George Barnes

Director of photography
Shot his first feature in 1918 and went on to work with such illustrious directors as King Vidor, Henry King, Frank Capra, Alfred Hitchcock and Cecil B. DeMille. Barnes also served as a mentor to Gregg Toland, who went ... Read more »
Born: 10/16/1892 in California, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (87)

Little Boy Lost 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Greatest Show on Earth 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Road to Bali 1952 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The War of the Worlds 1952 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Let's Dance 1949 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Force of Evil 1948 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Boy With Green Hair 1948 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Emperor Waltz 1948 (Movie)

(Photography)

Mourning Becomes Electra 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

Sinbad the Sailor 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

Spellbound 1945 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Bells of St. Mary's 1945 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Frenchman's Creek 1943 (Movie)

(Photography)

None But the Lonely Heart 1943 (Movie)

(Photography)

Once Upon a Honeymoon 1941 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rebecca 1940 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

That Uncertain Feeling 1940 (Movie)

(Photography)

Hollywood Hotel 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

Jesse James 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

Marked Woman 1936 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Varsity Show 1936 (Movie)

(Photography)

Black Legion 1935 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cain and Mabel 1935 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gold Diggers of 1935 1934 (Movie)

(Photography)

Footlight Parade 1932 (Movie)

(Photography)

Our Dancing Daughters 1927 (Movie)

(Photography)

Magic Flame 1926 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Devil Dancer 1926 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Son of the Sheik 1925 (Movie)

(Photography)

A Lady's Morals (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Broadway (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Broadway Bad (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Broadway Gondolier (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Bulldog Drummond (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Colleen (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Condemned (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Dames (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Ever Since Eve (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Five and Ten (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Flirtation Walk (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

From This Day Forward (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Gambling Lady (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Gold Diggers in Paris (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Good Sam (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

He Was Her Man (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Here Comes the Groom (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Hudson's Bay (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

In Caliente (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Just for You (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Ladies in Retirement (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Maryland (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Massacre (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Meet John Doe (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Mr. Lucky (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Mr. Music (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Nightmare (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

No Minor Vices (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Peg O' My Heart (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Polly of the Circus (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Raffles (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Remember the Day (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Riding High (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Rings on Her Fingers (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Sadie Thompson (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Samson and Delilah (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Sister Kenny (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Smarty (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Society Girl (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Something to Live For (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Stanley and Livingstone (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Street Scene (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Barrier (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Devil to Pay (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Greeks Had a Word for Them (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Irish in Us (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Night of Love (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Return of Frank James (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Singing Kid (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Spanish Main (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Traveling Saleslady (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Trespasser (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Unholy Garden (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Wet Parade (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Winning of Barbara Worth (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

This Is Heaven (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Unholy Partners (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

What a Widow! (Movie)

(Cinematographer)
Producer (3)

Kickboxing Academy 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Co-Producer

Beyond Desire 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

South Beach 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Actor (1)

The Great Train Robbery 1902 (Movie)

(Actor)
Production Management (1)

South Beach 1994 (Movie)

assistant production manager (Assistant Unit Manager)

Biography

Shot his first feature in 1918 and went on to work with such illustrious directors as King Vidor, Henry King, Frank Capra, Alfred Hitchcock and Cecil B. DeMille. Barnes also served as a mentor to Gregg Toland, who went on to become one of Hollywood's finest cinematographers. Married to Joan Blondell from 1932 to 1936.

Relationships

Joan Blondell

Wife
married in 1932 divorced in 1936

Milestones

1940

Won Oscar for work on "Rebecca"

1918

First film as director of photography, "The Biggest Show on Earth

Began career with Thomas Ince

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