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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frank Lafayette "Del" Ankers (August 1, 1916 - May 15, 2008) was an American cinematographer, director, photographer and documentary producer. His career, which spanned photography and television, lasted for more than 50 years. Ankers was known for his photographs of Presidents of the United States ranging from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Richard Nixon. His other subjects included celebrities such as Grace Kelly, Soong May-ling, and Larry King. He also filmed commercials for both German and American television as a producer. Among his most famous work as a producer and cinematographer were a series of shorts called Wilson's Meats Meeting, which he shot for Jim Henson during the mid-1960s. The shorts, which were called Wilson's Meats Meeting Film#1 (1965) and Wilson's Meats Meeting Film#2 (1965), featured some of Henson's early Muppets. Ankers also appeared on camera as himself in Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #1. He later shot Jim Henson's actual commercials for Wilson's Meats.show more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 299g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136536447
  • 9786136536446