Floyd D.Crosby
Date of Birth
Dec 12, 1899
Birth Place:
New York City, NY

Biography

After an early sojourn at the New York Stock Exchange, American cinematographer Floyd Crosby turned his hobby of photography into a vocation. His earliest film work was in the documentaries of such filmmakers as Robert Flaherty; in 1931 Crosby was honored with an Academy Award for his work on the Flaherty/F.W. Murnau collaboration Tabu (1931). Crosby's career in the non-documentary field began...