Laszlo, Ernest

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Ernest Laszlo (1898-1984) was a well known cinematographer during the twentieth century. A native of Budapest, Hungary, Laszlo went to work in the American movie industry in 1926 and was the cinematographer for numerous popular movies between the 1920s and 1970s, including "Stalag 17" (1953), "Inherit the Wind" (1960), "Ship of Fools" (1965), and "Airport" (1970). He won an Oscar for Best Cinematography for "Ship of Fools" in 1966. In addition to his work as a cinematographer, Laszlo was an active member of the American Society of Cinematographers and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

From the description of Ernest Laszlo papers, 1930-1982. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 184941183

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Birth 1898-04-23

Death 1984-01-06




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