Adrian Edward Jeakins was born in Simla, India, in 1907. He arrived in England in 1928
He worked primarily as a live-action cameraman on documentary shorts, largely for the Realist Film Unit. Between 1934-35 he was the rostrum cameraman for Dennis Connolly Ltd, as recalled by Joy Batchelor.
In 1942 he was cameraman on Len Lye's acclaimed live-action WWII propaganda fim Kill or be Killed.
He married Elizabeth M Whitehead in 1943.
In 1979 he turned rostrum cameraman again for Stewart-Hardy Films' The Adventures of Captain Mark and Krystal Klear, a promotional film for carbonless paper.
Adrian Deakins died on 14 October 1981.
Filmography (animation only)
|Dick Whittington||(Denis Connelly Ltd; unreleased, 1934) Cameraman|
|Robin Hood||(Denis Connelly Ltd 1934) Cameraman|
|The Adventures of Captain Mark|
and Krystal Klear
|(Stewart-Hardy Films 1971) Cameraman|
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