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James Wong Howe, cinematographer

by Todd Rainsberger

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Published by A. S. Barnes in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Howe, James Wong.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTodd Rainsberger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR849.H68 R34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4111543M
    ISBN 100498024059
    LC Control Number80026542

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    Wong Tung Jim, A.S.C. (Chinese: 黃宗霑; Aug – J ), known professionally as James Wong Howe (Houghto), was a Chinese American cinematographer who worked on over films. During the s and s, he was one of the most sought after cinematographers in Hollywood due to his innovative filming techniques. / James Wong Howe was the cinematographer on Sweet Smell of Success - & this doco is featured in The Extras of Criterion Collection # & it looks every bit as basic/bad as 'Sweet Smell ' looked stupendous! But he also gives a bit of Cinematography class featuring Lighting which was initially surprising & then gorgeously illuminating.


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Family: Married the writer Sanora Babb. Career: Farm laborer, professional boxer, delivery boy; —janitor, then camera assistant, Lasky Studios; —first film as cinematographer, Drums of Fate ; James Wong Howe: 'I have a basic approach that goes on from film to film: to make all the sources of light absolutely you are in a room and the scene is taking place at a certain time of day, try to find out where the light would come from, and follow that, don't impose an artificial style.

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James Wong Howe, an internationally recognized eminent cinematographer, was born as Wong Tung Jim in Taishan, Canton Province (now Guangdong), China on Aug His father Wong Howe emigrated to the United States of America the year James. James Wong Howe excelled as a cinematographer at a time when anti-immigrant sentiment was at its peak.

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