Allen M. Davey
Date of Birth
May 15, 1894
Birth Place:
New Jersey

Biography

Veteran cinematographer Allen M. Davey was Buck Jones' favorite cameraman at Fox in the 1920s and would remain with that company -- and its successor 20th Century Fox -- well into the 1930s. Switching to MGM, Davey earned an Academy Award in 1939 for his color photography of Sweethearts. That same year, he earned an "associate director of photography" credit on yet another of the studio's major...