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Also Known As: Died: September 7, 1996
Born: February 12, 1903 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cinematography ...
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1918:
Entered industry as an office boy at Paragon Studios in Fort Lee, NJ
1924:
Became assistant cameraman for cinematographer George Folsey at Long Island Studios
1927:
Moved to Hollywood; worked at United Artists
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Served as captain in the US Army Signal Corps during WWII where he was one of the first Americans to photograph the liberation of Paris
1946:
First feature as co-director of photography, "It's A Wonderful Life" with Joseph Walker
1946:
Solo debut as director of photography, "Magic Town"
1951:
Photographed one of the first TV series shot on film, as opposed to kinescope, "The Honeymoon Is Over"
1952:
Photographed first 3-D film, "Bwana Devil"

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