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Also Known As: Died: July 12, 1976
Born: August 28, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: China Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Invisible Avenger (1958) as Director
2.
Go Man Go (1954) as Director
A Jewish basketball coach discovers a group of black men playing great basketball in Harlem and turns them into the famous Harlem Globetrotters.
3.
Chijlku wo mawasuru chikara (1930) as Director

Cast (feature film)

4.
Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography (1992)
Reknowned cinematographers discuss their influences, techniques and decisions on how to shoot films.

Cinematography (feature film)

6.
Funny Lady (1975)
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.
7.
The Horsemen (1971) as Photography
Afghan nomads compete in a brutal riding game.
8.
The Molly Maguires (1970) as Director of Photography
Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to infiltrate the group and report on its members. But on which side do his sympathies lie?
9.
The Last of the Mobile Hotshots (1970) as Director of Photography
A new bride gets caught between her decadent husband and his black half-brother.
10.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) as Director of Photography
A deaf mute changes the lives of all he meets.
11.
Hombre (1967) as Director of Photography
A white man raised by Apaches is the only hope for stagecoach passengers stranded by a bandit attack.
12.
This Property Is Condemned (1966) as Director of Photography
A small-town girl fights her mother''''s opposition when she falls for a big-city businessman.
13.
Seconds (1966) as Director of Photography
A bored rich man buys a new life from a secret organization.
14.
The Glory Guys (1965) as Director of Photography
Cavalry officers fight over how to handle Indian relations.
15.
The Outrage (1964) as Director of Photography
A Mexican bandit''''s crimes receive wildly different interpretations from four witnesses.
16.
Hud (1963) as Director of Photography
An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father.
17.
Song Without End (1960) as Director of Photography
Musical genius Franz Liszt betrays his lover to court a married princess.
18.
Tess of the Storm Country (1960) as Director of Photography
Fourth reworking of the classic Grace Miller White novel, this time updated to the 60s, with young Scottish lassie Tess (Diane Baker) becoming embroiled in a conflict about a toxic chemical plant near her new home in Pennsylvania.
19.
The Story on Page One (1959) as Director of Photography
A woman and her lover are accused of murdering her abusive husband, and in trial are defended by a drunken, bankrupt lawyer who can resurrect his career with this case.
20.
Bell, Book and Candle (1959) as Director of Photography
A beautiful witch puts a love spell on an unknowing publisher.
21.
The Last Angry Man (1959) as Director of Photography
A television journalist decides to profile his uncle''''s fight to bring medical care to the slums.
22.
The Old Man and the Sea (1958) as Director of Photography
A Cuban fisherman believes his long dry spell will end when he catches a legendary fish.
23.
Drango (1957) as Dir of cine
A Union officer faces hostility when he's sent to rebuild a ruined southern town.
24.
Sweet Smell of Success (1957) as Photography
A crooked press agent stoops to new depths to help an egotistical columnist break up his sister's romance.
25.
Death of a Scoundrel (1956) as Director of Photography
A Czech refugee uses women to advance his business interest.
26.
The Rose Tattoo (1955) as Director of Photography
A grieving widow embarks on a new romance when she discovers her late husband had been cheating on her.
27.
Picnic (1955) as Director of Photography
A handsome drifter ignites passions at a small-town Labor Day picnic.
28.
Jennifer (1953) as Director of Photography
29.
Come Back, Little Sheba (1953) as Director of Photography
A mismatched couple's marital problems come to the surface when the husband develops an interest in their pretty boarder.
30.
Main Street to Broadway (1953) as Director of Photography
31.
The Lady Says No (1952) as Director of Photography
32.
He Ran All the Way (1951) as Director of Photography
A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.
33.
The Brave Bulls (1951) as Director of Photography
A matador must recover his courage after being gored in the ring.
34.
Behave Yourself! (1951) as Director of Photography
A young couple''''s dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
35.
Tripoli (1950) as Director of Photography
36.
The Eagle and the Hawk (1950) as Director of Photography
37.
The Baron of Arizona (1950) as Director of Photography
A swindler forges documents to make himself the owner of an entire state.
38.
The Time of Your Life (1948) as Director of Photography
A philosophical drunk encourages his friends to live their dreams to the hilt.
39.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) as Director of Photography
A New York businessman''''s dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
40.
Nora Prentiss (1947) as Director of Photography
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''''s life.
41.
Body and Soul (1947) as Director of Photography
A young boxer slugs his way out of the slums only to fall prey to organized crime.
42.
Pursued (1947) as Director of Photography
43.
My Reputation (1946) as Director of Photography
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
44.
Counter-Attack (1945) as Director of Photography
Two Russians fight to escape the seven Nazi soldiers trapped with them in a bombed building.
45.
Danger Signal (1945) as Director of Photography
A man suspected of murder charms a secretary into helping him.
46.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Photography
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
47.
Objective, Burma! (1945) as Director of Photography
An American platoon parachutes into Burma to take out a strategic Japanese outpost.
48.
Passage to Marseille (1944) as Director of Photography
Devil's Island escapees join up with the Allies during World War II.
49.
The Hard Way (1943) as Director of Photography
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
50.
The North Star (1943) as Photography
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
51.
Hangmen Also Die! (1943) as Director of Photography
When a Nazi officer is assassinated, Czech patriots band together to protect his killer.
52.
Air Force (1943) as Director of Photography
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
53.
Kings Row (1942) as Director of Photography
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
54.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Director of Photography
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
55.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941) as Director of Photography
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
56.
Out of the Fog (1941) as Director of Photography
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
57.
Shining Victory (1941) as Director of Photography
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
58.
Navy Blues (1941) as Dance seq photog
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
59.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Director of Photography
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
60.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as Director of Photography
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
61.
Torrid Zone (1940) as Photography
A Central American plantation manager and his boss battle over a traveling showgirl.
62.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Director of Photography
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
63.
City for Conquest (1940) as Photography
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother''''s education.
64.
Saturday's Children (1940) as Photography
A young inventor''''s new marriage is jeopardized by financial problems.
65.
My Love Came Back (1940) as Photography
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
66.
Daughters Courageous (1939) as Photography
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
67.
Four Wives (1939) as Photography
Three married women play matchmaker for their widowed sister.
68.
The Oklahoma Kid (1939) as Photography
A cowboy sets out to avenge his father''''s lynching.
69.
On Your Toes (1939) as Director of Photography
A hoofer gets mixed up with a ballet dancer, triggering backstage jealousy.
70.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) as Photography
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
71.
Dust Be My Destiny (1939) as Photography
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
72.
Algiers (1938) as Photography
A thief on the run from the law risks his life for love.
73.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as Photography
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
74.
Comet over Broadway (1938) as Photography
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
75.
Fire over England (1937) as Photography
A British spy infiltrates the Spanish court to thwart their planned invasion of England.
76.
Under the Red Robe (1937) as Photography
77.
Troopship (1937) as Cam, int
78.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) as Photography
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
79.
Three Live Ghosts (1936) as Photography
Three POWs return home to find themselves listed as dead.
80.
The Flame Within (1935) as Photography
A lady psychiatrist falls for a patient's husband.
81.
Rendezvous (1935) as Photography
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
82.
O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935) as Photography
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
83.
The Night Is Young (1935) as Photography
A European nobleman falls for a ballerina.
84.
Biography of a Bachelor Girl (1935) as Photography
A portrait painter is reunited with a lost love when her upcoming memoirs threaten his political career.
85.
Mark of the Vampire (1935) as Photography
Vampires seem to be connected to an unsolved murder.
86.
Whipsaw (1935) as Photography
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
87.
Stamboul Quest (1934) as Photography
A notorious enemy spy falls for an American medical student during World War I.
88.
Hollywood Party (1934) as Photography
A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
89.
Have a Heart (1934) as Photography
A street vendor tries to help a dancing teacher who''''s lost the use of her legs.
90.
The Show-Off (1934) as Photography
A man''''s loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife''''s family.
91.
Viva Villa (1934) as Photography
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
92.
The Thin Man (1934) as Photography
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
93.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Photography
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
94.
Beauty for Sale (1933) as Photography
An innocent young hairdresser snares herself a rich husband but he's already married.
95.
The Power and the Glory (1933) as Photography
A man rises to run a railroad company at the cost of his family ties.
96.
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Photog for initial period
97.
Chandu the Magician (1932) as Photography
A hypnotist fights to stop a madman from destroying the world.
98.
Dance Team (1932) as Photography
99.
Man About Town (1932) as Photography
100.
After Tomorrow (1932) as Photography
101.
Amateur Daddy (1932) as Photography
102.
Surrender (1931) as Photography
103.
The Yellow Ticket (1931) as Photography
A young Russian girl is forced into a life of prostitution in Czarist Russia, and she and a British journalist find their lives endangered when she reveals to him information regarding the social crimes rampant in her country.
104.
The Criminal Code (1931) as Photography
A convict trying to reform is torn between conflicting loyalties when he witnesses a murder behind bars.
105.
The Spider (1931) as Photography
106.
Transatlantic (1931) as Photography
107.
Today (1930) as Director of Photography
108.
Chijlku wo mawasuru chikara (1930) as Director of Photography
109.
Desert Nights (1929) as Director of Photography
In this silent film, diamond robbers get caught in a violent sandstorm.
110.
Four Walls (1928) as Director of Photography
A reformed gang member gets drawn back to his old gang and girl.
111.
Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) as Director of Photography
In this silent film, a circus clown falls for a young innocent in love with another.
112.
The Perfect Crime (1928) as Director of Photography
113.
The Rough Riders (1927) as Director of Photography
114.
Sorrell and Son (1927) as Director of Photography
115.
The Song and Dance Man (1926) as Director of Photography
116.
Mantrap (1926) as Director of Photography
117.
Padlocked (1926) as Director of Photography
118.
Sea Horses (1926) as Director of Photography
119.
The King on Main Street (1925) as Director of Photography
120.
The Charmer (1925) as Director of Photography
121.
The Best People (1925) as Director of Photography
122.
Not So Long Ago (1925) as Director of Photography
123.
The Breaking Point (1924) as Director of Photography
124.
Peter Pan (1924) as Director of Photography
Peter Pan, the kid who doesn't want to grow up, arrives at the Darling home searching for his shadow. He meets the Darling children and takes them to Never-Never Land, where they will fight against Capt. Hook and his pirate ship and crew. At the end the children will be back in their warm beds.
125.
The Alaskan (1924) as Director of Photography
126.
The Side Show of Life (1924) as Director of Photography
127.
To the Last Man (1923) as Director of Photography
128.
The Spanish Dancer (1923) as Director of Photography
129.
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1923) as Director of Photography
130.
Drums of Fate (1923) as Director of Photography
131.
The Call of the Canyon (1923) as Director of Photography

Visual Effects (feature film)

132.
Moulin Rouge! (2001) as Spec eff tech
Christian, a young Bohemian poet living in 1899 Paris, defies his father by joining the colorfully diverse clique inhabiting the dark, fantastical underworld of Paris' now legendary Moulin Rouge. In this seedy but glamorous haven of sex, drugs and newly-discovered electricity, the poet-innocent find

Cinematography (short)

133.
Hollywood Party (1937)
In this short film, Elissa Landi and Charley Chase host an East Asian themed garden tea party in Hollywood.

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