"The Cup of Trembling".
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[describing his mentor in his 1973 memoir "Adventures with D. W. Griffith"] [Griffith] was the White Knight of "Alice in Wonderland," forever noble, forever gallant, forever dreaming, and forever falling off his horse.
Former still photographer and lab technician, first associated with director D.W. Griffith
as minor actor, then assistant to cinematographer G.W. Bitzer
. Invented the double-printing technique used for the crucifixion scenes in Intolerance
(1916), on which he worked as second cameraman. Later perfected the miniature projection process, used for magnification from small models (for example, King