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Charles G. Clarke

Charles G. Clarke



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Also Known As: Died: July 1, 1983
Born: March 19, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Potter Valley, California, USA Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Madison Avenue (1962) as Director of Photography
Return to Peyton Place (1961) as Director of Photography
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
Flaming Star (1960) as Director of Photography
Sam Burton's second wife Neddy is Indian, their son Pacer a half-breed. As struggle starts between the whites and the Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties. Neddy and Sam are killed; Pacer sides with the Indians, his half-brother Clint with the whites.
A Private's Affair (1959) as Director of Photography
Holiday for Lovers (1959) as Director of Photography
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Photog, Carlsbad Caverns seq
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
Hound-Dog Man (1959) as Director of Photography
Two young boys spend the summer of 1912 having fun and games instead of working on the farm.
These Thousand Hills (1959) as Director of Photography
The Sound and the Fury (1959) as Director of Photography
Passions divide a declining Southern family.
The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958) as Director of Photography
Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.
The Hunters (1958) as Director of Photography
Three American pilots are assigned to dogfight during the Korean War.
Stopover Tokyo (1957) as Director of Photography
The Wayward Bus (1957) as Director of Photography
The Sun Also Rises (1957) as Photog Spanish backgrounds
A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920''''s France and Spain.
Three Brave Men (1957) as Director of Photography
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1957) as Director of Photography
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Director of Photography
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
The Last Wagon (1956) as Addl photog
When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Tod, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.
Bus Stop (1956) as Addl photog
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''s infatuated.
Carousel (1956) as Director of Photography
A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.
Prince of Players (1955) as Director of Photography
Acclaimed tragic actor Edwin Booth struggles to rebuild his career after his brother assassinates President Lincoln.
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955) as Aerial photog
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
Violent Saturday (1955) as Director of Photography
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
The Virgin Queen (1955) as Director of Photography
Sir Walter Raleigh wins favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) as Loc dir of photog
A spoiled, married English woman falls in love with an Indian doctor.
Prince Valiant (1954) as Loc dir of photog
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
Suddenly (1954) as Dir of cine
Gunmen take over a suburban home to plot a presidential assassination.
Black Widow (1954) as Director of Photography
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
Night People (1954) as Director of Photography
Communists kidnap a U.S. officer in cold war Berlin.
White Witch Doctor (1953) as Loc dir of photog
Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?
Destination Gobi (1953) as Director of Photography
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are force to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese airforce. The Mongols are rewarded by an airlift of the finest saddles.
City of Bad Men (1953) as Director of Photography
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) as Director of Photography
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
Kangaroo (1952) as Director of Photography
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) as 2d unit dir of photog
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
Red Skies of Montana (1952) as Director of Photography
Golden Girl (1951) as Director of Photography
Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.
I'll Get By (1950) as Director of Photography
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
The Big Lift (1950) as Director of Photography
Two Air Force sergeants find love while flying the Berlin Airlift.
Three Came Home (1950) as 2d unit dir of photog
A woman fights to survive as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Director of Photography
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
Slattery's Hurricane (1949) as Director of Photography
A pilot (Richard Widmark) wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman (Veronica Lake) he has misused. He flies into the eye of a hurricane, thereby saving Miami and redeeming himself. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife (Linda Darnell) of his best friend.
Sand (1949) as Director of Photography
Jeff Keane's expensive showhorse escapes from a train and runs wild in the Colorado wilderness. Keane searches for the horse while the horse learns the ways of the wild.
Green Grass of Wyoming (1948) as Director of Photography
A roving stallion causes problems for Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd.
Captain from Castile (1948) as Director of Photography
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
The Iron Curtain (1948) as Director of Photography
This film, based on real events, focuses on the defection of Soviet Embassy code specialist Igor Gouzenko.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Director of Photography
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
Bob, Son of Battle (1947) as Director of Photography
Three Little Girls in Blue (1946) as Director of Photography
A reworking of "Moon Over Miami" set at the turn of the century. Three sisters set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband.
Margie (1946) as Director of Photography
A brainy school girl falls apart over a new, handsome teacher.
Smoky (1946) as Director of Photography
A Western loner forges a bond with a runaway horse.
Junior Miss (1945) as Director of Photography
New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She turns the household upsidedown and gets her dad fired by fixing up her uncle with the boss's daughter.
Thunderhead, Son of Flicka (1945) as Director of Photography
Molly and Me (1945) as Director of Photography
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
Greenwich Village (1944) as Fill-in dir of photog
A speakeasy owner steals a serious young composer''''s songs so he can produce a musical.
Tampico (1944) as Director of Photography
Oil-tanker Captain Manson rescues Kathie Hall after her ship is sunk by a U-boat. He marries her. When his ship is sunk and she is suspected because she has no identification. Manson tries to clear her of the charge and discovers that his first mate, Adamson, is a German agent.
Ladies of Washington (1944) as Director of Photography
Guadalcanal Diary (1943) as Director of Photography
Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.
Wintertime (1943) as Director of Photography
A figure skating champion tries to save a failing resort hotel from bankruptcy.
Hello Frisco, Hello (1943) as Director of Photography
Time to Kill (1943) as Director of Photography
It Happened in Flatbush (1942) as Director of Photography
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
Thru Different Eyes (1942) as Director of Photography
Moontide (1942) as Director of Photography
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues lovely Anna from a watery suicide attempt and installs her on the barge. But Tiny, Bobo's longtime pal and parasite, hopes to drive Anna away before domestic bliss tears Bobo away from him; the still unsolved murder may be just the wedge Tiny needs. There's fog on the water and evil brewing...
A Gentleman at Heart (1942) as Director of Photography
A race-track bookie tries his hand in the art racket.
Girl Trouble (1942) as Fill-in cam
Careful Soft Shoulder (1942) as Director of Photography
At a December 7, 1941 Washington cocktail party, Connie Mathew (Virginia Bruce) is not amused by the romantic advances of playboy Tommy Aldrich (James Ellison), son of an important Navy consultant. The party is shocked by the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and Connie blithely announces she would like to serve Uncle Sam as a new version of Mata Hari. She finds Mr. Fortune (Aubrey Mather) waiting for her when she gets home and he introduces himself as a member of the Secret Service and asks her to join his staff. Thinking it is a practical joke by Tommy, she accepts. Fortune tells Connie her first assignment is to get friendly with Tommy, as the government suspects him of selling convoy information that he gets from his father to enemy agents. She does so, falls in love with him and finds out he is 100% loyal. Mr. Fortune takes Connie and Tommy captive. Connie's sister, Agatha (Sheila Ryan), had earlier suspected Mr. Fortune and she was taken prisoner by his Axis spies.
Last of the Duanes (1941) as Director of Photography
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
Murder Among Friends (1941) as Director of Photography
For Beauty's Sake (1941) as Director of Photography
The Perfect Snob (1941) as Director of Photography
The Bride Wore Crutches (1941) as Director of Photography
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) as Director of Photography
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.
Dead Men Tell (1941) as Director of Photography
Just as elderly Miss Nodbury is ready to leave on a treasure hunt for a family fortune she is scared to death by the ghost of a pirate ancestor. Charlie Chan investigates the rest of the clan.
Cadet Girl (1941) as Director of Photography
West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when brother Bob writes a patriotic ballad, Tex knows service to country must come before marriage.
Romance of the Rio Grande (1941) as Director of Photography
Marry the Bo$$'$ Daughter (1941) as Director of Photography
Young man from Kansas (Edwards) goes to New York to work for his tycoon-hero (Barbier). His superiors won't listen to his ideas about business, but the boss and his daughter (Joyce) do.
Accent on Love (1941) as Director of Photography
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as 2nd unit photog
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Young As You Feel (1940) as Director of Photography
Father (Prouty) sells his drugstore and the Jones family heads for New York to enjoy sophisticated city life. They lose all their money before deciding to go back home. This was the last Jones family movie.
Street of Memories (1940) as Director of Photography
Viva Cisco Kid (1940) as Director of Photography
The Cisco Kid (Cesar Romero) tells his pal Gordito (Chris-Pin Martin) that "From now on, Amigo, I am through with women" and then a few minutes later, after rescuing Joan Allen (Jean Rogers) from an attempted stage holdup, tells her "...but you, senorita, you are different!" and therein lies the short summary of all of the films in the 20th Century-Fox Cisco Kid series. The padded plot, so exhibitors could tell the entries apart, finds Towash, Texas saloon owner Hank Gunther (Harold Goodwin) plotting with Jesse Allen (Minor Watson), Joan's father, to rob the money missed on the aborted stage holdup from the express company safe rather than report empty-handed to the "Boss"(Stanley Fields). Allen robs the express office, but is seen by Moses (Nigel de Brulier), an old hermit, who tells the boys in the saloon that he doesn't know the robber's name but recognized him as the man he had seen that day with Joan. The latter has convinced her father to return the money and they will go to Arizona. Cisco, also seen that day with Joan, gets blamed for the robbery as Gunther has killed ol' Mose who is no longer around to identify Cisco as not being the robber, and Joan is not willing to implicate her father. It is beginning to look like Cisco is indeed through with women, albeit on an involuntary basis.
Yesterday's Heroes (1940) as Director of Photography
The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939) as Photography
Cisco is attracted to Ann Carver and is soon involved in her and her Grandfather's problems. Sheriff McNally has taken their money, their deed, and thrown them in jail. After breaking them out he makes a deal to buy back their land from McNally and to get the money he and his comrades rob the bank. When time for the payoff arrives, McNally has his men ready to nab him but Cisco has a surprise for McNally.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1939) as Photography
The Asian detective discovers a murder on a ship bound for Hawaii.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as Director of Photography
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Pardon Our Nerve (1939) as Photography
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939) as Photography
Mr. Moto is after a robber who takes the royal jewels from the Tower of London. He is aided by an archaeologist who is looking for Cleopatra's crown in Egypt.
Safety in Numbers (1938) as Photography
The Good Earth (1937) as Chinese photog
Epic adaptation of the Pearl Buck classic about Chinese farmers battling the elements.
Espionage (1937) as Photography
Rival reporters fight off spies while vying to interview a munitions tycoon.
Stand-In (1937) as Director of Photography
An efficiency expert tries to streamline operations at a Hollywood studio.
Under Cover of Night (1937) as Photography
A police detective and his wife try to solve a string of murders.
The Thirteenth Chair (1937) as Photography
A phony psychic tries to solve a murder that took place during her seance.
Man of the People (1937) as Photography
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
The All-American Chump (1936) as Cinematographer
A country bumpkin who''''s a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
All American Chump (1936) as Photography
A country bumpkin who's a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
The Garden Murder Case (1936) as Photography
Society sleuth Philo Vance suspects dirty doings behind a mysterious series of suicides.
Moonlight Murder (1936) as Photography
A murderer strikes an opera company.
Trouble for Two (1936) as Photography
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) as Photography
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
The Winning Ticket (1935) as Photography
A barber tries to find the winning lottery ticket he hid from his moralistic wife.
Shadow of Doubt (1935) as Photography
Murder charges threaten an actress's marriage plans.
Pursuit (1935) as Photography
The reward in a kidnapping case attracts a variety of desperate characters.
Woman Wanted (1935) as Photography
An innocent woman is chased by both gangsters and the police.
The Casino Murder Case (1935) as Photography
Society sleuth Philo Vance takes on a series of murders at an aging dowager's mansion.
The Perfect Gentleman (1935) as Photography
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
The Cat and the Fiddle (1934) as Photography
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
Evelyn Prentice (1934) as Photography
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
Tarzan and His Mate (1934) as Photography
The jungle king fights to protect his wife from a greedy ivory hunter.
Viva Villa (1934) as Photography
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
Hot Pepper (1933) as Photography
Second Hand Wife (1933) as Photography
Too Busy to Work (1932) as Photography
A hobo searches the countryside for the daughter he lost when his wife left him.
The Woman in Room 13 (1932) as Camera Operator
Men on Call (1931) as Photography
Good Sport (1931) as Photography
Girls Demand Excitement (1931) as Photography
Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.
Annabelle's Affairs (1931) as Photography
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told not to part with them. Annabelle, an extravagant spender, is forced to give the stocks to her husband's millionaire rival. Hearing that her husband is returning home, Annabelle poses as a cook at her husband's rival's home. Her husband arrives but is unrecognizable to Annabelle. He's now working as a captain for his rival. Annabelle finds herself falling for this mysterious captain.
Temple Tower (1930) as Director of Photography
Oh, For a Man (1930) as Director of Photography
Carlotta Manson is a young and beautiful opera star who wants some spice in her personal life. She threatens to forsake opera for a wild, romantic fling. One night, a burglar, Barney McGann breaks into Carlotta's boudoir while she's asleep to steal her jewelery. Carlotta awakes and is facinated with Barney. They date and marry at her Villa in Italy. Soon Barney can't take being married to a diva and leaves her. Carlotta picks herself up and returns to opera. One night as Carlotta is asleep in her boudoir, she is awaken by someone breaking in...
So This Is London (1930) as Camera
The Veiled Woman (1929) as Director of Photography
Words and Music (1929) as Director of Photography
Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student. Notable as the first movie in which John Wayne gets billing (as Duke Morrison).
Not Quite Decent (1929) as Director of Photography
A Song of Kentucky (1929) as Director of Photography
Masquerade (1929) as Director of Photography
The Exalted Flapper (1929) as Director of Photography
Nix on Dames (1929) as Director of Photography
The Sin Sister (1929) as Camera
Four Sons (1928) as Director of Photography
A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow''''s sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany''''s eventual opponent.
Riley the Cop (1928) as Director of Photography
Sharp Shooters (1928) as Director of Photography
The Red Dance (1928) as Director of Photography
Plastered in Paris (1928) as Director of Photography
Upstream (1927) as Director of Photography
Singed (1927) as Director of Photography
Ham and Eggs at the Front (1927) as Director of Photography
A Racing Romeo (1927) as Camera
Rocking Moon (1926) as Director of Photography
Whispering Smith (1926) as Cinematog Cam
One Minute to Play (1926) as Camera
Going Crooked (1926) as Director of Photography
Without Mercy (1925) as Director of Photography
The Top of the World (1925) as Director of Photography
Friendly Enemies (1925) as Director of Photography
Flaming Barriers (1924) as Director of Photography
The Dawn of a Tomorrow (1924) as Director of Photography
Tiger Love (1924) as Director of Photography
The Light That Failed (1923) as Director of Photography
The Half Breed (1922) as Director of Photography

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