Peverell Marley


Director Of Photography

About

Also Known As
Marleyi Pawerell, J. Peverell Marley, Peverell J. Marley, Pev Marley
Birth Place
San Jose, California, USA
Born
August 14, 1901
Died
February 02, 1964

Biography

Hollywood veteran who shot several Cecil B. DeMille films in the 1920s, worked in Hungary with Paul Fejos in the early 30s and proved a versatile studio cinematographer (with Fox and then Warner Bros.) through the 40s and 50s. Married to, and divorced from, actresses Lina Basquette, Virginia Ruth McAdoo and Linda Darnell (1943-52)....

Family & Companions

Lina Basquette
Wife
Actor, dancer. Divorced.
Virginia Ruth McAdoo
Wife
Actor.
Linda Darnell
Wife
Actor. Married 1943-52.

Biography

Hollywood veteran who shot several Cecil B. DeMille films in the 1920s, worked in Hungary with Paul Fejos in the early 30s and proved a versatile studio cinematographer (with Fox and then Warner Bros.) through the 40s and 50s. Married to, and divorced from, actresses Lina Basquette, Virginia Ruth McAdoo and Linda Darnell (1943-52).

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961)
Director of Photography
A Fever in the Blood (1961)
Director of Photography
Westbound (1959)
Director of Photography
The Left Handed Gun (1958)
Director of Photography
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
Director of Photography
Johnny Trouble (1957)
Photography
Serenade (1956)
Director of Photography
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Addl Photographer
The Steel Jungle (1956)
Director of Photography
Jump into Hell (1955)
Director of Photography
Illegal (1955)
Director of Photography
Drum Beat (1954)
Director of Photography
King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)
Director of Photography
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
Director of Photography
The Charge at Feather River (1953)
Director of Photography
House of Wax (1953)
Director of Photography
Off Limits (1953)
Director of Photography
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952)
2nd Unit Photography
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Addl Photographer
The Groom Wore Spurs (1951)
Director of Photography
Benjy (1951)
Cinematographer
Return of the Frontiersman (1950)
Director of Photography
Perfect Strangers (1950)
Director of Photography
Pretty Baby (1950)
Director of Photography
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950)
Director of Photography
Look for the Silver Lining (1949)
Director of Photography
John Loves Mary (1949)
Director of Photography
Night unto Night (1949)
Director of Photography
Homicide (1949)
Director of Photography
Whiplash (1948)
Director of Photography
Life with Father (1947)
Director of Photography
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
Director of Photography
Of Human Bondage (1946)
Director of Photography
Night and Day (1946)
Director of Photography
Pride of the Marines (1945)
Director of Photography
Sensations of 1945 (1944)
Director of Photography
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
Director of Photography
Guadalcanal Diary (1943)
2d unit Director of Photographer
Dixie Dugan (1943)
Director of Photography
The Meanest Man in the World (1943)
Director of Photography
Girl Trouble (1942)
Fill-in Camera
The Night Before the Divorce (1942)
Director of Photography
The Magnificent Dope (1942)
Director of Photography
Adam Had Four Sons (1941)
Director of Photography
Sleepers West (1941)
Director of Photography
Moon Over Miami (1941)
Director of Photography
Charley's Aunt (1941)
Director of Photography
Hudson's Bay (1941)
Director of Photography
The Great American Broadcast (1941)
Director of Photography
Swamp Water (1941)
Director of Photography
The Man I Married (1940)
Director of Photography
Star Dust (1940)
Director of Photography
The Three Musketeers (1939)
Photography
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Photography
Elsa Maxwell's Hotel for Women (1939)
Director of Photography
Day-Time Wife (1939)
Director of Photography
In Old Chicago (1938)
Photography
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Photography
Up the River (1938)
Photography
Sally, Irene and Mary (1938)
Photography
Suez (1938)
Photography
Wise Girl (1937)
Photography
Women of Glamour (1937)
Photography
The Toast of New York (1937)
Photography
Private Number (1936)
Photography
Sing, Baby, Sing (1936)
Photography
It Had to Happen (1936)
Photography
Winterset (1936)
Photography
King of Burlesque (1936)
Photography
One Rainy Afternoon (1936)
Photography
Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)
Musical numbers Photographer
L'homme des Folies Bergère (1935)
Photographie Designer danses par [Dances Photographer by]
Clive of India (1935)
Photography
Thanks a Million (1935)
Photography
The Three Musketeers (1935)
Photography
Cardinal Richelieu (1935)
Photography
Let 'Em Have It (1935)
Photography
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934)
Photography
Gallant Lady (1934)
Photography
The House of Rothschild (1934)
Photography
The Mighty Barnum (1934)
Photography
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Photography
India Speaks (1933)
Camera
Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)
Photography
This Day and Age (1933)
Photography
Fast Workers (1933)
Photography
Her Secret (1933)
Photography
Wicked (1931)
Photography
Quand on est belle (1931)
Photographerraphie de [Photographer]
The Woman Racket (1930)
Director of Photography
This Mad World (1930)
Director of Photography
The Godless Girl (1929)
Director of Photography
Dynamite (1929)
Director of Photography
It's a Great Life (1929)
Director of Photography
A Lady of Chance (1928)
Director of Photography
Chicago (1928)
Director of Photography
Power (1928)
Director of Photography
Show Folks (1928)
Director of Photography
Celebrity (1928)
Director of Photography
The King of Kings (1927)
Director of Photography
The Country Doctor (1927)
Director of Photography
Dress Parade (1927)
Director of Photography
The Volga Boatman (1926)
Director of Photography
Her Man o' War (1926)
Director of Photography
Three Faces East (1926)
Director of Photography
Young April (1926)
Director of Photography
Sunny Side Up (1926)
Director of Photography
Silence (1926)
Director of Photography
Forty Winks (1925)
Director of Photography
Hell's Highroad (1925)
Director of Photography
The Road to Yesterday (1925)
Director of Photography
The Golden Bed (1925)
Director of Photography
The Night Club (1925)
Director of Photography
Feet of Clay (1924)
Director of Photography
The Ten Commandments (1923)
Director of Photography

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Tavaszi zapor (1932)
Photography

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Spirit Of St. Louis, The (1957) - Rio Rita Opening sequence with prologue, introducing first friend Frank (Bartlett Robinson) then the hero (James Stewart), in Billy Wilder's hagiographic adaption of Charles Lindbergh's memoir, The Spirit Of St. Louis, 1957.
Drum Beat (1954) - I Like Being Scared In buckskins at the White House, 1872, Oregon Indian fighter Mackay (Alan Ladd) summoned by President Grant (Hayden Rorke) jousts with liberal Dr Thomas (Richard Gaines) and explains for the first lady (Peggy Converse) the first daughter (Carol Nugent) and her friend, second-billed Audrey Dalton as Nancy, in Drum Beat, 1954, the first picture from Ladd’s Jaguar Productions, and writer-producer-director Delmer Daves.
Drum Beat (1954) - I See Brass Buttons Oregon, 1872, merchant Crackel (Elisha Cook Jr.) hurries to tell troublesom Modoc war chief Captain Jack (Charles Bronson) of the new peace negotiator sent from Washington (Alan Ladd, who also co-produced, as Mackay), tangling also with military veteran and rancher Meek (Richard Cutting), in Delmer Daves Drum Beat, 1954.
Drum Beat (1954) - I Just Came Along For The Ride Observed by Modoc Jim (Frank De Kova) who has a beef with stage driver Satterwhite (Robert Keith), Indian fighter Mackay (Alan Ladd) sent to make peace with the tribe in Oregon, 1872 (actually shot in Sedona, Az), companions Isabel Jewell as Lily, and Audrey Dalton as VIP traveler Nancy, in Delmer Daves’ Drum Beat, 1954.
King Richard And The Crusaders - That Wailing She-Cat Wounded but improving in Palestine, Richard (George Sanders) visited by his wife (Paula Raymond) and conferring with spunky cousin Edith Plantagenet (Virginia Mayo), about plans for an excursion, and a knight who's turned her head, in King Richard And The Crusaders, 1954.
King Richard And The Crusaders - Phantoms In Bedrobes Droll in victory, George Sanders (title character) after a good day in Palestine, installing Sir Giles (Robert Douglas) as his second, tangling with uppity Scottish bodyguard (Laurence Harvey), early in Warner Bros.' first CinemaScope picture, King Richard And The Crusaders, 1954.
King Richard And The Crusaders (1954) - No Man Meets A Friend Scottish officer of the 3rd Crusade Sir Kenneth (Laurence Harvey) on a scouting mission meets a wandering Saracen (top-billed Rex Harrison) who introduces himself as "Emir Ilderim," good jousting sequence from 2nd unit director Yakima Canutt, in King Richard And The Crusaders, 1954.
Left Handed Gun, The (1958) - He Is Death's Child From Leslie Stevens' script based on Gore Vidal's teleplay, the lyric in the theme by William Goyen, Paul Newman's Billy the Kid stumbles and mumbles and meets first Tom (James Best), then rancher Tunstall (Colin Keith-Johnston), in Arthur Penn's radical western The Left Handed Gun, 1958.
Left Handed Gun, The (1958) - Can't Get Away From The Bible Just picked up on the range by English-born rancher Tunstall (Colin Keith-Johnston), Paul Newman as Billy the Kid is by turns deceptive, intellectually curious, and protective, in Arthur Penn’s revisionist Western based on Gore Vidal’s teleplay, The Left Handed Gun, 1958.
Left Handed Gun, The (1958) - You Can't Shoot A Sheriff Paul Newman as Billy the Kid seems overly thrilled by the calliope, after the burial of his new boss, bouncing off Southerner Moultrie (Hurd Hatfield) and lawman Garrett (John Dehner), then frightening pals Tom and Charlie (James Best, James Congdon), in Arthur Penn’s, The Left Handed Gun, 1958.
Illegal (1955) - One Shot Would Have Been Sufficient The credits ran over a murder, and though it wasn’t clear DeForest Kelley did it, he does wind up on trial, with top-billed Edward G. Robinson his able prosecutor, Nina Foch and Hugh Marlowe his attending staff, in Illegal, 1955, the third movie version of a story by Frank J. Collins.
Illegal (1955) - Napoleon Of The Courtroom The morning after he failed to stop the execution of an innocent man whom he convicted, D-A Scott (Edward G. Robinson) is despondent, drinking, his assistant and close friend Ellen (Nina Foch) unable to shake his determination to leave his post, in Illegal, 1955.

Trailer

Fast Workers - (Original Trailer) John Gilbert is a construction worker who tests his best friend's women for fidelity by seducing them in Tod Browning's Fast Workers (1933).
Night Unto Night -- (Original Trailer) A terminally ill scientist (Ronald Reagan) seeks comfort from a mentally disturbed widow (Viveca Lindfors) in Night Unto Night (1949).
Night and Day - (Original Trailer) Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter (Cary Grant), who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Greatest Show On Earth, The - (Original Trailer) Cecil B. DeMille won his one Academy Award® for Best Picture for the circus drama The Greatest Show On Earth (1952).
Charge at Feather River, The - (textless trailer) A platoon of army misfits tries to rescue two women kidnapped by Indians in The Charge at Feather River (1953).
Of Human Bondage (1946) - (Original Trailer) Paul Henreid is the medical student in love with Eleanor Parker's Cockney waitress in the second version of Of Human Bondage (1946).
Look For the Silver Lining - (Original Trailer) June Haver and Ray Bolger star in Look For the Silver Lining (1949), a musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
Serenade - (Original Trailer) A rising opera star (Mario Lanza) is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent in Serenade (1956).
Homicide - (Original Trailer) A witness' suicide looks suspicious to Lt. "Mickey" Landers and, sure enough, it leads to Homicide (1949).
John Loves Mary -- (Original Trailer) A World War II veteran (Ronald Reagan) makes a marriage of convenience that threatens his real wedding plans.
Whiplash - (Original Trailer) Dane Clark makes love to Alexis Smith behind the back of the husband who is teaching him to box in Whiplash (1948).
Two Mrs. Carrolls, The - (Original Trailer) A woman slowly discovers that her artist husband is a deranged killer in The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) starring Humphrey Bogart.

Companions

Lina Basquette
Wife
Actor, dancer. Divorced.
Virginia Ruth McAdoo
Wife
Actor.
Linda Darnell
Wife
Actor. Married 1943-52.

Bibliography