Osmond H. Borradaile
Date of Birth
Jul 17, 1898
Birth Place:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


During the 1930s and early '40s, Osmond Borradaile was one of the most celebrated location cinematographers in the world -- almost a Frank Buck-type figure as a photographer, in terms of going to the ends of the earth to get usable footage for feature films. Born in Winnipeg in 1898, he was raised and educated in Canada until the age of 16, when his family moved to San Diego, CA. Having decided...