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Eugen Schüfftan (1893–1977)

Eugen Schüfftan moved from his motherland, Germany, to France in 1933 to escape the rising Nazi movement. He moved to the US in 1940 and became a member of Local 644, the East Coast cinematographers chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). He invented the Schüfftan Process for optical special effects that was ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Hustler
The Hustler Cinematographer
(1961)
Les yeux sans visage
Les yeux sans visage Cinematographer
(1960)
Port of Shadows
Port of Shadows Cinematographer
(1938)
Hudson's Bay
Hudson's Bay Cinematographer
(1959)

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 1966 Chappaqua
 1965 Trois chambres à Manhattan (as Eugene Shuftan)
 1964 The Big Scare (director of photography - as Eugen Shuftan)
 1964 Lilith
 1964 The Parisienne and the Prudes (as Eugene Shuftan)
 1963 Les vierges (director of photography - as Eugen Shuftan)
 1963 Captain Sindbad (uncredited)
 1961 Something Wild (director of photography - as Eugen Shuftan)
 1961 The Hustler (director of photography - as Eugene Shuftan)
 1960 Les yeux sans visage (director of photography - as Eugen Shuftan)
 1960 Un couple
 1959 The Bloody Brood (director of photography - as Eugene Shuftan)
 1950 Le traqué
 1948 Women in the Night (as Eugen Shuftan)
 1946 A Scandal in Paris (uncredited)
 1946 The Wife of Monte Cristo (uncredited)
 1945 Club Havana (uncredited)
 1945 Strange Illusion (uncredited)
 1944 Bluebeard (uncredited)
 1944 Summer Storm (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman (uncredited)
 1940 L'émigrante (as Shuftan)
 1938 Le roman de Werther (as Schufftan)
 1938 Three Waltzes
 1938 Port of Shadows (as E. Schufftan)
 1938 Hatred
 1937 Forfaiture (as Eugen Schufftan)
 1937 Bizarre, Bizarre (as Eugène Schufftan)
 1937 Yoshiwara (as Schüfftan)
 1936 Komedie om geld (as Eugen Schufftan, photography)
 1936 The Invader
 1934 Norah O'Neale
 1934 Le scandale
 1933 Du haut en bas (as Schuefftan)
 1932 Coeurs joyeux
 1932 L'Atlantide
 1931 Das Ekel
 1931 Gassenhauer
 1930 Abschied
 1929 Jagd auf dich
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Alternate Names:

Schuefftan | E. Schufftan | Eugene Schufftan | Eugen Schufftan | Eugène Schufftan | Schufftan | Schüfftan | Eugene Shufftan | Eugen Shufian | Eugene Shuftan | Eugen Shuftan | Shuftan
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