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Joseph LaShelle (1900–1989)


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 was being mentored by the veteran cinematographer ... See full bio »

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Known For

Laura Cinematographer
(1944)
The Apartment Cinematographer
(1960)
Marty Cinematographer
(1955)
The Fortune Cookie Cinematographer
(1966)

Filmography

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 1969 80 Steps to Jonah (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1968 Kona Coast
 1967 Barefoot in the Park (director of photography)
 1966 The Fortune Cookie (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1966 The Chase (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1966 7 Women
 1964 Kiss Me, Stupid (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1964 Wild and Wonderful (director of photography)
 1963 Irma la Douce (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1963 A Child Is Waiting (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1962 How the West Was Won (director of photography)
 1961 The Outsider (director of photography)
 1961 The Honeymoon Machine (director of photography)
 1961 All in a Night's Work (director of photography)
 1960 The Apartment (director of photography)
 1959 Career (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1959 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Where Is Everybody? (1959) ... (director of photography)
 1958 The Naked and the Dead (director of photography)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1957 No Down Payment (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1957 The Abductors
 1957 I Was a Teenage Werewolf (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1957 The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (as Joseph La Shelle, photographed by)
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Night the World Ended (1957) ... (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
- Vicious Circle (1957) ... (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1957 Fury at Showdown (director of photography)
 1956 Crime of Passion (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1956 Run for the Sun (as Joseph La Shelle, photographed by)
 1956 Our Miss Brooks (as Joe LaShelle)
 1956 The Conqueror (director of photography)
 1955 My Friend Flicka (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Phantom Herd (1955) ... (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1955 Storm Fear (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1955 Marty (photography)
 1954 Piano Encores (Documentary short)
 1954 Jet Carrier (Documentary short)
 1954 The First Piano Quartette (Short)
 1954 The Motion Picture Stunt Pilot (Documentary short)
 1954 River of No Return (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1954 Tournament of Roses (Short)
 1953 Dangerous Crossing (director of photography)
 1952 My Cousin Rachel (director of photography)
 1952 Something for the Birds (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1952 Les Miserables (director of photography)
 1952 The Outcasts of Poker Flat (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1951 Elopement
 1951 The Guy Who Came Back (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (director of photography)
 1951 The 13th Letter (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1950 The Jackpot
 1950 Mister 880 (director of photography)
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends (director of photography)
 1950 Under My Skin (director of photography)
 1949 Everybody Does It (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1949 Come to the Stable (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1949 The Fan (director of photography)
 1948 Road House (director of photography)
 1948 The Luck of the Irish (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1948 Deep Waters (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1947 Captain from Castile (uncredited)
 1947 The Foxes of Harrow (director of photography)
 1947 The Late George Apley (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1946 If I'm Lucky (director of photography - uncredited)
 1946 Cluny Brown (director of photography)
 1946 Claudia and David (director of photography)
 1945 Doll Face (director of photography)
 1945 Fallen Angel (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1945 A Bell for Adano (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1945 Hangover Square (director of photography - as Joseph La Shelle)
 1944 Laura (director of photography)
 1944 The Eve of St. Mark (as Joseph La Shelle)
 1943 Happy Land (director of photography - as Joseph La Shaelle)
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Alternate Names:

Joseph La Shaelle | Joe La Shelle | Joseph La Shelle | Joe LaShelle
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He photographed five films for Otto Preminger and four for Billy Wilder. Both men made a point of praising his work to interviewers. See more »

Nickname:

Joe

Star Sign:

Cancer

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