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Philip Tannura (1897–1973)

Philip Tannura was born on March 28, 1897 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for You'll Never Get Rich (1941), Flame of Stamboul (1951) and Bred in Old Kentucky (1926). He died on December 7, 1973 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

You'll Never Get Rich
You'll Never Get Rich Cinematographer
(1941)
Flame of Stamboul
Flame of Stamboul Cinematographer
(1951)
Bred in Old Kentucky
Bred in Old Kentucky Cinematographer
(1926)
Criminal Lawyer
Criminal Lawyer Cinematographer
(1951)

Filmography

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 1966-1967 Family Affair (TV Series) (director of photography - 29 episodes)
- Take Me Out of the Ballgame (1967) ... (director of photography)
- The Butler Method (1967) ... (director of photography)
- The Award (1967) ... (director of photography)
- What Did You Do in the West, Uncle? (1967) ... (director of photography)
- The Prize (1967) ... (director of photography)
 1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Master of Disguise (1964) ... (director of photography)
 1963 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Moon and No Pence (1963) ... (director of photography)
 1961-1962 Shannon (TV Series) (director of photography - 5 episodes)
- Duke of the Valley (1962) ... (director of photography)
- The Professional Widower (1962) ... (director of photography)
- The Hyatt Fund (1962) ... (director of photography)
- Lady on the Rocks (1961) ... (director of photography)
- The King Leal Report (1961) ... (director of photography)
  The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1953 - 1959) (director of photography - 6 episodes, 1953 - 1961)
- New Year's Eve (1961) ... (director of photography)
- Autolight (1959)
- Four O'Clock in the Morning Show (1955) ... (director of photography)
- Bedroom Burglar Show (1955) ... (as Phillip Tannura)
 1960 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- How's Business? (1959)
 1959 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Logan's Policy (1959)
 1959 M Squad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Robber's Roost (1959) ... (as Phillip Tannura)
  The People's Choice (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1956) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1957)
- The Reluctant House Guest (1957) ... (director of photography)
- The Mayor Proposes (1956) ... (director of photography)
- Sock Loses a Bet (1956)
 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Gentle Years (1956)
  The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) (168 episodes, 1950 - 1956) (director of photography - 4 episodes, 1952 - 1954)
 1955 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Calling Doctor Baxter (1955) ... (director of photography)
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Adopted Son (1954) ... (director of photography)
- The Perfect Gentleman (1954) ... (director of photography)
- Mungahra (1954) ... (director of photography)
- Annual Honeymoon (1954) ... (director of photography)
 1954 The Bing Crosby Special (TV Movie)
  I Married Joan (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1952) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1952)
- Ballet (1952)
- Career (1952) ... (director of photography)
- Pilot (1952)
 1951-1952 Racket Squad (TV Series) (54 episodes)
- Pick a Number (1952) ... (photography)
- The Con Gambit (1952) ... (photography)
- Blood Money (1952) ... (photography)
- Money to Burn (1952) ... (photography)
- The Case of the Frightened Man (1952) ... (photography)
 1952 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Tiger (1952)
- The Big Ride (1952)
- I Saw It Happen (1952)
- Adopted Son (1952)
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Word (1952)
- Mungahra (1952)
- Poor Miss Emmie (1952)
 1952 Mark Saber (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Case of the Locked Room (1952) ... (photography)
 1951 The Stu Erwin Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Springtime for Father (1951) ... (photographed by)
- The Great Debate (1951)
 1951 China Corsair
 1950 The Tougher They Come (director of photography)
 1950 Hi-Jacked (as Phil Tennura)
 1950 Customs Agent
 1950 The Flying Saucer (as Phillip Tannura)
 1949 Bodyhold
 1949 The Lone Wolf and His Lady (director of photography)
 1949 Shamrock Hill
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story (director of photography)
 1948 Man or Mouse (Short)
 1947 The Crime Doctor's Gamble (director of photography)
 1947 Key Witness
 1947 Fright Night (Short)
 1946 The Fighting Frontiersman (director of photography)
 1946 Three Little Pirates (Short)
 1946 Blondie Knows Best (director of photography)
 1946 Rhythm and Weep (Short)
 1946 Society Mugs (Short)
 1946 Hot Water (Short)
 1946 Monkey Businessmen (Short)
 1946 The Man Who Dared (director of photography)
 1946 Get Along Little Zombie (Short)
 1946 Night Editor
 1946 Uncivil War Birds (Short)
 1945 Prison Ship
 1945 Strange Illusion (director of photography)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier (director of photography)
 1943 Dangerous Blondes (director of photography)
 1943 Quack Service (Short)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan (director of photography)
 1943 Wolf in Thief's Clothing (Short)
 1943 City Without Men (director of photography)
 1942 Piano Mooner (Short)
 1942 Smith of Minnesota (director of photography)
 1942 Lucky Legs (director of photography)
 1942 Alias Boston Blackie (director of photography)
 1942 Cadets on Parade (director of photography)
 1941 Confessions of Boston Blackie (director of photography)
 1941 You'll Never Get Rich (director of photography)
 1941 Half Shot at Sunrise (Short)
 1941 An Ache in Every Stake (Short)
 1941 The Return of Daniel Boone (director of photography)
 1939 Poison Pen
 1939 Stolen Life (photographed by)
 1937 School for Husbands (as Phil Tannura)
 1937 Make-Up
 1937 For Valour
 1937 A Night of Terror (photographed by)
 1936 Dishonour Bright (as Phil Tannura)
 1935 Charing Cross Road (photography)
 1935 Fighting Stock (as Philipp Tannura)
 1934 Inasmuch... (Short) (as Phil Tannura)
 1934 Wild Boy
 1934 Dirty Work
 1934 Lady in Danger (as Phil Tannura)
 1932 Ebb Tide
 1931 Generalen
 1929 Lucky in Love
 1929 Mother's Boy
 1929 The Yellowback (as Phil Tannura)
 1928 His Last Haul (as Phil Tannura)
 1928 Taxi 13 (as Phil Tannura)
 1928 Man in the Rough (as Phil Tannura)
 1928 Skinner's Big Idea (as Phil Tannura)
 1928 The Matinee Idol (photography)
 1927 Legionnaires in Paris (as Phil Tannura)
 1926 Bred in Old Kentucky (as Phil Tannura)
 1926/I Sweet Adeline
 1925 Some Pun'kins
 1924 Cyclone Buddy
 1924 Nerve Tonic (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Philipp Tannura | Phillip Tannura | Phil Tannura | Phil Tennura
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Member of A.S.C. (American Society of Cinematographers).

Star Sign:

Aries

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