Arthur Edeson Biography (1891-1970)

Born October 24, 1891, in New York, NY; died February 14, 1970, in Agoura Hills, CA. Military Service: United States Army, 1918. Career: Cinematographer, assistant director, and camera operator. Negative retoucher andplatinum printer for New York portrait photographers; Eclair Studios, Fort Lee, NJ, extra, 1911; also studio still photographer; retired, 1950. Member: American Society of Cinematographers (co-founder, 1919; president, 1949-50). Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1929, for In Old Arizona; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1930, for All Quiet on the Western Front; Academy Award nomination,best cinematography--black and white, 1942, for Casablanca..

Cinematographer, assistant director, camera operator
Birth Details
October 24, 1891
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
February 14, 1970
Agoura Hills, California, United States

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