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David Myers (I) (1914–2004)

Ace cinematographer David Myers was well regarded in the movie industry for his sterling contributions to various rock-'n-roll music documentaries he photographed throughout his 50-year career. Myers was born on May 8, 1914, in Auburn, New York. He was inspired to become a still photographer after seeing a display of Depression-era photographer ... See full bio »

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 1999/I Jimi Hendrix: Live at Woodstock (Video documentary)
 1987 Oh Happy Day (Video)
 1986 Hard Traveling (director of photography)
 1986 Wham! in China: Foreign Skies (Documentary)
 1985 Louie Bluie (Documentary)
 1985 UFOria (director of photography)
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series)
 1983 Gospel (Documentary)
 1983 Deadly Force
 1982 Human Highway
 1981 Zoot Suit (director of photography)
 1980 Shadows and Light (Video documentary)
 1980 Roadie (director of photography)
 1980 Die Laughing
 1979 Rust Never Sleeps (Documentary)
 1979 No Other Love (TV Movie)
 1979 ...And Your Name Is Jonah (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1978 The Secret Life of Plants (Documentary)
 1978 FM (director of photography)
 1978 Forever (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1977 The Making of 'Star Wars' (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 The Grateful Dead (Documentary)
 1976 Welcome to L.A. (director of photography)
 1975 The Mysterious Monsters (Documentary) (photography)
 1975 Up from the Ape (Documentary) (as David Meyers)
 1975 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Cracked Actor (1975)
 1974 Journey Through the Past (Documentary)
 1974 The Yanks Are Coming (TV Movie)
 1974 National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- The Big Cats (1974)
 1973 Journey to the Outer Limits (Documentary) (as David Meyers)
 1973 Save the Children (Documentary)
 1973 Let the Good Times Roll (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1973 Wattstax (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1973 The Hero Cop: Yesterday and Today (Documentary short)
 1972 Marjoe (Documentary)
 1971 Bushman (Documentary)
 1971 Soul to Soul (Documentary)
 1971 Mad Dogs & Englishmen (Documentary) (director of photography - as Dave Myers)
 1971 THX 1138 (director of photography)
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (photographed by)
 1969 Johnny Cash in San Quentin (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 Huey (Documentary short)
 1967 Oncle Yanco (Short)
 1961 Ask Me, Don't Tell Me (Documentary short)
 1957 Ansel Adams, Photographer (Documentary short)
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Was a pioneer of cinema verite documentary film making in the 1960s before moving into concert documentaries and feature films. He also traveled the world to make documentaries for the U.N. and National Geographic. See more »

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