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Also Known As: Died: January 5, 1985
Born: August 9, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Covington, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Same Time, Next Year (1978) as Director Of Photography
Although married to others, a man and a woman embark on an annual affair.
Bloodbrothers (1978) as Director Of Photography
A family is divided when one of the younger sons decides that he wants to teach instead following in the footsteps of his father and older brothers who are macho construction workers.
Turning Point, The (1977) as Director Of Photography
The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time is nearly past. Both want what the other has and reflects back on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter who joins the company.
Star Is Born, A (1976) as Director Of Photography
Drunken, has been, rock star, John Norman Howard falls in love with unknown singer, Esther Hoffman after seeing her perform at a club. He lets her sing a few songs at one of his shows and she becomes the talk of the music industry. Esther''s star begins to rise, while John''s continues to fall. She tries desperately to get John to sober up and focus on his music, but it may be too late to save him.
Great Waldo Pepper, The (1975) as Director Of Photography
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War.
The Hindenburg (1975) as Director Of Photography
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
Oklahoma Crude (1973) as Director Of Photography
With the help of a hired hand, a woman fights off a conglomerate out to steal her oil well.
Lost Horizon (1973) as Director Of Photography
Plane crash survivors travel to a mystical land where nobody ages.
The Sting (1973) as Director Of Photography
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.
The Cowboys (1972) as Director of Photography
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
Summer of '42 (1971) as Director of Photography
A high school student falls in love, for the first time, with a World War II bride.
The Last Picture Show (1971) as Director of Photography
Changing times take their toll on high schoolers growing up in a small Western town.
The Liberation of L. B. Jones (1970) as Director of Photography
A black undertaker stands against racism in a small Southern town.
Sweet Charity (1969) as Director of Photography
A taxi dancer''''s faith in love leads her to one bad match after another.
The Arrangement (1969) as Director of Photography
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
The Graduate (1967) as Director of Photography
A recent college graduate has an affair with his neighbor''''s wife, then falls for their daughter.
Doctor Dolittle (1967) as Director of Photography
A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.
The Chase (1966) as Addl photog
A convict's escape ignites passions in his hometown.
Lost Command (1966) as Director of Photography
After a stinging defeat in Vietnam, an officer in the French Army gets one last chance in Algiers.
The Collector (1965) as Dir of photog, American staff
A disturbed young man kidnaps a woman he's been stalking.
The Hallelujah Trail (1965) as Director of Photography
Indians, soldiers and temperance women fight to control a wagon train hauling whiskey across the West.
The Satan Bug (1965) as Director of Photography
A mad millionaire bribes a scientist to steal a deadly virus.
The Third Day (1965) as Director of Photography
Kisses for My President (1964) as Director of Photography
The first female president has to deal with her husband''''s bruised ego.
PT 109 (1963) as Director of Photography
Future president John Kennedy fights to save his crew when their PT boat sinks in the Pacific.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) as Director of Photography
Lavish remake of the classic tale of the villainous Captain Bligh who drives his crew to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
The Law and Jake Wade (1958) as Director of Photography
An outlaw forces his reformed buddy to lead him to buried loot.
Merry Andrew (1958) as Director of Photography
An archaeologist's search for Roman treasure gets him mixed up with a circus troupe.
Raintree County (1957) as Director of Photography
In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
Les Girls (1957) as Director of Photography
Three showgirls recall different versions of their time together touring Europe.
The Swan (1956) as Director of Photography
On the eve of her marriage to a prince, a noblewoman falls for her brother''''s tutor.
Tribute to a Bad Man (1956) as Director of Photography
A brutal rancher has to soften his ways to win the woman he loves.
Trial (1955) as Director of Photography
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
Oklahoma! (1955) as Director of Photography
Pride and a lecherous ranch hand stand between an amorous cowboy and his farm girl sweetheart.
Valley of the Kings (1954) as Director of Photography
Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure.
The Long, Long Trailer (1954) as Director of Photography
Life on the road isn''t what it''s cracked up to be when a honeymooning couple invests in an oversized motor home.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as Director of Photography
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) as Director of Photography
The Civil War complicates the Cavalry''''s battle against Indians.
Ride, Vaquero! (1953) as Director of Photography
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
Mogambo (1953) as Director of Photography
In this remake of Red Dust, an African hunter is torn between a lusty showgirl and a married woman.
The Wild North (1952) as Director of Photography
A Mountie tracks an accused killer through the Canadian wilderness.
Invitation (1952) as Director of Photography
A millionaire tries to buy his dying daughter a husband.
Scaramouche (1952) as Fill-in dir of photog
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
The Merry Widow (1952) as Director of Photography
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
The Light Touch (1951) as Director of Photography
An art thief tries to double cross his gangster boss.
The Strip (1951) as Director of Photography
A jazz drummer fights to clear his name when he's accused of killing a racketeer.
Quo Vadis (1951) as Director of Photography
A Roman commander falls for a Christian slave girl as Nero intensifies persecution of the new religion.
King Solomon's Mines (1950) as Director of Photography
A spirited widow hires a daredevil jungle scout to find a lost treasure in diamonds.
Intruder in the Dust (1950) as Director of Photography
Only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob.
That Midnight Kiss (1949) as Director of Photography
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
Act of Violence (1949) as Director of Photography
An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.
Big Jack (1949) as Director of Photography
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
The Kissing Bandit (1949) as Director of Photography
A timid young man is forced to follow in his father's footsteps as a notorious masked bandit.
A Date with Judy (1948) as Director of Photography
A teenager thinks her father is involved with a fiery Latin singer.
Big City (1948) as Director of Photography
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) as Director of Photography
A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
The Unfinished Dance (1947) as Director of Photography
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
Cynthia (1947) as Director of Photography
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
No Leave, No Love (1946) as Director of Photography
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Director of Photography
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
Strange Holiday (1945) as Photography
Businessman John Stevenson returns from a camping holiday in the mountains to discover the whole of America has been taken over by foreign invaders. His family has been taken away and he is thrown into prison and must come to terms with the new USA.
Music for Millions (1945) as Director of Photography
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945) as Director of Photography
A Norwegian farmer tries to raise two children in the Midwest.
Lost Angel (1944) as Director of Photography
A girl raised to be a genius gets lost and discovers the simple pleasure of life.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) as Director of Photography
General Jimmy Doolittle trains American troops for the first airborne attacks on Japan.
Two Girls and a Sailor (1944) as Director of Photography
Singing sisters create a World War II canteen and become rivals for the same man.
Meet the People (1944) as Director of Photography
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
Mad About Music (1938) as 2nd Camera
A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she has to produce him. Interesting things happen as she talks a visiting Englishman into helping her out.
Exposed (1938) as Camera Operator
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938) as 2nd Camera
Top of the Town (1937) as Camera
Captain Blood (1935) as 2nd Camera
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) as Camera
Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.
Under Pressure (1935) as Assistant Camera
Charlie Chan in London (1934) as Assistant Camera
Change of Heart (1934) as Assistant Camera
Janet Gaynor and James Dunn and their close friends Charles Farrell and Ginger Rogers graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.
The Warrior's Husband (1933) as Assistant Camera
State Fair (1933) as Assistant Camera
The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.
I Loved You Wednesday (1933) as Assistant Camera
The Worst Woman in Paris? (1933) as Assistant Camera
The Devil's in Love (1933) as Cam crew
Week Ends Only (1932) as Assistant Camera
Lady with a Past (1932) as Assistant Camera
A good girl raises her popularity when she pretends to be bad.
A Woman Commands (1932) as Assistant Camera
The First Year (1932) as Assistant Camera
Devotion (1931) as Assistant Camera
The dutiful daughter of a London family falls for a barrister and works her way into his family.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Ride With the Devil (1999) as Set Production Assistant
The American Civil War is about to break out and best friends Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles find themselves thrust into battle when Union marauders destroy Jack's family plantation. They join the Bushwackers, a skilled unit of guerilla-style fighters, and fight side-by-side until some of the memb

Cinematography (short)

Election Daze (1943)
In this comedic short, two members of a children''''s gang run for club president.
Heavenly Music (1943)
In this short film, a bandleader must prove his worth to enter the Hall of Music in heaven.
Don't You Believe It (1943)
This short film looks at several historical "truths" that just aren''''t so...
Nursery Rhyme Mysteries (1943)
This short film examines the origins of popular nursery rhymes.

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