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Robert De Grasse, A.S.C.
Born February 9, 1900
Maplewood, New Jersey
Died January 28, 1971
Newport Beach, California
Occupation Cinematographer

Robert De Grasse (February 9, 1900 - January 28, 1971) was an American cinematographer.[1]

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Career

Born in Maplewood, New Jersey where his family was working in the fledgling movie industry, he was the nephew of film actor Sam De Grasse. Robert De Grasse began his career as an assistant cameraman then moved on to become a full time cinematographer by the time he was 21 years old.

He worked on over 100 movies including Vigil in the Night (1940), The Leopard Man (1943) and The Body Snatcher (1945) as well as classic television shows such as I Love Lucy and The Dick Van Dyke Show.

In 1939, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on the film Vivacious Lady.

Robert De Grasse died in 1971 in Newport Beach, California.

Filmography

  • The Desperate Trails (1921)[2]
  • The Kuick Back (1922)
  • Good Men and True (1922)
  • Thundergate (1923)
  • Crashing' Thru (1923)
  • Desert Driven (1923)
  • The Canyonn of the Fools (1923)
  • Three Palss (1926)
  • The Swift Shadow (1927)
  • Law of Fear (1928)
  • Breed of the Sunsets (1928)
  • Lightning Speed (1928)
  • Fangs of the Wild (1928)
  • Tracked (1928)
  • Beyond London Lights (1928)
  • Fury of the Wild (1929)
  • The One Man Dog (1929)
  • The Sign of Four (1932)
  • Nine Till Six (1932)
  • The Water Gypsies (1932)
  • Freckles (1935)
  • Alice Adams (1935)
  • Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935)
  • Break of Hearts (1935)
  • Wanted Jane Turner (1936)
  • A Woman Rebels (1936)
  • Love on a Bet (1936)
  • M'Liss (1936)
  • The Witness Chair (1936)
  • Chatterbox (1936)
  • Stage Door (1937)
  • The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937)
  • Quality Street (1937)
  • Having Wonderful Time (1938)
  • Carefree (1938)
  • Vivacious Lady (1938)
  • Career (1939)
  • Fifth Avenue Girl (1939)
  • Bachelor Mother (1939)
  • The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)
  • Kitty Foyle (1940)
  • Lucky Partners (1940)
  • Vigil in the Night (1940)
  • Unexpected Uncle (1941)
  • Father Takes a Wife (1941)
  • Footlight Fever (1941)
  • A Date With the Falcon (1941)
  • My Favorite Spy (1942)
  • Seven Days Leave (1942)
  • Seven Miles from Alcatraz (1942)
  • The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)
  • Highways by Night (1942)
  • Pittsburgh (1942)
  • Higher and Higher (1943)
  • Lady of BurLleque (1943)
  • Forever and a Day (1943)
  • The Leopard Man (1943)
  • The Iron Major (1943)
  • Step Lively (1944)
  • Show Business (1944)
  • Tall in the Saddle (1944)
  • The Body Snatcher (1945)
  • George White's Scandals (1945)
  • Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)
  • The House I Live In (1945)
  • Beware of Redheads (1945)
  • Badman's Territory (1946)
  • Riverboat Rhythm (1946)
  • Genius at Work (1946)
  • The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1946)
  • Crack-Up (1946)
  • The Judge Steps Out (1947)
  • Born to Kill (1947)
  • Bodyguard (1948)
  • The Miracle of the Bells (1948)
  • Make Mine Laughs (1949)
  • Home of the Brave (1949)
  • A Dangerous Profession (1949)
  • Follow Me Quietly (1949)
  • Adventure in Baltimore (1949)
  • A Kiss for Corliss (1949)
  • The Clay Pigeon (1949)
  • The Men (1950)
  • Double Dynamite (1951)
  • Chicago Calling (1951)
  • The First Legion (1951)
  • Marry Me Again (1953)

Awards

Nomination

References

  1. ^ Robert De Grasse at the Internet Movie Database.
  2. ^ Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to World Film, since 1885. 2008. Index home page.

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