#BOTD 1908 – 1997 Stanley Cortez, 89, US cinematographer and photographer.

He filmed over 70 movies #OrsonWelles' The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Charles Laughton's Night of Hunter (1955) The Three Faces of Eve (1957) Sam Fuller's Shock Corridor (1963) and The Naked Kiss (1964)
#BOTD 1908 – 1997 Stanley Cortez, US cinematographer.

#OrsonWelles adaptation of Booth Tarkington's Pulitzer Prize–winning 1918 novel. "A spoiled heir to the Amberson fortune, comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved."

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
#BOTD 1908 – 1997 Stanley Cortez, US cinematographer.

Black Cat (1941) * Magnificent Ambersons * Since You Went Away * Smash-Up, Story of a Woman * Secret Beyond Door * Underworld Story * Night of Hunter * Three Faces of Eve * Shock Corridor * Naked Kiss * Young Dillinger (1965)
"Preserved in US National Film Registry 1992. Film magazine Cahiers du cinéma selected it in 2008 as second-best film of all time, after Citizen Kane."

#BOTD 1908 – 1997 Stanley Cortez, US cinematographer.

A box office and critical flop on release (1955) en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Night…
"Eve White, diagnosed with multiple personality disorder."

In 1988 she found her legal rights had been bought by 20th Century Fox. She contested it, and accepted an out-of-court settlement, so no further films were made about her.

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Fire Over England * Dark Journey * Storm in a Teacup * Three Weeks Together * The First and Last (all 1937) * A Yank at Oxford * Sidewalks of London (both 1938) * Gone with the Wind (1939 Oscar Best Actress)
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Hombre * Catch-22 * Tora! Tora! Tora! * Anderson Tapes * Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 * Murder On Orient Express (1974) * All President's Men * Raid on Entebbe * St Elmo's Fire * Hotel * Cape Fear * Silence of Hams (1994 as Detective)
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#OTD 1955 – Robert E. Sherwood, 59, (Heart), US playwright, screenwriter (b. 1896)

Waterloo Bridge * Idiot's Delight (Pulitzer Prize) * Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Pulitzer Prize) * Rebecca * There Shall Be No Night (Pulitzer Prize) * Best Years of Our Lives (Oscar Best Screenplay)
#OTD 1955 – Robert E. Sherwood, 59, US playwright, screenwriter (b. 1896)

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He fought with Royal Highlanders of #Canada in #WW1 even though he was US born.

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#BOTD 1933 – 2011 John Barry, English-US composer.

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Oscars Born Free (+ lyrics Don Black) * Lion in Winter * Out of Africa * Dances with Wolves

OscarNom Mary Queen of Scots * Chaplin

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