Leonard Shamroy | Leo Shamroy
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[recalling the screen test he shot for Marilyn Monroe
in 1946] I thought, "This girl will be another Harlow [Jean Harlow
]". Her natural beauty plus her inferiority complex gave her a look of mystery. I got a cold chill. This girl had something I hadn't seen since silent pictures.
Along with Charles Lang
, he holds the record for having been nominated for an Oscar more times - 18 - than any other Director of Photography; Shamroy won four Oscars. Lang won one.
The Cameraman's Cameraman