Victor Milner


Director Of Photography

About

Also Known As
Victor Miller
Birth Place
New York City, New York, USA
Born
December 15, 1893
Died
October 29, 1972

Biography

Newsreel cameraman from 1913 to 1918, when he arrived in Hollywood and began working as an assistant photographer. Milner went on to become one of Hollywood's foremost cinematographers of the 1930s through the 40s, mostly with Paramount. He enjoyed a fruitful multi-film association with directors Ernst Lubitsch, Henry King, Raoul Walsh and C.B. DeMille....

Biography

Newsreel cameraman from 1913 to 1918, when he arrived in Hollywood and began working as an assistant photographer. Milner went on to become one of Hollywood's foremost cinematographers of the 1930s through the 40s, mostly with Paramount. He enjoyed a fruitful multi-film association with directors Ernst Lubitsch, Henry King, Raoul Walsh and C.B. DeMille.

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Jeopardy (1953)
Director of Photography
Carrie (1952)
Director of Photography
My Favorite Spy (1951)
Director of Photography
September Affair (1951)
European Photographer
Dark City (1950)
Director of Photography
The Furies (1950)
Director of Photography
You Were Meant for Me (1948)
Director of Photography
Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Director of Photography
The Other Love (1947)
Director of Photography
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Director of Photography
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Photography
Wonder Man (1945)
Director of Photography
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
Director of Photography
The Princess and the Pirate (1944)
Director of Photography
The Great Moment (1944)
Director of Photography
Hostages (1943)
Director of Photography
The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Director of Photography
Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Director of Photography
The Monster and the Girl (1941)
Director of Photography
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)
Director of Photography
The Lady Eve (1941)
Director of Photography
My Life with Caroline (1941)
Director of Photography
Buck Benny Rides Again (1940)
Director of Photography
Seventeen (1940)
Director of Photography
Christmas in July (1940)
Director of Photography
Those Were the Days! (1940)
Director of Photography
Union Pacific (1939)
Photography
Our Leading Citizen (1939)
Photography
The Great Victor Herbert (1939)
Director of Photography
What a Life (1939)
Photography
The Buccaneer (1938)
Photography
Hunted Men (1938)
Photography
Give Me a Sailor (1938)
Photography
Touchdown, Army (1938)
Photography
College Swing (1938)
Photography
Say It in French (1938)
Photography
The Plainsman (1937)
Photography
High, Wide and Handsome (1937)
Photography
Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937)
Photography
Artists and Models (1937)
Photography
Till We Meet Again (1936)
Photography
The General Died at Dawn (1936)
Photography
Give Us This Night (1936)
Photography
So Red the Rose (1935)
Photography
The Gilded Lily (1935)
Photography
The Crusades (1935)
Photography
Wharf Angel (1934)
Photography
All of Me (1934)
Photography
Cleopatra (1934)
Photography
One Sunday Afternoon (1933)
Photography
Luxury Liner (1933)
Photography
The Song of Songs (1933)
Photography
Design for Living (1933)
Photography
This Is the Night (1932)
Photography
Broken Lullaby (1932)
Photography
One Hour with You (1932)
Photography
Under-Cover Man (1932)
Photography
Love Me Tonight (1932)
Photography
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
Photography
I Take This Woman (1931)
Photography
Ladies' Man (1931)
Photography
No Limit (1931)
Photography
Man of the World (1931)
Photography
Kick In (1931)
Photography
Daughter of the Dragon (1931)
Photography
Paramount on Parade (1930)
Director of Photography
Let's Go Native (1930)
Director of Photography
The Texan (1930)
Director of Photography
The Love Parade (1930)
Director of Photography
Monte Carlo (1930)
Director of Photography
True to the Navy (1930)
Director of Photography
The Wolf of Wall Street (1929)
Director of Photography
The Wild Party (1929)
Photography
Charming Sinners (1929)
Director of Photography
The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)
Director of Photography
River of Romance (1929)
Director of Photography
The Marriage Playground (1929)
Director of Photography
The Street of Sin (1928)
Photographer?
Loves of an Actress (1928)
Director of Photography
Three Sinners (1928)
Director of Photography
The Woman From Moscow (1928)
Director of Photography
Half a Bride (1928)
Director of Photography
Sins of the Fathers (1928)
Director of Photography
The Showdown (1928)
Director of Photography
Rolled Stockings (1927)
Director of Photography
The Spotlight (1927)
Director of Photography
The Way of All Flesh (1927)
Director of Photography
Blonde or Brunette (1927)
Director of Photography
Children of Divorce (1927)
Director of Photography
The Cat's Pajamas (1926)
Director of Photography
The Lady of the Harem (1926)
Director of Photography
The Wanderer (1926)
Camera
You Never Know Women (1926)
Director of Photography
Kid Boots (1926)
Director of Photography
The Lucky Lady (1926)
Director of Photography
The Spaniard (1925)
Director of Photography
East of Suez (1925)
Director of Photography
Learning To Love (1925)
Director of Photography
Her Night of Romance (1924)
Director of Photography
Thy Name Is Woman (1924)
Director of Photography
On the Stroke of Three (1924)
Director of Photography
The Red Lily (1924)
Director of Photography
The Love Letter (1923)
Director of Photography
What Love Will Do (1923)
Director of Photography
The Town Scandal (1923)
Director of Photography
Cause for Divorce (1923)
Director of Photography
Gossip (1923)
Director of Photography
Human Hearts (1922)
Director of Photography
The Lavender Bath Lady (1922)
Director of Photography
A Dangerous Game (1922)
Director of Photography
Her Night of Nights (1922)
Director of Photography
The Kentucky Derby (1922)
Director of Photography
Live Wires (1921)
Director of Photography
The Cave Girl (1921)
Director of Photography
Play Square (1921)
Director of Photography
Shadows of Conscience (1921)
Director of Photography
When We Were Twenty-one (1921)
Director of Photography
What Love Will Do (1921)
Director of Photography
Half a Chance (1920)
Camera
One Hour Before Dawn (1920)
Camera
Her Unwilling Husband (1920)
Camera
Felix O'Day (1920)
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Dice of Destiny (1920)
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The White Dove (1920)
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Out of the Dust (1920)
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Haunting Shadows (1920)
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Uncharted Channels (1920)
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The Sealed Envelope (1919)
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A Fugitive from Matrimony (1919)
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The Velvet Hand (1918)
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The Cabaret Girl (1918)
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Hiawatha (1913)
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Life Events

Photo Collections

The Gilded Lily - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are a few photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of Paramount Pictures' The Gilded Lily (1935), starring Claudette Colbert.

Videos

Movie Clip

Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, The (1946) - All Life Is A Gamble Walter (Kirk Douglas) receives unexpected old pal rogue Sam (Van Heflin), when his wife Martha (Barbara Stanwyck) arrives, buttons being pushed immediately, in Lewis Milestone's The Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, 1946.
Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, The (1946) - A Realistic Man Kirk Douglas (as Walter, in his opening scene), referring to scandalous history and losing his will, his chilly wife Martha (Barbara Stanwyck) not having any of it, in Lewis Milestone's The Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, 1946.
High, Wide And Handsome (1937) - The Things I Want Our first look at Dorothy Lamour as singer Molly (working at her Paramount home, age 22, months before her star-making performance in the Samuel Goldwyn/John Ford spectacle The Hurricane), with a song written for the picture by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, in 1859 Pennsylvania, with Alan Hale as evil interloping railroad baron Brennan, confronted by our hero, local oil driller Peter (Randolph Scott), High, Wide And Handsome, 1937.
High, Wide And Handsome (1937) - You Think It's Daffy? Hunky Pennsylvania farmer and aspiring “rock oil” driller Peter (Randolph Scott) and crew (Ben Blue, Stanley Andrews, with Charles Bickford and Billy Bletcher the dimwit neighbors), can’t help noticing Sally (Irene Dunne), a guest with her father after their medicine show wagon burned, is kind of a babe, in Paramount’s High, Wide And Handsome, 1937.
High, Wide And Handsome (1937) - She's Been Kissed Before At the town dance in Titusville, PA, 1859, infatuated Peter (Randolph Scott) with visiting medicine-show performer Sally (Irene Dunne) as his Grandma (Elizabeth Patterson) jousts with stuffy Stark (Irving Pichel) and a scuff-up with Scanlon (Charles Bickford) ensues, in High, Wide And Handsome, 1937.
High, Wide And Handsome (1937) - The Morning's Half Over Arising on the Titusville, PA farm where she and her father (Raymond Walburn, with sidekick William Frawley) have been received as guests the day after their medicine-show wagon burned, Irene Dunne as Sally has a mixed exchange with hostess Grandma (Elizabeth Patterson), in Paramount’s High, Wide And Handsome, 1937, also starring Randolph Scott.
Union Pacific (1939) - Pay Or No Pay Just a suggestion of the scale producer-director C.B. De Mille's has in mind, trouble shooter Jeff (Joel McCrea) discussing railroad progress with foreman Dusky (William Haade), mail girl Mollie (Barbara Stanwyck) working the crowd, in Union Pacific, 1939.
Design for Living (1933) - Immorality May Be Fun George (Gary Cooper) romancing Gilda (Miriam Hopkins) in her Paris apartment then bumping into her chivalrous employer Plunkett (Edward Everett Horton), who delivers the same speech he just made to Cooper's roommate, who's also fallen for her, in Ernst Lubitsch's Design for Living, 1933.
Design for Living (1933) - Bonjour! Snoozing on a French train, George (Gary Cooper) and Tom (Fredric March) can be forgiven for assuming Gilda (Miriam Hopkins) is French, in the first scene from Ernst Lubitsch's Design for Living, 1933, from a Noel Coward play and Ben Hecht screenplay.
Design for Living (1933) - Bassington Speaks! American Tom (Fredric March) at his Paris garret writing "un-produced plays" when Plunkett (Edward Everett Horton), visiting to discourage his pursuit of his employee Gilda (Constance Bennett), inadvertently inspires him, in Ernst Lubitsch's Design for Living, 1933.
Design For Living (1933) - No Woman Is Worth It! Broke Paris roommates, painter George (Gary Cooper) and playwright Tom (Fredric March) have decided they must end their friendship because they’re in love with the same girl (Miriam Hopkins) they met on the train, then changing their minds, Ernst Lubitsch directing from the Noel Coward play and Ben Hecht screenplay, in Design For Living, 1933.
College Swing (1938) - When You Get To Be A Professor Gracie Allen is Gracie “Alden,” in the 200-year old original structure of the college her family stands to inherit if she, on this last chance, can pass a graduation exam, cheating miraculously from a laundry list, George Burns her interrogator representing the administration, Cecil Cunningham on the board, in College Swing, 1938.

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