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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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Known For

The Most Dangerous Game
(1932)
Mighty Joe Young
Mighty Joe Young Director
(1949)
The Son of Kong
The Son of Kong Director
(1933)
Dr. Cyclops
Dr. Cyclops Director
(1940)

Filmography

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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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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

E.B. Schoedsack | Felix Schoedsack

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Trivia:

Ado Kyrou wrote that Schoedsack met Ruth Rose in the Brazilian jungle of Amazonia, when they were conducting separate exploration projects ("Amour Erotisme et Cinema", Le Terrain vague, Paris; page 239). The truth is that in 1925, they were engaged respectively as cameraman and historian by the Cooper-Schoedsack Productions (with Merian C. Cooper, who was director of the department of tropical ... See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Gemini

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