Lee Garmes

American cinematographer (1898–1978) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Lee Garmes, A.S.C. (May 27, 1898 – August 31, 1978) was an American cinematographer. During his career, he worked with directors Howard Hawks, Max Ophüls, Josef von Sternberg, Alfred Hitchcock, King Vidor, Nicholas Ray and Henry Hathaway, whom he had met as a young man when the two first came to Hollywood in the silent era. He also co-directed two films with legendary screenwriter Ben Hecht: Angels Over Broadway and Actor's and Sin.[1]

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Lee Dewey Garmes

(1898-05-27)May 27, 1898
DiedAugust 31, 1978(1978-08-31) (aged 80)
Board member ofA.S.C. President (1960–1961)
SpouseRuth Hall (1933–his death)
Children2 daughters, Pamela and Carol
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Cinematography
1932 Shanghai Express