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George Robinson (I) (1890–1958)

George Robinson was born on April 2, 1890 in California, USA as George H. Robinson. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Son of Frankenstein (1939), Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) and House of Frankenstein (1944). He died on August 30, 1958 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Son of Frankenstein
Son of Frankenstein Cinematographer
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
House of Frankenstein
House of Frankenstein Cinematographer
Jack and the Beanstalk
Jack and the Beanstalk Cinematographer


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 1965 The World of Abbott and Costello (archive footage, uncredited)
 1957 Joe Dakota
 1957 Dance Demons (Short)
 1957 Riot in Rhythm (Short)
 1957 Rhythm with Regis (Short)
 1957 Gun for a Coward (director of photography)
 1956 Dance with Me, Henry (director of photography)
 1956 Rock, Pretty Baby (director of photography)
 1956 Combat Sergeant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 The Toy Tiger
 1955 Tarantula (director of photography)
 1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (director of photography)
 1954 Round Up of Rhythm (Short)
 1954 Destry (director of photography)
 1954 The Yellow Mountain (director of photography)
 1954 Birth of a Band (Short)
 1954 Black Horse Canyon (director of photography)
 1954 The Four Aces Sing (Short)
 1953 Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (director of photography)
 1952-1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Safari (1953)
- Police Rookies (1953)
- The Actors' Home (1953)
- Little Old Lady (1953)
- Las Vegas (1953)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 The World's Most Beautiful Girls (Documentary short)
 1951 Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (director of photography)
 1950 The Fargo Phantom (Short) (director of photography)
 1949 Free for All
 1949 Silver Butte (Short) (director of photography)
 1949 Fun on the Run (Short)
 1949 Kitchen Mechanics (Short)
 1948 The Creeper
 1948 Blonde Ice (director of photography)
 1948 The Challenge
 1948 Open Secret
 1948 Oysters and Muscles (Short)
 1947 The Exile (uncredited)
 1947 Slave Girl
 1947 Record Party (Short)
 1946 Breakin' It Down (Short)
 1946 The Runaround
 1946 Idea Girl
 1945 Frontier Gal (director of photography)
 1945 House of Dracula (director of photography)
 1945 The Naughty Nineties (director of photography)
 1945 Sudan (director of photography)
 1945 Here Come the Co-eds (director of photography)
 1944 Destiny
 1944 House of Frankenstein (director of photography)
 1944 Gypsy Wildcat
 1944 The Scarlet Claw (director of photography)
 1944 Cobra Woman
 1943 Son of Dracula (director of photography)
 1943 Get Going
 1943 Captive Wild Woman (director of photography)
 1943 Mister Big (director of photography)
 1943 What We Are Fighting For (Short)
 1943 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (director of photography)
 1942 Madame Spy
 1942 Behind the Eight Ball (photography)
 1942 The Mummy's Tomb (director of photography)
 1942 Sin Town
 1942 Overland Mail
 1942 Give Out, Sisters (photography)
 1942 Top Sergeant
 1942 The Falcon Takes Over (director of photography)
 1939 Tower of London (director of photography)
 1939 The Sun Never Sets (director of photography)
 1939 Son of Frankenstein (director of photography)
 1938 Wives Under Suspicion (director of photography)
 1937 Reported Missing (as George H. Robinson)
 1937 The Road Back (as George H. Robinson)
 1937 Night Key (photography)
 1937 When's Your Birthday? (photographed by)
 1936 The Plainsman (uncredited)
 1936 Easy to Take
 1936 Parole! (director of photography)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
 1935 Three Kids and a Queen (as Geo. Robinson)
 1935 Diamond Jim
 1934 Strange Wives
 1934 Gift of Gab
 1934 Half a Sinner
 1934 Glamour
 1934 The Poor Rich
 1933 Her First Mate (director of photography)
 1933 Horse Play
 1933 The Big Cage
 1933 Nagana
 1932 Racing Youth
 1931 Drácula (photography)
 1929 Hell's Heroes
 1929 College Love
 1929 The Charlatan
 1928 Wild Blood
 1928 Stop That Man
 1927 The Irresistible Lover (unconfirmed)
 1927 In for Life (Short)
 1921 No Defense
 1921 Steelheart
 1917 The Moral Code (as Mr. Robinson, unconfirmed)
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Alternate Names:

Geo. Robinson | George H. Robinson | Mr. Robinson

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Began his career in the silent era. Pictured on a poster from the serial The Hazards of Helen (1914). See more »

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