Robert Burks

Director of photography, Special effects technician
Proficient in virtually every genre and equally at home with black-and-white or color. Burks shot a string of 12 Hitchcock films, from "Strangers on a Train" (1951) through "Marnie" (1964).
Born: 07/04/1909 in Newport Beach, California, USA

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (29)

A Covenant With Death 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Waterhole Number 3 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Patch of Blue 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Marnie 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Once a Thief 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Birds 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Music Man 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Pleasure of His Company 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Great Impostor 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Rat Race 1960 (Movie)

(Photography)

North By Northwest 1959 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

But Not For Me 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Black Orchid 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vertigo 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Spirit of St. Louis 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Wrong Man 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Trouble With Harry 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

To Catch a Thief 1955 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Dial M For Murder 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rear Window 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hondo 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I Confess 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Boy From Oklahoma 1953 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Desert Song 1952 (Movie)

(Photography)

Strangers On a Train 1951 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Enforcer 1951 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Beyond the Forest 1949 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Fountainhead 1948 (Movie)

(Photography)

Biography

Proficient in virtually every genre and equally at home with black-and-white or color. Burks shot a string of 12 Hitchcock films, from "Strangers on a Train" (1951) through "Marnie" (1964).

Milestones

1943

First film as photographer, "Make Your Own Bed"

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