Harry Stradling

Director of photography
Entered film in the early 1920s as a Hollywood cameraman and emerged as a prominent cinematographer following his work in France on director Jacques Feyder's "Carnival in Flanders" (1935). Stradling gained renown for ... Read more »
Born: 08/31/1901 in Newark, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (47)

Blind Date 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Owl and the Pussycat 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hello, Dolly! 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Good Guys and the Bad Guys 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Young Billy Young 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Funny Girl 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

With Six You Get Eggroll 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Penelope 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Walk, Don't Run 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

How to Murder Your Wife 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Moment to Moment 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

My Fair Lady 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Synanon 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gypsy 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Island of Love 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mary, Mary 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Majority of One 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Five Finger Exercise 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

On the Double 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Parrish 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Who Was That Lady? 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Crowded Sky 1959 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Auntie Mame 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Marjorie Morningstar 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Face in the Crowd 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Pajama Game 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Helen of Troy 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Guys and Dolls 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Johnny Guitar 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Angel Face 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Forever Female 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I Want You 1951 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

A Streetcar Named Desire 1950 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Edge of Doom 1950 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Easter Parade 1948 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Pirate 1948 (Movie)

(Photography)

Words and Music 1948 (Movie)

(Photography)

Sea of Grass 1947 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Song of Love 1947 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mr. & Mrs. Smith 1940 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Suspicion 1940 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Devil and Miss Jones 1940 (Movie)

(Photography)

Jamaica Inn 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Citadel 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

Biography

Entered film in the early 1920s as a Hollywood cameraman and emerged as a prominent cinematographer following his work in France on director Jacques Feyder's "Carnival in Flanders" (1935). Stradling gained renown for his work on a number of British productions, including "Knight Without Armour" (1937) and "Pygmalion" (1938), before returning to Hollywood in 1940. He contributed to such outstanding black-and-white productions as "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1944), "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (1966) and was responsible for the lush color of films including "Guys and Dolls" (1955) and "My Fair Lady" (1964). Stradling shot Barbra Streisand's first four movies and died while filming "The Owl and the Pussycat" (1970).

Relationships

Harry Stradling

Son
survived him

Walter Stradling

Uncle
worked on many early Mary Pickford films

Milestones

1969

Died while shooting "The Owl and the Pussycat" (completed by Andrew Laszlo)

1940

Returned to Hollywood

1934

Worked in France on "Quelle Drole de Gosse", "La Dame aux Camelias" and "La Kermesse heroique/Carnival in Flanders"

1929

Shot first sound film, "Lucky in Love"

1920

Shot first film, "The Devil's Garden"

Moved to England

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