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John W. Boyle (1891–1959)

John Boyle born in Memphis in 1891. Highly well-known and prolific cameraman and cinematographer, working on more than 150 movies from 1915, including 'Salome' (1918), 'The Queen of Sheba' (1921), 'Skycraper' (1928), 'Jericho' (1937) and his last film 'Carson City' in 1957. Dark solid man who appeared as an actor in at least two films, the first ... See full bio »

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The Yellow Passport Carl Rosenheimer
The Kid from Kansas Cinematographer
Treason Cinematographer
Flying Cadets Cinematographer


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 1965 The World of Abbott and Costello (archive footage, uncredited)
 1957 The Restless Breed (photography)
  Big Town (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1952 - 1953) (director of photography - 7 episodes, 1952 - 1953)
- Ticket Racket (1953) ... (director of photography)
- The Shill (1952)
- Embezzlement (1952) ... (director of photography)
- Father and Son (1952) ... (director of photography)
 1953 Jamboree (Documentary)
 1952 Carson City (director of photography - as John Boyle)
 1950 So You Want to Move (Short)
 1948 Northwest Stampede (director of photography)
 1948 Mickey (director of photography)
 1947 Curley
 1947 Around the World in California (Short documentary) (as John William Boyle)
 1946 Gallant Bess
 1946 Glimpses of California (Documentary short) (as John William Boyle)
 1946 The Mission Trail (Documentary short)
 1944 Song of the Open Road (director of photography)
 1943 Jack London (director of photography)
 1943 Good Morning, Judge (director of photography)
 1943 He's My Guy (director of photography - as John Boyle)
 1943 Hi, Buddy (director of photography)
 1942 Halfway to Shanghai (director of photography)
 1942 Magic Carpet No. 8: India the Golden (Documentary short)
 1942 Mississippi Gambler (director of photography)
 1942 The Gay Nineties (Short) (as John Boyle)
 1942 Gang Busters (as John Boyle, photographed by)
 1942 Unseen Enemy
 1941 Flying Cadets
 1941 Burma Convoy (director of photography)
 1941 The Kid from Kansas (director of photography)
 1941 Men of the Timberland (photographed by)
 1941 Mutiny in the Arctic (director of photography)
 1941 Double Date (director of photography)
 1941 Mr. Dynamite (as John Boyle)
 1941 Where Did You Get That Girl? (as John Boyle)
 1940 Give Us Wings (director of photography - as John Boyle)
 1940 The Devil's Pipeline (as John Boyle)
 1939 The Gentleman from Arizona (director of photography - as John Boyle)
 1939 Mystery of the White Room (director of photography - as John Boyle)
 1938 Cattle Raiders (as John Boyle)
 1937 Dark Sands
 1937 Keep Fit
 1937 Take a Chance
 1936 Forbidden Music (photography)
 1936 Keep Your Seats, Please! (as John Boyle)
 1935 Strangers All (photographed by)
 1935 Horses' Collars (Short) (director of photography - as John Boyle)
 1934 Gridiron Flash (photographed by)
 1934 Everything's Ducky (Short) (as John Boyle)
 1934 Radio Dough (Short) (as John Boyle)
 1934 Sweden, Land of the Vikings (Documentary)
 1933 Sailors Beware! (Short) (as John Boyle)
 1933 The Barber Shop (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 Treason
 1933 Man of Action (as John Boyle, photography)
 1933 Blue of the Night (Short) (uncredited)
 1932 Stockholm: Queen of the Baltic (Documentary short)
 1932 Sundown Rider
 1932 Hypnotized
 1932 The Dentist (Short) (uncredited)
 1932 His Royal Shyness (Short)
 1932 Alaska Love (Short)
 1932 Hatta Marri (Short)
 1932 The Candid Camera (Short)
 1932 Lighthouse Love (Short)
 1931 The Fainting Lover (Short)
 1930 The Silver Horde (photography)
 1930 Danger Lights (uncredited)
 1930 The Chumps (Short)
 1930 Campus Crushes (Short)
 1930 Fat Wives for Thin (Short)
 1930 Radio Kisses (Short)
 1930 Honeymoon Zeppelin (Short)
 1930 He Trumped Her Ace (Short)
 1930 Match Play (Short)
 1930 Bulls and Bears (Short)
 1930 Sugar Plum Papa (Short)
 1930 Scotch (Short)
 1929 The New Half Back (Short)
 1929 Clancy at the Bat (Short)
 1929 A Hollywood Star (Short)
 1929 The Golfers (Short) (uncredited)
 1929 The Barber's Daughter (Short)
 1929 Jazz Mamas (Short)
 1929 Dear Vivian (Short)
 1929 Girl Crazy (Short)
 1929 The Big Palooka (Short)
 1929 The Bees' Buzz (Short)
 1929 Broadway Blues (Short)
 1929 Whirls and Girls (Short)
 1929 The Spirit of Youth (as John Boyle)
 1929 The Old Barn (Short)
 1929 Uncle Tom (Short)
 1928 Tropical Nights (as John Boyle)
 1928 The Burglar (Short)
 1928 The Lion's Roar (Short)
 1928 The Campus Carmen (Short)
 1928 Skyscraper (as John Boyle)
 1927/I Topsy and Eva
 1927 The Masked Woman (as John Boyle)
 1926 Miss Nobody (as John Boyle)
 1926 The Far Cry
 1925 Excuse Me
 1924 Wild Oranges (photographed by)
 1923 Slave of Desire (as John Boyle)
 1920 The Scuttlers (as John Boyle)
 1920 Drag Harlan (as John Boyle)
 1920 The Joyous Trouble-Makers (as John Boyle)
 1920 The Orphan
 1920 Heart Strings
 1918 The She Devil
 1918 Salome
 1917 Madame Du Barry (as John Boyle)
 1917 Cleopatra
 1917 Kick In
 1915 My Madonna (as John William Boyle)
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Alternate Names:

John William Boyle | John Boyle

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President American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 1928-1929.

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