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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 3, 1969|
|Born:||January 16, 1890||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Profession:||Cinematography ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Moved to Germany as child
Worked as an apprentice projectionist in Berlin
Became assistant cameraperson for Pathe
First film as director of photography (short) on "Der Hauptman von Kopenick"
First experimented with sound
Was DP on "Der Liebling der Frauen
Opened own film processing laboratory
Was DP on the classic "The Last Laugh"
Production head of Fox-Europa
Co-produced and co-wrote documentary "Berlin - A Symphony of a Big City"
Founded Movie Colour Ltd. In Great Britain
Moved to Hollywood
Signed contract with Universal
Made directorial debut, "The Mummy"
Signed contract with MGM
Won Academy Award as DP of "The Good Earth"
Founded Photo Research Corporation of Burbank
Left films for TV
Designed cinematography for "I Love Lucy" setting standard for all future three-camera film TV programming; became chief cinematographer for Desilu Productions
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