b&w/35m

1964

Square One [Robert Kitts] doc/45m

1964

Experiment with Crime [prod: Maurice Harvey] doc/30m; cph: Geoffrey Mulligan

1964

Lance at Large [ep #3 prod by Dennis Main-Wilson] 6-part (x 25m) comedy series/b&w; cph (#3): A.A. Englander

 

 

1964

The World of Billy Walker [Stephen Hearst & Denis Postle] doc/b&w/60m; cph: Albert Maysles

1964

Z Cars [ep #123 'The Hunch' dir by Ian Curteis, #124 'Two in the Bush' dir by Eric Hills, #125 'Welcome Home, Jigger' dir by Geoffrey Nethercott, #126 'In a Day's Work' dir by Shaun Sutton, #133 'Think On' dir by Philip Dudley & #134 'The Luck of the Game' dir by Peter Cregeen] 667-part series, 1962-65 & 1967-78; 4th season, 1964-65

1964

[The Indian Stories of Rudyard] Kipling [ep #16 'Miss Youghal's Sais' dir by Harold Clayton] 25-part series; other ph: A.A. Englander, David Prosser, a.o.

1964

Culloden/The Battle of Culloden [Peter Watkins] docudrama (doc reconstruction)/b&w/75m/16mm (+ 35bu)

1964

The Rape of Utopia [ep #1 'The Disenchanted City' dir by John Read (JR) & #2 'Jam Tomorrow' dir by JR] ?-part (x 45m) doc series; cph: Eugene Carr

1964

R3 [- Ministry of Research Centre No. 3] [ep #1 'A State of Anxiety' dir by Moira Armstrong & #7 'The Forum' dir by Bill Hays] 26-part series/b&w, 1964-65; 1st season, 1964-65 (13 ep)

1964

Six [ep #2 'The Chase' (35m) dir by Michael Elster & #5 'The Logic Game' (45m) dir by Philip Saville] 6-part series, 1964-65

1964

Doctor Who [ep #11 'The Rescue' (2 parts: 'The Powerful Enemy' & 'Desperate Measures') dir by Christopher Barry (CB) & #12 'The Romans' (4 parts: 'The Slave Traders', 'All Roads Lead to Rome', 'Conspiracy' & 'Inferno') dir by CB] series with 159 ep (in 700 parts), 1963-89; 2nd season, 1964-65

1964

Dixon of Dock Green [ep #247 'A Fine Art' dir by David Askey] 11th season/b&w, 1964-65; see 1962

1965

Sherlock Holmes [ep #7 'The Man with the Twisted Lip' dir by Eric Tayler] pilot (1964) + 12-part series, 1965; other ph: Ken Westbury, A.A. Englander, James Balfour, a.o.

1965

Inside America [ep #1 'The Happy World of Sante Amadio' dir by Brian Lewis (BL), #2 'The Crusader' dir by BL, #6 'Sermon in Little Rock' dir by Richard Marquand (RM), #9 'Woman of Action' dir by RM & #10 'The Rough Diamond' dir by RM] 13-part (x 30m) doc series/b&w/16mm

1965

Eton [Anthony de Lotbinière] doc/b&w/50m

1965

The Troubleshooters/Mogul [ep #8 'The Way It Crumbles' dir by Shaun Sutton] 136-part series, 1965-72; 1st season, 1965

1965

King of the River [various] 16-part (+ 1 postponed ep aired in 1967) series/b&w/tape + film inserts, 1966

1966

Isadora [Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World] [Ken Russell] docudrama/b&w/64m; cph: Brian Tufano

 

 

1966

Alice in Wonderland [Jonathan Miller] tvm/b&w; ep drama anthology series 'The Wednesday Play'

1966

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [ep #1 'Lot 249' dir by Richard Martin] 13-part series/b&w, 1967; ph 35mm film inserts

1968

A Life of Christ [Christopher Martin] 3-part (#1 'The Birth', #2 'The Ministry' & #3 'The Road to Emmaus') doc series, 1968-69

1967

Breakaway [ep #5 'My Friends Think I'm Mad' dir by Walter Storey] 8-part (x 30m) doc series; 1968; cph (#5): Mark Macdonald

1967

Jerusalem the Golden [Edward Mirzoeff] doc/30m

1967

Ben-Gurion of Israel [Edward Mirzoeff] doc/45m

1968

Chronicle [ep (= item #1 of 2) 'Sarajevo 1914' dir by Kenneth Shepheard] doc series, 1966-91; cph: Geoff Mulligan

1968

Whistle and I'll Come to You [Jonathan Miller] tvm/b&w/42m/16mm; ep arts series 'Omnibus'

1968

Song of Summer/Delius [Ken Russell] docudrama/b&w/73m; ep arts series 'Omnibus'

1968

The Gorge [Christopher Morahan] tvm/b&w/75m; ep drama anthology series 'The Wednesday Play'

1971

This Is Noël Coward [Charles Castle] doc/96m/16mm

 

 

1971

Daily Round [Dick Bush] exp short/8m

1972

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde [David Winters] tvm/v; musical version of the story

1978

Clouds of Glory: William and Dorothy [Ken Russell] tvm/52m/16mm

1978

Clouds of Glory: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner [Ken Russell] tvm/52m/16mm

1986

Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story [Michael Lindsay-Hogg] tvm

1986

The Quick and the Dead [Robert Day] tvm

1986

Desperado [Virgil W. Vogel] pilot/93m; for NBC-tv (1987)

1987

Assault and Matrimony [James Frawley] tvm; addph: Laszlo George

1989

A British Picture - Portrait of an Enfant Terrible [Ken Russell] doc/b&w-c/50m; addph: Mike Coles; ep LWT-tv series 'The South Bank Show'

1991

Julie [ep #1 dir by Blake Edwards] 6-part sitcom; for ABC-tv

1991

O Pioneers! [Glenn Jordan] tvm; ep #281 'Hallmark Hall of Fame'-series

1993

Ultimate Betrayal [Donald Wrye] tvm

1994

The Man in the Attic [Graeme Campbell] tvm