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Daniel L. Fapp

Daniel L. Fapp



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Also Known As: Died: July 19, 1986
Born: April 21, 1904 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kansas City, Kansas, USA Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Marooned (1969) as Director of Photography
Three U.S. astronauts face a slow death when their rockets fail during a space voyage.
5 Card Stud (1968) as Director of Photography
A mysterious killer stalks the players from a card game that ended in violence.
Ice Station Zebra (1968) as Director of Photography
A sub commander on a perilous mission must ferret out a Soviet agent on his ship.
Sweet November (1968) as Director of Photography
A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.
Double Trouble (1967) as Director of Photography
A teen heiress falls for an American rock singer in London.
Lord Love a Duck (1966) as Director of Photography
A high-school misfit devotes his life to turning a bubbly blonde into a social success.
Our Man Flint (1966) as Director of Photography
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, top agent Derek Flint is called in.
Spinout (1966) as Director of Photography
A singing race-car driver has to choose among three amorous females.
I'll Take Sweden (1965) as Director of Photography
A widower takes a job in Stockholm to get his daughter away from her boyfriend.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) as Director of Photography
Musical biography of the backwoods girl who struck it rich in Colorado and survived the Titanic.
Send Me No Flowers (1964) as Director of Photography
When he mistakenly thinks he's dying, a hypochondriac tries to choose his wife's next husband.
The Pleasure Seekers (1964) as Director of Photography
Three young women share a room in Madrid between romantic escapades.
Move Over, Darling (1963) as Director of Photography
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
Fun in Acapulco (1963) as Director of Photography
A trapeze artist tries to use love to conquer his fear of heights.
A New Kind of Love (1963) as Cinematographer
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
The Great Escape (1963) as Director of Photography
Thrown together by the Germans, a group of captive Allied troublemakers plot a daring escape.
The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) as Director of Photography
American undercover agents in Rome during World War II try to thwart the Axis.
Bachelor Flat (1962) as Director of Photography
Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automaticaly. When his fiancée Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mothers home unaware that she in engaged.
One, Two, Three (1961) as Cinematographer
A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
West Side Story (1961) as Director of Photography
A young couple from dueling street gangs falls in love.
All the Young Men (1960) as Director of Photography
A black sergeant is forced to take command when his lieutenant is killed during the Korean War.
Let's Make Love (1960) as Director of Photography
A millionaire uses a fake name to infiltrate a musical making fun of him.
On the Beach (1959) as Auto race photog
After a nuclear war, U.S. sailors stationed in Australia deal with the end of civilization.
Li'l Abner (1959) as Director of Photography
The residents of Dogpatch fight to persuade the government not to use their town as a nuclear testing ground.
The Trap (1959) as Director of Photography
Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit from the country. Ralph's arrival has a profound effect on his estranged father, the sheriff; his brother Tip, an alcoholic deputy; and his ex-sweetheart Linda, now married to Tip. Tension builds as a small army of gangsters takes over the town. Then the situation abruptly changes...
The Five Pennies (1959) as Director of Photography
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
Desire Under the Elms (1958) as Director of Photography
A fiery immigrant falls in love with her aging husband''''s brooding young son.
Kings Go Forth (1958) as Director of Photography
Two American soldiers vie for the same woman in World War II France.
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Director of Photography
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
The Devil's Hairpin (1957) as Director of Photography
Hollywood or Bust (1956) as Director of Photography
Two half-wits drive cross country to Hollywood in their search for stardom.
Pardners (1956) as Director of Photography
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father''''s best friend.
Artists and Models (1956) as Director of Photography
A struggling artist uses his roommate''s dreams to create a hit comic book.
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as Director of Photography
Run for Cover (1955) as Director of Photography
An ex-convict trying to go straight gets caught up in a train robbery.
The Far Horizons (1955) as Director of Photography
Romanticized version of Lewis and Clarks voyage of discovery through the American West.
You're Never Too Young (1955) as Director of Photography
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
Living It Up (1954) as Director of Photography
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
Knock on Wood (1954) as Director of Photography
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
Money from Home (1954) as Director of Photography
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
The Stooge (1953) as Director of Photography
A failed singer takes on a comedian to create a team act.
The Caddy (1953) as Director of Photography
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''s taught everything.
The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953) as Director of Photography
In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard (Leo Genn), a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria (Dorothy Bromley), Hester (Audrey Dalton) and Violet (Joan Elan), along with the housekeeper, Thelma (Elsa Lancaster), who has raised the girls since childhood. Other than their father, the girls have never seen another man. Halyard is informed that 1500 U.S. Marines will soon arrive to establish an air base on the island. Halyard is rather apprehensive over the prospect of his daughters, who have never met another man, being thrown together with 1500 Marines who haven't seen a woman in months.
Anything Can Happen (1952) as Director of Photography
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
Sailor Beware (1952) as Director of Photography
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
Jumping Jacks (1952) as Director of Photography
Hap Smith, nightclub entertainer, has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army: with lovely new partner Betsy Carter, Hap plays a clownish parody of a soldier. Meanwhile, Chick is organizing a soldier show at Fort Benning and finds he needs his old partner's help. To get onto the base, Hap impersonates a hapless real soldier, Dogface Dolan; but circumstances force them to prolong the masquerade, creating an increasingly tangled Army-sized snafu.
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) as Director of Photography
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Director of Photography
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
September Affair (1951) as Fill-in dir of photog
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
Darling, How Could You! (1951) as Director of Photography
Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.
No Man of Her Own (1950) as Director of Photography
Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her.
Union Station (1950) as Director of Photography
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Director of Photography
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Director of Photography
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
Bride of Vengeance (1949) as Director of Photography
Sorrowful Jones (1949) as Director of Photography
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
Dream Girl (1948) as Director of Photography
Hazard (1948) as Director of Photography
Golden Earrings (1947) as Director of Photography
An English POW tries to hide from the Nazis by posing as a gypsy.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947) as Director of Photography
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Director of Photography
A WAC officer returns from the war to find her husband wants a divorce.
Kitty (1946) as Director of Photography
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
To Each His Own (1946) as Director of Photography
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
Hold That Blonde (1945) as Director of Photography
Ogden Spencer Trulow III (Eddie Bracken) is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin (Veronica Lake), who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels.
You Came Along (1945) as Director of Photography
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Director of Photography
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (1944) as Director of Photography
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944) as Director of Photography
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
Henry Aldrich's Little Secret (1944) as Director of Photography
Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.
Lady Bodyguard (1943) as Director of Photography
A.C.Baker (Anne Shirley), advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore (Eddie Albert) with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a paid-for-a-year $1000 policy. High-risk Terry agrees. George MacAlister (Roger Pryor) fires his secretary, Miss Tracy (Mary Treen), just as she is typing up the policy and she, for spite, changes the amount from a thousand dollars to one million dollars. A.C. delivers the policy, without noticing the difference, to Terry at a party at the Frolics Club, a cheap joint wedged between a burlesque house and a flop house hotel. Three characters, an elderly hat-check "girl" known as Mother Hodges (Maude Eburne); Avery Jamieson (Raymond Walburn), a broken-down actor; and bartender Harry Gargan (Edward Brophy) are named beneficiaries. When the company discovers the error, A.C. is sent to get back the policy and, pending that, don't let Terry make any test flights.
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943) as Director of Photography
Henry Aldrich Swings It (1943) as Director of Photography
Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man.
Henry Aldrich Haunts a House (1943) as Director of Photography
Priorities on Parade (1942) as Director of Photography
Henry and Dizzy (1942) as Director of Photography
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as Director of Photography
True to the Army (1942) as Director of Photography
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941) as 2nd Camera
World Premiere (1941) as Director of Photography
Glamour Boy (1941) as Director of Photography
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
Thirty Day Princess (1934) as Camera Operator
Big Executive (1933) as Camera Operator
Tonight Is Ours (1933) as Assistant Camera
Horse Feathers (1932) as Camera Operator
In an effort to beef up his school's football team, a college president mistakenly recruits two loonies.
This Reckless Age (1932) as 2nd Camera
The False Madonna (1931) as Camera Operator
Rich Man's Folly (1931) as Camera Operator
The Secret Call (1931) as 2nd Camera
Huckleberry Finn (1931) as 2nd Camera
A year after their former exploits, Tom Sawyer's puppy love of Becky Thatcher keeps him home while Huck Finn, chafing under "civilizing" influences like school and shoes, plans to run away. His scapegrace, abusive father intervenes; Tom and black Jim help him escape; and (departing from the novel) all three raft down the Mississippi, where they're joined by two likable rogues and meet pretty orphans Ella and Mary Jane. The latter may change Huck's mind about girls...
El dios del mar (1930) as 2nd Camera
Marquis Preferred (1929) as Assistant Camera

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