Death of Gordon Willis

May 28, 1931 - May 19, 2014
Falmouth, Massachusetts | Age 82

'Godfather' cinematographer dies
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The Associated Press

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Gordon Willis, one of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential cinematographers, nicknamed "The Prince of Darkness" for his subtle but indelible touch on such definitive 1970s releases as "The Godfather," ''Annie Hall" and "All the President's Men," has died. He was 82.

His wife, Helen, said Willis died Sunday of cancer at their Cape Cod home.

Through much of the 1970s, Willis was the cameraman relied on by some of...

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