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Also Known As: Floyd Delafield Crosby, Floyd D. Crosby Died: September 30, 1985
Born: December 12, 1899 Cause of Death: bronchial pneumonia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: director of photography, cameraman, photographer, stockbroker

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Master documentary cinematographer who shot films for both Robert Flaherty and Joris Ivens before turning to narrative features. After a couple of Hollywood pictures, most notably "High Noon" (1952), Crosby began a long-time collaboration with producer-director Roger Corman. Son is rock 'n' roll performer David Crosby of Crosby, Stills and Nash fame.

Master documentary cinematographer who shot films for both Robert Flaherty and Joris Ivens before turning to narrative features. After a couple of Hollywood pictures, most notably "High Noon" (1952), Crosby began a long-time collaboration with producer-director Roger Corman. Son is rock 'n' roll performer David Crosby of Crosby, Stills and Nash fame.

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  Matto-Grosso (1933) Director

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1927:
Accompanied anthropologist William Beebe to Haiti, shooting still and movie footage
1931:
First feature as director of photography, "Tabu"
1932:
Sole directing credit (with John S. Clarke Jr. and David M. Newell), "Matto Grosso" (also co-photographer)

Education

New York Institute of Photography: New York , New York -

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son:
David Crosby. Musician, singer. Member of the rock trio Crosby, Stills & Nash; appeared as a bathrobed homeowner in "Backdraft" and as a buccaneer in "Hook" (both 1991).

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