Leo Tover

Director of photography, Clapper boy, Camera assistant
Began his career in 1918 at the age of 16 and worked as a clapper boy and camera assistant before graduating to cinematographer in 1926. Tover established himself as one of the finest technicians in Hollywood with his ... Read more »
Born: 12/05/1902 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (80)

A Very Special Favor 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Strange Bedfellows 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Island of the Blue Dolphins 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Follow That Dream 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sunday in New York 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

All Hands on Deck 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Misty 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

From the Terrace 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Marriage-Go-Round 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Journey to the Center of the Earth 1959 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Blue Denim 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

In Love and War 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Say One For Me 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Sun Also Rises 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Way to the Gold 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Between Heaven and Hell 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Love Me Tender 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Revolt of Mamie Stover 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Soldier of Fortune 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Lieutenant Wore Skirts 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Tall Men 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Untamed 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Man in the Attic 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

We're Not Married 1952 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Dead Reckoning 1947 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I Walk Alone 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

China 1942 (Movie)

(Photography)

Star Spangled Rhythm 1941 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Major and the Minor 1941 (Movie)

(Photography)

Hold Back the Dawn 1940 (Movie)

(Photography)

King of Chinatown 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

Never Say Die 1938 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife 1937 (Movie)

(Photography)

Valiant Is the Word For Carrie 1935 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Big Broadcast of 1936 1934 (Movie)

(Photography)

I'm No Angel 1932 (Movie)

(Photography)

Bahama Passage (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

College Humor (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

College Rhythm (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Ebb Tide (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

F-Man (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Follow the Sun (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Girl without a Room (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

I Met Him in Paris (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

I Wanted Wings (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Maid of Salem (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Murder at the Vanities (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

My Pal Gus (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

My Wife's Best Friend (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

No Man of Her Own (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Payment on Demand (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Sealed Verdict (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

State's Attorney (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Symphony of Six Million (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Tanned Legs (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Arizona Raiders (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Biscuit Eater (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Bride Comes Home (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Crystal Ball (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Fall Guy (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Farmer's Daughter (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Heiress (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Lost Squadron (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Monkey's Paw (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The President's Lady (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Pride of St. Louis (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Quarterback (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Royal Bed (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Secret of Convict Lake (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Silver Horde (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Snake Pit (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Telephone Girl (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Vagabond Lover (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Thirteen Women (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

When Willie Comes Marching Home (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

You Belong To Me (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

Biography

Began his career in 1918 at the age of 16 and worked as a clapper boy and camera assistant before graduating to cinematographer in 1926. Tover established himself as one of the finest technicians in Hollywood with his work on productions such as "I'm No Angel" (1933), "Hold Back the Dawn" (1941), "The Snake Pit" (1948), "The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951) and "From the Terrace" (1960).

Milestones

1965

Shot last film, "A Very Special Favor"

Worked for Famous Players at their New York studio

Worked at Norma Talmadge Film Company

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