George W. Hill

George W. Hill

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George William Hill (April 25, 1895 - August 10, 1934) was an American film director and cinematographer. He began his film career at age 13 as a stagehand with director D. W. Griffith. A cinematographer of silent films known for his skill in lighting female stars, he lensed a series of independently produced features for Mae Marsh and others in the postwar WWI years and was eventually tapped by the burgeoning major studios be a director, beginning in 1920. In 1924, Hill directed "The Midnight Express," which the New York Times noted was ..".a far better production than one is apt to gather from the title..." and also that ..".the story is unfolded with skill and imagination."show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135882775
  • 9786135882773