Ernest Haller
Date of Birth
May 31, 1896
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA


Native Californian Ernest Haller came to the old Biograph Studios as an actor in 1914 -- just in time for the death of Biograph after the studio let D.W. Griffith slip through its fingers. As a freelancer, Haller lost interest in performing and drifted towards cinematography. By 1920, he was a full director of photography, spending the rest of the twenties manning the camera for such films as...