Hal Mohr
Date of Birth
Aug 02, 1894
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA

Biography

American cinematographer Hal Mohr's love of films grew from the rubble of the San Francisco earthquake. Several nickelodeons sprouted up in the otherwise useless buildings left standing after the quake and fire. Already fascinated in "magic lantern" shows, the young Mohr became an habitue of these new movie houses, which led to his dropping out of high school and seeking out a job with a local...