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Vic Jones (I) (1909–1974)


In 1949 Problem solving at Goldwyn Studios, Vic Jones gaffer for cameraman Gregg Toland put his inventive abilities to work. What Jones developed was a huge mobile framework incorporating seventy individual light units called the Trans Light, still used today for lighting large back drops in motion pictures. See more trivia »


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 1963 The Birds (gaffer - uncredited)
 1959-1960 Bonanza (TV Series) (gaffer - 32 episodes)
- Death at Dawn (1960) ... (gaffer)
- Dark Star (1960) ... (gaffer)
- Feet of Clay (1960) ... (gaffer)
- Bitter Water (1960) ... (gaffer)
- San Francisco (1960) ... (gaffer)
 1958 Vertigo (gaffer - uncredited)
 1958 Touch of Evil (gaffer - uncredited)
 1957 Fear Strikes Out (gaffer - uncredited)
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much (gaffer - uncredited)
 1955 The Trouble with Harry (gaffer - uncredited)
 1955 To Catch a Thief (electrician - uncredited)
 1954 Rear Window (gaffer - uncredited)
 1954 Dial M for Murder (gaffer - uncredited)
 1954 The High and the Mighty (gaffer)
 1953 Shane (gaffer - uncredited)
 1952 High Noon (gaffer - uncredited)
 1950 Our Very Own (gaffer - uncredited)
 1950 My Friend Irma Goes West (gaffer - uncredited)
 1949 My Foolish Heart (gaffer)
 1949 Roseanna McCoy (gaffer - uncredited)
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian (gaffer - uncredited)
 1949 Outpost in Morocco (gaffer - uncredited)
 1948 Rope (gaffer - uncredited)
 1947 The Bishop's Wife (gaffer - uncredited)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives (gaffer - uncredited)
 1946 Song of the South (gaffer - uncredited)
 1946 A Boy, a Girl and a Dog (chief lighting technician - as Victor V. Jones)
 1945 They Were Expendable (gaffer - uncredited)
 1943 The Outlaw (gaffer - uncredited)
 1941 The Little Foxes (gaffer - uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane (gaffer - uncredited)
 1940 The Westerner (gaffer - uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath (gaffer - uncredited)
 1939 Of Mice and Men (gaffer - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (electrician - uncredited)
 1939 Wuthering Heights (gaffer - uncredited)

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Victor V. Jones

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