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Clyde De Vinna (1890–1953)

Educated at the University of Arkansas, Clyde De Vinna entered the film business almost at its beginnings, and became a cinematographer in 1915. He was behind the camera on dozens of films for many different studios, but did much work for independent producer Thomas H. Ince and MGM. De Vinna didn't care for studio-shot pictures, and preferred ... See full bio »

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Tarzan the Ape Man
Tarzan the Ape Man Cinematographer
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Tarzan and His Mate
Tarzan and His Mate Cinematographer
Tarzan's Secret Treasure
Tarzan's Secret Treasure Cinematographer


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 1951-1953 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Minister's Son (1952) ... (as Clyde DeVinna, photography)
- The Desert Fugitive (1952) ... (as Clyde DeVinna, photography)
- Jailbreak (1951)
 1953 I Married Joan (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Theatrical Can-Can (1953) ... (director of photography)
- Model (1953) ... (director of photography)
- The Stamp (1953) ... (director of photography)
 1952 The Jungle
  The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1951) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1950)
- Closeup (1951)
- Papa Romani (1950) ... (director of photography)
  The Silver Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1950) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 1950)
- Walt and Lavinia (1950)
- Closeup (1950) ... (director of photography)
- Papa Romani (1950) ... (director of photography)
 1948 Ang Vengador
 1944 The Battle for the Marianas (Documentary short) (as Capt. Clyde DeVinna)
 1942 Whistling in Dixie (director of photography - as Clyde DeVinna)
 1942 Jackass Mail (director of photography - as Clyde DeVinna)
 1942 A Yank on the Burma Road (director of photography - uncredited)
 1942 The Bugle Sounds (director of photography)
 1941 Tarzan's Secret Treasure (director of photography)
 1941 Come Back, Miss Pipps (Short)
 1941 The People vs. Dr. Kildare (director of photography)
 1941 Barnacle Bill
 1941 The Bad Man (director of photography - as Clyde DeVinna)
 1941 Fightin' Fools (Short)
 1940 American Spoken Here (Short) (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1940 Wyoming (director of photography - as Clyde DeVinna)
 1940 Phantom Raiders (director of photography - as Clyde DeVinna)
 1940 Bubbling Troubles (Short)
 1940 20 Mule Team (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1940 The Hidden Master (Short) (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1940 All About Hash (Short)
 1939 Blackmail (director of photography - as Clyde DeVinna)
 1939 Unseen Guardians (Short) (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1939 They All Come Out (photographed by)
 1939 Bridal Suite (photographed by)
 1939 New Roadways (Short) (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1938 The Girl Downstairs (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1938 Football Romeo (Short)
 1938 Passing Parade (Short) (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1938 Fast Company (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1938 Of Human Hearts (photographed by)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1937 Good Old Soak
 1936 Old Hutch (as Clyde DeVinna)
 1935 Last of the Pagans (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1935 Ah, Wilderness! (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1935 West Point of the Air (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1934 Treasure Island (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1934 Tarzan and His Mate (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1933 Eskimo
 1932 Bird of Paradise (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1932 Tarzan the Ape Man (photographed by)
 1931 Politics (as Clyde DeVinna, photographed by)
 1931 Shipmates (photographed by)
 1931 Trader Horn (photographed by)
 1929 The Pagan (photographed by)
 1928 White Shadows in the South Seas (photographed by)
 1928 Wyoming
 1927 California
 1926 War Paint
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (as Clyde DeVinna, photography)
 1923 The Victor
 1923 Crimson Gold
 1922 Big Stakes
 1919 All Wrong
 1919 Adele
 1918 The One Woman
 1918 The White Lie
 1918 Patriotism
 1918 Blindfolded
 1918 Unfaithful (Short)
 1918 Madam Who
 1917 The Dark Road
 1916/II The Raiders (Short)
 1915 Civilization
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (14 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

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