Joseph Ruttenberg

Director of photography, Copyboy, Reporter
Former photojournalist and newsreel photographer-producer who served as a cinematographer with Fox (1915-26), MGM (1926-62) and Paramount. Ruttenberg was one of Hollywood's foremost directors of photography from the ... Read more »
Born: 07/04/1889 in Russia

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (75)

Speedway 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Harlow 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sylvia 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Oscar 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Love Has Many Faces 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Global Affair 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

It Happened at the World's Fair 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Hook 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Who's Got the Action? 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ada 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bachelor in Paradise 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Two Loves 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Butterfield 8 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Subterraneans 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gigi 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Green Mansions 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Wreck of the Mary Deare 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Until They Sail 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Invitation to the Dance 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Swan 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Interrupted Melody 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Kismet 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Prodigal 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Brigadoon 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Her Twelve Men 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Last Time I Saw Paris 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Julius Caesar 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Latin Lovers 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Small Town Girl 1953 (Movie)

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The Great Diamond Robbery 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cause For Alarm 1951 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Too Young to Kiss 1951 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

That Forsyte Woman 1949 (Movie)

(Photography)

Adventure 1944 (Movie)

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Gaslight 1944 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mrs. Parkington 1944 (Movie)

(Photography)

Mrs. Miniver 1942 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Woman of the Year 1941 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1940 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Philadelphia Story 1940 (Movie)

(Photography)

Two-Faced Woman 1940 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Comrade X 1939 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Balalaika 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Women 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Great Waltz 1937 (Movie)

(Photography)

Three Comrades 1937 (Movie)

(Photography)

A Day at the Races 1936 (Movie)

(Photography)

Fury 1935 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

B.F.'s Daughter (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Broadway Melody of 1940 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Desire Me (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Everybody Sing (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

From Now on (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Julia Misbehaves (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Killer McCoy (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Kind Lady (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Madame Curie (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Man Hunt (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

My Friend, the Devil (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

On Borrowed Time (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Presenting Lily Mars (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Random Harvest (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Tell No Tales (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Big City (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Bribe (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Great Caruso (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Magnificent Yankee (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Miniver Story (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Shopworn Angel (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Smiling Lieutenant (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Valley of Decision (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Waterloo Bridge (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Woman in the Dark (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Biography

Former photojournalist and newsreel photographer-producer who served as a cinematographer with Fox (1915-26), MGM (1926-62) and Paramount. Ruttenberg was one of Hollywood's foremost directors of photography from the late 1930s through the 50s.

Milestones

1962

Left MGM for Paramount

1935

Became member of American Society of Cinematographers

1926

Joined MGM

1917

Debut as director of photography with "A Painted Madonna"

1915

Hired as cameraman at Fox

1907

Became staff photographer for Boston Globe

1893

Immigrated to US at age 4 (date approximate)

Worked as photographer for various Boston papers

Photographer at Paramount's Astoria Studios in late 1920s

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