Joseph Walker
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1892
Birth Place:
Denver, CO

Biography

A cinematographer since the age of 18, Colorado-born Joseph Walker began his lifelong association with Columbia Pictures in the mid '20s. At the time, Columbia was a poverty-row outfit spending the least possible amount on its films. Walker learned to work around these production shortcomings by adopting a smoky, soft-focus photographic style, which obscured the fact that the sets were mildewed...