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Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893–1979)


Ernest B. Schoedsack was born on June 8, 1893 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA as Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Dr. Cyclops (1940), The Most Dangerous Game (1932) and Rango (1931). He was married to Ruth Rose. He died on December 23, 1979 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Dr. Cyclops Director
(1940)
(1932)
Rango Director
(1931)
(1929)

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 1952 This Is Cinerama (Documentary) (prologue only, uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Cyclops
 1933 Son of Kong
 1933 King Kong (uncredited)
 1933 The Monkey's Paw (uncredited)
 1931 Rango
 1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (Documentary)
 1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (Documentary) (uncredited)
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

E.B. Schoedsack | Felix Schoedsack

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Schoedsack's eyes were severely damaged during World War II when he dropped his face mask during a high altitude test of photographic equipment. Mighty Joe Young (1949) was his only post-War directing project. He retired after working with his wife Ruth Rose on "This Is Cinerama". See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Gemini

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