John F. Seitz
Date of Birth
Jun 23, 1893
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL

Biography

John F. Seitz was a prominent American cinematographer during the silent and sound eras. Seitz, the younger brother of director George B. Seitz, began his film career as a 16-year-old lab technician; by 1916, he had become a cameraman for feature films. Seitz collaborated with director Rex Ingram on films such as The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse during the 1920s. It was in this time period that...