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Cornell Capa (1918–2008)

Cornell Capa was born on April 10, 1918 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as Kornel Friedmann. He was married to Edith Schwartz. He died on May 23, 2008 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1973 The Decisive Moment (Documentary short)
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 1961 The Misfits (still photographer - uncredited)
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 1973 The Decisive Moment (Documentary short) (project coordinator)
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 2002 Great Performances (TV Series) (acknowledgment - 1 episode)
- Making 'The Misfits' (2002) ... (acknowledgment: archival material, Magnum Photos, Inc.)
 2001 War Photographer (Documentary) (thanks: New York, International Center of Photography)
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 1996 Ruth Orkin: Frames of Life (Documentary short)

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Edith Schwartz  (her death)

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I hope I have made some good photographs, but what I really hope is that I have done some good photo stories with memorable images that make a point, and, perhaps, even make a difference.


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His use of photography to illuminate humanitarian issues

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