Gene Polito

Gene Polito

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eugene "Gene" Emmanuel Polito (September 13, 1918 - November 28, 2010) was an American cinematographer, mechanical engineer and academic. His numerous of film and television credits included Futureworld, Up in Smoke and Lost in Space. Polito was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1918, the son of cinematographer Sol Polito and his wife, Frances Polito. Polito was just eight months old when his family moved to Los Angeles in 1919 so his father, Sol Polito, could continue working at Warner Brothers Studios. Polito graduated from Loyola High School in Los Angeles. He attended Loyola University (now Loyola Marymount University), before earning his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California. Polito was employed as an engineer for aerospace manufacturer, Douglas Aircraft Company, during World War II.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136553392
  • 9786136553399