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Film pioneer’s vintage photographs

12 July 2012Written by ATG Reporter

This original vintage photograph of Anita Ekberg, best known for her role as Sylvia in the 1960s film ‘La Dolce Vita’, is one of a number taken by celebrated cinematographer and director Jack Cardiff that will go on sale in Newbury at Special Auction Services on July 19.

Cardiff was an early pioneer in the film industry helping to transform black and white silent movies into colour.

He also won two Oscars for film production.

Estimate £1000-£1500.

Contact 01635 580595.

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