Eugen Schüfftan
Date of Birth
Jul 21, 1893
Birth Place:
Breslau, Germany

Biography

Internationally prominent cinematographer Eugen Schüfftan designed many innovative special camera effects, notably the Schüfftan Process by which filmmakers were able to blend shots of miniatures with live action via a special mirror. The technique was used in films such as Lang's Metropolis (1926) and Hitchcock's Blackmail (1929). The technique became common until the invention of the much less...