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Also Known As: Died: April 28, 1978
Born: September 20, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Mallory: Circumstantial Evidence (1976) as Director Of Photography
After many years in the fictional world of criminal law, first as Perry Mason and then as Robert T. Ironside, Burr returned to familiar ground in this pilot about a prominent lawyer with a tarnished reputation who defends a young man charged with committing homicide in prison.
Runaways, The (1975) as Director Of Photography
An adventure drama about a teenage boy who runs away from his foster home after wrongly being accused of theft and soon crosses paths with a young leopard which has escaped from a wild-animal compound during a lightning storm. Both are befriended by a brusque female kennel owner with a heart of gold
That's Entertainment! (1974) as Cinematographer
An all-star cast, including Fred Astaire and Frank Sinatra, introduces clips from MGM's greatest musicals.
Brock's Last Case (1973) as Director Of Photography
A comedy drama about a New York cop who retires to his small ranch in the West and is reluctantly drawn into a local case of an Indian accused of killing a sheriff with a bow and arrow. This pilot for a series that never materialized looked suspiciously like a reworking of "McCloud" in reverse.
Ben (1972) as Director of Photography
A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats.
Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (1971) as Director Of Photography
A young runaway, going from middle-class suburbia to the heart of the hippie drug culture, returns home only to find deepening family conflicts and parental bickering -- and realizes what it threatens to do to her younger sister.
The Omega Man (1971) as Director of Photography
The only human survivor of a biological war fights to end a plague that has turned everybody else into monsters.
Harness, The (1971) as Director Of Photography
A gentle Steinbeck tale about a farmer who is dominated by his ailing wife until a free-thinking young woman turns up at his ranch with her eight-year-old son.
How Do I Love Thee? (1970) as Director of Photography
Tribes (1970) as Director of Photography
This social comedy/drama pits a veteran Marine Corps drill instructor against a long-haired hippie who refuses to adapt to the military way of life. Perceptive writing won Emmy Awards for Wynn (son of Keenan, grandson of Ed) and Schwartz.
Eye of the Cat (1969) as Director of Photography
Change of Habit (1969) as Director of Photography
A nun helps a doctor clean up the ghetto in which he lives.
Counterpoint (1968) as Director of Photography
A small orchestra, touring Germany during World War II, is captured by a German military unit and forced to play for them.
The Pink Jungle (1968) as Director of Photography
A famous fashion photographer is trapped in a remote South American country with a beautiful model and together with some unscrupulous characters, become involved in the search for a lost diamond mine.
Madigan (1968) as Director of Photography
NYC police detective Madigan has 72 hours to find the mobster who got away with his gun.
The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968) as Director of Photography
When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WW II, it is a propaganda nightmare for the Allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the guard house dozens of times. He is promoted to Major General (2 stars) and ordered to get the generals out once he is captured. Harry is willing to escape, but then he meets the countess ...
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) as Director of Photography
A small-town girl hits the big city in search of romance Roaring Twenties style.
Rough Night in Jericho (1967) as Director of Photography
In A Western town a US Marshall corrals the townsfolk to take a stance and fight a gang boss who terrorizes them.
The Appaloosa (1966) as Director of Photography
A wandering cowboy returns to his sleepy border hometown with the hopes of settling down. But when a merciless Mexican bandit steals his prize possession, it's a fight to the death for honor in the Old West.
Madame X (1966) as Director of Photography
A fallen woman on trial for murder is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
Texas Across the River (1966) as Director of Photography
A Texan, an Indian and a Spanish noblemen join forces against their enemies.
The War Lord (1965) as Director of Photography
A medieval knight''s efforts to defend his lord are complicated when he falls in love.
The Art of Love (1965) as Director of Photography
A struggling artist fakes his own death to sell more paintings.
Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965) as Director of Photography
A young sailor returns home to discover his girl has married an older, wealthy man.
I'd Rather Be Rich (1964) as Director of Photography
An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the fiance is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness.
Captain Newman, M. D. (1963) as Director of Photography
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
Tammy and the Doctor (1963) as Director of Photography
The Thrill of It All (1963) as Director of Photography
A doctor tries to cope with his wife's newfound stardom as an advertising pitch woman.
The Interns (1962) as Director of Photography
Five interns clash with the head of surgery while trying to balance medical studies and romance.
That Touch of Mink (1962) as Director of Photography
Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence.
If a Man Answers (1962) as Director of Photography
Rich socialite, Sandra Dee meets and marries photographer Bobby Darin and attempts to "train" him to be the perfect husband. Look for a very young Stephanie Powers as the devious friend .
Flower Drum Song (1961) as Director of Photography
A refugee travels to Chinatown as a mail-order bride.
By Love Possessed (1961) as Cinematographer
A woman''s desperate search for love leads to an affair with her husband''s law partner.
The Misfits (1961) as Director of Photography
A sensitive divorcee gets mixed up with modern cowboys roping mustangs in the desert.
Portrait in Black (1960) as Director of Photography
A woman and her lover kill her husband and are targeted by someone who knows of their crime.
Platinum High School (1960) as Director of Photography
Re-issued in 1964 as "Trouble At Sixteen" by Cinema Associates as part of a double-bill with "Girls Town" (now called "The Innocent and the Damned" and a rather descriptive title considering the cast), this film takes place at an exclusive military academy on Sabre Island (played by Catalina Island) attended by rich young delinquents who think money puts them above the law. Enter Steve Conway (Mickey Rooney) there to investigate the death of his son, whom he has been told died in an accident. The Mick is quickly in five feet of trouble (over his eyebrows) when he is met with hostility by the school's commandant, Major Redfern Kelly (Dan Duryea) and the latter's sweetheart-secretary Jennifer Evans (Terry Moore); intimidated by the cadet drill instructor, Vince Perley (Christopher Dark) and the P.E. instructor Hack Marlow (Richard Jaeckel); attempts are made on his life by a cadet trio known as "The Three Beasts", and he is trapped in a three-against-one fight with rifles, although memory fails as to just where Rooney came up with his rifle. Just to keep him tested there is a big-speedboat vs. small-motor boat (Rooney's craft of course) chase in shark-infested waters. That comes right after he makes a startling discovery when he talks to his son's former roommate Chip Hastings (Warren Berlinger).
Midnight Lace (1960) as Director of Photography
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
Spartacus (1960) as Director of Photography
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
This Earth Is Mine (1959) as Director of Photography
In 1931, Elizabeth Rambeau comes from England to live in California with her aunt and uncle of a winemaking dynasty, who are still wealthy despite 12 years of Prohibition. Object: marriage to the heir of another vineyard, to further consolidate holdings in the Valley. But John Rambeau, Elizabeth's illegitimate cousin, has other ideas about who she should marry, and sharply opposes patriarch Philippe's refusal to sell wine grapes to bootleggers. John's activities bring violence to the valley, and soap opera to the Rambeau family...
Imitation of Life (1959) as Director of Photography
Two mothers, one white, one black, face problems with their rebellious daughters.
Touch of Evil (1958) as Director of Photography
A narcotics agent risks his wife's life to investigate a crooked cop.
A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) as Director of Photography
In 1944, a company of German soldiers on the Russian front are numbed by the horrors and hardships of war when Private Ernst Graeber's long awaited furlough comes through. Back home in Germany, he finds his home bombed. While hopelessly searching for his parents, he meets lovely Elizabeth Kruse, daughter of a political prisoner; together they try to wrest sanity and survival from a world full of hatred.
Monster on the Campus (1958) as Director of Photography
A college professor acquires a newly discovered specimen of a prehistoric fish. While examining the find he is accidentally exposed to it¿s blood, turning him into a murderous Neanderthal.
The Thing That Couldn't Die (1958) as Director of Photography
A severed head uses psychic powers to control the minds of several people.
The Female Animal (1958) as Director of Photography
Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny accidentally meets Chris, who rescues her from an 'octopus' boyfriend. Before you know it, Chris is involved with both mother and daughter, and his only way out is to take a job in a Mexican picture about man-eating orchids...
Step Down to Terror (1958) as Director of Photography
Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to him. Ominous events and conflicting evidence leave Helen suspicious, but uncertain about her brother-in-law as tension builds...
The Midnight Story (1957) as Director of Photography
Beloved priest Father Thomasino is murdered in a San Francisco alley, and the police have few clues. But traffic cop Joe Martini becomes obsessed with finding the killer; he suspects Sylvio Malatesta. Ordered off the case, Joe turns in his badge and investigates alone. Soon he is a close friend of the Malatesta family, all delightful people, especially lovely cousin Anna. Uncertain whether Sylvio is guilty or innocent, Joe is now torn between old and new loyalties.
Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) as Director of Photography
Chameleon-like actor Lon Chaney becomes a star while coping with his first wife's insanity.
Man Afraid (1957) as Director of Photography
A burglar is surprised by David and Lisa Collins in their son's room. In the struggle, Lisa's eyes are hurt and David throws an ornament, unintentionally killing the young thief. It's not easy for Reverend Collins to deal with the resulting publicity, his own conscience, or Lisa's temporary blindness. Meanwhile Carl Simmons, father of the dead burglar, begins to stalk the Collins' son Michael.
Battle Hymn (1957) as Director of Photography
A minister resists turning to violence while trying to help orphans during the Korean War.
Mister Cory (1957) as Director of Photography
Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich young ladies. Setbacks follow, but Cory eventually rises to a high position in the world of professional gambling. But he just can't forget the glamorous Vollard sisters. And now he has even farther to fall...
Written on the Wind (1957) as Director of Photography
A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband''''s best friend.
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Director of Photography
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
Miracle in the Rain (1956) as Director of Photography
When a lonely woman''''s wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
There's Always Tomorrow (1956) as Director of Photography
When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by his wife and children, he begins to fall in love with a former employee.
Congo Crossing (1956) as Director of Photography
Congotanga, West Africa, has no extradition laws; the government is controlled by foreign gangsters, headed by Carl Rittner. The latest plane from Europe carries lovely Louise Whitman, fleeing a French murder charge, and Mannering, who pays resident hit man O'Connell to kill her. Through a chain of circumstances Louise, O'Connell, and heroic surveyor David Carr end up alone in the jungle on Carr's mission to determine the true border of Congotanga... in which Rittner is keenly interested.
Cult of the Cobra (1955) as Director of Photography
While stationed in Asia, six American G.I.'s witness the secret ritual of Lamians (worshipers of women who can change into serpents). When discovered by the cult, the High Lamian Priest vows that "the Cobra Goddess will avenge herself". Once back in the United States, a mysterious woman enters into their lives and accidents begin to happen. The shadow of a cobra is seen just before each death.
The Man from Bitter Ridge (1955) as Director of Photography
Crashout (1955) as Director of Photography
Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck to retrieve Duff's bank loot. En route, as they touch the lives of "regular folks," each has his own rendezvous with destiny.
Man Without a Star (1955) as Director of Photography
A wandering cowboy gets caught up in a range war.
Naked Alibi (1954) as Director of Photography
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Director of Photography
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Director of Photography
Taza, Son of Cochise (1954) as Director of Photography
Three years after the end of the Apache wars, peacemaking chief Cochise dies. His elder son Taza shares his ideas, but brother Naiche yearns for war...and for Taza's betrothed, Oona. Naiche loses no time in starting trouble which, thanks to a bigoted cavalry officer, ends with the proud Chiricahua Apaches on a reservation, where they are soon joined by the captured renegade Geronimo, who is all it takes to light the firecracker's fuse...
Sign of the Pagan (1954) as Director of Photography
Roman centurion Marcian is captured by Attila the Hun en route to Constantinople, but escapes. On arrival, he finds the eastern Roman emperor Theodosius plotting with Attila to look the other way while the latter marches against Rome. But Marcian gains the favor of Pulcheria, lovely sister of Theodosius, who favors a united Empire. As Attila marches, things look bleak for the weakened imperial forces. But the conqueror has an awe of the power of the Christians' God...
It Happens Every Thursday (1953) as Director of Photography
New York reporter Bob MacAvoy is persuaded by pregnant wife Jane to buy a broken-down weekly newspaper in Eden, California. They have humorous problems with small town mores and eccentric citizens. But their schemes to increase circulation get them in over their heads.
Take Me to Town (1953) as Director of Photography
Saloon entertainer Vermilion O'Toole and her former partner in crime Newt Cole escape from a train ride to prison and hide out in logging town Timberline. Meanwhile, the three 'cute' sons of widower Will Hall come to town in search of a wife for their dad, and pick our heroine. Vermilion needs to lay low to escape the marshal, so she accepts the boys' offer to visit pioneer community Pine Grove. Once there, she annoys local Mrs. Grundys but eventually starts to fit in. But what is that blackhearted villain Newt Cole up to?
The Man from the Alamo (1953) as Director of Photography
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
The Veils of Bagdad (1953) as Director of Photography
Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and overthrow the emperor. The intrigue mounts as Antar falls in love with dancer Selima, who tries to avenge her father's death against Hammam's right-hand-man Kasseim, whose wife Rosanna has fallen in love with Antar!
Tumbleweed (1953) as Director of Photography
Seminole (1953) as Director of Photography
19th-century army officer Lance Caldwell is assigned to Fort King in the Everglades. Immediately clashing with his commanding officer Major Dade, Caldwell opposes Dade's plans to wipe out the Seminole Indians. The fact that Caldwell was the boyhood chum of Seminole chief Osceola is all the more reas
Against All Flags (1952) as Director of Photography
A British officer must face off against the pirates of Madagascar.
Because of You (1952) as Director of Photography
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancée Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
Scarlet Angel (1952) as Director of Photography
In 1865 New Orleans, sea captain Truscott goes to the notorious Scarlet Angel saloon, where he meets rapacious Roxy McClanahan, as rough and tough as he is. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady." But inevitably, Truscott re-appears...
The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952) as Director of Photography
Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.
Yankee Buccaneer (1952) as Director of Photography
A United States Navy ship in the first half of the 19th century, under the command of Captain David Porter, is expecting to put ashore after a year on the seas; but the arrival of one of Porter's ex-students, the willful and independent Lieutenant David Farragut, brings a new mission: to disguise the ship and crew as a pirate ship and help the Navy locate the criminals who have been robbing America's merchant fleet. But as Farragut's disobedience threatens the safety of the crew, they stumble upon an international conspiracy.
Flame of Araby (1952) as Director of Photography
The World in His Arms (1952) as Director of Photography
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
The Golden Horde (1951) as Director of Photography
In 1220, a small band of English crusaders arrives at Samarkand in Central Asia, just as the city and its ruling princess are threatened by the hordes of Genghis Khan. Lovely Princess Shalimar hopes to thwart the conqueror by guile, while Sir Guy wants to put up a brave (if ultimately hopeless) fight. Despite a mutual attraction, their conflicting projects threaten any hope of success either might have had alone. Fast-moving; bears little relation to history.
The Raging Tide (1951) as Director of Photography
A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea.
Katie Did It (1951) as Director of Photography
Katherine Standish, who has been brought up in a strict manner in a prudish New England town, falls in love with a city slicker commercial artist, Peter Van Arden. The romance blossoms until Katie falls victim of some false information, and becomes convinced that Peter is already married and the father of two children.
Up Front (1951) as Director of Photography
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
Little Egypt (1951) as Director of Photography
Buccaneer's Girl (1950) as Director of Photography
Robin Hood-like pirate Baptiste takes only the ships of rich but wicked trader Narbonne. Fun loving Debbie, a passenger from his latest prize, stows away on the pirate ship and falls for the pirate; later, having become a New Orleans entertainer, she meets his alter ego, who's engaged to the governor's daughter. Sea battles and land rescues follow in lighthearted style.
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (1950) as Director of Photography
The Desert Hawk (1950) as Director of Photography
"2000 years ago" desert guerilla Omar, with henchmen Aladdin and Sinbad, opposes tyrannical Prince Murad. To prevent Murad from marrying caliph's daughter Schaharazade, disguised Omar marries her himself. When the trick is discovered, both prince and princess want Omar's head; but Murad has yet more dastardly plans, leading to more captures, rescues, and scimitar-play.
Peggy (1950) as Director of Photography
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Wyoming Mail (1950) as Director of Photography
In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence man, is hired to track down the gang and save the Territorial Mail Service. Steve goes undercover in territorial prison, leans Morse Code from a fellow prisoner, breaks jail, infiltrates the gang...and finds time to romance dance-hall singer Mary, who proves to have hidden depths...
Sierra (1950) as Director of Photography
Ring Hassard and father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie because Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. But things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is injured, Ring runs afoul of horse thieves and the law, and Riley (who turns out to be a lawyer) labors to clear the Hassards; but others would prefer them dead.
Bagdad (1949) as Director of Photography
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father''''s killers to justice.
We Were Strangers (1949) as Director of Photography
A Cuban American returns to his homeland during the Revolution and becomes involved in an assassination attempt.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Director of Photography
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Director of Photography
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
All My Sons (1948) as Director of Photography
A veteran discovers his father cut costs on wartime military equipment.
A Woman's Vengeance (1948) as Director of Photography
Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily's death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) as Director of Photography
A middle-aged man accidentally catches a mermaid and falls in love.
Arch of Triumph (1948) as Director of Photography
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
Ivy (1947) as Director of Photography
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947) as Photography
A man rises through Parisian society by using the women he romances.
The Perfect Marriage (1947) as Director of Photography
Jenny (Loretta Young) and Dale Williams (David Niven) have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams (Nona Griffith.) They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated friends, and are afflicted with overattentive in-laws on each side. Celebrating their tenth anniversary,this, of course, means it is time to tell each other they want a divorce from each other. They talk about it. They talk to their friends about it. The friends and in-laws talk to them and to each other and to anyone who will listen about it.
Ride the Pink Horse (1947) as Director of Photography
A con man tries to blackmail a Mexican gangster.
Breakfast in Hollywood (1946) as Director of Photography
Whistle Stop (1946) as Director of Photography
The Stranger (1946) as Director of Photography
A small-town schoolteacher suspects her new husband may be an escaped Nazi war criminal.
It's in the Bag! (1945) as Director of Photography
The heir to a fortune hidden in five chairs unwittingly sells them.
Betrayal from the East (1945) as Director of Photography
A carnival showman tries to keep Japanese spies from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
Pardon My Past (1945) as Director of Photography
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.
The Story of G. I. Joe (1945) as Director of Photography
War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins an Army platoon during World War II to learn what battle is really about.
Tender Comrade (1944) as Director of Photography
Lady welders pool their resources to share a house during World War II.
Government Girl (1944) as Background photog
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Around the World (1944) as Director of Photography
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
Seven Days Ashore (1944) as Director of Photography
A sailor enlists his buddies to help with an excess of girlfriends.
The Master Race (1944) as Director of Photography
A German officer fights to keep the Nazi dream alive even as his nation faces defeat.
Music in Manhattan (1944) as Director of Photography
An actress's publicist starts a rumor that she's a war hero's secret bride.
The Sky's the Limit (1943) as Director of Photography
A pilot on leave falls for a pretty news photographer.
Behind the Rising Sun (1943) as Director of Photography
A Japanese publisher urges his American-educated son to side with the Axis.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Director of Photography
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
Hitler's Children (1943) as Director of Photography
A German-American girl is forced to enter a Hitler youth program.
Joan of Paris (1942) as Director of Photography
A waitress risks her life to help downed pilots escape occupied France.
Four Jacks and a Jill (1942) as Director of Photography
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.
The Big Street (1942) as Director of Photography
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
The Falcon's Brother (1942) as Director of Photography
A gentlemanly detective calls on his brother to help him stop the Nazis from assassinating a key diplomat.
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost (1942) as Director of Photography
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife investigate a haunted house.
Army Surgeon (1942) as Director of Photography
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) as Addl photog
A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.
Week-End for Three (1941) as Director of Photography
A married woman invites a former boyfriend to dinner, and he decides to move in.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Photog of early tests
The investigation of a publishing tycoon''''s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
Sunny (1941) as Director of Photography
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Director of Photography
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Too Many Girls (1940) as Fill-in dir of photog
Four college football stars are hired to chaperon a reckless heiress to a Wild West college.
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) as Director of Photography
A ballet dancer and a burlesque queen compete for a wealthy suitor.
Irene (1940) as Director of Photography
An Irish shop girl falls in love with a high-society boy.
No, No Nanette (1940) as Photography
Curtain Call (1940) as Director of Photography
Two producers get back at a temperamental star by putting her in a sure flop.
The Great Man Votes (1939) as Photography
A drunk fighting to hold on to his family discovers he has the deciding vote in a local election.
The Girl and the Gambler (1939) as Photography
An outlaw kidnaps a dancer and her lover in order to win a bet.
Everything's on Ice (1939) as Photography
That's Right--You're Wrong (1939) as Director of Photography
A band leader has to overcome a film studio head''''s hatred to make it on the big screen.
Bad Lands (1939) as Photography
Indians pick off the members of a posse lost in the desert.
Three Sons (1939) as Director of Photography
A shop owner tries to interest his heirs in the family business.
The Spellbinder (1939) as Photography
A crooked lawyer''''s daughter falls for a gangster that he helped acquit.
The Affairs of Annabel (1938) as Photography
A screen queen suffers through harebrained publicity stunts schemed up by her press agent.
Next Time I Marry (1938) as Photography
To secure a huge fortune, an heiress has to find a husband fast.
Bringing Up Baby (1938) as Photography
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
Annabel Takes a Tour (1938) as Photography
A movie star on tour gets thrown into a variety of wacky publicity stunts.
Mr. Doodle Kicks Off (1938) as Photography
A millionaire will stop at nothing to turn his son into a star athlete.
They Wanted to Marry (1937) as Photography
A photojournalist and his pet pigeon crash a society party and find love.
Behind the Headlines (1937) as Photography
A radio station''''s newsman rushes to the rescue of his peer, who has been kidnapped by bank robbers.
Annapolis Salute (1937) as Photography
A naval cadet clashes with his father and his best friend over his love of the commander''''s daughter.
Forty Naughty Girls (1937) as Photography
A schoolteacher turns detective to solve a theatrical murder.
You Can't Beat Love (1937) as Photography
An eccentric playboy tries politics only to get mixed up with the mayor''''s daughter.
Night Waitress (1936) as Photography
A girl just out of prison gets mixed up in murder at the restaurant where she works.
West of the Pecos (1935) as Photography
Laddie (1935) as 2nd Camera
His Greatest Gamble (1934) as Camera Operator
A convicted killer breaks out of jail to help his mother-dominated daughter.
Morning Glory (1933) as Camera Operator
A stage struck girl travels to New York determined to make it on Broadway.
One Man's Journey (1933) as Camera Operator
Father and son doctors disagree over the son's materialistic goals.
Lucky Devils (1933) as Camera Operator
Two Hollywood stuntmen compete for the same pretty extra.
The Bowery (1933) as 2nd Camera
"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of the globe' ... the cradle of men who were later to be famous." The scene opens in a saloon named "Nigger Joe's" ...
The Most Dangerous Game (1932) as Camera Operator
A big game hunter decides to stalk human prey.
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) as Camera Operator
A feisty school teacher sets out to solve a murder in an aquarium.
State's Attorney (1932) as Camera Operator
A district attorney's arrogance almost costs him his career.
Symphony of Six Million (1932) as Camera Operator
A doctor fights his way from the slums to Park Avenue.
Is My Face Red? (1932) as Camera Operator
A gossip columnist witnesses a gangland killing.
Girl Crazy (1932) as Camera Operator
City slickers try to turn a broken-down ranch into a resort.
Public Defender (1931) as 2nd Camera
A bank failure could land one of its executives in jail.
Secret Service (1931) as 2nd Camera
A Union officer fakes a dishonorable discharge so he can spy on the South.

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