Joseph H. August
Date of Birth
Apr 26, 1890
Birth Place:
Idaho Springs, CO

Biography

Joseph H. August was a prolific cinematographer who worked from 1911-1947. After graduating from the Colorado School of Mining, August became an assistant cameraman for Thomas Ince in 1911 and was soon promoted to first cameraman. He then worked as the regular cinematographer of Reginald Barker, William S. Hart and other directors throughout the silent era. In 1918 he was a co-founder of the elite...