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Henry Sharp (I) (1892–1966)

Henry Sharp was born on May 13, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Duck Soup (1933), The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956) and Booloo (1938). He died on August 6, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Duck Soup Cinematographer
Booloo Cinematographer
The Black Pirate Cinematographer


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 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Young Land (director of photography)
 1959 26 Men (TV Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Trial at Verde River (1959) ... (director of photography - as Henry T. Sharp)
- Live and Let Die (1959) ... (director of photography - as Henry T. Sharp)
- The Unwanted (1959) ... (director of photography - as Henry T. Sharp)
- The Hasbeen (1959) ... (director of photography - as Henry T. Sharp)
 1958 Bold Journey (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955-1956 Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Sacred River (1956)
- The Renegades (1956)
- Forbidden Cargo (1955) ... (as Henry T. Sharp, photographed by)
- The Elephant God (1955) ... (as Henry T. Sharp, photography)
 1954 Hazard House (Short) (director of photography)
 1953 Wonder Valley
 1952 Cowboy G-Men (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bounty Jumpers (1952) ... (as Henry T. Sharp)
 1947 High Tide
 1947 Violence
 1947 It Happened on Fifth Avenue (director of photography)
 1947 The Guilty
 1945 Woman Who Came Back (photographed by)
 1945 Jealousy
 1944 Tomorrow, the World! (director of photography)
 1944 Crime by Night (director of photography - as Henry Sharpe)
 1944 Ministry of Fear (director of photography)
 1943 To My Unborn Son (Short) (director of photography)
 1943 Inflation (Short)
 1943 The Mysterious Doctor (director of photography)
 1941 Broadway Limited (director of photography)
 1941 Adventure in Washington (director of photography)
 1940 Golden Gloves
 1940 Dr. Cyclops (director of photography)
 1939 Geronimo (director of photography)
 1939 Sudden Money
 1939 Boy Trouble
 1938 Booloo (photography)
 1937 Hold 'Em Navy
 1937 Wild Money
 1937 Hotel Haywire
 1936 Rose Bowl
 1936 Early to Bed
 1935 The Glass Key
 1934 It's a Gift (photographed by)
 1934 Ladies Should Listen (director of photography)
 1934 Six of a Kind (photographed by)
 1933 Alice in Wonderland (photographed by)
 1933 Duck Soup (photographed by)
 1932 The Man Called Back (as Henry Sharpe)
 1931 Around the World with Douglas Fairbanks (Documentary) (as Harry Sharp)
 1930 Olimpia
 1930 Love in the Rough (photographed by)
 1930 Way Out West
 1930 The Sins of the Children (photographed by)
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway (photographed by)
 1929 Speedway
 1929 Thunder
 1929 The Iron Mask (photographed by)
 1928 The Big City
 1928 The Crowd (photographed by)
 1927 The Lovelorn
 1926 The Black Pirate (photographed by)
 1925 Don Q Son of Zorro (photography)
 1925 Enticement
 1924 The Mirage
 1924 The Marriage Circle (uncredited)
 1923 Anna Christie
 1922 The Hottentot
 1922 Lorna Doone (photographed by)
 1921 Beau Revel
 1921 Lying Lips
 1920 A Tour of the Thomas Ince Studio (Documentary short)
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Cinematographer, who did some of his best work before the advent of sound pictures. Known particularly for Don Q Son of Zorro (1925), with Douglas Fairbanks. At MGM from 1926 to 1930. Long stint at Paramount, 1932-1940; then at Warner Brothers 1942-1944. Less active in the 1950's.

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