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Cinematography (feature film)

1.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Director of Photography
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
2.
Follow the Boys (1944) as Director of Photography
3.
Holiday Inn (1942) as Director of Photography
When he loses in love, a song-and-dance man retires from show business to run a country inn.
4.
History Is Made at Night (1937) as Director of Photography
A romantic headwaiter fights to save a woman from her possessive ex-husband.
5.
Criminal Lawyer (1937) as Photography
A wily defense attorney changes his tune when he''''s named district attorney.
6.
Shall We Dance (1937) as Photography
A ballet dancer and a showgirl fake a marriage for publicity purposes, then fall in love.
7.
Make Way for a Lady (1936) as Photography
A widower's daughter plays matchmaker for her father.
8.
Swing Time (1936) as Photography
To prove himself worthy of his fiancee, a dancer tries to make it big, only to fall for his dancing partner.
9.
Follow the Fleet (1936) as Photography
Two sailors on leave romance a dance-hall hostess and her prim sister.
10.
Bunker Bean (1936) as Photography
A shy office worker becomes a hero when a fortune teller calls him another Napoleon.
11.
A Notorious Gentleman (1935) as Photography
12.
Top Hat (1935) as Photography
A woman thinks the man who loves her is her best friend''''s husband.
13.
I Dream Too Much (1935) as Photography
A composer sets the stage for discord when he pushes his wife into a singing career.
14.
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) as Photography
Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
15.
Cockeyed Cavaliers (1934) as Photography
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king''''s physicians in medieval England.
16.
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) as Photography
Two salesmen try to market a flavored lipstick.
17.
Where Sinners Meet (1934) as Photography
An eccentric millionaire kidnaps eloping couples to make sure they're meant for each other.
18.
This Man Is Mine (1934) as Photography
A woman fights to keep her husband from cheating.
19.
The Gay Divorcee (1934) as Photography
An unhappily married woman mistakes a suitor for the gigolo hired to end her marriage.
20.
Bachelor Bait (1934) as Photography
A romantic starts a marriage agency so he can play Cupid.
21.
Rafter Romance (1933) as Photography
A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment.
22.
Pick-Up (1933) as Photography
23.
Ann Vickers (1933) as Photography
A social worker's fight for reform is compromised by her love for a corrupt judge.
24.
The Crime of the Century (1933) as Photography
25.
The Phantom President (1932) as Photography
Too bad for presidential hopes of banker T.K. Blair; his party feels he has too little flair for savoir faire. But at a medicine show, the party bosses find Blair's double: huckster Doc Varney. Of course, they scheme to make Varney T.K.'s public spokesman; at first, he even fools Blair's girlfriend Felicia, providing a romantic complication. As election eve approaches, the conspirators face the problem of what to do with Varney...who has difficult decisions of his own to make.
26.
Merrily We Go to Hell (1932) as Photography
Frederich March plays nere-do-well Jerry Corbett, who finally meets and marries the right girl, Joan Prentiss, played by Sylvia Sydney. Unfortunately their wedded bliss is interrupted when Jerry's play becomes a hit and he hooks up with the wrong woman from his past. Joan decides that turn-about is fair play and she picks Cary Grant to escort her around to various parties around New York. Eventually Jerry quits drinking and sends his girlfriend packing, just in time for Joan to take him back.
27.
Madame Butterfly (1932) as Photography
Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton is on shore-leave in Japan. He and his buddy Lieutenant Barton, out for a night on the town, stop in at a local establishment to check out the food, drink and girls, 'uh, and girls' to quote Lt. Barton. Pinkerton spies Cho-Cho San and immediately falls in lust. Barton counsels Pinkerton that he can 'marry' this beautiful Japanese girl, enjoy himself with cultural approval, then sail happily on back to America unshackled, since abandonment equates divorce in Japan. Barton assures Pinkerton that once abandoned, Cho-Cho will be free to marry whomever she chooses from amongst the Japanese people. When Pinkerton's ship sails out of port, Butterfly waits patiently for her husband to come home. Three years pass. Ever with her eye toward the harbor, Butterfly holds a secret delight that she eagerly wishes to surprise her husband with: their son. Pinkerton arrives in Japan with his American bride by his side. He goes to Butterfly to make his apologies and to finally end what Butterfly for three years has cherished in her heart.
28.
The Miracle Man (1932) as Photography
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of funds for a supposed chapel. But when a real healing takes place, a change comes over the gang.
29.
Sky Bride (1932) as Photography
30.
The Secret Call (1931) as Photography
31.
Scandal Sheet (1931) as Photography
32.
Huckleberry Finn (1931) as Photography
A year after their former exploits, Tom Sawyer's puppy love of Becky Thatcher keeps him home while Huck Finn, chafing under "civilizing" influences like school and shoes, plans to run away. His scapegrace, abusive father intervenes; Tom and black Jim help him escape; and (departing from the novel) all three raft down the Mississippi, where they're joined by two likable rogues and meet pretty orphans Ella and Mary Jane. The latter may change Huck's mind about girls...
33.
Ladies of the Big House (1931) as Camera
On their Wedding day, Kathleen and Standish McNeil are followed home by Kid Athens, (a wanted murderer), and Policeman Martin French (sent to get Kathleen as a witness). Athens shoots French and tosses a gun, engraved with "with love" next to French's body. This sets up Kathleen (once a moll for Athen's) and Standish as the murderers. Eager Assistant Attorney John Hartman, who works for Athens, manipulates the jury to a guilty verdict. Standish (Mac) is sent to death row and Kathleen to a violent Woman's Prison. She's befriended by Ivory and Maria, but is viciously treated by inmate, Susie Thompson, a former moll of Athens before Kathleen. Kathleen discovers that her appeal has been denied and decides to escape with pregnant inmate, Maria. Kathleen is allowed a visit with Mac (Standish) and tells him of her plan to escape and tell the world of their innocence. Maria is shot while trying to cut the fence. Kathleen's getaway boat is smashed and she's recaptured...
34.
Rich Man's Folly (1931) as Photography
35.
The Virtuous Sin (1930) as Director of Photography
36.
El dios del mar (1930) as FotografĂ­a [Photog]
37.
The Santa Fe Trail (1930) as Director of Photography
38.
Grumpy (1930) as Director of Photography
39.
The Grand Parade (1930) as Director of Photography
40.
Swing High (1930) as Camera
41.
The Racketeer (1929) as Director of Photography
A young beauty marries a gangster to help her musician boyfriend's career.
42.
Her Private Affair (1929) as Director of Photography
A judge's wife gets mixed up with a blackmailing gigolo.
43.
Noisy Neighbors (1929) as 1st cam
44.
Square Shoulders (1929) as Director of Photography
45.
Ned McCobb's Daughter (1929) as Camera
46.
The Awful Truth (1929) as Camera
47.
Geraldine (1929) as Director of Photography
48.
Midnight Madness (1928) as Director of Photography
49.
Tenth Avenue (1928) as Director of Photography
50.
Show Folks (1928) as Director of Photography
51.
Craig's Wife (1928) as Director of Photography
52.
Stand and Deliver (1928) as Director of Photography
53.
The First Auto (1927) as Camera
In this silent film, a horse-loving father clashes with his auto-loving son at the turn of the century.
54.
55.
The Black Diamond Express (1927) as Camera
56.
Don't Tell the Wife (1927) as Camera
57.
Dearie (1927) as Camera
58.
The Forbidden Woman (1927) as Director of Photography
A colonel of the French army in North Africa believes his brother, a sensitive musician, to be in love with the colonel's wife and so arranges for his brother to be drafted into the colonel's own corps. Unknown to either is the fact that the colonel's wife is actually an Arab spy.
59.
His Jazz Bride (1926) as Director of Photography
60.
The Honeymoon Express (1926) as Camera
61.
The Caveman (1926) as Director of Photography
62.
Footloose Widows (1926) as Director of Photography
63.
My Official Wife (1926) as Camera
64.
Seven Sinners (1925) as Director of Photography
65.
How Baxter Butted In (1925) as Director of Photography
66.
Three Weeks in Paris (1925) as Director of Photography
67.
Recompense (1925) as Director of Photography
68.
Compromise (1925) as Director of Photography
69.
Rose of the World (1925) as Director of Photography
70.
The Lover of Camille (1924) as Director of Photography
71.
The Dark Swan (1924) as Director of Photography
72.
A Lost Lady (1924) as Director of Photography
73.
Babbitt (1924) as Director of Photography
74.
Beau Brummel (1924) as Director of Photography
In this silent film, the legendary dandy takes on British society to court a lady above his station.
75.
The Buster (1923) as Director of Photography
76.
Lovebound (1923) as Director of Photography
77.
The Barefoot Boy (1923) as Director of Photography
78.
The Men of Zanzibar (1922) as Director of Photography
79.
Little Miss Smiles (1922) as Director of Photography
80.
The Great Night (1922) as Director of Photography
81.
Where Is My Wandering Boy Tonight? (1922) as Director of Photography
82.
Mixed Faces (1922) as Director of Photography
83.
A Self-Made Man (1922) as Director of Photography
84.
Money To Burn (1922) as Director of Photography
85.
The Crusader (1922) as Director of Photography
86.
The Primitive Lover (1922) as Director of Photography
87.
Rip Van Winkle (1921) as Director of Photography
88.
Courage (1921) as Director of Photography
89.
She Loves and Lies (1920) as Camera
90.
Unseen Forces (1920) as Camera
91.
The Woman Gives (1920) as Camera
92.
A Daughter of Two Worlds (1920) as Camera
93.
The New Moon (1919) as Camera
94.
The Heart of Wetona (1919) as Camera
Wetona, the daughter of Indian chief Quannah and a white mother, returns to her tribe after an education in a white school in the East, to find herself torn between the two cultures of her heritage.
95.
Maggie Pepper (1919) as Camera
96.
The Way of a Woman (1919) as Camera
Nancy Lee is a well-bred member of the Virginia aristocracy. Her father forbids her marriage to the man she loves for reasons of social inequality. She consents to marry a wealthy man on her social plane in order to help her family out of difficulty, but he eventually leaves her a desolate widow in New York. Her efforts to extricate herself from this dilemma further subject her to shame, and disaster looms unless the young man she loved can save her.
97.
The Isle of Conquest (1919) as Camera
A woman unhappily married to a blackguard is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds her sole companion to be a young man recently jilted. Both of them despise the opposite sex, but after a little time on the island....
98.
The Probation Wife (1919) as Camera
99.
The Hun Within (1918) as Camera
A German-American father, loyal to his new U.S. home, finds himself on opposite sides with his son in the wartime conflict between Germany and America. The son becomes involved with German agents plotting against U.S., and the father must decide between his son and his adopted homeland.
100.
The Splendid Sinner (1918) as Camera
A woman marries a German immigrant in New York, but loses him when her soiled past is revealed. He returns to Germany after the beginning of the First World War, where he becomes a high-ranking officer in the German army. His wife joins the Red Cross and, in a combat hospital, discovers her wounded husband. Her love for both her husband and her country lead her to a great sacrifice.
101.
Our Little Wife (1918) as Camera
102.
The Lady of the Dug-Out (1918) as Camera
103.
The Bad Boy (1917) as Camera
104.
Thais (1917) as Camera
Thais, an Egyptian courtesan, is converted to a life of a penitant by Paphnutius, a holy man. She is taken to a convent in the desert and lives her life in the care of the abbess there. But Paphnutius is changed by the vision of Thais and becomes obsessed with gaining her love and retrieving her from the spiritual world for himself.
105.
A Woman's Awakening (1917) as Camera
106.
Youth's Endearing Charm (1916) as Camera
Four lifelong friends share one very special summer. Introduced as babies who were born to mothers who met in a prenatal aerobics class, the four grew up together and developed an enduring bond despite their distinctly different emerging personalities. Now, after years of sharing every triumph and l
107.
A Sister of Six (1916) as Camera

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