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Karl Struss

Highest Rated: 98% Sunrise (1927)

Lowest Rated: 44% Coquette (1929)

Birthday: Nov 30, 1886

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Began his career as a commercial photographer and entered film in 1919, serving a three-year stint as cameraman for Cecil B. DeMille. Struss then went freelance and gained renown for his work on "Ben Hur" (1926), particularly in his use of filters to effect visual transformations--a technique he repeated to great effect in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1932).

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Machete Cinematography - 1958
95% 71% The Fly Cinematography - 1958
No Score Yet 83% Poverty and Nobility Cinematography - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fatal Desire Cinematography - 1953
No Score Yet 17% The Mesa of Lost Women Cinematography - 1953
97% 90% Limelight Cinematography - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rose of Cimarron Cinematography - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet It's a Small World Cinematography - 1950
No Score Yet 17% The Dude Goes West Cinematography - 1948
67% 59% The Macomber Affair Cinematography - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heaven Only Knows Cinematography - 1947
No Score Yet 73% Caught in the Draft Cinematography - 1941
93% 95% The Great Dictator Cinematography - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Star Maker Cinematography - 1939
No Score Yet 57% Rhythm Romance Cinematography - 1939
83% 20% Anything Goes Cinematography - 1936
86% 55% Belle of the Nineties Cinematography - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pursuit of Happiness Cinematography - 1934
86% 63% The Story of Temple Drake Cinematography - 1933
88% 82% Island of Lost Souls Cinematography - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tonight Is Ours Cinematography - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Woman Accused Cinematography - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dancers in the Dark Cinematography - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Romantic Night Cinematography - 1930
44% 24% Coquette Cinematography - 1929
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady of the Pavements Cinematography - 1929
98% 92% Sunrise Cinematography - 1927
No Score Yet 86% Sparrows Cinematography - 1926
No Score Yet No Score Yet Forever After Cinematography - 1926
No Score Yet No Score Yet Poisoned Paradise Cinematography - 1924
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fool's Paradise Cinematography - 1921