Joseph Ruttenberg

Joseph Ruttenberg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Ruttenberg, A.S.C. (July 4, 1889 - May 1, 1983) was a photojournalist and cinematographer. Ruttenberg was accomplished winning accolades. At MGM, Ruttenberg was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography ten times, winning four. In addition, he won the 1954 Golden Globe Award for his camera work on the film Brigadoon. Born into a Jewish family in St. Petersburg, Russia, Joseph Ruttenberg was ten years old when his family emigrated to the United States, settling in Boston, Massachusetts. As a young man he went to work at the Boston Globe newspaper as a photojournalist but left in 1915 to accept a job with the Fox Film Corporation in New York City to train as a cinematographer. Two years later he was behind the camera for his first silent film--The Painted Madonna (1917)--in what would be a remarkably successful career.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136556650
  • 9786136556659