Michel Kelber


Director Of Photography

About

Born
April 09, 1908
Died
October 23, 1996

Biography

Worked as an assistant cameraman from 1928, graduating to cinematographer in the early 1930s. Kelber worked with a number of acclaimed French directors including Claude Autant-Lara, Rene Clair, Julien Duvivier and Jean Renoir....

Biography

Worked as an assistant cameraman from 1928, graduating to cinematographer in the early 1930s. Kelber worked with a number of acclaimed French directors including Claude Autant-Lara, Rene Clair, Julien Duvivier and Jean Renoir.

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Docteur Justice (1975)
Cinematographer
Le Banquet (1972)
Cinematographer
No encontre rosas para mi madre (1972)
Cinematographer
I Am a Dancer (1972)
Cinematographer
Aminata (1971)
Cinematographer
Johnny Banco (1969)
Director of Photography
The Story of a Three Day Pass (1968)
Director of Photography
Mata Hari, Agent H-21 (1967)
Director of Photography
How NOT To Rob a Department Store (1965)
Director of Photography
Magnificent Sinner (1963)
Director of Photography
In the French Style (1963)
Director of Photography
A View From the Bridge (1962)
Director of Photography
L' Affaire Nina B (1961)
Cinematographer
John Paul Jones (1959)
Chief cine
Bitter Victory (1958)
Director of Photography
Girl on the Third Floor (1958)
Director Of Photography
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1957)
Director of Photography
House of Lovers (1957)
Director Of Photography
The Ambassador's Daughter (1956)
Photography
Main Street (1956)
Director Of Photography
French Cancan (1955)
Director Of Photography
Rouge et Noir (1954)
Director Of Photography
Le Grand Jeu (1954)
Director Of Photography
La Chair et le Diable (1953)
Cinematographer
Bal Tabarin (1952)
French unit Camera
Pasha's Wives (1939)
Cinematographer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Fidelio (1979)
Photography
Beauty and the Devil (1949)
Photography
Parents Terribles, Les (1948)
Photography
Le Diable au corps (1947)
Photography
Jeunes filles en detresse (1939)
Photography
Pieges (1939)
Photography
Hercule (1937)
Photography
Nuits blanches de Saint-Petersbourg, Les (1937)
Photography
Affaire du Courrier de Lyon (1937)
Photography
Un Carnet de Bal (1937)
Photography
Gribouille (1937)
Photography
Aventure a Paris (1936)
Photography
Le Mioche (1936)
Photography
Trois... six... neuf (1936)
Photography
Sous les yeux de l'Occident (1936)
Photography
Baccara (1935)
Photography
La Route imperiale (1935)
Photography
Epoux scandaleux, Les (1935)
Photography
Beaux jours, Les (1935)
Photography
Filles de la Concierge, Les (1934)
Photography
Zou Zou (1934)
Photography
L' Or dans la rue (1934)
Photography
Le Gendarme est sans pitie (1932)
Photography

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

I Am a Dancer (1972)
Other

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Bitter Victory (1957) - What Are You Waiting For? Nazis, Arabs and British commandos in local garb as Brand (Curt Jurgens) and Leith (Richard Burton) lead a raid on a German outpost in North Africa, in Nicholas Ray's Bitter Victory, 1958.
Bitter Victory (1957) - Besides, He's Welsh! Welshman Richard Burton (as "Leith") in his first appearance, following Brand (Curt Jurgens) to be interviewed by officers (Alfred Burke, Anthony Bushell) choosing a leader for a commando raid , at a British outpost in North Africa, ca. 1942, in Bitter Victory, 1958.
Bitter Victory (1957) - Don't Talk To Me In Riddles The "bitter" part delivered in this scene from Nicholas Ray's Bitter Victory, 1958, in which Leith (Richard Burton), a British officer in WWII Libya, counsels ex-lover Jane (Ruth Roman) on pre-mission psychology for her husband.
Bitter Victory (1957) - Be Quick About It! In North Africa, Welshman Leith (Richard Burton) is left behind, ordered by his superior to oversee death of two mortally wounded soldiers, one German (Raoul Delfosse) and one British (Andrew Crawford), in Nicholas Ray's Bitter Victory, 1958.
Zou Zou (1934) - I Would Have Preferred A Crocodile Looks like work on location in Toulon, Josephine Baker (title character) disappointed when her childhood mate Jean (Gabin), whom she hasn’t seen in ages, doesn’t get off the boat, but thrilled when he appears later, with their adoptive de-facto stage-father (Pierre Larquey), in Zouzou, 1934.
Zou Zou (1934) - ...And Count The Days First scene for title character, American Josephine Baker, in her first talking feature, made in France, running her old act for a young friend when her adoptive dad (Pierre Larquey) gets the post card from their long-lost brother, son, colleague and sailor Jean (Gabin), in Zouzou, 1934.
Zou Zou (1934) - She Always Causes Problems Laundress Josephine Baker (title character) and colleague Claire (Yvette Lebon) with her childhood circus-performer pal Jean (Jean Gabin), quickly making friends at a club when she’s assaulted by a goon, leading to a big fight and quick exit, in director Marc Allégret’s Zouzou, 1934.
John Paul Jones (1959) - Your Audacity Amazes Me Denied a command in the Continental Navy, but seconded to the shrewd Commodore Hopkins (Thomas Gomez), Robert Stack (title character) offers a brainy plan and bold attack in the Bahamas, a fictional event in a roughly accurate context, in producer Samuel Bronston's John Paul Jones, 1959.
John Paul Jones (1959) - We Are Not Disappointed Now released from duties to seek naval prizes for his victorious ship's crew, Captain Jones (Robert Stack) meets Empress Catherine of Russia (Bette Davis), who tests his virtue with dancing girls, in John Farrow's John Paul Jones, 1959.
John Paul Jones (1959) - I Give You Liberty New on the pre-Revolutionary Virginia social scene, youthful captain Jones (Robert Stack), escorted by eminent Patrick Henry (Macdonald Carey), tangles with a bellicose Brit (Peter Cushing) and meets Dorothea (Erin O'Brien), early in John Paul Jones, 1959.
Ambassador's Daughter, The - Poker Face Posing as a Paris native and dating soldier Danny (John Forsythe) on a bet, Joan (Olivia de Havilland) plays tour-guide at the Eiffel Tower, in Norman Krasna's The Ambassador's Daughter, 1956.
Ambassador's Daughter, The - Kind Of Dull For Her After fancy Paris opening, introduction of Joan (Olivia de Havilland), her ambassador father (Edward Arnold), Senator Cartwright (Adolphe Menjou) and wife (Myrna Loy), in writer-producer-director Norman Krasna's The Ambassador's Daughter, 1956.

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