Arthur Ornitz
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1916
Birth Place:
USA

Biography

Cinematographer Arthur Ornitz is best known for working with such independent filmmakers as Russ Meyer and Shirley Clarke. The son of Samuel Ornitz, a screenwriter, his first film was Joris Ivens' documentary Power and the Land in 1940. Prior to that, Ornitz attended the U.C.L.A. film school. By the 1950s, Ornitz was filming feature films and continued to do so through the early '80s. ~ Sandra...