Norbert Brodine

1896 — 1970 Age: 73 years old
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From Wikipedia Nobert Brodine (December 16, 1896 - February 28, 1970), also credited as Norbert F. Brodin and Norbert Brodin, was a film cinematographer. The St. Joseph, Missouri-born cameraman worked on over 100 films in his career before retiring from film making in 1953, at which time he worked exclusively in television until 1960. Brodine began his cameraman career working in a camera shop and later building on that experience in the Army Signal Corps, as an army photographer during World War I. After studying at Columbia University, he began working as a still photographer in Hollywood before moving to motion pictures in 1919. He began working exclusively for Hal Roach Studios in 1937 and then moved on to 20th Century Fox in 1943. Brodine's films include the sought after lost film A Blind Bargain (1922) starring Lon Chaney, This Thing Called Love (1929), The Death Kiss (1932), Counsellor at Law (1933), Deluge (1933), The House on 92nd Street (1945), Somewhere in the Night (1946), Boomerang (1947), Kiss of Death (1947), Thieves' Highway (1949), and 5 Fingers (1952). Brodine shot several films with Laurel and Hardy at both Roach and Fox, such as Pick a Star (1937), Swiss Miss (1938), The Dancing Masters (1943), and The Bullfighters (1945). Brodine moved back to Hal Roach Studios to end his film career in the early 1950s. He worked in television from 1952 to 1960, and finished his career on the well-known television series The Loretta Young Show for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award. Brodine died at the age of 73, on February 28, 1970. He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California.
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