"ZORBA THE GREEK" CINEMATOGRAPHER DIES

Oct 24, 2017

By Andy Johnson

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The German born cinematographer, who won an Academy Award for the 1964 movie “Zorba the Greek,” has died on the Island of Crete.
90-year old Walter Lassally lived on the Island near the beach where Anthony Quinn taught Alan Bates to dance in the final scene.
Lassally was a refugee from Nazi Germany when he arrived in London as a boy.  He went on to to work on dozens of movies, including the comedy “Tom Jones” in 1963.
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