Charles G Clarke

Director of photography, Actor, Assistant cameraman
Began his career as a portrait photographer in 1912. Clarke designed a battery-run camera motor which became the industry standard during the silent era, was a pioneer of matte photography techniques, and developed a ... Read more »
Born: 03/18/1899 in Potter Valley, California, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (32)

Madison Avenue 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Return to Peyton Place 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Flaming Star 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Sound and the Fury 1959 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Private's Affair 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Holiday For Lovers 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hound Dog Man 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Barbarian and the Geisha 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Hunters 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

These Thousand Hills 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Oh, Men! Oh, Women! 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Stopover Tokyo 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Wayward Bus 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Three Brave Men 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Virgin Queen 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Violent Saturday 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Black Widow 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Prince of Players 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Suddenly 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Bridges at Toko-Ri 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Destination Gobi 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Night People 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sand 1949 (Movie)

(Photography)

Ladies of Washington 1944 (Movie)

(Photography)

Guadalcanal Diary 1942 (Movie)

(Photography)

Hello, Frisco, Hello 1942 (Movie)

(Photography)

A Gentleman at Heart 1941 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Perfect Snob 1940 (Movie)

(Photography)

Stand-In 1936 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Girls Demand Excitement 1930 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)
Art Department (7)

About Face (Movie)

(Art Director)

Big Town Scandal (Movie)

(Art Director)

Starlift (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Big Punch (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Road to Reno (Movie)

(Art Director)

The West Point Story (Movie)

(Art Director)

Tomorrow Is Another Day (Movie)

(Art Director)

Biography

Began his career as a portrait photographer in 1912. Clarke designed a battery-run camera motor which became the industry standard during the silent era, was a pioneer of matte photography techniques, and developed a reputation for location work under difficult conditions. He was nominated four times for an Academy Award.

Milestones

1951

Co-shot (with John Boyle) Oscar ceremonies

1937

Directed short film "Pigskin Heroes"

1922

First film as co-director of photography (also editor), "The Half Breed"

1922

Became first director of photography for Jesse Lasky company

1919

First made lab assistant

With Fox

With 20th Century-Fox

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