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Clarence Sinclair Bull (1896–1979)

Bull headed MGM's still photography department for four decades and is considered the best portrait photographer working in the Golden Age of the Hollyood studio system and photographed all the studio's major stars over the years. He is best known for his portraits of Greta Garbo, especially his iconic picture of the actress and the Sphinx. See full bio »

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 1944 National Velvet (still photographer - uncredited)
 1943 Thousands Cheer (still photographer - uncredited)
 1942 White Cargo (still photographer - uncredited)
 1940 I Take This Woman (still photographer - uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (still photographer - uncredited)
 1937 The Last Gangster (still photographer - uncredited)
 1937 The Firefly (still photographer - uncredited)
 1937 Broadway Melody of 1938 (still photographer - uncredited)
 1935 Mark of the Vampire (still photographer - uncredited)
 1935 The Casino Murder Case (still photographer - uncredited)
 1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl (still photographer - uncredited)
 1934 The Band Plays On (still photographer - uncredited)
 1934 The Painted Veil (still photographer - uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (still photographer - uncredited)
 1933 Another Language (still photographer - uncredited)
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress (still photographer - uncredited)
 1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu (still photographer - uncredited)
 1932 Faithless (still photographer - uncredited)
 1932 Speak Easily (still photographer - uncredited)
 1931 Mata Hari (still photographer - uncredited)
 1931 Flying High (still photographer - uncredited)
 1931 Transatlantic (still photographer - uncredited)
 1931 Trader Horn (still photographer - uncredited)
 1927 The Unknown (still photographer - uncredited)
 1927 Lovers? (still photographer)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (still photographer - uncredited)
 1924 Three Weeks (still photographer - uncredited)
 1923 The Day of Faith (still photographer)
 1923 Red Lights (still photographer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Authored anecdotal article on Lon Chaney entitled "Face 1001," a reference to the actor's reputation as "The Man of a Thousand Faces."

Alternate Names:

C.S. Bull
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Trivia:

Bull claimed to have photographed Lon Chaney made up as Jesus Crist, but the portrait has been lost. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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