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
The Maltese Falcon Cinematographer
Frankenstein Cinematographer


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 1949 The Fighting O'Flynn (director of photography)
 1948 Two Guys from Texas (director of photography)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (director of photography)
 1947 Stallion Road (director of photography)
 1946 The Time, the Place and the Girl (director of photography)
 1946 Never Say Goodbye (director of photography)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever (director of photography)
 1946 Two Guys from Milwaukee (director of photography)
 1946 Three Strangers (director of photography)
 1944 The Conspirators (director of photography)
 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios (director of photography)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon (director of photography)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (director of photography)
 1942 Casablanca (director of photography)
 1942 Across the Pacific (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 by)
 1939 Secret Service of the Air (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter (photography by)
 1939 Wings of the Navy (photography by)
 1938 Mr. Chump
 1938 Racket Busters (photography by)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn (photography)
 1938 The Kid Comes Back (photography)
 1938 Swing Your Lady (photography)
 1937 Submarine D-1 (photography by)
 1937 The Footloose Heiress (photography by)
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (photography by)
 1937 They Won't Forget (photography by)
 1937 The Go Getter (photography by)
 1936 Gold Diggers of 1937 (photography by)
 1936 China Clipper (photography by)
 1936 Satan Met a Lady (photography by)
 1936 Hot Money (photography)
 1936 The Golden Arrow (photography by)
 1936 Ceiling Zero (photography by)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty (photographed by)
 1935 Dinky (photography by)
 1935 While the Patient Slept (photography by)
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air (photography by)
 1935 Maybe It's Love (photography by)
 1934 Here Comes the Navy (photography by)
 1934 The Merry Frinks (photography by)
 1934 Palooka (photography)
 1933 His Double Life (photographed by)
 1933 The Invisible Man (camera)
 1933 The Big Brain
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan (photography by)
 1933 A Study in Scarlet (photography)
 1933 The Constant Woman (photography)
 1932 Flesh (photographed by)
 1932 Red Dust (uncredited)
 1932 The Old Dark House (uncredited)
 1932 Those We Love (photography)
 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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