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Charles Lang (I) (1902–1998)


One of the outstanding cinematographers of Hollywood's Golden Age, Lang spent most of his career at Paramount (1929-1952), where he contributed to the studio's well-earned reputation for visual style. Lang was educated at Lincoln High School in L.A., then proceeded to the University of Southern California to study law. He quickly changed his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Sabrina Cinematographer
(1954)
Some Like It Hot Cinematographer
(1959)
Charade Cinematographer
(1963)
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Cinematographer
(1947)

Filmography

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 2019 Cine Chalom (TV Mini Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
 1973 40 Carats (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang)
 1972 Butterflies Are Free (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang)
 1971 The Love Machine (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang)
 1971 Doctors' Wives (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang)
 1970 A Walk in the Spring Rain (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang)
 1969 Cactus Flower (director of photography - as Charles E. Lang)
 1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (director of photography - as Charles E. Lang)
 1969 How to Commit Marriage (director of photography)
 1968 The Stalking Moon (director of photography)
 1968 A Flea in Her Ear (director of photography)
 1967 Wait Until Dark (director of photography)
 1967 The Flim-Flam Man (director of photography)
 1967 Hotel (director of photography)
 1966 Not with My Wife, You Don't! (director of photography)
 1966 How to Steal a Million (director of photography)
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover (director of photography)
 1964 Sex and the Single Girl (director of photography)
 1964 Father Goose (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1964 Paris When It Sizzles (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1963 Charade (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers (director of photography)
 1963 Critic's Choice (director of photography)
 1962 A Girl Named Tamiko (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1962 How the West Was Won (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1961 Blue Hawaii (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1961 Summer and Smoke (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1961 One-Eyed Jacks (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1961 Zane Grey Theatre (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- One Must Die (1961) ... (director of photography)
 1960 The Facts of Life (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1960 The Magnificent Seven (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1960 Song Without End (uncredited)
 1960 Strangers When We Meet (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1959 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Strange Witness (1959) ... (as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1959 Last Train from Gun Hill (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1959 Some Like It Hot (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1954 - 1959) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1958)
- Strange Witness (1958) ... (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
- The Road to Edinburgh (1954) ... (as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1958 Separate Tables (as Charles Lang Jr., photographed by)
 1958 The Matchmaker (as Charles Lang jr)
 1957 Wild Is the Wind (director of photography - as Charles Lang jr)
 1957 Loving You (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1956 The Rainmaker (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1956 The Solid Gold Cadillac (director of photography)
 1956 Autumn Leaves (director of photography)
 1955 Queen Bee (director of photography)
 1955 Female on the Beach (director of photography)
 1955 The Man from Laramie (director of photography)
 1955 The Long Gray Line (uncredited)
 1954 Phffft (director of photography)
 1954 Sabrina (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1954 It Should Happen to You (director of photography)
 1953 The Big Heat (director of photography)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Because I Love Him (1953) ... (director of photography)
 1953 Salome (director of photography)
 1952 Sudden Fear (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1952 The Atomic City (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1952 Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1951 Red Mountain (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1951 Peking Express (as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1951 Ace in the Hole (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1951 The Mating Season (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1950 Branded (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1950 September Affair (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1950 Fancy Pants (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1950 Copper Canyon (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1949 The Great Lover (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1949 Rope of Sand (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1948 Miss Tatlock's Millions (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1948 My Own True Love (as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1948 A Foreign Affair (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1947 Where There's Life (director of photography - as Charles B. Lang Jr.)
 1947 Desert Fury (director of photography)
 1947 The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1946 Cross My Heart (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1946 Blue Skies (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1945 The Stork Club (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1944 Practically Yours (as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1944 Here Come the Waves (director of photography)
 1944 Frenchman's Creek (uncredited)
 1944 I Love a Soldier (director of photography)
 1944 The Uninvited (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1944 Standing Room Only (director of photography)
 1943 True to Life (director of photography)
 1943 So Proudly We Hail! (director of photography)
 1943 No Time for Love (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1942 The Forest Rangers (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1942 Are Husbands Necessary? (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr)
 1942 The Lady Has Plans (director of photography)
 1941 Skylark (director of photography)
 1941 Sundown (director of photography)
 1941 Nothing But the Truth (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1941 The Shepherd of the Hills (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1940 Arise, My Love (director of photography - as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1940 The Ghost Breakers (director of photography)
 1940 Buck Benny Rides Again (director of photography)
 1940 Adventure in Diamonds (as Charles Lang Jr.)
 1939 The Cat and the Canary (photographed by)
 1939 The Gracie Allen Murder Case (as Charles Lang Jr., photographed by)
 1939 Midnight (photographed by)
 1938 Zaza (as Charles Lang Jr., photographed by)
 1938 Spawn of the North (as Charles Lang Jr., photographed by)
 1938 You and Me (as Charles Lang Jr., photographed by)
 1938 Doctor Rhythm (photography)
 1937 Tovarich (photography by)
 1937 Angel (as Charles Lang Jr., photographed by)
 1937 Souls at Sea (as Charles Lang Jr., photographed by)
 1936 Desire (photographed by)
 1935 Peter Ibbetson (photographed by)
 1935 Mississippi (photographed by)
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (photographed by)
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (photographed by)
 1934 She Loves Me Not (photographed by)
 1934 We're Not Dressing (photographed by)
 1934 Death Takes a Holiday (photographed by)
 1933 L'amour guide
 1933 Cradle Song
 1933 Gambling Ship (photographed by)
 1933 A Bedtime Story (photographed by)
 1933 She Done Him Wrong (photographed by)
 1932 A Farewell to Arms (photographed by)
 1932 Devil and the Deep (photographed by)
 1932 Thunder Below (photographed by)
 1932 No One Man (photographed by)
 1931 Once a Lady
 1931 Caught
 1931 The Magnificent Lie (photographed by)
 1931 Newly Rich (photographed by)
 1931 The Vice Squad (photographed by)
 1931 Unfaithful (photographed by)
 1930 Tom Sawyer
 1930 Anybody's Woman (photographed by)
 1930 For the Defense (photographed by)
 1930 Shadow of the Law (photographed by)
 1930 Sarah and Son (photographed by)
 1930 Street of Chance (photographed by)
 1930 Seven Days Leave (photographed by)
 1929 Half Way to Heaven (uncredited)
 1927 Ritzy
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Charles Lang Jr | Charles B. Lang Jr. | Charles Lang Jr. | Charles B. Lang | Charles E. Lang | Charles Lang jr

Spouse:

Hyca Slocum  (her death)  (1 child)

Relatives:

Katherine Kelly Lang (grandchild)
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Trivia:

Cinematographer for five Oscar Best Picture nominees: A Farewell to Arms (1932), She Done Him Wrong (1933), The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935), Separate Tables (1958) and How the West Was Won (1962). See more »

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The Professor

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