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Born: April 14, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cinematography ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Celebrates the art of motion picture photography, and examines how and why movies look the way they do. With interviews of 110 leading cinematographers around the world, director and cinematographer Jon Fauer explores how his colleagues use technique and technology, art and lighting to tell stories
2.
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Celebrates the art of motion picture photography, and examines how and why movies look the way they do. With interviews of 110 leading cinematographers around the world, director and cinematographer Jon Fauer explores how his colleagues use technique and technology, art and lighting to tell stories
3.
Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography (1992) as Himself
Reknowned cinematographers discuss their influences, techniques and decisions on how to shoot films.
4.
Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography (1992)
Reknowned cinematographers discuss their influences, techniques and decisions on how to shoot films.

Cinematography (feature film)

5.
ON GOLDEN POND (2001) as Director Of Photography
A live adaptation of Ernest Thompson's play "On Golden Pond," a love story about a married couple who return to their summer home for the 44th year -- and reevaluate their dreams, relationships and mortality throughout their stay. Ethel and Norman Thayer return to their Maine summer home on Golden
6.
Eddie (1996) as Director Of Photography
Manhattan limousine driver Edwina "Eddie" Franklin lives and breathes basketball. Her world revolves around Madison Square Garden, home of her beloved, albeit in last place, New York Knicks. She knows all there is to know about the team. She knows the players. She knows the coaches. She knows every statistic in the book. But what she never could have imagined is that hitting a free throw during a half-time contest would completely change her life. After a one game stint as the team's honorary coach, Eddie is offered the real head coaching post as part of a publicity stunt engineered by the new Knicks owner, Wild Bill Burgess, a high-profile businessman who would rather "sell the sizzle than the steak" and who sees, in Eddie, a headline-grabbing way to get people into the seats. What he doesn't see is a genuine motivator who can touch, teach and win.
7.
Jingle All the Way (1996) as Director Of Photography
Christmas. It's the most magical time of year. But while many are bustling to find their children the perfect gifts, others aren't quite ready to adopt the holiday spirit. High-powered businessman Howard Langston loves his family, but he just can't seem to find enough time for wife Liz and son Jamie. But Howard will make it up to Jamie... he'll buy him the toy on every child's list to Santa -- and the hottest action figure of the season -- Turbo Man! Unfortunately, Howard if facing one BIG problem: It's Christmas Eve, and Turbo Man has been sold out since Thanksgiving! Howard's down-to-the-wire trek to find Turbo Man quickly turns into an odyssey wilder than he could have ever imagined. In the course of his seemingly endless Yuletide misadventures, he finds himself in a no-holds-barred fight-to-the-finish with a crazed postman named Myron, who is out to claim the last Turbo Man for his own kid.
8.
Tommy Boy (1995) as Director Of Photography
When Tommy Callahan graduates triumphantly after seven years of college with a D+ average and returns to Sandusky, Ohio, to learn the family business, no one is prouder than his father, Big Tom--or more surprised than his hometown. Callahan Auto Parts is the lifeblood of the town, so when Big Tom takes a new bride, young Tommy finds himself confronted with buyout attempts and intrigue. It becomes clear that the only way to save the plant and the town rests squarely on Tommy's round shoulders. Hopelessly oafish, Tommy enlists the reluctant aid of Big Tom's former righthand man, Richard Hayden. Together, the two hit the road. And the road hits back.
9.
Beethoven (1992) as Director Of Photography
With nefarious dognappers hot on his heels, an adorable puppy named Beethoven adopts the unsuspecting Newton family - and promptly grows up into 185 pounds of romping, drooling, disaster-prone St. Bernard!
10.
FX2 - The Deadly Art of Illusion (1991) as Director Of Photography
Special effects expert Rollie Tyler comes out of retirement to help his girlfriend's ex-husband, a police officer, track down a psychopathic criminal, but after witnessing an officer's brutal murder he discovers that he's become entangled in an elaborate police double-cross.
11.
Married To It (1991) as Director Of Photography
The story of the intertwining lives of three married couples in New York City as they confront various professional and personal crises.
12.
Another You (1991) as Director Of Photography
A comedy about a con artist--assigned through a court order to do "community service"--who must help a chronic liar (recently released from a sanitorium) begin a new life in New York City. The relationship grows more complicated and hilarious as cons, lies and mulitple identities are woven together.
13.
Crazy People (1990) as Director Of Photography
A burned out New York advertising executive enters a sanitarium, falls in love and puts together a creative team made up of patients.
14.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) as Director Of Photography
A man is murdered outside a newsstand owned by a blind man and a deaf man who are the only witnesses.
15.
Hot to Trot (1988) as Director Of Photography
A man inherits a talking horse who is very knowledgable about the stock market.
16.
Cohen & Tate (1988) as Director Of Photography
Brutal killers Cohen and Tate are hired to kidnap a young boy. But once they have him, they realize he's not as innocent as he seems, and the kid soon has the two tough guys pulling their guns on each other.
17.
Kojak: The Price of Justice (1987) as Director Of Photography
Telly Savalas reprises his role as the tough New York cop Theo Kojak in this television movie. Kojak, now an inspector, investigates a murder case in which a woman is accused of killing her children. To complicate matters, Kojak becomes troubled by his feelings towards her. He is both attracted to h
18.
Walk Like A Man (1987) as Director Of Photography
Bobo Shand (Howie Mandel) is a 28-year-old who was lost in the woods as a child and raised by a pack of wolves. When found by animal behaviorist Penny (Amy Steel), Bobo is returned to civilization in the hope that he can be tamed. Complicating matters is the fact that he is from a wealthy family and will inherit $30 million once he's normal. Bobo's brother, Reggie (Christopher Lloyd), a gambling degenerate, will do just about anything to cheat his brother out of the inheritance.
19.
Clue (1985) as Director Of Photography
An all-star cast gathers in a spooky old house to solve a murder in the fiendishly clever comedy spoof "Clue" (1985). Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum, Colonel Mustard and the rest of the gang are all suspects in the diabolical crime. With three possible endings! Based on the classic board game and star
20.
Secret Admirer (1985) as Director Of Photography
An unsigned love letter causes chaos amongst some high-schoolers and their parents.
21.
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
In this sequel to the original "National Lampoon's Vacation," the Griswold family (Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo as the parents, Jason Lively and Dana Hill as the children) win a trip to Europe. Hijinks ensue throughout England, France, Italy and Germany, bringing American-style comedy to the continent.
22.
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985) as Director Of Photography
When his prized bicycle is stolen, a small-town boy searches the country for it.
23.
Lonely Guy, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
When shy Larry Hubbard finds his girlfriend in bed with another man he is forced to begin a new life as single. But since he can't bear being on his own he tries to court Iris who is not however interested in him. Larry begins writing a book on his experience as a single which unexpectedly becomes a best seller. He becomes rich and famous and even his relationship with Iris can begin on a new basis.
24.
Cloak and Dagger (1984) as Director Of Photography
Henry Thomas gets involved with murderous spies--but no one will believe him. He turns to a computer game called "Cloak and Dagger" and begins to fantasize that secret agent Jack Flack (Dabney Coleman) is helping him deal with his real-life dangers.
25.
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) as Director Of Photography
The Griswold family treks cross country en route to the Wally World amusement park.
26.
Mr. Mom (1983) as Director Of Photography
Jack and Caroline are a couple struggling to make ends meet. When Jack loses his job, they agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It's just that he's never done it before, and really doesn't have a clue...
27.
Author! Author! (1982) as Director Of Photography
After his wife leaves him, a New York playwright juggles raising five kids plus a love affair with the star of his new show.
28.
Partners (1982) as Director Of Photography
After a series of murders in the gay community, heterosexual police detective Benson is ordered to go undercover with homosexual police clerk Kerwin to try to solve the crimes.
29.
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (1981) as Director Of Photography
Former baseball player Flash and a dancer named Chu Chu have both fallen on hard times. Due to his alcoholism, he has been reduced to selling stolen watches and she is working as a street performer. When they find a briefcase full of stolen government documents, they return it to get the reward mone
30.
The Four Seasons (1981) as Director Of Photography
Three middle-aged couples who vacation together find their loyalties to one another and their marriages tested when one of the couples divorces and the husband re-marries a much younger woman.
31.
Xanadu (1980) as Director Of Photography
A mythological muse helps an artist and a former big-band clarinetist open a roller disco.
32.
Night Of The Juggler (1980) as Director Of Photography
Sean Boyd is a divorced father and a former police officer who has an enemy on the force determined to kill him. When Sean's daughter is kidnapped and the police are not helping, Sean goes after her abductor himself, having to evade his would-be killer in the process.
33.
Final Countdown, The (1980) as Director Of Photography
Cold war era aircraft carrier is transported back to December 6, 1941 through a time warp.
34.
The Jerk (1979) as Director Of Photography
A naive young man seeks his fortune while trying to escape a deranged killer.
35.
...And Justice For All (1979) as Director Of Photography
A crusading attorney is assigned to defend a judge accused of rape.
36.
One And Only, The (1978) as Director Of Photography
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than expected; most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling.
37.
Coma (1978) as Director Of Photography
A lady doctor investigates a series of strange deaths and disappearing bodies at her hospital.
38.
Magic (1978) as Director Of Photography
Magician's assistant Corky performs disastrously at his first solo appearance. He is given a ventriloquist dummy called Fats to improve his act and within a few years Corky is at the height of fame. However, Fats has developed a mind of his own and wants to control his master.
39.
Eyes Of Laura Mars (1978) as Director Of Photography
A fashion photographer develops the ability to see through the eyes of a serial killer.
40.
Slap Shot (1977) as Director Of Photography
A failing hockey team bounces back when they switch to a more violent approach.
41.
Prince of Central Park, The (1977) as Director Of Photography
A lonely widow who frequents Central Park becomes emotionally involved with two orphaned youngsters who have built an oasis for themselves there after fleeing from a foster home. A young Brooke Shields made her TV acting debut in a small role.
42.
Audrey Rose (1977) as Director Of Photography
A married couple fear their daughter is the reincarnation of a girl killed in a terrible accident.
43.
Oh, God! (1977) as Director Of Photography
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.
44.
Mikey and Nicky (1976) as Director Of Photography
Nicki is on the run from the mob, and he turns to old pal Mikey for help.
45.
Stay Hungry (1976) as Director Of Photography
Young Craig Blake lives in Birmingham, Alabama where he has gotten involved in a crooked real estate deal which requires him to buy a gym. But when Craig visits the facility, his attraction to the receptionist and admiration an Austrian body builder's carefree lifestyle distract him from his purpose.
46.
Last Tycoon, The (1976) as Director Of Photography
1930s studio executive Monroe Starr makes high money deals, calms nervous stars and carries on an affair. F. Scott Fitzgerald is said to have based the character on MGM legend Irving Thalberg.
47.
Reincarnation of Peter Proud, The (1975) as Director Of Photography
When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself unwittingly in the company of his previous incarnation's wife. This woman, Marcia Curtis, recognizes in Peter startling characteristics which he shares with her dead husband, Jeff. Even the sound of his voice seems at times to be that of the dead man. Peter becomes romantically drawn to Ann Curtis who is or was his daughter (Jeff and Marcia's daughter). Recognizing the incestuous nature of their relationship, Mrs. Curtis tries to keep the two young people apart. But how? Must she reveal the terrible secret of the final minutes she shared with her husband in order to keep this man from her (their?) daughter?
48.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) as Director Of Photography
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation.
49.
Gambler, The (1974) as Director Of Photography
Alex Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother and finally some bad guys that chase his. Despite of all this he cannot stop gambling.
50.
From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973) as Director Of Photography
A young brother and sister run away and live in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
51.
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) as Director Of Photography
An aging hood turns police informer, with deadly results.
52.
Gordon's War (1973) as Director Of Photography
A black soldier comes home to Harlem after a tour in Vietnam and discovers that his wife had become a heroin addict and died of an overdose. Infuriated, he gathers three of his ex-GI buddies and they lay out plans to fight the drug dealers.
53.
Shamus (1973) as Director Of Photography
A free-living private eye searches for stolen diamonds.

Cinematography (feature film)

54.
Too Rich: the Secret Life of Doris Duke (1999) as Director Of Photography
Dramatization of the life of eccentric heiress Doris Duke who, at the age of thirteen, inherited $100 million from her tobacco millionaire father Buck Duke. The bond between Doris and her father was powerful but he taught Doris that she could trust no one. Her mother Nanaline rejected Doris from the
55.
Atlanta Child Murders, The (1985) as Director Of Photography
A network cause-celebre on its initial showing because of presumed "liberties" taken with the facts, this five-hour, two-part docudrama was based on the highly charged Wayne Williams case in Atlanta, Georgia -- he was a self-styled black music promoter who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of two

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