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Richard Moore
Birth: Oct. 4, 1925
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2009
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Cinematographer, Film Pioneer. In 1953, with partner Robert Gottschalk, he developed the wide-screen projection 65mm lenses for showing CinemaScope films in theaters and founded Panavision Inc. For his innovated contribution, he received the Scientific and Engineering technical Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1960. After leaving Panavision, Moore had a career as a Hollywood cinematographer, with credits including "The Wild Angels" (1966), "The Scalphunters" (1968), "Winning" (1969), "The Reivers" (1969), "Myra Breckinridge" (1970), "Sometimes a Great Notion" (1970), "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean" (1972) and "Annie" (1982). He also produced the film "Dangerous Charter" (1962) and directed the film "Circle of Iron" (1978). At the Academy Awards 2004, he received the Presidents Award from the American Society of Cinematographers. He died of natural causes. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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Record added: Aug 28, 2009
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