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Ernest Palmer

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Also Known As: Died: February 22, 1978
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Cinematography (feature film)

Woman Eater, The (1959) as Director Of Photography
A scientist discovers a female-eating plant and discovers that a serum derived from it holds the secrets to immortality. So, he lures women to his lab to provide the fuel for his maniacal experiment, but things go awry when the serum turns people into zombies.
Million Dollar Manhunt (1957) as Lighting cam
Murderous master criminal Dumetrius flies to London from post-war Berlin plying his trade in counterfeit money and false travel documents. To cover his tracks he later kills one passenger and frames another who then hides out with a cabaret cigarette girl. On the case is an American Major working for British intelligence. Unfortunately he in turn falls for a chanteuse who is under Dumetrius' control.
Broken Arrow (1950) as Director of Photography
A former soldier sets out to create peace between white settlers and the Apache.
Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949) as Director of Photography
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948) as Director of Photography
Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl.
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Director of Photography
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
Centennial Summer (1946) as Director of Photography
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
Three Little Girls in Blue (1946) as Director of Photography
A reworking of "Moon Over Miami" set at the turn of the century. Three sisters set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband.
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as Director of Photography
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
Wilson (1945) as Director of Photography
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
The Dolly Sisters (1945) as Director of Photography
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
Something for the Boys (1944) as Director of Photography
The oddly-assorted Hart cousins: revue singer Blossom, con man Harry, and machinist Chiquita (who gets radio through her teeth!), inherit southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which alas proves to be a "termite trap" and tax liability. Fortunately, Sgt. Rocky Fulton from a nearby army camp appears with a plan to convert the place to a hotel for army wives; but to pay bills until then, they decide to put on a show. Of course, romantic and military complications intervene...
Pin Up Girl (1944) as Director of Photography
A USO girl poses as a Broadway star to snare a war hero.
Coney Island (1943) as Director of Photography
A con man fast-talks his way into managing a Coney Island nightclub with a temperamental star.
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) as Director of Photography
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
Springtime in the Rockies (1942) as Director of Photography
A pair of Broadway partners threaten to breakup after old flames enter the picture.
Song of the Islands (1942) as Director of Photography
A cattle baron''''s son falls for the daughter of a South Seas businessman.
My Gal Sal (1942) as Director of Photography
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Director of Photography
A veteran flyer and the youngster he''''s training fall for the same girl.
Blood and Sand (1941) as Director of Photography
A married matador's rise to stardom is complicated by an affair with a beautiful aristocrat.
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941) as Director of Photography
A softhearted gangster tries to go straight.
Week-End in Havana (1941) as Director of Photography
A ship company employee, Jay Williams (John Payne), is sent to Florida where one of the company cruise ships is stuck on a reef off of the coast. He obtains waivers from all of the passengers with the exception of Nan Spencer (Alice Faye), a department store salesgirl who wants her vacation NOW, not later. Jay is instructed to take Nan to Havana and set her up in the best hotel and keep her entertained. She visits a night club where the star attraction is Rosita Rivas (Carmen Miranda), and meets Rosita's worthless manager, Monte Blanca (Cesar Romero), who makes a play for her. Trouble also comes in the form of Jay's fiancee, Terry McCracken (Cobina Wright Jr.), when a romance develops between Nan and Jay.
Belle Starr (1941) as Director of Photography
A Southern belle turns outlaw when her family loses their land.
Chad Hanna (1940) as Director of Photography
Country boy (Fonda) joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider (Lamour). Later he falls in love with another circus runaway (Darnell).
Sailor's Lady (1940) as Director of Photography
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940) as Director of Photography
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
Shooting High (1940) as Photography
Jane Pritchard (Jane Withers) sides with the Carsons in a generations-old feud which her family wages with the descendents of Wild Bill Carson, first United States Marshal of Carson Corners. Will Carson (Gene Autry) insists that a Pritchard killed his grandfather when the Marshal came into town on a marauding expedition led by The Hawk. Will maintains his grandfather had joined the gang to trap the leaders and a trigger-happy Pritchard had kept him from doing so. A crew from Signet Pictures comes to town to film the story of Wild Bill's life. Will is in love with Jane's sister, Marjorie (Marjorie Weaver)but her banker-father opposes the match. Will and Marjorie argue, and she becomes infatuated with Bob Merritt (Robert Lowery), who is to co-star in the film with Evelyn Trent (Kay Aldridge, billed as usual at TCF as Katharine Aldridge.) Jane and Sheriff Clem Perkle (Hobart Cavanaugh) get rid of Merritt by telling him the townspeople are going to ride him out of town on a rail. Movie director J. Wallace Rutledge (Hamilton McFadden)agrees to let Will play the role of his grandfather. On the day a bank robbery scene is to be filmed at Pritchard's bank, four supposed actors who have joined the troupe turn out to be bank robbers for real. The townspeople, seeing Will chasing after the robbers, assume he was part of the gang and has reverted to what they consider the character trait of the Carson family.
The Great Profile (1940) as Photography
Barrymore lampoons himself. A famous actor, given to drink, nearly destroys the show, but his leading lady (Hughes) returns to save it. Meanwhile a young girl (Baxter) tries to reform him.
He Married His Wife (1940) as Director of Photography
A race horse owner pays so much attention to business that he winds up divorced from his wife.
It Could Happen to You (1939) as Photography
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939) as Photography
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
News Is Made at Night (1939) as Photography
20,000 Men a Year (1939) as Director of Photography
Pilot (Scott) disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.
Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) as Photography
A husband and wife train to be opera singers.
Kentucky (1938) as Photography
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Photography
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Straight Place and Show (1938) as Photography
Three loonies become professional wrestlers to help a young man get into horse racing.
Three Blind Mice (1938) as Photography
Three sisters take their small inheritance and move from Kansas to California in search of rich husbands. To start with Pamela poses as a socialite and Moira and Elizabeth pretend to be her staff.
The Edge of the World (1937)
A fisherman fights to prevent changing times from destroying his family.
Last Chance, The (1937)
A real estate broker is cheated by a partner, but teams up with a beautiful performance artist to get revenge.
Can This Be Dixie? (1937) as Photography
Love Is News (1937) as Photography
Love Under Fire (1937) as Photography
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937) as Photography
After stumbling onto a movie set, a hobo dreams he''''s caught up in an Arabian Nights adventure.
Slave Ship (1937) as Photography
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
Second Honeymoon (1937) as Photography
Gentle Julia (1936) as Photography
Under Two Flags (1936) as Photography
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
Banjo on My Knee (1936) as Photography
Misunderstandings and wanderlust keep frontier newlyweds from building a life together.
Star for a Night (1936) as Photography
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Photography
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) as Photography
A farmer tries to convince the cook on a canal boat to leave her exciting life for him.
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935) as Photography
An expatriate Russian prince creates a scandal by winning big at the gambling tables.
Way Down East (1935) as Photography
Charlie Chan in Paris (1935) as Photography
Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.
The Great Hotel Murder (1935) as Photography
Mystery Woman (1935) as Photography
Now I'll Tell (1934) as Photography
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
Music in the Air (1934) as Photography
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
Sleepers East (1934) as Photography
Caravan (1934) as Photography
Caravane (1934) as Photographie [Photog]
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) as Photography
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
Pleasure Cruise (1933) as Photography
An idle Englishman poses as ship''''s barber to spy on his breadwinner wife on a cruise.
Berkeley Square (1933) as Photography
Leslie Howards time-travels between 1784 and 1933 London in this fantasy romance.
Hoop-la (1933) as Photography
Cavalcade (1933) as Chief cam
A British family survives war and changing times.
Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (1933) as Photography
Down to Earth (1932) as Photography
A wealthy family has to learn to live without when the Depression leaves them broke.
Devil's Lottery (1932) as Photography
The Trial of Vivienne Ware (1932) as Photography
The Painted Woman (1932) as Photography
After becoming involved in a killing, Kiddo gets on board Boyton's ship. When he learns what happened he dumps her on a South Sea island. Tom Brian marries her, and when Boynton returns he's furious (he wanted to marry her). When Boyton is killed Kiddo is accused of the crime and even Tom thinks she's guilty.
Cheaters at Play (1932) as Photography
Business and Pleasure (1932) as Photography
A Connecticut Yankee (1931) as Photography
An accident sends a modern repairman back in time to King Arthur's court.
Six Cylinder Love (1931) as Photography
Troubles begin for the Sterlings when they buy an expensive car. Friends press them for rides; Marilyn has an accident which Gilbert must get $5,000 from his boss to pay for. They finally sell the car to the janitor.
Goldie (1931) as Photography
Sailor Spike dates girls whose names he finds in an address book. Each girl has the same tatoo, placed there by another sailor Bill. When Spike meets Bill they become friends. In Calais Spike meets Goldie. Bill warns him against her, but Spike ignores the warning until he finds Bill's tatoo on Goldie as well.
Delicious (1931) as Photography
A Scottish immigrant falls for a dashing playboy engaged to another woman.
Women Everywhere (1930) as Director of Photography
City Girl (1930) as Director of Photography
Lem goes to Chicago to sell the wheat his family has grown on their farm in Minnesota. There he meets the waitress Kate. They fall in love and get married before going back to the farm. Kate is accepted by Lem's mother and kid sister but is rejected by his father, who believes she married for the money. (And the fact that Lem didn't get a fair price for the wheat is her fault too). The reapers arrive and quickly they make things even more complicated by making their move on Kate. Lem misunderstands the situation and believes Kate is actually interested. In despair Kate leaves the farm and Lem goes looking for her.
Just Imagine (1930) as Director of Photography
New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ... well, you get the idea. Scientists revive a man struck by lightning in 1930; he is rechristened "Single O". He is befriended by J-21, who can't marry the girl of his dreams because he isn't "distinguished" enough -- until he is chosen for a 4-month expedition to Mars by a renegade scientist. The Mars J-21, his friend, and stowaway Single O visit is full of scantily clad women doing Busby Berkeley-style dance numbers and worshiping a fat middle-aged man.
The River (1929) as Director of Photography
Four Devils (1929) as Director of Photography
Sunnyside Up (1929) as Director of Photography
Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less happy, since his fiancée Jane won't discourage her other admirers. Fleeing in his car, Jack ends up in an urban block party where he meets you-know-who.
Thru Different Eyes (1929) as Director of Photography
Pleasure Crazed (1929) as Director of Photography
No Other Woman (1928) as Director of Photography
Street Angel (1928) as Director of Photography
A pretty escaped convict hides out in a circus and finds love.
Married Alive (1927) as Director of Photography
7th Heaven (1927) as Director of Photography
A romance in which a seventh floor apartment represents heaven for a couple seeking to escap from time and the outside world.
High School Hero (1927) as Director of Photography
"Marriage License?" (1926) as Director of Photography
The Palace of Pleasure (1926) as Director of Photography
Fine Clothes (1925) as Director of Photography
Champion of Lost Causes (1925) as Director of Photography
The Song of Life (1922) as Director of Photography
The Child Thou Gavest Me (1921) as Director of Photography
When a newlywed learns his wife has an illegitimate child, he sets out to kill the father.
The Miracle Man (1919) as Camera
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam gullible public of funds for a supposed chapel. But when a real healing takes place, a change comes over the gang.
Virtuous Wives (1918) as Camera
A Man's World (1918) as Camera

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Mother (1917) as Photography

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