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Otto Pierce

Otto Pierce



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Birth Place: Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Hot Spell (1958) as Camera Operator
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
The Tin Star (1957) as Camera Operator
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Camera Operator
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Photog, U.S.
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Botany Bay (1953) as Camera Operator
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
Molly (1951) as Camera Operator
The Furies (1950) as Cam op, location
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Camera Operator
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
Dear Wife (1950) as Camera Operator
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Camera Operator
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Camera Operator
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
The Big Clock (1948) as Camera Operator
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
Saigon (1948) as Camera Operator
After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' secretary Susan on board. When Mike falls for her, Larry tells her to play along for Mike's sake. She, of course, falls for Larry.
Beyond Glory (1948) as Camera Operator
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
Calcutta (1947) as 2nd Camera
Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as 2nd Camera
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as 2nd Camera
The Lost Weekend (1945) as 2nd Camera
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
The Unseen (1945) as 2nd Camera
Double Indemnity (1944) as 2nd Camera
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as 2nd Camera
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
Five Graves to Cairo (1943) as 2nd Camera
A British corporal goes undercover to infiltrate Field Marshall Rommel's command.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as 2nd Camera
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as 2nd Camera
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
A Bedtime Story (1933) as 2nd Camera
The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932) as Camera Operator
Island of Lost Souls (1932) as Camera Operator
On a remote island, a mad scientist turns wild animals into human monsters.
This Reckless Age (1932) as 2nd Camera
The False Madonna (1931) as Camera Operator

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