George Folsey

Director of photography, Assistant cameraman, Office boy
Veteran cinematographer, long with MGM, who produced outstanding work in collaboration with Frank Borzage and Vincente Minnelli, among others. Son George Folsey, Jr. (born 1939) is an editor and producer.
Born: 07/02/1898 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (101)

Meet Me in St. Louis 1977 (Movie)

(Photography)

That's Entertainment Part 2 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Glass Houses 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Balcony 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cash McCall 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I Passed For White 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Count Your Blessings 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Imitation General 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Saddle the Wind 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The High Cost of Loving 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Torpedo Run 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

House of Numbers 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Forbidden Planet 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Fastest Gun Alive 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Power and the Prize 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

These Wilder Years 1956 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Hit the Deck 1955 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Cobweb 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Deep in My Heart 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Executive Suite 1954 (Movie)

(Photography)

Men of the Fighting Lady 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Tennessee Champ 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Battle of Gettysburg 1954 (Movie)

(Photography)

All the Brothers Were Valiant 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Million Dollar Mermaid 1952 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Lovely to Look At 1951 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

A Life of Her Own 1950 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Adam's Rib 1949 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

State of the Union 1948 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Green Dolphin Street 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

If Winter Comes 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Harvey Girls 1945 (Movie)

(Photography)

Mannequin 1937 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Bride Wore Red 1936 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Gorgeous Hussy 1935 (Movie)

(Photography)

Chained 1933 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Reunion in Vienna 1932 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Big Broadcast 1931 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Wiser Sex 1931 (Movie)

(Photography)

Free and Easy 1930 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Laughter 1929 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Big Pond 1929 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Royal Family of Broadway 1929 (Movie)

(Photography)

A Guy Named Joe (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Andy Hardy's Double Life (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Animal Crackers (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Arsene Lupin Returns (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Come Live with Me (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Fast and Loose (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Forsaking All Others (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Glorifying the American Girl (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Going Hollywood (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Grand Central Murder (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Hearts Divided (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Her Wild Oat (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Hold That Kiss (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

I Live My Life (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Kind Lady (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Lady Be Good (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Lady of the Tropics (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Malaya (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Married Bachelor (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Mr. Imperium (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Night into Morning (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Operator 13 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Panama Hattie (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Remember (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Rio Rita (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Seven Sweethearts (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Shadow in the Sky (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Stage Mother (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Stolen Heaven (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Take Me Out to the Ball Game (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Animal Kingdom (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Battle of Paris (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Big Hangover (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Cheat (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Clock (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Cocoanuts (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Enchanted Cottage (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Green Years (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Law and the Lady (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Letter (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Man with a Cloak (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Necessary Evil (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Secret Heart (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Shining Hour (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Smiling Lieutenant (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Trial of Mary Dugan (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The White Cliffs of Dover (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Third Finger, Left Hand (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Thousands Cheer (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Three Hearts for Julia (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Till the Clouds Roll By (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Two Girls on Broadway (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Vengeance Valley (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Ziegfeld Follies (Movie)

(Cinematographer)
Actor (1)

Biography

Veteran cinematographer, long with MGM, who produced outstanding work in collaboration with Frank Borzage and Vincente Minnelli, among others. Son George Folsey, Jr. (born 1939) is an editor and producer.

Relationships

George Folsey

Son

Milestones

1915

First film as assistant cameraman

1914

Hired as office boy by Jesse Lasky Co.

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