Spent 14 years as a camera operator for Arthur Miller before graduating to director of photography in 1943. La Shelle excelled at sleazy, noirish compositions, doing outstanding work in the 1940s, with directors such as Otto Preminger and Henry King, and 60s, especially with Billy Wilder. He also shot several episodes of TV's "The Twilight Zone."
Cinematography (Feature Film)
Debut as cinematographer with "Happy Land"