- Beaumont, Roger
- (Roger Fellous / January 4, 1919, Paris, France - February 2006, France)He entered films as assistant to cinematographer Kurt Courant and was cameraman before becoming cinematographer in 1948 (Un Trou dans le Mur, Emile Couzinet). His credits include more than ninety titles, including L'Eau à la Bouche / UK and USA: A Game for Six Lovers (Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, 1960), La Chambre ardente / I peccatori della foresta nera / Das brennende Gericht / UK: The Burning Court / USA: The Curse and the Coffin (Julien Duvivier, France / Italy / West Germany), and Le Journal d'une Femme de Chambre / Il diario di una cameriera / UK: The Diary of a Chambermaid / USA: Diary of a Chambermaid (Luis Bunuel, France / Italy). From 1975 (Exhibition, Jean-François Davy) to 1979 (Barmaids à jouir), he signed the photography of about twenty porn flicks. His name is also linked to European exploitation cinema, and he notably worked with such filmmakers as Max Pécas, Claude Mulot, Jean-Marie Pallardy, and Jess Franco (who directed the last Fellous movie: 1988 Dark Mission / USA: Dark Mission: Evil Flowers / US video: Flowers of Evil, France / Spain). He shot an erotic comedy under the pseudonym of Roger Beaumont. His brother, Maurice Fellous (b. 1923), was also a cinematographer.Filmography1949 ◘ Premier Roman (short; under his real name; co-director with Jacques Grassi, Marcel Garand)1967 ◘ Trois Filles vers le Soleil (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.