Hal Mohr

Director of photography, Director, Newsreel company manager
Innovative cinematographer best known for the sophisticated crane shots in "Broadway" (1929) and as one of the first cameramen to regularly and fluently use dolly and boom shots. Mohr demonstrated his technical ... Read more »
Born: 08/02/1894 in San Francisco, California, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (65)

The Man From the Diner's Club 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Underworld, U.S.A. 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Last Voyage 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Gun Runners 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Lineup 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Baby Face Nelson 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Wild One 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rancho Notorious 1952 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Four Poster 1952 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Member Of The Wedding 1952 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Big Night 1951 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Climax 1944 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Phantom of the Opera 1942 (Movie)

(Photography)

Destry Rides Again 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

Bullets or Ballots 1935 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Midsummer Night's Dream 1934 (Movie)

(Photography)

Captain Blood 1934 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Woman of Experience 1930 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Jazz Singer 1927 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Wedding March 1927 (Movie)

(Photography)

Sparrows 1925 (Movie)

(Photography)

A Night in Paradise (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

A Woman Commands (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Back Door to Heaven (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Because of Him (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Broadway (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Charlie Chan's Courage (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Cheers for Miss Bishop (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

David Harum (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Devotion (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Glorious Betsy (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Her Lucky Night (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

International Lady (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

King of Jazz (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Ladies Courageous (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Ladies in Love (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Little Annie Rooney (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Noah's Ark (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Old San Francisco (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Outward Bound (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Pirates of Monterey (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Pot O' Gold (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Salome, Where She Danced (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Slightly Used (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Song of Scheherazade (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

State Fair (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Tess of the Storm Country (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Big Idea (TV Show)

Cinematographer

The Cat Creeps (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Common Law (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The County Chairman (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Creation of the Humanoids (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Devil's in Love (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Girl From Chicago (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Green Pastures (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Impatient Years (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Last Warning (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Member of the Wedding (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Third Degree (TV Show)

Cinematographer

The Warrior's Husband (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Twin Beds (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Under Pressure (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Watch on the Rhine (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Week-Ends Only (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Woman on the Run (Movie)

(Cinematographer)
Actor (1)

The Man You Loved to Hate 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Innovative cinematographer best known for the sophisticated crane shots in "Broadway" (1929) and as one of the first cameramen to regularly and fluently use dolly and boom shots. Mohr demonstrated his technical proficiency on a number of highly regarded films (including the Oscar-winning "A Midsummer Night's Dream" 1935 and "The Phantom of the Opera" 1940), but from the mid-1950s did the bulk of his work in TV. His third wife was actress Evelyn Venable.

Relationships

Delores Mohr

Daughter
born on November 26, 1935

Rosalia Mohr

Daughter
born on March 26, 1937 named after Mohr's mother

Evelyn Venable

Wife
third wife eloped c. 1934 retired to raise Mohr's children survived him

EDUCATION

dropped out of high school

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