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Also Known As: Harry Stradling Sr. Died: February 14, 1970
Born: September 1, 1901 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: director of photography

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Entered film in the early 1920s as a Hollywood cameraman and emerged as a prominent cinematographer following his work in France on director Jacques Feyder's "Carnival in Flanders" (1935). Stradling gained renown for his work on a number of British productions, including "Knight Without Armour" (1937) and "Pygmalion" (1938), before returning to Hollywood in 1940. He contributed to such outstanding black-and-white productions as "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1944), "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (1966) and was responsible for the lush color of films including "Guys and Dolls" (1955) and "My Fair Lady" (1964). Stradling shot Barbra Streisand's first four movies and died while filming "The Owl and the Pussycat" (1970).

Entered film in the early 1920s as a Hollywood cameraman and emerged as a prominent cinematographer following his work in France on director Jacques Feyder's "Carnival in Flanders" (1935). Stradling gained renown for his work on a number of British productions, including "Knight Without Armour" (1937) and "Pygmalion" (1938), before returning to Hollywood in 1940. He contributed to such outstanding black-and-white productions as "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1944), "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (1966) and was responsible for the lush color of films including "Guys and Dolls" (1955) and "My Fair Lady" (1964). Stradling shot Barbra Streisand's first four movies and died while filming "The Owl and the Pussycat" (1970).

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1920:
Shot first film, "The Devil's Garden"
1929:
Shot first sound film, "Lucky in Love"
1934:
Worked in France on "Quelle Drole de Gosse", "La Dame aux Camelias" and "La Kermesse heroique/Carnival in Flanders"
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Moved to England
1940:
Returned to Hollywood
1970:
Died while shooting "The Owl and the Pussycat" (completed by Andrew Laszlo)
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uncle:
Walter Stradling. Cameraman. Worked on many early Mary Pickford films.
son:
Harry Stradling Jr. Director of photography. Survived him.

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Family (include): Robert Stradling John Stradling both working currently in the film industry

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