Arthur Edeson

American cinematographer (1891–1970) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Arthur Edeson, A.S.C. (October 24, 1891 – February 14, 1970) was a film cinematographer, born in New York City.[1] His career ran from the formative years of the film industry in New York, through the silent era in Hollywood, and the sound era there in the 1930s and 1940s. His work included many landmarks in film history, including The Thief of Bagdad (1924), All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), Frankenstein (1931), The Maltese Falcon (1941), and Casablanca (1942).

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Arthur Edeson, A.S.C.
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Born(1891-10-05)October 5, 1891
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedFebruary 14, 1970(1970-02-14) (aged 78)
OccupationCinematographer
Years active19141948
TitleA.S.C. Founding Member
Board member ofA.S.C. President (19531954)
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He was one of the founders of the American Society of Cinematographers, and was nominated for three Academy Awards in his career in cinema.