John Arnold

Highest Rated: 79% Comedy of Power (2006)
Lowest Rated: 55% Valmont (1989)
Birthday: Nov 16, 1889
Birthplace: Not Available
John Arnold was a technical pioneer in the development of cinema as well as a cinematographer. He earned a degree in engineering at Columbia University and later joined the engineering department of the Thomas Edison company. Eventually he went on to work with early film companies such as Biograph where he made many technical advances. In 1915, he began working as a cinematographer and became noted for his successful experiments with lighting and special effects. During the 1920s, he was recognized as one of the premiere cinematographers in film. Arnold retired from actual photography in 1929, but then he went on to helm the American Society of Cinematographers from 1931 through 1936. Beginning in 1931, Arnold also began his 25-year stint as the head of the MGM camera department.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Passing Stranger Director 2012
No Score Yet Musée Haut, Musée Bas Actor 2008
56% Marie Antoinette Minister of Finances $16M 2006
79% Comedy of Power Jaguar Man No.1 2006
No Score Yet L.627 Actor 1992
No Score Yet The Favor, the Watch and the Very Big Fish Subway Gaper 1992
No Score Yet Tattle Tale Bell Boy 1992
55% Valmont Knight of the Maltese Order #1 1989
No Score Yet Hard Knocks Wally 1980
No Score Yet Time Without Pity Producer 1957
No Score Yet The Great Sinner Croupier 1949
No Score Yet The Silver Fleet U-Boat Navigator 1943


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