Burnett Guffey

Burnett Guffey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Burnett Guffey, A.S.C. (May 26, 1905 - May 30, 1983) was an American cinematographer. He won two Academy Awards: From Here to Eternity (1953) and Bonnie and Clyde (1967). While still a teenager, the future Academy Award-winning cinematographer began as a camera assistant in 1923 on John Ford's 1924 western saga The Iron Horse. He was then hired by the Famous Players-Lasky Studios in 1927, became a camera operator in 1928 and worked there until 1943. Guffey was hired as a Director of Photography by Columbia Pictures in 1944. In 1957-58 he served as president of the American Society of Cinematographers (A.S.C.) for a year, and had been a long standing member.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136552116
  • 9786136552118