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Oswald Morris dies at 98; award-winning British cinematographer
Oswald Morris dies at 98; award-winning British cinematographer

Oswald Morris, a renowned British cinematographer who won an Academy Award for the 1971 musical "Fiddler on the Roof" and who was known for his innovative color work on films such as "Moulin Rouge," has died. He was 98. Morris died Monday at his home in Fontmell Magna, a village in Dorset, England, according to the British Society of Cinematographers. No cause of death was given. In a 50-year career that began as a clapper boy at Wembley Studios as a teenager in the 1930s, Morris worked his way up to cinematographer in 1949 on director Ronald Neame's "Golden Salamander." Known as Ossie, he was the director of photography on 58 movies with directors...

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