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Known For

Two Sisters Cinematographer
The Lone Horseman Cinematographer
The Devil's Tower Cinematographer
Riders of the Rio Grande Cinematographer


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 1936 The Lucky Corner (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1935 The Four Star Boarder (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1934 Bum Voyage (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1934 Making the Rounds (Short) (as Hap De Pew)
 1934 News Hounds (Short)
 1934 The New Dealers (Short)
 1933 Rhapsody in Brew (Short)
 1933 Beauty and the Bus (Short)
 1933 Bedtime Worries (Short)
 1933 Meet the Champ (Short) (as Ernest W. Depew)
 1933 Mush and Milk (Short)
 1933 One Track Minds (Short)
 1933 The Devil's Brother (photography)
 1933 Nature in the Wrong (Short)
 1933 Maids a la Mode (Short)
 1933 Fallen Arches (Short)
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short)
 1932 The Soilers (Short) (photographed by)
 1932 Girl Grief (Short)
 1932 Alum and Eve (Short) (photographed by)
 1932 Young Ironsides (Short)
 1932 Hook and Ladder (Short)
 1932 La señorita de Chicago (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1931 El alma de la fiesta (as Ernest Depew)
 1931 High Gear (Short) (as Ernest Depew, photographed by)
 1931 Blood and Thunder (Short) (as Ernest Depew, photographed by)
 1930 Ladies Last (Short) (as Ernest 'Hap' Depew, photographed by)
 1930 The Oklahoma Cyclone (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1930 Western Honor
 1930 Breezy Bill (as Hal DePew)
 1929 Brothers
 1929 Shanghai Rose
 1929 Code of the West (as Hal DePew)
 1929 The Invaders
 1929 Bride of the Desert (as Ernest Depew)
 1929 Handcuffed
 1929 Two Sisters
 1928 Silent Trail (unconfirmed)
 1928 The Devil's Tower (as Ernest Depew)
 1928 A Gentleman Preferred (as Ernest Depew)
 1928 My Home Town
 1928 You Can't Beat the Law (as Ernest Depew)
 1928 The Law and the Man (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Wild Born (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Casey Jones
 1927 A Wanderer of the West (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Gun-Hand Garrison (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Ridin' Luck (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 A Light in the Window (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 A Boy of the Streets (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Prince of the Plains (as Ernest DePew)
 1927 Better Days (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Million Dollar Mystery (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Duty's Reward
 1927 Black Tears (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Modern Daughters (as Ernest Depew)
 1927 Should Sleepwalkers Marry? (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 The Divorce Dodger (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Masked Mamas (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Love's Last Laugh (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Hoboken to Hollywood (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Hubby's Quiet Little Game (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 A Sea Dog's Tale (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Ice Cold Cocos (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Muscle-Bound Music (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Fight Night (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Hayfoot, Strawfoot? (Short) (as Ernest DePew)
 1926 Wandering Willies (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Circus Today (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Trimmed in Gold (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1926 Whispering Whiskers (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1925 From Rags to Britches (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1925 Over Thereabouts (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1925 Giddap! (Short) (as Ernest Depew)
 1921 Cold Steel (as Ernest Depew)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Hap De Pew | Ernest DePew | Hal DePew | Ernest 'Hap' Depew | Ernest W. Depew | Ernest Depew

Did You Know?


He worked rather anonymously as a camera operator in the 1910s before hitting Hollywood and gaining his first (at least thus far) screen credits working for the likes of cheapskate Mack Sennett and low-budget mini-mogul Trem Carr in innumerable 3-day quickies. He greatly assisted George Stevens in his first directorial effort after moving to Hal Roach in the 'Boyfriends' series' (sort of a ... See more »

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