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Ted Tetzlaff

Ted Tetzlaff

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Also Known As: Died: January 7, 1995
Born: June 3, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cinematography ...
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First worked in Hollywood as a lab assistant, beginning in the early 1920s
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Later worked as a lab assistant
1926:
First feature credits as cinematographer, "Atta Boy"; screen credit shared with William Reese and Blake Wagner
1926:
Shot four films in collaboration with cinematographer Ernest Miller, "Sunshine of Paradise Alley", "Eager Lips", "The Ladybird" and "Ragtime"
1927:
First solo credits as cinematographer, "Pitfalls of Passion" and "Polly of the Movies"
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Worked for Columbia Pictures
1933:
First worked with actor Carole Lombard on the Columbia feature, "Brief Moment"
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Worked for Paramount Pictures
1938:
Shot last of ten Carole Lombard pictures, "Fools for Scandal", made while on loan to Warner Bros.
1941:
Directed a first feature film, "World Premiere", but otherwise kept working as a cinematographer
1942:
Returned briefly to Columbia when he shot four films there
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Served as a major in the US Air Corps during WWII (date approximate)
1944:
Joined RKO; first film there, "The Enchanted Cottage" (1945) (date approximate)
1946:
Last credit as cinematographer, "Notorious", an RKO film directed by Alfred Hitchcock
1947:
Became a director full-time at RKO with "Riffraff"
1949:
Directed his best-known feature film, "The Window", a hit at the box office in its day
1950:
Left RKO and freelanced for his remaining few feature credits
1956:
Was one of the five directors of the episodic travel documentary, "Seven Wonders of the World", shot in the widescreen process Cinerama
1956:
Directed for the NBC/ABC TV anthology series, "Screen Director's Playhouse"; credited as Ted R. Tetzlaff (date approximate)
1959:
Directed last film, "The Young Land"
1963:
Excerpt Tetzlaff directed from "Seven Wonders of the World" used in the compilation documentary, "The Best of Cinerama"

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