Philip Tannura
Date of Birth
Mar 28, 1897
Birth Place:
New York, NY

Biography

A child actor on stage in the early 1900s, Philip Tannura appeared as a juvenile in several Edison one-reelers, in 1912 and 1913, before becoming a noted stills photographer and cameraman. Serving in World War I as a cameraman for the U.S. Signal Corps, Tannura later joined Paramount Eastern Studio, and was a cameraman for bucolic 1910s star Charles Ray at FBO. He was sent to Europe by Paramount...