Palmer, Ernest, 1885-1978

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Ernest Palmer (1885-1978) was a cinematographer in the motion picture industry during the twentieth century. Palmer was the cinematographer on a number of popular films between the 1910s and 1950s, including "Ivanhoe" (1913), "Cavalcade" (1933), "Blood and Sand" (1941), and "Broken Arrow" (1950). He won an Academy Award for his work in "Blood and Sand" in 1942 and a Silver Spur Award for his work in "Broken Arrow" in 1951.

From the description of Ernest Palmer papers, 1912-1951. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 85779245

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Birth 1885-12-06

Death 1978-02-22



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