1944 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

by cinemavis | created - 17 Apr 2011 | updated - 04 Oct 2014 | Public

1. Gabriel Figueroa

Cinematographer | La perla

Gabriel Figueroa was born on April 24, 1907 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gabriel Figueroa Mateos. He is known for his work on The Pearl (1947), María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944) and The Young and the Damned (1950). He died on April 27, 1997 in Mexico City.

2. Eduard Tisse

Cinematographer | Bessmertnyy garnizon

Eduard Tisse was born on April 13, 1897 in Libava, Grobina uyezd, Courland Governorate, Russian Empire as Eduard Kazimirovich Tisse. He was a cinematographer and director, known for The Immortal Garrison (1956), Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944) and Battleship Potemkin (1925). He died on November 18...

4. John F. Seitz

Cinematographer | Double Indemnity

Distinguished veteran cinematographer John F. Seitz had eighteen patents for various photographic processes to his name. These included illuminating devices, processes for making dissolves and the matte shot, which he perfected during filming of Rex Ingram's Trifling Women (1922). Seitz started ...

5. Glen MacWilliams

Cinematographer | Lifeboat

Profiled in "American Classic Screen Interviews" (Scarecrow Press).

6. Joseph Ruttenberg

Cinematographer | Gigi

Four-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Joseph Ruttenberg was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1893, at the age of four, his family moved to the United States, eventually settling in Boston. After schooling, he got his first job in 1907 working as a newsboy and personal runner for William ...

7. Joseph LaShelle

Cinematographer | Laura

Trained as an electrical engineer, Joseph LaShelle entered the film industry as a lab assistant with Paramount in 1920 in order to finance entry to Stanford University. Having worked his way up to superintendent of the Paramount printing room after three years, he decided to stay on. By 1925, he ...

8. Henry Sharp

Cinematographer | Duck Soup

Henry Sharp was born on May 13, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Duck Soup (1933), Ministry of Fear (1944) and Dr. Cyclops (1940). He died on August 6, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Robert Burks

Cinematographer | Vertigo

The favorite cinematographer of famous director Alfred Hitchcock began working at Warner Bros. when he was 19 years old. He climbed his way up from camera operator to assistant camera man and eventually took over the Special Photographic Effects unit at Warners on Stage 5 in 1944. He became an ...