Joseph La Shelle

Director of photography, Film lab assistant, Assistant cameraman
Spent 14 years as a camera operator for Arthur Miller before graduating to director of photography in 1943. La Shelle excelled at sleazy, noirish compositions, doing outstanding work in the 1940s, with directors such as ... Read more »
Born: 07/09/1901 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (36)

Eighty Steps to Jonah 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

U.M.C. 1968 - 1969 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Barefoot in the Park 1967 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Chase 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Fortune Cookie 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Kiss Me, Stupid 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Seven Women 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Wild and Wonderful 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Irma la Douce 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Outsider 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Child Is Waiting 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Honeymoon Machine 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

All in a Night's Work 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Apartment 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Career 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Long, Hot Summer 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Naked and the Dead 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Crime of Passion 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fury at Showdown 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I Was a Teenage Werewolf 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

No Down Payment 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Bachelor Party 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Our Miss Brooks 1956 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Run For the Sun 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Conqueror 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Marty 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Storm Fear 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

River of No Return 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Something For the Birds 1952 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The 13th Letter 1950 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Jackpot 1950 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Cluny Brown 1946 (Movie)

(Photography)

Laura 1944 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Song of Bernadette 1942 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

How Green Was My Valley 1941 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Biography

Spent 14 years as a camera operator for Arthur Miller before graduating to director of photography in 1943. La Shelle excelled at sleazy, noirish compositions, doing outstanding work in the 1940s, with directors such as Otto Preminger and Henry King, and 60s, especially with Billy Wilder. He also shot several episodes of TV's "The Twilight Zone."

Relationships

Barbara Gardner

Daughter

Joseph W La Shelle Jr

Son

Audrey Russell

Sister

EDUCATION

accepted to Stanford in 1921 to study electrical engineering but declined offer

Milestones

1942

Debut as cinematographer with "Happy Land"

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