The ANZAC cinematographers, in all their eccentric glory

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David Tiley

The cinematographers who covered the Australians in World War One were a fantastic bunch, with a supporting gallery of remarkable English journalists.

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 Image:  Four Australian soldiers trudge through the shambles in the Ypres sector in 1917. Three have not been identified but the man on the right is Gunner William Henry Joyce, who is about to become a photographer and cinematographer in the newly created Australian War Records Section (AWRS).  This is part of a larger image, which has a colourised version on Melbourne artist Benjamin Thomas' Facebook Page. 

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David Tiley is the editor of Screen Hub.