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Also Known As: Died: September 28, 1948
Born: May 29, 1904 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Charleston, Illinois, USA Profession: Cinematography ...


Director (feature film)

December 7th (1943) as Director
After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. fights to survive the early days of World War II.

Cinematography (feature film)

Enchantment (1949) as Director of Photography
When a well-off family takes in a young orphan, her presence ignites romance and jealousy.
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as Director of Photography
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
A Song Is Born (1948) as Director of Photography
A group of music professors takes in a singer on the run from her gangster boyfriend.
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) as Director of Photography
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
Song of the South (1946) as Photography
Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Director of Photography
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
December 7th (1943) as Cinematographer
After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. fights to survive the early days of World War II.
The Outlaw (1943) as Photography
Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday fight over possession of a stallion and a sultry Mexican girl.
Ball of Fire (1942) as Photography
A group of professors takes in a nightclub singer hiding from the law to protect her gangster boyfriend.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Photography
The investigation of a publishing tycoon''s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
The Little Foxes (1941) as Photography
An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth.
The Westerner (1940) as Cinematographer
A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.
The Long Voyage Home (1940) as Photography
A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Photography
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
They Shall Have Music (1939) as Cinematographer
A runaway tries to help the students at a school for musical prodigies.
Raffles (1939) as Cinematographer
A suave thief falls in love again with his high school sweetheart and finds temptation and a detective on his trail while visiting her family.
Intermezzo, a Love Story (1939) as Photography
A married violinist deserts his family when he falls for his accompanist.
Wuthering Heights (1939) as Photography
A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy.
Kidnapped (1938) as Photography
A young man''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
The Goldwyn Follies (1938) as Photography
A movie mogul hires an innocent girl to teach him what the average audience member likes.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) as Photography
A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider.
History Is Made at Night (1937) as Director of Photography
A romantic headwaiter fights to save a woman from her possessive ex-husband.
Woman Chases Man (1937) as Photography
A millionaire hires a lady architect to con the money for a housing project out of his wealthy son.
Dead End (1937) as Photography
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.
Come and Get It (1936) as Camera
Years after deserting his true love, a lumber tycoon vies with his son for her daughter''s hand.
These Three (1936) as Photography
Scandal destroys the lives of two small-town schoolteachers.
Beloved Enemy (1936) as Photography
During an Irish uprising, a rebel leader and a British noblewoman fall in love.
Strike Me Pink (1936) as Dances and ensembles photog
An assertiveness course gets a shy guy mixed up with racketeers at an amusement park.
The Road to Glory (1936) as Photography
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
The Dark Angel (1935) as Photography
Three childhood friends are torn apart by love and World War I.
Public Hero No. 1 (1935) as Photography
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob''s secrets.
Mad Love (1935) as Photography
A mad doctor grafts the hands of a murderer on to a concert pianist's wrists.
Splendor (1935) as Photography
The once-great Lorrimore family faces bankruptcy unless older son Brighton marries wealthy Edith Gilbert. When Brighton instead returns from a trip with his new wife Phyllis, she receives a cool reception from his family. Phyllis wants Brighton to pursue his dream of being a writer, but Mrs. Lorrimore sees to it that he gets a high-pressure job that he's totally incapable of handling. She also arranges for Phyllis to spend a lot of time with Brighton's boss in order to advance Brighton's career.
Les Misérables (1935) as Photography
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert.
The Wedding Night (1935) as Photography
A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.
Forsaking All Others (1934) as Photography
A woman pursues the wrong man for almost twenty years.
Nana (1934) as Photography
A streetwalker rises to stage stardom but triggers a scandal when two brothers fall for her.
Lazy River (1934) as Photography
Ex-convicts try to stop a Chinese smuggling ring.
We Live Again (1934) as Photography
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
The Nuisance (1933) as Photography
Love trips up an ambulance chasing lawyer.
Tugboat Annie (1933) as Photography
A lady tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
Roman Scandals (1933) as Photography
The Masquerader (1933) as Photography
An unemployed reporter impersonates his look-alike cousin and falls for the man''s wife.
Play Girl (1932) as Photography
A young innocent falls for a compulsive gambler.
The Washington Masquerade (1932) as Photography
A widowed U.S. Senator finds himself embroiled in scandal when he remarries.
The Kid from Spain (1932) as Photography
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
The Tenderfoot (1932) as Photography
An innocent cowboy sets out to back a Broadway play.
Man Wanted (1932) as Photography
A female executive falls in love with her male secretary.
The Unholy Garden (1931) as Photography
A gentleman thief falls for the daughter of the man he's trying to rob.
Indiscreet (1931) as Photography
Tonight or Never (1931) as Photography
An opera diva falls in love with a dashing, handsome young man but she must find out whether he is the answer to her dreams or...just a gigolo.
One Heavenly Night (1931) as Photography
A flower seller goes into exile in place of a notorious opera singer.
Palmy Days (1931) as Photography
Musical comedy antics in an art deco bakery (motto: "Glorifying the American Doughnut") with Eddie Cantor as an assistant to a phoney psychic, who is mistaken for an efficiency expert and placed in charge. Complications ensue when the psychic and his gang attempt to rub the payroll.
The Devil to Pay (1930) as Director of Photography
A spendthrift''s return shakes up his family.
Raffles (1930) as Director of Photography
A distinguished British gentleman hides his true identity as a notorious jewel thief.
Whoopee! (1930) as Photography
Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks he's just giving her a ride; but she left a note saying they've eloped! Chasing them are jilted Bob, Henry's nurse Mary (who's been trying to seduce him) and others.
Condemned (1929) as Director of Photography
This Is Heaven (1929) as Director of Photography
The Trespasser (1929) as Director of Photography
A stenographer gives birth to a child after her marriage to a wealthy man is annulled.
Bulldog Drummond (1929) as Director of Photography
Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond is a British WWI veteran who longs for some excitement after he returns to the humdrum existence of civilian life. He gets what he's looking for when a girl requests his help in freeing her uncle from a nursing home. She believes the home is just a front and that her uncle is really being held captive while the culprits try to extort his fortune from him.

Writer (feature film)

December 7th (1943) as Screenwriter
After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. fights to survive the early days of World War II.

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