Lee Garmes

Director of photography, Director, Assistant cameraman
Celebrated cinematographer, in Hollywood from 1916. Garmes shot his first feature in 1924 and subsequently proved himself adept at romantic, exotic subjects, photographing several Josef von Sternberg films in the early ... Read more »
Born: 05/27/1898 in Peoria, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (68)

Why? 1970 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life 1967 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Big Hand For the Little Lady 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lady in a Cage 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Adventures of a Young Man 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Misty 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Happy Anniversary 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Never Love a Stranger 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Big Fisherman 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

D-Day the Sixth of June 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Land of the Pharaohs 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Man Without a Gun 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Bottom of the Bottle 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Desperate Hours 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Captive City 1952 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Lusty Men 1952 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Detective Story 1951 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Caught 1949 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Fighting Kentuckian 1949 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Duel in the Sun 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

Nightmare Alley 1947 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Paradine Case 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Forever and a Day 1943 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

None Shall Escape 1943 (Movie)

(Photography)

Angels over Broadway 1940 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Scoundrel 1934 (Movie)

(Photography)

I Am Suzanne 1932 (Movie)

(Photography)

Scarface 1932 (Movie)

(Photography)

Zoo in Budapest 1932 (Movie)

(Photography)

Shanghai Express 1931 (Movie)

(Photography)

An American Tragedy 1930 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Dishonored 1930 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Morocco 1930 (Movie)

(Photography)

Song of the Flame 1929 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Private Life of Helen of Troy 1926 (Movie)

(Photography)

A Social Celebrity (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Actors and Sin (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Bright Lights (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Call Her Savage (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

City Streets (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Confessions of a Co-Ed (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Disraeli (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Fighting Caravans (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Flight for Freedom (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Footlight Serenade (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

George White's Scandals (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Guest in the House (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

His Captive Woman (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Love Letters (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Lydia (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

My Foolish Heart (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Paris Underground (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Roseanna McCoy (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Say It with Songs (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Shanghai Madness (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Since You Went Away (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Smilin' Through (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Barker (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Face in the Sky (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Great Divide (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Jungle Book (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Searching Wind (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Sky's the Limit (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Specter of the Rose (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Whoopee! (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Young Widow (Movie)

(Cinematographer)
Director (3)

Angels over Broadway 1940 (Movie)

(Director)

Actors and Sin (Movie)

(Director)

The Sky's the Limit (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (1)

Angels over Broadway 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Celebrated cinematographer, in Hollywood from 1916. Garmes shot his first feature in 1924 and subsequently proved himself adept at romantic, exotic subjects, photographing several Josef von Sternberg films in the early 1930s. Outstanding achievements include "Zoo in Budapest" (1933), "China Girl" (1942) and Max Ophuls's "Caught" (1949).

Relationships

Ruth Hall

Wife
lead in Ken Maynard Westerns

EDUCATION

North Denver High School

Denver , Colorado

Milestones

1924

Director of photography

1916

Prop boy

1916

Assistant cameraman

1916

Painter's assistant

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