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Peter Gowland (1916–2010)


Born in 1916 into show business, Peter Gowland is the son of movie star Gibson Gowland, best known for his starring role in the 'Erich von Stroheim' classic silent Greed (1924), and lesser known actress/writer Sylvia Andrew. His parents divorced when he was just two years old and his father gained custody. However, during his childhood and teenage... See full bio »

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Known For

Eagle and the Hawk Cinematographer
1971

Filmography

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 1966 The Swinger
Photographer (uncredited)
 1949 You're My Everything
Leading Man (uncredited)
 1948 Joan of Arc
Soldier (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
R.A.F. Pilot (uncredited)
 1946 13 Rue Madeleine (uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane
Guest (uncredited)
 1939 Wuthering Heights
Dancer (uncredited)
 1937 Hot Water
College Boy (uncredited)
 1936 Born to Dance
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 Cain and Mabel
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
Peter Gowland
 1916 The Small Magnetic Hand (Short)
Baby (uncredited)
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 1948 Joan of Arc (stunts - uncredited)
 1937 The Road Back (stunt double: Slim Summerville - uncredited)
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 1936 Dodsworth (stand-in: Walter Huston - uncredited)
 1936 These Three (stand-in: Joel McCrea - uncredited)
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 1971 Eagle and the Hawk (TV Special documentary)
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Spouse:

Alice Adams  (his death)  (2 children)

Children:

Ann Gowland

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Created a twin-lens camera which used 4-by-5-inch film for high-quality images. The "Gowlandflex" has been used by Annie Leibovitz and Yousuf Karsh.

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