Russell Harlan
Date of Birth
Sep 16, 1903
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA

Biography

California-born Russell Harlan broke into movies as a bit player and stuntman in western movies. But he had a hankering to enter the technical end of the business, so he was given his first opportunities as a cinematographer on Paramount's Hopalong Cassidy series. Harry "Pop" Sherman, producer of the Cassidy pictures, liked what he saw and retained Harlan for his bigger-budgeted productions of the...