1889 - 1932
The cinematographer George Greenbaum was born as the son of the film pioneer Jules Greenbaum. His brother was Mutz Greenbaum became a cinematographer as well.
The family lived in the USA till 1895 before they returned to Germany. There George Greenbaum learnt later his cinematical abilities in the company of his father.
George Greenbaum realised his first movie as a cinematographer in 1917 with "Der Giftbecher" (17), it followed other movies like "Der Fluch des Nuri" (18), "Tropengift" (19), "Die geheimnisvolle Kugel" (19) and "Die Geisha und der Samurai" (19).
His last cinematical works as a cinematographer came in the 20s into being with "Das blaue Duell" (20), "Das unbewohnte Haus" (20), "Der Abgrund der Seelen" (20) and "Der Eid des Stephan Huller" (21).
Later he went to the USA where he became an executive of the film producer Carl Laemmle.