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Joseph LaShelle (1900–1989)

Trained as an electrical engineer, Joseph LaShelle entered the film industry as a lab assistant with Paramount in 1920 in order to finance entry to Stanford University. Having worked his way up to superintendent of the Paramount printing room after three years, he decided to stay on. By 1925, he was being mentored by the veteran cinematographer ... See full bio »

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The Apartment
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 1969 80 Steps to Jonah (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series) (1 episode)
- U.M.C. (1969)
 1968 Kona Coast
 1967 Barefoot in the Park (director of photography)
 1966 The Fortune Cookie (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1966 The Chase (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1966 7 Women
 1964 Kiss Me, Stupid (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1963 Irma la Douce (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1963 A Child Is Waiting (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1962 How the West Was Won (director of photography)
 1961 The Outsider
 1961 All in a Night's Work (director of photography)
 1960 The Apartment (director of photography)
 1959 Career
 1959 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Where Is Everybody? (1959) ... (director of photography)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1957 The Abductors
 1957 I Was a Teenage Werewolf (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Night the World Ended (1957) ... (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
- Vicious Circle (1957) ... (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1957 Fury at Showdown (director of photography)
 1956 The Conqueror (director of photography)
 1955 My Friend Flicka (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Phantom Hand (1955)
 1955 Storm Fear
 1955 Marty (photography)
 1954 Piano Encores (Documentary short)
 1954 Jet Carrier (Documentary short)
 1954 The First Piano Quartette (Short)
 1954 The Motion Picture Stunt Pilot (Documentary short)
 1954 River of No Return (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1954 Tournament of Roses (Short)
 1953 Dangerous Crossing (director of photography)
 1952 My Cousin Rachel (director of photography)
 1951 Elopement
 1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (director of photography)
 1951 The 13th Letter (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1950 The Jackpot
 1950 Mister 880 (director of photography)
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends (director of photography)
 1950 Under My Skin
 1949 Come to the Stable (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1949 The Fan
 1948 Road House (director of photography)
 1948 Deep Waters
 1947 Captain from Castile (uncredited)
 1946 Cluny Brown (director of photography)
 1945 Doll Face
 1945 Fallen Angel (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1945 A Bell for Adano (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1945 Hangover Square (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1944 Laura (director of photography)
 1944 The Eve of St. Mark (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1943 Happy Land (director of photography - as Joseph La Shaelle)
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