Combat cameraman: Norman Quick.

 

 

Sgt. Norman Quick posing with his Bell & Howell Eyemo camera. Norman joined the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit in 1943.

After the war, Norman Quick became a cameraman for the NFB from 1945 to 1951, then rejoined the army for another 18 years, and retired in 1969.

For more information on Norman Quick and the Canadian Army Film Unit go here.

 

 

Norman Quick comes from a family with deep roots in Canadian cinematography. His father, Charles James Quick, was a Canadian film pioneer who worked for the Ontario Motion Picture Bureau, and later the Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau in the 1930's.

 

 

 

Norman Quick is the only surviving member of the Canadian Army Film Unit from the Italian campaign.

 

ALL PHOTOS CREDIT: Canadian Army Film & Photo Unit

Read more about Norman Quick and his camera in the article

- In Search of a Combat Camera by Dale Gervais -

- Used with permission from Norman Quick's personal photo collection -

 

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