Byron Haskin
Date of Birth
Apr 22, 1899
Birth Place:
Portland, OR

Biography

Byron Haskin studied at the University of California-Berkeley before signing up with the navy as an aviation cadet. After wartime service, Haskin worked as a cartoonist and ad man, then entered the film industry as a newsreel cameraman. By 1922, he was a director of photography at Warner Bros., and within five years graduated to director of such diverse Warner programmers as Irish Hearts and...