William V. Skall


Biography

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

The Silver Chalice (1955)
Photography
Cripple Creek (1952)
Director of Photography
The Golden Hawk (1952)
Director of Photography
The Half-Breed (1952)
Director of Photography
Brave Warrior (1952)
Director of Photography
Everything I Have Is Yours (1952)
Director of Photography
Quo Vadis (1951)
Director of Photography
Rope (1948)
Director of Photography
Two Guys from Texas (1948)
Director of Photography
Life with Father (1947)
Director of Photography
Song of Scheherazade (1947)
Director of Photography
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946)
Director of Photography
Night and Day (1946)
Director of Photography
The Forest Rangers (1942)
Director of Photography
Arabian Nights (1942)
Associate
Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Director of Photography
Virginia (1941)
Director of Photography
Billy the Kid (1941)
Director of Photography
The Return of Frank James (1940)
Photographer Associate
Northwest Passage (Book I--Rogers' Rangers) (1940)
Director of Photography
Victoria the Great (1937)
Tech Camera
God's Country and the Woman (1937)
Technicolor Photographer advisor
Dancing Pirate (1936)
Photography

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Northwest Passage (1940)
Photography
The Mikado (1939)
Photography

Post Production (Feature Film)

The Divorce of Lady X (1938)
Technicolor Photographer adv
Ramona (1936)
Technicolor Photographer

Cinematography (Short)

The Song of a Nation (1947)
Cinematographer
Frontier Days (1945)
Cinematographer
Penny Wisdom (1937)
Cinematographer
Carnival Day (1936)
Cinematographer
Gypsy Night (1935)
Cinematographer
King of the Islands (1935)
Cinematographer
Okay, José (1935)
Cinematographer

Film Production - Main (Short)

Two Hearts in Wax Time (1935)
Photography

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Two Guys From Texas (1948) - Ever Watch That Guy Operate? Dennis Morgan as visiting Steve has just finished serenading dude ranch owner Joan (Dorothy Malone) and they retire to join roommates (Jack Carson as animal-phobic Danny, Penny Edwards as Maggie), for a clever bit directed by David Butler from the script by I.A.L Diamond and Allan Boretz for Warner Bros., in Two Guys From Texas, 1948.
Rope (1948) - Open, It's The Darkness The opening with the sole un-disguised edit in the picture, Alfred Hitchcock with his first Technicolor feature, the movie-with-no-cuts gimmick, stars John Dall and Farley Granger as New Yorkers Brandon and Philip finishing off their victim (Dick Hogan), in Rope, 1948, co-starring James Stewart.
Rope (1948) - Do You Deserve Justice? From another of director Alfred Hitchcock’s disguised edits, Constance Collier with pianist David (Farley Granger) who with roommate Brandon (John Dall) has hidden murder victim David in the trunk, James Stewart as their old prep school teacher finally arriving, meeting Cedric Hardwicke, Joan Chandler, Douglas Dick and Edith Evanson as the maid, in Rope, 1948.
Rope (1948) - I Don't Think You Appreciate Me Having murdered a friend for fun, New Yorker Brandon (John Dall) springs an idea on less confident David (Farley Granger), regarding the trunk that holds the body, with director Alfred Hitchcock’s first disguised edit in his movie made to look like a single take, the loosely Loeb & Leopold-based, Edith Evanson their maid, in Rope, 1948.
Silver Chalice, The (1955) - Fear Not My Eaglet Ambitious magician Simon (Jack Palance) entertaining Roman soldiers in Antioch, with sexy assistant Helena (Virginia Mayo), wild ancient sorcery in The Silver Chalice, 1955.
Golden Hawk (1952) - The Smell Of Gold Dismissing his latest conquest (Donna Martell), “Kit” Gerardo (Sterling Hayden, title character) joins Diaz (Michael Ansara) with buccaneers downstairs on news that an enemy has arrived at their Caribbean hideout, tangling with Smithers (Paul Cavanaugh), in The Golden Hawk, 1952.
Golden Hawk (1952) - Throw The Wench Back In Amid battle between ships helmed by Spaniard Del Toro (John Sutton) and pirate Gerardo (Sterling Hayden, title character), previously unmentioned prisoners appear, Columbia getting full Technicolor value from a dunked Rhonda Fleming, as Dutch “Jane,” in The Golden Hawk, 1952.
Life With Father (1947) - A Man's Soul When Rev. Lloyd (Edmund Gwenn) seems to aim his sermon at prominent New Yorker Clarence Day (William Powell), he rightly suspects wife Vinnie (Irene Dunne) has intervened, Elizabeth Taylor (as "Mary") in the trailing party, in Life With Father, 1947.
Billy The Kid (1941) - He Don't Look So Tough Robert Taylor (title character) has just busted Pedro (Frank Puglia) and others out of jail, now in the saloon earning the attention of crooked cattle man Hickey (Gene Lockhart), who offers a job, early in MGM's Taylor-toughening Billy The Kid, 1941.
Billy The Kid (1941) - Back In Silver City Robert Taylor (title character) on his first evening on the job, stampeding the competition's cattle, runs into an old friend, Brian Donlevy as "Jim Sherwood," on the other side, manly material early in MGM's Billy The Kid, 1941.
Time, The Place And The Girl, The (1946) - I Happened To Walk Down First Street The tune is by Arthur Schwartz and Leo Robin, Dennis Morgan and Jack Carson are New York night club producers, Angela Greene and Janis Paige their partners, trying to keep their show from being shut down by snooty neighbors, in Warner Bros.' The Time, The Place And The Girl, 1946.
Time, The Place And The Girl, The (1946) - Company Under The Table Martha Vickers is the young opera singer being charmed by scheming producer Dennis Morgan, Cuddles Sakall (using his own nickname) is her impresario granddad being all-but assaulted by Janis Paige, the girlfriend of producing partner Jack Carson, in The Time, The Place And The Girl, 1946.

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