|The cinematographer||Henri Alekan||Richard Angst||Michael Ballhaus||Dean Cundey||Adam Greenberg|
|Jerry Hirschfeld||Fred J. Koenekamp||Bruno Mondi||Owen Roizman||Freddie Young|
Biroc was born in New York in 1903. He started his profession at
the beginning of the 30s as a camera assistant, before he became chief
cameraman in the middle of the 40s. His second film „It‘s a Wonderful Life“
(46) became one of the most famous classics which is televised especially
during Christmas time at nearly each American TV station.
In the 50s and 60s he became a very busy cinematographer, in the 70s and 80s a lot of TV productions came along. His career was crowned with the win of the Oscar in 1975 for „The Towering Inferno" after he was already nominated for the statue in 1965.
More movies from Joseph Biroc:
The Rescue (29) Magic Town (47) Mrs. Mike (49)
Red Planet Mars (52) Ghost Town (55) Bengazi (55) Nightmare (56) Forty
Guns (57) Born Reckless (58) Operation Eichmann (61) The Devil at 4 O'Clock
(61) Hitler (62) Viva Las Vegas (64) The Flight of the Phoenix (65) Tony
Enter Laughing (67) The Detective (68) Lady in Cement (68) Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice? (69) The Grissom Gang (71) Escape from the Planet of the Apes (71) Ulzana's Raid (72) Superman (73) Blazing Saddles (74) Wonder Woman (74) Hustle (75) The Choirboys (77) Little Women (78) Airplane! (80) Hammett (82) Die Outrage! (86)