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Joseph F. Biroc (February 12, 1903-September 7, 1996) was a highly successful film and television cinematographer. Biroc, born in New York City, began working in film at Paragon Studios in Fort Lee, New Jersey. After working for about six years with that company, he moved to Los Angeles after working for Paramount's Long Island Studios. Once there he began working with RKO studios. During World War II, while serving with the Army Signal Corps, he filmed the liberation of Paris in 1944. By 1950, Biroc left RKO and the highly in demand lens man began working on a number of differt style films for different film studios. In addition to many films, including the classic It's a Wonderful Life, Biroc also worked on television including The Adventures of Superman and Wonder Woman. February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel, AFC, meters Audrey Tautou on the set of A Very Long Engagement. ... Its a Wonderful Life is a 1946 Frank Capra film, released originally by RKO Radio Pictures. ... The cast of The Adventures of Superman from 1953 to 1957. ... Wonder Woman is a DC Comics superheroine. ...


Partial film list

Its a Wonderful Life is a 1946 Frank Capra film, released originally by RKO Radio Pictures. ... The Killer That Stalked New York is a 1950 black-and-white movie. ... 2005 DVD release of Without Warning! from Dark Sky Films Without Warning! is a black-and-white 1952 film shot in film noir style. ... movie poster for The Glass Wall The Glass Wall is a black-and-white 1953 film directed by Maxwell Shane. ... Jump to: navigation, search Viva Las Vegas (1964) is an American romantic musical motion picture starring American singer Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret. ... Promotional poster for Flight of the Phoenix (2004) The Flight of the Phoenix is the name of a 1964 novel by Elleston Trevor, a 1965 movie, and its 2004 remake (as Flight of the Phoenix). ... The Longest Yard was a 1974 movie about inmates at a prison who play American football against their guards. ...

Awards

Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Hush. ... An Emmy Award. ... Brians Song is a 1971 made-for-TV movie, recalling the details of the life of Brian Piccolo (James Caan), a football player stricken with a deadly illness and his friendship with Chicago Bears teammate Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) who helps him through the difficult struggle. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Towering Inferno is a 1974 disaster movie adapted by Stirling Silliphant from the novels The Tower by Richard Martin Stern and The Glass Inferno by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson. ... An Emmy Award. ... An Emmy Award. ... An Emmy Award. ... Little Women is a novel by Louisa May Alcott published on September 30, 1868, concerning the lives and loves of four sisters (from oldest to youngest: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy) growing up during the American Civil War. ... An Emmy Award. ... An Emmy Award. ...

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