Joseph Biroc
Date of Birth
Feb 12, 1903
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


American cinematographer Joseph Biroc had graduated to the position of lighting cameraman by the time World War II broke out. After serving with the Signal Corps, Biroc returned to Hollywood to work on Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life. The film was not a financial success, and Biroc slipped to the B-list of photographers. One of his low-budget assignments turned out to be "A" in box-office...