RON TAYLOR’S SHARK FIGHTERS – 3 short films (1965)
Shark adventure films 1965-66 were popular long before Jaws in 1975, but needed help from the surfing fraternity to guarantee box office success.
Surf girl Tanya Binning (1966)
Extraordinary lady of the underwater and art world.
USA cinema 1975
Ron Taylor was hired to shoot live shark footage with his 35mm camera for the first Jaws movie. Previously Ron had been one of three cameramen who filmed Blue Water – White Death (1971) – using half-frame 35mm (Techniscope ™) blown-up for release in Cinemascope™
Author of Jaws, Peter Benchley after swimming with sharks on the Great Barrier Reef, ( a promotion for the release of Jaws – the movie).