Merritt Gerstad


Biography

Filmography

 

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
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Conflict (1945)
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Watch on the Rhine (1943)
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Night in New Orleans (1942)
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Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)
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That Uncertain Feeling (1941)
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A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941)
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The House Across the Bay (1940)
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I'm from Missouri (1939)
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Eternally Yours (1939)
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Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939)
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Slightly Honorable (1939)
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Winter Carnival (1939)
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Souls at Sea (1937)
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Seventh Heaven (1937)
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She Married an Artist (1937)
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As Good As Married (1937)
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Strike Me Pink (1936)
High and Low number Photographer
The Magnificent Brute (1936)
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Girls' Dormitory (1936)
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One Rainy Afternoon (1936)
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Strike Me Pink (1936)
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The Luckiest Girl in the World (1936)
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The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
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The Daring Young Man (1935)
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Orchids to You (1935)
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A Night at the Opera (1935)
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Beloved (1934)
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Imitation of Life (1934)
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Social Register (1934)
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The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934)
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Goldie Gets Along (1933)
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Only Yesterday (1933)
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The Mayor of Hell (1933)
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The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933)
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Night World (1932)
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Strange Justice (1932)
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Freaks (1932)
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Payment Deferred (1932)
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Gentleman's Fate (1931)
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Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931)
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The Great Lover (1931)
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Flying High (1931)
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Daybreak (1931)
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West of Broadway (1931)
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Guilty Hands (1931)
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Sevilla de mis amores (1930)
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A Lady to Love (1930)
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Call of the Flesh (1930)
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Remote Control (1930)
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Those Three French Girls (1930)
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Our Blushing Brides (1930)
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Die Sehnsucht Jeder Frau (1930)
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Alias Jimmy Valentine (1929)
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929)
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Tide of Empire (1929)
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A Man's Man (1929)
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Devil-May-Care (1929)
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The Thirteenth Chair (1929)
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Wonder of Women (1929)
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Navy Blues (1929)
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Forbidden Hours (1928)
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Circus Rookies (1928)
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A Certain Young Man (1928)
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The Unknown (1927)
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Mockery (1927)
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London After Midnight (1927)
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London After Midnight (Reconstruction) (1927)
Cinematographer
The Road to Mandalay (1926)
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The Ice Flood (1926)
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Dangerous Innocence (1925)
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Tessie (1925)
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The Mad Whirl (1925)
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The Galloping Ace (1924)
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The Man From Wyoming (1924)
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High Speed (1924)
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The Phantom Horseman (1924)
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Under Oath (1922)
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The Poor Simp (1920)
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Cinematography (Short)

"Andy Hardy's Dilemma" A Lesson in Mathematics - and Other Things (1938)
Cinematographer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Conflict (1945) - Are Your Ears Burning? Leaving a party, Richard (Humphrey Bogart) driving, with wife Kathryn (Rose Hobart) and her sister Evelyn (Alexis Smith), whom he prefers, then director Curtis Bernhardt's take on losing consciousness, in Conflict, 1945.
Conflict (1945) - You're Walking Without Help! Kathryn (Rose Hobart) driving to a mountain retreat, surprised to find injured husband Richard (Humphrey Bogart) awaiting her, a fulfilling murder scene by director Curtis Bernhardt in Conflict, 1945.
Our Blushing Brides (1930) - Morbid Sense Of Virtue Harry Beaumont directs Joan Crawford and Robert Montgomery, both age 25, as Jerry, department store model, and Tony, the married older brother of the friend who snagged her a great apartment, testing the boundaries in the third of MGM’s “Jazz Age” romances, but the first talkie, all starring Crawford, Our Blushing Brides, 1930, dialogue by Bess Meredyth.
Mayor Of Hell, The (1933) - You're In Reform School Now We’ve followed Frankie Darro (as Jimmy) and company through committing crimes and being convicted, and now they meet Dudley Digges as the reform school warden, and Madge Evans as Dorothy, the relatively kind nurse, in Warner Bros.’ The Mayor Of Hell,1933, starring James Cagney.
Mayor Of Hell, The (1933) - You'd Better Take A Vacation Cruel reform school chief Thompson (Dudley Digges) doesn’t yet know that Patsy (James Cagney), the gangster who got a plum job as a do-nothing commissioner, has gotten himself put in charge, out of concern for kids like Jimmy (Frankie Darro), in Warner Bros.’ The Mayor Of Hell, 1933.
Mayor Of Hell, The (1933) - I Think He Can Take You 24 minutes in, first appearance of top-billed James Cagney as Patsy, previously not mentioned, accompanied by sidekick Allen Jenkins and squeeze Sheila Terry, meeting reform school boss Dudley Digges and star inmate Frankie Darro, in Warner Bros.’ The Mayor Of Hell, 1933.
Conflict (1945) - Burst Of Youthful Romance Opening chat between Kathryn (Rose Hobart) and Richard (Humphrey Bogart), on the evening of their fifth wedding anniversary, her sister Evelyn (Alexis Smith) joining, in Curtis Bernhardt's Conflict, 1945.
Imitation Of Life (1934) - I Didn't Advertise Joining the intimate opening scene in which widow Bea (Claudette Colbert) bathes her child (Juanita Quigley, billed as “Baby Jane”), and the introduction of disoriented Louise Beavers as Delilah, in the first screen adaptation of the Fannie Hurst novel, Imitation Of Life, 1934.
Imitation Of Life (1934) - I Wanna Be White First scene for Fredi Washington as the mature Peola, with candor from the original Fannie Hurst novel, extraordinary for Hollywood, expressing anxiety about her race to her mother, Louise Beavers, at a party celebrating the pancake-mix business she co-founded (with Claudette Colbert, the hostess), in Imitation Of Life, 1934.
Imitation Of Life (1934) - The Pancake Queen At the 10th anniversary party for her pancake-mix empire, Claudette Colbert as Bea has noted the arrival of handsome Warren William as Archer, as it turns out induced to attend by her wiseacre marketing genius Elmer (Ned Sparks), in Imitation Of Life, 1934, from the Fannie Hurst novel.
Imitation Of Life (1934) - We're Going Into Business Claudette Colbert as syrup seller Bea presses a boardwalk landlord (Clarence Hummel Wilson) for a lease then announces her hare-brained scheme to her un-salaried housekeeper Delilah (Louise Beavers), bringing their fatherless daughters and meeting the painter (Henry Armetta), in the original Imitation Of Life, 1934.
Watch On The Rhine (1943) - We Do Not Know Nazis Hosted by her mother (Lucile Watson) in Washington, just-returned ex-pat Sara (Bette Davis) and her German anti-fascist husband Kurt (Paul Lukas) suddenly have reason to suspect the Romanian diplomat house guest (George Coulouris), in Watch On The Rhine, 1943, from the Lillian Hellman play.

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