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Ernest Palmer (I) (1885–1978)


Not to be confused with British cinematographer Ernest Palmer (1901-1964). See more trivia »

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Broken Arrow
Broken Arrow Cinematographer
7th Heaven
7th Heaven Cinematographer
Blood and Sand
Blood and Sand Cinematographer
Street Angel
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 1958 The Woman Eater (director of photography)
 1957 Zoo Baby
 1953 Take a Powder
 1950 Stick 'Em Up
 1950 Broken Arrow (director of photography)
 1950 Bait
 1949 Meet the Duke
 1948 Uneasy Terms
 1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (director of photography)
 1946 Springtime
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue (director of photography)
 1946 Meet the Navy
 1945 Query
 1945 Waltz Time
 1945 For You Alone
 1945 My Ain Folk
 1944 Wilson (uncredited)
 1944 Pin Up Girl (director of photography)
 1944 For Those in Peril (interior photography)
 1943 Coney Island
 1942 Go to Blazes (Short)
 1942 Springtime in the Rockies (director of photography)
 1942 Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air (director of photography)
 1942 My Gal Sal
 1942 Song of the Islands (director of photography)
 1941 Week-End in Havana (director of photography)
 1941 Belle Starr (director of photography)
 1941 Blood and Sand (director of photography)
 1940 Chad Hanna (director of photography)
 1940 The Great Profile (director of photography)
 1940 Sailor's Lady
 1940 Shooting High (director of photography)
 1940 He Married His Wife (director of photography)
 1939 20,000 Men a Year (director of photography)
 1939 Wife, Husband and Friend (photography)
 1939 Me and My Pal
 1938 Bedtime Story
 1938 Kentucky (photography)
 1938 The Gang
 1938 What a Man!
 1938 Straight Place and Show (photographed by)
 1938 Three Blind Mice (photography)
 1937 Second Honeymoon (photography)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town (photography)
 1937 Slave Ship (photography)
 1937 Love Is News (photography)
 1936 Banjo on My Knee (photographed by)
 1936 Under Two Flags (photography)
 1936 Gentle Julia
 1935 Way Down East
 1935 Charlie Chan in Paris (photography)
 1935 Lazybones
 1935 Mystery Woman
 1934 Caravane
 1934 Caravan
 1934 Now I'll Tell
 1934 The Lash
 1934 Sleepers East
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer! (photography)
 1933 The Umbrella
 1933 Hoop-La
 1933 The Worst Woman in Paris? (uncredited)
 1932 Down to Earth
 1931 Delicious (photography)
 1931 Goldie
 1931 Brown Sugar
 1930 Just Imagine (photography)
 1930 City Girl
 1929 Sunnyside Up
 1928 The River
 1928 4 Devils
 1928 Street Angel
 1927 Married Alive
 1927 7th Heaven
 1926 Early to Wed (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1926 Yellow Fingers (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1925 Wages for Wives (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1925 When the Door Opened (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1925 East Lynne (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1925 Fine Clothes
 1925 Wings of Youth (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1925 The Dancers
 1924 Flames of Desire (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1923 The Wanters (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1922 Always the Woman (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1922 One Clear Call (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1922 Red Hot Romance (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1918 Once to Every Man (as Ernest G. Palmer)
 1918 A Man's World
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Pioneer cinematographer, active from early silent days. Prolific work for Fox (and, later, 20th Century Fox), with a lengthy career from 1925 to 1950. Co-recipient (with Ray Rennahan)of an Oscar for Best Cinematography for Blood and Sand (1941). Retired after 1960. See more »



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