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Helen Levitt (II) (1913–2009)

Trivia:

She bought a used Leica camera in 1936, and started taking pictures of life on city streets, especially children. New York's Lower East Side and East Harlem were favorite settings. See more trivia »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Known For

In the Street
In the Street Cinematographer
(1948)
The Quiet One
The Quiet One Cinematographer
(1948)
The Savage Eye
The Savage Eye Cinematographer
(1960)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
 1948 In the Street (Documentary short)
 1948 The Quiet One (Documentary) (documentary segments)
Hide Hide Show Show Editor (2 credits)
 1973 The End of an Old Song (Documentary short)
 1968 In the Year of the Pig (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Director (1 credit)
 1948 In the Street (Documentary short)
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 1948 The Quiet One (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1963 The Balcony (assistant director)
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 1963 An Affair of the Skin (producer)

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Personal Quote:

People think I love children, but I don't. Not more than the next person. It was just that children were out in the street. See more »

Trivia:

Her first major exhibition took place in 1943 at the Museum of Modern Art (New York). Several more shows followed over the next 60 years. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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