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Also Known As: Byron Haskins Died: April 16, 1984
Born: April 22, 1899 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Portland, Oregon, USA Profession: director of photography, director, special effects artist, cartoonist, cameraman, advertising executive, assistant director

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Hollywood veteran who began his career as a cameraman for International Newsreel and Pathe News. Haskin was head of the Warner Bros. special effects department from 1937 to 1945 and directed several popular science fiction features in the 1950s.

Hollywood veteran who began his career as a cameraman for International Newsreel and Pathe News. Haskin was head of the Warner Bros. special effects department from 1937 to 1945 and directed several popular science fiction features in the 1950s.

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DIRECTOR:

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  The Power (1968) Director
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  Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964) Director
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  Captain Sindbad (1963) Director
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  Armored Command (1961) Director
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  September Storm (1960) Director
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  Jet over the Atlantic (1959) Director
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  The Little Savage (1959) Director
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  The Boss (1956) Director
10.
  The First Texan (1956) Director

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1922:
Film debut, credited for photography, "Broken Chains"
1927:
Directed first silent film, "Ginsberg the Great"
1928:
Sound film debut, credited for photography, "Caught in the Fog"
1929:
First collaboration with Michael Curtiz, credited as director of photography, "The Glad Rag Doll"
1930:
Co-directed with Tom Walls first sound film, "Rookery Nook"
1937:
Served as head of the Warner Bros special effects department
1939:
First special effects credit, "The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex"
1942:
Final non-directorial effort, credited for special photographic effects, "Desperate Journey"
1947:
Solo directorial debut (sound), "I Walk Alone"
1955:
TV debut, directed and created a segment for the network series, "Screen Director's Playhouse"
1968:
Served as live action director for the series, "The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
1968:
Final feature, directed, "The Power"
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Education

University of California at Berkeley: Berkeley , California -

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