Sponable, Earl I., 1895-1977.

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Chemist, Chief Engineer and Director of Research for Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation and its subsidiaries, 1926-1962.

Sponable received a bachelors degree in chemistry from Cornell University, 1916, and was active in many aspects of research and development in broadcast and movie media, particularly in early sound film.

From the description of Papers, 1928-1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122421852

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creatorOf Sponable, Earl I., 1895-1977. Papers, 1928-1968. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966. person
associatedWith De Forest, Lee, 1873-1961. person
associatedWith Movietonews (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Rothafel, Samuel Lionel, 1881-1936. person
associatedWith Skouras, Spyros P. person
associatedWith Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. corporateBody
associatedWith Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979. person
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Wide-screen processes (Cinematography)
Television plays
Color motion pictures
Color photography--Films


Birth 1895

Death 1977

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