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Joseph V. Mascelli (1917–1981)


His Army experience during World War II led to his being hired by the new U.S. Air Force as a civilian cinematographer and motion picture director. See more trivia »


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Wild Guitar
Wild Guitar Cinematographer
The Thrill Killers
The Thrill Killers Cinematographer
Strange Compulsion
Strange Compulsion Cinematographer


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 1962 Wild Guitar (director of photography - as Joseph C. Mascelli)
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 1963 Monstrosity (as Joseph Mascelli)

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Book: "The Five C's of Cinematography"

Alternate Names:

Joseph C. Mascelli | Joseph Mascelli

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His first major assignment as a civilian cinematographer for the Air Force was Operation Crossroads. He shot the aerial footage of the first H-bomb test at Bikini Atoll. See more »

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