David M. Walsh


Director Of Photography

Biography

Began his career in 1955 as an assistant animation cameraman at Disney and graduated to feature cinematographer with "Monte Walsh" (1970). Walsh has often worked with directors Arthur Hiller and Herbert Ross.

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Back When We Were Grownups (2004)
Director Of Photography
Carpool (1996)
Director Of Photography
Brain Donors (1992)
Director Of Photography
FX2 - The Deadly Art of Illusion (1991)
Director Of Photography
Fatal Beauty (1987)
Director Of Photography
Outrageous Fortune (1987)
Director Of Photography
Summer School (1987)
Director Of Photography
My Science Project (1985)
Director Of Photography
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Director Of Photography
Country (1984)
Director Of Photography
Teachers (1984)
Director Of Photography
Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
Director Of Photography
Max Dugan Returns (1983)
Director Of Photography
Romantic Comedy (1983)
Director Of Photography
I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
Director Of Photography
Making Love (1982)
Director Of Photography
Only When I Laugh (1981)
Director Of Photography
Private Benjamin (1980)
Director Of Photography
Hero At Large (1980)
Director Of Photography
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Director Of Photography
Just You And Me, Kid (1979)
Director Of Photography
Chapter Two (1979)
Director Of Photography
The In-Laws (1979)
Director Of Photography
Foul Play (1978)
Director Of Photography
House Calls (1978)
Director Of Photography
California Suite (1978)
Director Of Photography
Never Con a Killer (1977)
Director Of Photography
Scott Joplin (1977)
Director Of Photography
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Director Of Photography
Rollercoaster (1977)
Director Of Photography
Murder By Death (1976)
Director Of Photography
Silver Streak (1976)
Director Of Photography
W.C. Fields and Me (1976)
Director Of Photography
Woman Of The Year (1976)
Director Of Photography
Street Killing (1976)
Director Of Photography
Other Side of the Mountain (1975)
Director Of Photography
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (1975)
Director Of Photography
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Director Of Photography
Whiffs (1975)
Director Of Photography
My Father's House (1975)
Director Of Photography
The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974)
Director Of Photography
Born Innocent (1974)
Director Of Photography
Tell Me Where It Hurts (1974)
Director Of Photography
A Brand New Life (1973)
Director Of Photography
The Laughing Policeman (1973)
Director Of Photography
Sleeper (1973)
Director Of Photography
Ace Eli And Rodger Of The Skies (1973)
Director Of Photography
Cleopatra Jones (1973)
Director Of Photography
"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex"* but Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Director of Photography
Cactus in the Snow (1972)
Director of Photography
Corky (1972)
Director of Photography
A Gunfight (1971)
Director of Photography
Suddenly Single (1971)
Director Of Photography
I Walk the Line (1970)
Director of Photography
Monte Walsh (1970)
Director of Photography
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Camera Operator
The President's Analyst (1967)
Camera Operator
Hour of the Gun (1967)
Camera Operator
The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Assistant Camera
Wives and Lovers (1963)
Assistant Camera op

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

What About Bob? (1991)
Photography
Stella (1990)
Photography

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Brain Donors (1992)
Dp/Cinematographer
FX2 - The Deadly Art of Illusion (1991)
Dp/Cinematographer
Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
Dp/Cinematographer
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Dp/Cinematographer
Private Benjamin (1980)
Dp/Cinematographer
Hero At Large (1980)
Other
Foul Play (1978)
Dp/Cinematographer
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Dp/Cinematographer
Murder By Death (1976)
Dp/Cinematographer
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (1975)
Dp/Cinematographer
A Brand New Life (1973)
Dp/Cinematographer
Ace Eli And Rodger Of The Skies (1973)
Dp/Cinematographer

Cinematography (Special)

Private Debts (1993)
Director Of Photography

Life Events

1955

Began film career as apprentice animation cameraman at Walt Disney Studios; eventually graduated to assitant cameraman, working under Lucien Ballard on Disney's "The Parent Trap" (1961)

1970

First film as director of photography, "Monte Walsh"

Videos

Movie Clip

California Suite (1978) - God Will Punish Us Droll Britishers Sidney (Michael Caine) and Oscar-nominated actress wife Diana (Maggie Smith), in town for the ceremonies, taking a call from her producer, in Neil Simon's California Suite, 1978.
California Suite (1978) - Offer Me A Monarchy Long-divorced Hannah (Jane Fonda) from New York visiting her successful screenwriter ex Bill (Alan Alda), arguing over their teenage daughter, in Neil Simon's California Suite, 1978.
California Suite (1978) - Now We All Got Whiplash! Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor (As bickering doctors Panama and Gump) are the focus, arriving from Chicago with their wives (Shelia Frazier, Gloria Gifford) in Los Angeles, early in Neil Simon's California Suite, 1978.
Cleopatra Jones (1973) - See You Around, Super Honkie Confrontation here between brassy LA heroin trafficker “Mommy” (Shelley Winters) and her top distributor Doodlebug (Antonio Fargas), who wants to cut a new deal, and feels sure she can handle the threat posed by the federal agent title character, in Cleopatra Jones< 1973.
Goodbye Girl, The (1977) - You're So Young Paula (Marsha Mason) destroys evidence of boyfriend Tony upon learning he has sublet the apartment, and later is awakened, with daughter Lucy (Quinn Cummings), when Elliott (Richard Dreyfuss) arrives, early in The Goodbye Girl, 1977.
Goodbye Girl, The (1977) - Don't Give Me Bette Midler The first rehearsal of the Off-Broadway Richard III, director Mark (Paul Benedict) offering his unorthodox theory, Chicago actor Elliott (Richard Dreyfuss), cast in the lead, expressing concern, in Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl, 1977.
Goodbye Girl, The (1977) - Nothing From Kansas? Actor Elliott (Richard Dreyfuss) has bumped into unwilling new roommate Paula (Marsha Mason), whose apartment has been sublet to him, shopping in Manhattan, in The Goodbye Girl, 1977, original screenplay by Mason's then-husband Neil Simon.
Goodbye Girl, The (1977) - Am I Nervous? Paula (Marsha Mason) and Lucy (Quinn Cummings) are awakened by yoga, performed by actor Elliott (Richard Dreyfuss), on the first morning after they've agreed to share the apartment her boyfriend sublet to him, in Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl, 1977.
Cleopatra Jones (1973) - TWA Flight 405 From Istanbul Having received word that the drug rehab center she supports was raided back in LA, big-time federal narcotics agent Tamara Dobson (title character) arrives at LAX, where goons representing the heroin kingpin she’s been pursuing (Shelley Winters) are waiting, in Cleopatra Jones, 1975.
Cleopatra Jones (1973) - Burn It! Joining the credits, title character Tamara Dobson gets off a chopper and calls in a raid on a Turkish poppy field, John Orchard the Brit general, in Warner Bros.' Cleopatra Jones, 1973, co-starring Bernie Casey, with Shelley Winters as the drug-dealer villain.
Cleopatra Jones (1973) - No Fireworks For 72 Hours Title character Tamara Dobson, a big time jet-setting federal drug agent, visiting with her boyfriend Reuben (Bernie Casey), who runs an LA drug rehab center that was just raided by crooked cops, counseling caution, and enemies lying in wait, in Cleopatra Jones, 1973.
Sleeper (1973) - Frozen In 1973 Early scene, doctors (Bartlett Robinson, Don Keefer, Mary Gregory) unwrapping newly discovered 20th century man Miles Monroe (writer-director Woody Allen), 200 years later, in Sleeper, 1973.

Trailer

Foul Play (1978) -- (Original Trailer) Original trailer for the San Francisco action-comedy and the movie debut for Saturday Night Live sensation Chevy Chase, also starring Goldie Hawn and featuring Dudley Moore, from writer-director Colin Higgins, Foul Play, 1978,
Cleopatra Jones (1973) -- (Original Trailer) Made for TV trailer does little justice to the big-budget Warner Bros. “Blaxploitation” feature Cleopatra Jones, 1973, starring Tamara Dobson, which made enough money to justify an even more expensive sequel.
Only When I Laugh - (Original Trailer) An alcoholic actress (Marsha Mason) fights to come back while trying to raise her teen daughter (Kristy McNichol) in Neil Simon's Only When I Laugh (1981).
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex - (Original Trailer) Woody Allen's 1972 comic adaptation of the popular sex manual.
Sunshine Boys, The - (Original Trailer) A feuding comedy team reunites for a television comeback in Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys (1975) with an Academy Award®-winning performance by George Burns.
Rollercoaster - (Original Trailer) A terrorist spreads a climate of fear by attacking amusement parks across the U.S. in Rollercoaster (1977).
President's Analyst, The - (Original Trailer) When James Coburn becomes The President's Analyst (1967), he becomes the pawn of one conspiracy after another.
Seems Like Old Times - (Original Trailer) Lady lawyer Goldie Hawn tries to hide her ex-husband Chevy Chase when he's wrongly accused of bank robbery in Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times (1980).
I Walk The Line - (Original Trailer) Gregory Peck plays a Southern sheriff who is seduced into turning a blind eye to moonshiners in I Walk The Line (1970) with a soundtrack by Johnny Cash.
Goodbye Girl, The - (Original Trailer) Richard Dreyfuss won a Best Actor Oscar playing an aspiring actor who sublets an apartment from dancer Marsha Mason in Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl (1977).
Murder By Death - (Original Trailer) An all-star cast parodies famous detectives in the Neil Simon whodunit spoof Murder By Death (1976).
Sleeper - (Original Trailer) After awaking from cryogenic suspension, a 1970's man gets mixed up with a future revolution in Sleeper, starring director Woody Allen, interviewed here, and Diane Keaton.

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