Arthur Edeson is an American cinematographer who was a pioneer of his craft. His career spanned four decades and encompassed many films now regarded as classics. Born in New York in 1891, Edeson first worked as a still photographer. In 1911 he entered the movie business at Eclair Studios, a production unit based in Fort Lee, NJ. There he was ... See full bio »

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Casablanca Cinematographer
Frankenstein Cinematographer
The Maltese Falcon Cinematographer


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 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (director of photography)
 1947 Stallion Road
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (director of photography)
 1942 Casablanca (director of photography)
 1942 The Male Animal (director of photography)
 1941 The Maltese Falcon (director of photography)
 1940 Lady with Red Hair (director of photography)
 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again (director of photography)
 1940 They Drive by Night (director of photography)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson (director of photography)
 1939 Kid Nightingale (director of photography)
 1939 No Place to Go (photography)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die (photography)
 1939 Secret Service of the Air (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter (photography)
 1939 Wings of the Navy (photography)
 1938 Mr. Chump
 1938 Racket Busters (photography)
 1938 The Kid Comes Back (photography)
 1938 Swing Your Lady (photography)
 1937 Submarine D-1 (director of photography)
 1937 The Footloose Heiress (photography)
 1937 They Won't Forget (photography)
 1937 The Go Getter (photography)
 1936 Gold Diggers of 1937 (photography)
 1936 China Clipper (director of photography)
 1936 Satan Met a Lady (photography)
 1936 Hot Money (photography)
 1936 Ceiling Zero
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty (photographed by)
 1935 Dinky
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air (photography)
 1935 Maybe It's Love (photography)
 1934 Here Comes the Navy (photography)
 1934 The Merry Frinks (director of photography)
 1934 Palooka (photography)
 1933 The Invisible Man (camera)
 1933 The Big Brain
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan (photography)
 1932 Flesh (photographed by)
 1932 Red Dust (uncredited)
 1932 The Old Dark House (uncredited)
 1932 Those We Love
 1932 The Last Mile (photography)
 1932 Strangers of the Evening (photography)
 1931 Frankenstein
 1930 The Big Trail (70mm version, photography)
 1928 Me, Gangster (director of photography)
 1927 The Gorilla
 1927 The Drop Kick
 1926 Subway Sadie
 1926 The Blue Eagle (uncredited)
 1926 Sweet Daddies
 1926 The Bat
 1925 Stella Dallas
 1925 The Talker
 1925 The Lost World (photography)
 1924 The Thief of Bagdad (photographed by)
 1922 Robin Hood (photography)
 1921 The Three Musketeers (photographed by)
 1921 Good Women
 1921 Hush
 1920 Mid-Channel
 1919 Eyes of Youth
 1917 Baby Mine
 1917 Souls Adrift
 1917 A Square Deal
 1917 A Woman Alone
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