Wexler, Haskell

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Wexler was born in Chicago, IL, June 2, 1922; attended Univ. of CA, Berkeley; made educational and industrial films before he started a career in cinematography (late 1950s); the recipient of two Academy Awards, his credits include, Medium Cool (1969), Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), In the heat of the night (1967), American graffiti (1973), One flew over the cuckoo's nest (1975); has made a number of documentary films in various capacities including, The bus (1965), Interviews with My Lai veterans (1970), and At the Max (1991); was also interviewed for the film documentary Visions of light : the art of cinematography (1992).

From the description of Collection of scripts for television and motion pictures, 1967-1996. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41089058

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Wexler was born in Chicago, IL, June 2, 1922; attended Univ. of CA, Berkeley; made educational and industrial films before he started a career in cinematography (late 1950s); the recipient of two Academy Awards, his credits include, "Medium Cool" (1969), "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966), "In the Heat of the Night" (1967), "American Graffiti" (1973), "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975); has made a number of documentary films in various capacities including, "The Bus" (1965), "Interviews with My Lai Veterans" (1970), and "At the Max" (1991); was also interviewed for the film documentary "Visions of Light : the art of cinematography" (1992).

From the guide to the Haskell Wexler Collection of Scripts for Television and Motion Pictures, 1967-1996, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Arts Special Collections)

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creatorOf Wexler, Haskell. Collection of scripts for television and motion pictures, 1967-1996. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Photographs: Index. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Haskell Wexler Collection of Scripts for Television and Motion Pictures, 1967-1996 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Arts Special Collections
referencedIn Alix Jeffry additional papers, 1935-1993. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn De Antonio, Emile. Emile de Antonio papers, 1868-1990 (bulk 1950s-1980s). Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Black, Timuel D. A celebration of the life of Studs Terkel, [videorecording], 2009 Jan. 30. Media Burn Independent Video Archive
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Jeffry, Alix. person
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Birth 1922-02-06

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