Bivouac in the Ozarks, a 16mm short, was his first film as cinematographer for the 166th Signal Photo Company - the Army unit he was serving in then - directed by Ted Sizer.
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A first-rate cameraman, Meyer fine-tuned his craft in the Army Signal Corps during World War II. After the War, he moved to Hollywood to try to catch on as a studio cameraman, but despite his expertise and the excellent footage he had shot during the war, he was refused a job due to the guild system. The Hollywood guilds typically were closed to outsiders unless they had gone through the ...
Almost never pans or tilts or dollies his camera, suggests movement through editing, specifically montage.