Prolific German cinematographer of Jewish ancestry, a soft focus specialist. In films from 1916, he was forced to leave Germany after the Nazis took power in 1933. He then worked in Britain and France, where he did his best work on La Bête Humaine (1938) and Le Jour se Leve (1939). After the fall of France in 1940, he moved to Hollywood, but...
Born:in Berlin, Germany
Died:(age 68) in Los Angeles, California, USA