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||April 3, 1998
||March 27, 1902
||Cause of Death:
||Bluff, Utah, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Left law school to work as an assistant in the laboratories of Realart Studios, where he father was a technician
Moved into film production; became an assistant to Realart's top cameraman, H. Kinley Martin, and later a second cameraman
Realart Studios closed; did freelance work, including a stint as a still photographer for the Preferred Picture Corporation
Worked as an assistant cameraman for Preferred's productions of "Are You a Failure?" And "The Virginian"
Was put under contract at Paramount as a second cameraman(date approximate)
Served as second cameraman on "The Night Patrol"
First credit as cinematographer, "Ritzy"; disliked being first cameraman and returned to second-string work for a year
Made first film in color, "The Shepherd of the Hills"
Left Paramount; began free-lancing
Last feature film, "40 Carats"
Appeared in the documentary feature, "Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography"