Ralph Staub
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1898
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


Interested in photography from childhood, Ralph Staub lensed Mack Sennett comedies in the 1920s. Specializing in behind-the-scenes films, Staub began his own series for Artclass. Advertising himself as "The One Man Company: Writer, Director, Cameraman," he settled at Columbia in the mid-'30s, where he became prime mover of the Screen Snapshots series, a movie mainstay since 1917 which lasted until...