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Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893–1979)


Ernest B. Schoedsack was born on June 8, 1893 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA as Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Most Dangerous Game (1932), Mighty Joe Young (1949) and The Son of Kong (1933). He was married to Ruth Rose. He died on December 23, 1979 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1952 This Is Cinerama (Documentary) (prologue only, uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Cyclops
 1933 King Kong (uncredited)
 1933 The Monkey's Paw (uncredited)
 1931 Rango
 1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (Documentary)
 1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (Documentary) (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

E.B. Schoedsack | Felix Schoedsack

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Schoedsack entered the film industry as a cameraman for Keystone. He served with the U.S. Signal Corps during World War I. After the war, he took on several journalistic assignments and later helped relief efforts in Poland following the Armistice. From 1926, Schoedsack worked in tandem with an old army acquaintance, Captain Merian C. Cooper, under contract to Paramount on the documentary dramas ... See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Gemini

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