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Also Known As: Charles Galloway Clarke, Charles Clarke, Charles [G.] Clarke Died: July 1, 1983
Born: March 19, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Potter Valley, California, USA Profession: director of photography, actor, assistant cameraman, laboratory assistant

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Began his career as a portrait photographer in 1912. Clarke designed a battery-run camera motor which became the industry standard during the silent era, was a pioneer of matte photography techniques, and developed a reputation for location work under difficult conditions. He was nominated four times for an Academy Award.

Began his career as a portrait photographer in 1912. Clarke designed a battery-run camera motor which became the industry standard during the silent era, was a pioneer of matte photography techniques, and developed a reputation for location work under difficult conditions. He was nominated four times for an Academy Award.

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1919:
First made lab assistant
1922:
Became first director of photography for Jesse Lasky company
1922:
First film as co-director of photography (also editor), "The Half Breed"
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With Fox
1937:
Directed short film "Pigskin Heroes"
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With 20th Century-Fox
1951:
Co-shot (with John Boyle) Oscar ceremonies
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"Professional Cinematography"

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