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 Charles “Bud” Lawton

Charles “Bud” Lawton

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 11 Jul 1965 (aged 61)
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Inspiration Slope #543
Memorial ID 10363 · View Source
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American Cinematographer. He entered films in the mid 20`s at First National as an assistant to cameraman George Folsey and after several years as a camera operator graduated to lighting cameraman in 1937. With Columbia Pictures from 1944, he worked best outdoors and in the 50s and early 60s captured exciting images and memorable landscapes for several top-notch Westerns by Delmer Daves and Budd Boetticher. Among his credits are Orson Welles` “The Lady from Shanghai” (1947), “Miss Sadie Thompson” (1953), “The Long Gray Line” (1955/directed by John Ford), “3:10 to Yuma” (1957), “The Last Hurrah” (1958), “Ride Lonesome” (1959), “Two Rode Together” (1961) and “Spencer`s Mountain” (1962). Sometimes credited as Charles Lawton Jr., he died during production of “Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama`s Hung You in the Closet, and I`m Feeling so Sad”.

Bio by: Fritz Tauber


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10363
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles “Bud” Lawton (6 Apr 1904–11 Jul 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10363, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .