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George Barnes

George Barnes



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Also Known As: Died: May 30, 1953
Born: October 16, 1892 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: California, USA Profession: Cinematography ...


Cast (feature film)

Pocahontas (1910) as
Hypnotized (1910) as
The Great Train Robbery (1903) as
In this silent short, bandits rob the passengers on a train in this pioneering western.

Cinematography (feature film)

Crown Heights (2017)
Carl King devotes his life to proving the innocence of his friend Colin Warner who was wrongfully convicted of murder. Based on a true story.
Kickboxing Academy (1999)
The rivalry between a pair of martial-arts academies boils over during an important competition.
Kickboxing Academy (1999) as Director Of Photography
The rivalry between a pair of martial-arts academies boils over during an important competition.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Director of Photography
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
Road to Bali (1953) as Director of Photography
Two song-and-dance men on the run dive for treasure while competing for a beautiful princess.
Little Boy Lost (1953) as Director of Photography
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
Something to Live For (1952) as Director of Photography
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Director of Photography
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Director of Photography
Just for You (1952) as Director of Photography
Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take his kids on a vacation and get to know them before they are all grown up. Is Jordan already too late?
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Director of Photography
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Let's Dance (1950) as Director of Photography
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Mr. Music (1950) as Director of Photography
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Director of Photography
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Riding High (1950) as Photography
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950) as Director of Photography
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
Force of Evil (1949) as Director of Photography
A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss.
The Emperor Waltz (1948) as Director of Photography
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
Good Sam (1948) as Director of Photography
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
The Boy with Green Hair (1948) as Director of Photography
An orphaned boy mystically acquires green hair and a mission to end war.
No Minor Vices (1948) as Director of Photography
Perry Ashwell is a self-satisfied child psychologist who takes his colleagues and wife somewhat for granted. So confident is he of his position that he introduces rich attractive painter Octavio Quaglini to his office and home. Quaglini is no respecter of convention, and April Ashwell is extremely attractive.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Director of Photography
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) as Director of Photography
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
From This Day Forward (1946) as Director of Photography
In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future...
Sister Kenny (1946) as Director of Photography
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Spellbound (1945) as Photography
A psychiatrist tries to help the man she loves solve a murder buried in his subconscious.
The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) as Director of Photography
A liberal priest tries to soften the strict nun running St. Mary's school.
The Spanish Main (1945) as Director of Photography
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944) as Director of Photography
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Director of Photography
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Director of Photography
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
Since You Went Away (1944) as Photography
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
Mr. Lucky (1943) as Director of Photography
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
Nightmare (1942) as Director of Photography
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Director of Photography
Susan Miller (Gene Tierney) works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have. Enter May Worthington (Spring Byington) and Warren (Laird Cregar), a pair of con artists who pose as the mother and uncle of a pretty girl in order to separate millionaires from their money. They convince Susan she has an opportunity to fulfill all her dreams, and the trio heads for Palm Beach. Susan meets John Wheeler (Henry Fonda) who says he is shopping for a sailboat. Believing that he is a millionaire, Warren and May sell him a boat that doesn't belong to them, and make off with his $15,000 life savings. Looking for greener pastures, they work themselves into the family of wealthy Tod Wheeler (John Shepperd), who falls for Sue, posing as "Linda Worthington". But John shows up as a guest of Fenwick and he tells "Linda", not knowing she was part of the scam, that he has a detective after the fake captain (Warren) that sold him the boat. John admits that he is not a millionaire but only a $50-a-week clerk. He asks her to marry him and, over the protests of May, she accepts. Tod, who has been away, wires Linda a marriage proposal which is intercepted by Warren, who accepts on her behalf via a return wire. He intends to blackmail her into marrying Tod and then blackmail the Fenwicks into dissolving the marriage. To get John's money back to him, which she has but can't tell him, Linda enlists the aid of Colonel Prentiss (Henry Stephenson) who runs a gambling house, and the machines are fixed so that John wins his money back. Linda and John go to the terminal to leave, but Tod shows up and she tries to keep him away from John, who knows her as Sue.
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942) as Director of Photography
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
Broadway (1942) as Director of Photography
Remember the Day (1942) as Director of Photography
An elderly schoolteacher, waiting to meet a presidential nominee, recalls the time when he was her student.
Lydia (1941) as Photography
An unmarried woman stages a reunion with former suitors to recapture the romance of her past.
That Uncertain Feeling (1941) as Director of Photography
A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.
Hudson's Bay (1941) as Director of Photography
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.
Unholy Partners (1941) as Director of Photography
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
Ladies in Retirement (1941) as Photography
A housekeeper tries to manage her actress employer and her own emotionally disturbed sisters.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Director of Photography
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Parole Fixer (1940) as Director of Photography
Rebecca (1940) as Photography
A young bride is terrorized by the memories of her husband's glamorous first wife.
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as Director of Photography
Free, Blonde and 21 (1940) as Director of Photography
The Return of Frank James (1940) as Director of Photography
The legendary outlaw''''s brother eludes the law to avenge Jesse James''''s murder.
Maryland (1940) as Photography
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
Our Neighbors--the Carters (1939) as Director of Photography
Second Fiddle (1939) as Photography
A Hollywood PR man tries to turn a Minnesota teacher into a star.
Here I Am a Stranger (1939) as Photography
Devil's Island (1939) as Photography
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as Photography
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
Jesse James (1939) as Photography
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) as Mus numbers photog by
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
The Beloved Brat (1938) as Photography
A compassionate teacher tries to reach a spoiled tomboy.
Love, Honor and Behave (1938) as Photography
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938) as Mus numbers photog
Three showgirls travel to Paris in search of rich husbands.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Photography
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
Marked Woman (1937) as Photography
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
Varsity Show (1937) as Finale photog by
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
The Barrier (1937) as Photography
Black Legion (1937) as Photography
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
Ever Since Eve (1937) as Photography
A plain-jane by day and a beauty by night, a secretary juggles two identities in order to keep her job and win her boss's heart.
The Singing Kid (1936) as Photography
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
Love Begins at Twenty (1936) as Photography
A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes.
Cain and Mabel (1936) as Photography
The publicity romance between a prizefighter and a showgirl turns into the real thing.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) as Photography
A socialite is bamboozled into producing a stage show in her home.
Broadway Gondolier (1935) as Photography
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
I Live for Love (1935) as Photography
A socialite tries to break into show business.
In Caliente (1935) as Photography
At a Mexican resort, a fast-talking magazine editor woos the dancer he's trashed in print.
Stars over Broadway (1935) as Photography
An aggressive agent turns a hotel porter into an overnight sensation.
Traveling Saleslady (1935) as Photography
A toothpaste tycoon''''s daughter joins his rival to teach him a lesson.
The Irish in Us (1935) as Photography
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
Smarty (1934) as Photography
A squabbling couple can't seem to make it to the divorce court.
Kansas City Princess (1934) as Photography
A pair of con women masquerade as girl scouts to escape to New York.
Gambling Lady (1934) as Photography
Two gamblers fall in love but one is already married to a possible murderer.
Flirtation Walk (1934) as Photography
A West Point cadet falls for his commanding officer's daughter.
He Was Her Man (1934) as Photography
A safecracker goes straight to get back at some fellow crooks.
Dames (1934) as Photography
A reformer's daughter wins the lead in a scandalous Broadway show.
Massacre (1934) as Photography
A college-educated Sioux goes to Washington to fight for his people''s rights.
Havana Widows (1933) as Photography
Chorus girls travel to Cuba in search of rich husbands.
Footlight Parade (1933) as Photography
A producer fights labor problems, financiers and his greedy ex-wife to put on a show.
Broadway Bad (1933) as Photography
Peg O' My Heart (1933) as Photography
A spunky Irish girl inherits a place in a British estate.
Goodbye Again (1933) as Photography
An author''''s reunion with an old flame angers the secretary who loves him.
Polly of the Circus (1932) as Photography
A small-town minister risks his career when he falls for a trapeze artist.
Sherlock Holmes (1932) as Photography
Moriarty is sentenced to death, and Sherlock Holmes prepares to retire to the country and marry his girl (sic). But Moriarty has sworn that Holmes, Lt-Col Gore-King of Scotland Yard, and his trial judge shall all be hanged too. When Moriarty escapes and proceeds to put his threat into operation, Holmes has to postpone his retirement.
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932) as Photography
Society Girl (1932) as Photography
Blondie of the Follies (1932) as Photography
Two showgirls on the road from rags to riches compete for the same man.
The Unholy Garden (1931) as Photography
A gentleman thief falls for the daughter of the man he's trying to rob.
Street Scene (1931) as Photography
A husband's violent reaction becomes the talk of the neighborhood when he catches his cheating wife in the act.
One Heavenly Night (1931) as Photography
A flower seller goes into exile in place of a notorious opera singer.
Five and Ten (1931) as Photography
A dime-store heiress elopes with a married man.
What a Widow (1930) as Director of Photography
The Devil to Pay (1930) as Director of Photography
A spendthrift''''s return shakes up his family.
Raffles (1930) as Director of Photography
A distinguished British gentleman hides his true identity as a notorious jewel thief.
A Lady's Morals (1930) as Director of Photography
Romantic biography of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind and her famous affairs.
The Trespasser (1929) as Director of Photography
A stenographer gives birth to a child after her marriage to a wealthy man is annulled.
This Is Heaven (1929) as Director of Photography
Condemned (1929) as Director of Photography
A Devil¿s Island convict and the warden¿s wife fall in love.
Bulldog Drummond (1929) as Director of Photography
A British adventurer helps a blonde beauty rescue her uncle from an unscrupulous psychiatrist.
The Rescue (1929) as Director of Photography
Our Dancing Daughters (1928) as Director of Photography
A flapper sets her hat for a man with a hard-drinking wife.
Two Lovers (1928) as Director of Photography
Sadie Thompson (1928) as Director of Photography
A South Seas prostitute runs afoul of a fire-and-brimstone preacher.
The Awakening (1928) as Director of Photography
Venus of Venice (1927) as Director of Photography
The Night of Love (1927) as Director of Photography
The Magic Flame (1927) as Director of Photography
The Devil Dancer (1927) as Cinematog Cam
The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926) as Director of Photography
A plan to irrigate the Western desert is complicated by a romantic triangle.
The Son of the Sheik (1926) as Director of Photography
In this silent film, an Arabian knight protects a dancing girl from desert outlaws.
Mademoiselle Modiste (1926) as Director of Photography
Zander The Great (1925) as Director of Photography
Mamie (Marion Davies), an orphan girl who was abused in the orphanage, is taken in by Mrs. Caldwell (Hedda Hopper), a kindly woman with a young son named Alexander (John Huff). Mamie hits it off with the lad, and nicknames him "Zander". When Mrs. Caldwell dies, the authorities decree that the boy must be placed in the same orphanage where Mamie was mistreated. Horrified, Mamie determines to see to it that the boy will be spared the same treatment that she had to suffer.
The Eagle (1925) as Director of Photography
In this silent film, a military officer in imperial Russia becomes a masked outlaw to avenge the loss of his family''''s land.
The Teaser (1925) as Director of Photography
The Dark Angel (1925) as Director of Photography
Yolanda (1924) as Director of Photography
Janice Meredith (1924) as Director of Photography
It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of General Washington. Fields is a comic, drunken British sergeant.
Desire (1923) as Director of Photography
Alice Adams (1923) as Director of Photography
The Love Piker (1923) as Director of Photography
The Real Adventure (1922) as Director of Photography
Peg o' My Heart (1922) as Director of Photography
Woman, Wake Up (1922) as Director of Photography
Conquering the Woman (1922) as Director of Photography
Dusk to Dawn (1922) as Director of Photography
The Heart Line (1921) as Director of Photography
Opened Shutters (1921) as Director of Photography
The Beautiful Gambler (1921) as Director of Photography
The Bronze Bell (1921) as Director of Photography
Her Husband's Friend (1920) as Camera
Hairpins (1920) as Camera
A young attorney hopes to better his position in the business world by making a favorable impression socially. But his wife, a careless and slovenly woman, presents an obstacle to his hopes. He begins to squire about his secretary, and an affair ensues. His wife, however, decides she can go him one better and embarks on a change in lifestyle.
Dangerous Hours (1920) as Camera
Silk Hosiery (1920) as Camera
The False Road (1920) as Camera
The Woman in the Suitcase (1920) as Camera
Mary Moreland discovers the photograph of a woman not her mother in her father's suitcase and sets out to find her in hopes of returning her father to his rightful place in the family.
Partners Three (1919) as Camera
The Virtuous Thief (1919) as Camera
Stepping Out (1919) as Camera
A young wife slaves for her cad of a husband. When she learns that he has been "stepping out" with his secretary, she gets revenge by going after the attentions of her husband's employer.
The Haunted Bedroom (1919) as Camera
Journalist Betsy Thorne travels from New York to Virginia to cover a story about the disappearance of Daniel Arnold at a supposedly haunted estate. In order to get into the house, she pretends to be a maid. In the household she meets Daniel's sister Dolores, the neighbor Dr. James Dunwoody who loves Dolores, and his son Roland, who is under suspicion. Betsy pretends to be tough, but when she sees a ghost emerge from the chapel, she screams. The result is that Dolores locks her in at night. The following night, Betsy climbs out of her window and sees the ghost again, this time in the graveyard. After some intrepid investigating, she finds that playing certain chords on the chapel organ cause a door to open, leading into a passage to a tomb. Betsy bravely pursues the ghost who turns out to be Daniel, though he has become deranged. Further, she discovers that he is actually desired by the law as an international forger.
The Law of Men (1919) as Camera
What Every Woman Learns (1919) as Camera
Vive La France! (1918) as Camera

Producer (feature film)

Kickboxing Academy (1999) as Co-Producer
The rivalry between a pair of martial-arts academies boils over during an important competition.
Beyond Desire (1996) as Producer
A Florida detective falls in love with a murder suspect he's investigating in South Beach.
South Beach (1993) as Executive Producer
Two former football players turned private eyes interrupt their festive lifestyle when they accept a mysterious challenge from an exotic beauty.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Devil Danger, The (1927) as Photography

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

South Beach (1993) as Assistant Production Manager
Two former football players turned private eyes interrupt their festive lifestyle when they accept a mysterious challenge from an exotic beauty.

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