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William V. Skall (1897–1976)


Director of Photography, who specialized almost exclusively in Technicolor film during the "Golden Age of Hollywood".

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  Window on Main Street (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (director of photography - 3 episodes, 1961)
- Christmas Memory (1961) ... (director of photography)
- The Dollar Nineteen Cent Thief (1961) ... (director of photography)
- The Teacher (1961) ... (director of photography)
- The Return (1961)
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Mr. Dingle, the Strong (1961) ... (director of photography - as William Skall)
  The Real McCoys (TV Series) (25 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (director of photography - 3 episodes, 1958)
- You're Never Too Old (1958) ... (as William Skall)
- The Corn-Eating Contest (1958) ... (director of photography)
- The Homely Boy (1958) ... (director of photography)
- It Pays to Be Poor (1958) ... (as William Skall)
- New Doctor in Town (1958) ... (as William Skall)
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Ed Church Case (1958) ... (director of photography)
- Arson (1958) ... (director of photography)
 1957 All Mine to Give (director of photography - as William Skall)
 1956-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Broken Barrier (1957)
- Remembrance Day (1956) ... (as William Skall)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Roommates (1956)
- Heart of a Dream (1956)
- Mr. Thompson (1956)
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Yellowbelly (1956)
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1955-1956 Father Knows Best (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- The Historical Andersons (1956) ... (as William Skall)
- Bud, the Wallflower (1956) ... (as William Skall)
- The House Painter (1956) ... (as William Skall)
- Betty Earns a Formal (1956) ... (as William Skall)
- Betty's Brother (1956) ... (as William Skall)
 1955 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Man in Space (1955) ... (director of photography - as William Skall)
 1954 The Silver Chalice (photographed by)
 1952 The Golden Hawk (director of photography)
 1952 Cripple Creek
 1952 Brave Warrior (director of photography)
 1951 Quo Vadis (director of photography)
 1950 Kim (director of photography - as William Skall)
 1948 Joan of Arc (as W.V. Skall, Technicolor photographer)
 1948 Rope (director of photography)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (director of photography - as William R. Skall)
 1947 Life with Father (director of photography)
 1946 Night and Day (director of photography)
 1945 San Antonio (director of photography - uncredited)
 1945 Frontier Days (Short)
 1944 The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli (director of photography - as William Skall)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind (director of photography)
 1941 Billy the Kid (director of photography)
 1941 Virginia
 1940 Northwest Passage (director of photography)
 1939 The Little Princess (as William Skall, photography: in Technicolor)
 1939 The Mikado (as William Skall, photography: Technicolor)
 1937 Penny Wisdom (Short)
 1936 Ramona (technicolor photography)
 1936 The Song of a Nation (Short) (as William Skall)
 1936 Dancing Pirate (photographed by)
 1936 King of the Islands (Short) (as William Skall)
 1936 Carnival Day (Short) (as William Skall)
 1935 Okay, José (Short) (as William Skall)
 1935 Gypsy Sweetheart (Short)
 1935 Two Hearts in Wax Time (Short) (as William Skall, photographed by)
 1935 The Little Colonel (as William Skall, color photography: Technicolor)
 1935 Gypsy Night (Short) (as William Skall)
 1934 Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove (Short) (as William Skall)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (15 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

W.V. Skall | William R. Skall | William Skall | Wm. V. Skall

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