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Arthur J. Ornitz (1916–1985)


Was a member of Frank Capra's Signal Corps Film Unit during WWII. See more trivia »

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 1983 First Affair (TV Movie) (as Arthur Ornitz)
 1982 Hanky Panky
 1981 Tattoo
 1981 The Chosen
 1980 Playing for Time (TV Movie)
 1980 Hardhat and Legs (TV Movie)
 1979 Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure (TV Movie) (director of photography - as Arthur Ornitz)
 1978 An Unmarried Woman (director of photography - as Arthur Ornitz)
 1977 Wilma (TV Movie)
 1977 The Quinns (TV Movie)
 1977 Thieves
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village (as Arthur Ornitz)
 1975 e'Lollipop
 1974 Death Wish (director of photography)
 1973 Serpico (director of photography)
 1973 Badge 373 (director of photography)
 1973 Black Snake (as Arthur Ornitz)
 1973 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie) (as Arthur Ornitz)
 1972 The Possession of Joel Delaney (director of photography)
 1971 The Anderson Tapes (director of photography)
 1970 House of Dark Shadows (as Arthur Ornitz)
 1970 The Boys in the Band (director of photography)
 1969 Change of Mind (as Arthur Ornitz)
 1969 Me, Natalie
 1968 Charly (director of photography)
 1965 A Thousand Clowns (director of photography)
 1964 A Carol for Another Christmas (TV Movie)
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series) (1 episode)
- It's War, Man (1964)
 1963 Act One
 1962 Jacktown (as Arthur Ornitz)
 1961 After Hours (Documentary short)
 1961 The Shoes (Short)
 1960 The Pusher
 1958 Decision (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 The Goddess
 1951 The Stranger
 1940 Power and the Land (Documentary short)
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Son of screenwriter Samuel Ornitz, of the imfamous "Hollywood Ten" fame during the McCarthey era. He is the father of sound mixer Kim H. Ornitz. See more »

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