Sol Polito

Director of photography, Still photographer, Lab assistant
Former still photographer and lab assistant who graduated to cinematographer in 1917. Polito shot most of Benjamin Christensen's Hollywood films and worked several times with Michael Curtiz ("Angels with Dirty Faces" ... Read more »
Born: 11/12/1892 in Palermo, IT

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (25)

The Voice of the Turtle 1948 (Movie)

(Photography)

A Stolen Life 1947 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Long Night 1947 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Arsenic and Old Lace 1944 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Adventures of Mark Twain 1944 (Movie)

(Photography)

This Is the Army 1942 (Movie)

(Photography)

Now, Voyager 1941 (Movie)

(Photography)

Sergeant York 1941 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Santa Fe Trail 1939 (Movie)

(Photography)

Virginia City 1939 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Boy Meets Girl 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

Dodge City 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex 1938 (Movie)

(Photography)

You Can't Get Away With Murder 1938 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Angels With Dirty Faces 1937 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Varsity Show 1936 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Charge of the Light Brigade 1935 (Movie)

(Photography)

Go Into Your Dance 1934 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Petrified Forest 1934 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Wonder Bar 1933 (Movie)

(Photography)

42nd Street 1932 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gold Diggers of 1933 1932 (Movie)

(Photography)

Three on a Match 1932 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang 1931 (Movie)

(Photography)

Biography

Former still photographer and lab assistant who graduated to cinematographer in 1917. Polito shot most of Benjamin Christensen's Hollywood films and worked several times with Michael Curtiz ("Angels with Dirty Faces" 1938, "The Sea Hawk" 1940).

Milestones

Immigrated to US as a child

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