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Robert Burks

Robert Burks

  • Dial M For Murder (1954) July 13 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Patch Of Blue, A (1965) July 20 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Two Mrs. Carrolls, The (1947) August 05 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Cry Wolf (1947) August 05 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Horn Blows At Midnight, The (1945) August 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: May 11, 1968
Born: July 4, 1909 Cause of Death: died in a fire
Birth Place: Newport Beach, California, USA Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Chubasco (1968) as Dir photog (see note)
2.
Waterhole #3 (1967) as Cinematographer
Some renegade Army men steal a cachet of gold and hide it in the desert for later use until a lone cowboy gets wind of it and wants it for himself.
3.
A Covenant With Death (1967) as Director of Photography
4.
A Patch of Blue (1965) as Director of Photography
A blind white girl falls in love with a black man.
5.
Once a Thief (1965) as Director of Photography
A young ex-con trying to go straight gets caught up in another criminal scheme.
6.
Marnie (1964) as Director of Photography
A rich man marries a compulsive thief and tries to unlock the secrets of her mind.
7.
The Birds (1963) as Director of Photography
In a California coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on humans.
8.
The Music Man (1962) as Director of Photography
A con artist hawks musical instruments and band uniforms to small-town America.
9.
The Great Impostor (1961) as Director of Photography
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
10.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Director of Photography
Fred Astaire, Lilli Palmer, Debbie Reynolds, Tab Hunter, Charlie Ruggles. Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter's wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer, in this chic romantic comedy directed by George Seaton (A DAY AT THE RACES).
11.
The Rat Race (1960) as Director of Photography
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
12.
The Black Orchid (1959) as Director of Photography
An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster's widow.
13.
But Not for Me (1959) as Director of Photography
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit play starring Ellie and romance her in a May-December affair.
14.
North by Northwest (1959) as Director of Photography
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
15.
Vertigo (1958) as Director of Photography
A detective falls for the mysterious woman he''s been hired to tail.
16.
The Wrong Man (1957) as Director of Photography
A musician is mistaken for a vicious thief, with devastating results.
17.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) as Director of Photography
International spies kidnap a doctor''s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
18.
The Vagabond King (1956) as Director of Photography
In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. The king, recognizing Villon's power over the people, proposes that Villon defend Paris against Burgundy and help uncover traitors in the court. Burgundy is routed, and France is reunited, but the king reminds Villon he must pay for his earlier crimes against the court with his life.
19.
The Trouble with Harry (1955) as Director of Photography
A corpse creates a world of trouble for several passersby who each believe they may have caused the death.
20.
To Catch a Thief (1955) as Director of Photography
A retired cat burglar fights to clear himself of a series of Riviera robberies committed in his style.
21.
Hondo (1954) as Photography
An Army man takes a widow and her son under his wing in Apache territory.
22.
Dial M for Murder (1954) as Director of Photography
A straying husband frames his wife for the murder of the man he'd hired to kill her.
23.
Rear Window (1954) as Director of Photography
A photographer with a broken leg uncovers a murder while spying on the neighbors in a nearby apartment building.
24.
The Boy from Oklahoma (1954) as Director of Photography
Will Rogers, Jr., Nancy Olson, Lon Chaney, Jr., Anthony Caruso, Wallace Ford, Clem Bevans, Merv Griffin, Sheb Wooley, Slim Pickens. Mild mannered law student Will Rogers, Jr. doesn't know what he's in for when he gets himself elected sheriff in a frontier town run by an outlaw gang. Michael Curtiz directed this western spoof which was based on a story in The Saturday Evening Post.
25.
The Desert Song (1953) as Director of Photography
A French professor secretly leads a band of desert freedom fighters.
26.
So This Is Love (1953) as Director of Photography
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
27.
I Confess (1953) as Director of Photography
A priest suspected of murder can only clear himself by violating the sanctity of the confessional.
28.
House of Wax (1953) as Director of Photography
A scarred sculptor re-populates his ravaged wax museum with human corpses.
29.
Mara Maru (1952) as Cinematographer
A salvage diver is accused of murder while hunting a mysterious treasure.
30.
Room for One More (1952) as Director of Photography
A family with three children takes in troubled orphans.
31.
Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951) as Director of Photography
A man who spent his formative years in prison for murder is released and struggles to adjust to the outside world.
32.
Come Fill the Cup (1951) as Director of Photography
Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew's old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge.
33.
Close to My Heart (1951) as Director of Photography
A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.
34.
The Enforcer (1951) as Director of Photography
A crusading district attorney takes on the mob's murder machine.
35.
Strangers on a Train (1951) as Director of Photography
A man's joking suggestion that he and a chance acquaintance trade murders turns deadly.
36.
The Glass Menagerie (1950) as Director of Photography
This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat.
37.
Beyond the Forest (1949) as Director of Photography
Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she can visit Chicago; her husband's patience is also tried: he tells her to go and never come back. Once there, Neil tells her he doesn't want her. Back home and pregnant, Neil shows up and now wants her. The caretaker at Neil's lodge threatens to reveal her pregnancy...
38.
Task Force (1949) as Director of Photography
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
39.
A Kiss in the Dark (1949) as Director of Photography
A concert pianist inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants.
40.
The Fountainhead (1949) as Director of Photography
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
41.
To the Victor (1948) as Director of Photography
An American blackmarketeer falls in love with the wife of Nazi collaborator.
42.
Escape in the Desert (1945) as Director of Photography
In this remake of The Petrified Forest, Nazi spies infiltrate a hotel in the American Southwest.
43.
Make Your Own Bed (1944) as Director of Photography
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
44.
On Your Toes (1939) as Spec eff
A hoofer gets mixed up with a ballet dancer, triggering backstage jealousy.
45.
USC vs. Tulane (1932) as Assistant Camera

Visual Effects (feature film)

46.
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952) as Special Effects
Three children from a small village claim to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary.
47.
The Younger Brothers (1949) as Special Effects
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
48.
John Loves Mary (1949) as Special Effects
A World War II veteran's marriage of convenience threatens his real wedding plans.
49.
Key Largo (1948) as Special Effects
A returning veteran tangles with a ruthless gangster during a hurricane.
50.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Spec eff photog
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
51.
The Woman in White (1948) as Special Effects
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
52.
Smart Girls Don't Talk (1948) as Special Effects
A society woman gets involved with a gangster only to find he has hidden plans.
53.
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) as Special Effects
A woman slowly discovers that her artist husband is a deranged killer.
54.
The Unsuspected (1947) as Spec eff photog
The producer of a radio crime series commits the perfect crime, then has to put the case on the air.
55.
Possessed (1947) as Special Effects
A married woman's passion for a former love drives her mad.
56.
Cry Wolf (1947) as Special Effects
A woman uncovers deadly secrets when she visits her late husband's family.
57.
The Unfaithful (1947) as Special Effects
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
58.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947) as Special Effects
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
59.
Night and Day (1946) as Special Effects
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
60.
The Verdict (1946) as Special Effects
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
61.
The Big Sleep (1946) as Special Effects
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
62.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Special Effects
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
63.
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) as Special Effects
An angel is sent to destroy the earth with a trumpet blast.
64.
Pride of the Marines (1945) as Special Effects
A blinded Marine tries to adjust to civilian life.
65.
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) as Special Effects
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
66.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) as Special Effects
A young man about to be married discovers the two aunts who raised him have been poisoning lonely old men.
67.
In Our Time (1944) as Special Effects
A Polish count and his English wife battle Nazi invaders.
68.
Kings Row (1942) as Special Effects
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
69.
International Squadron (1941) as Special Effects
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
70.
The Great Lie (1941) as Special Effects
Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.
71.
Highway West (1941) as Special Effects
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
72.
Saturday's Children (1940) as Special Effects
A young inventor's new marriage is jeopardized by financial problems.
73.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Special Effects
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.

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