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G.W. Bitzer

  • Original Name Georg William
  • Birth 21 Apr 1872 Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 29 Apr 1944 Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Plot Unmarked family plot
  • Memorial ID 7992757

Motion Picture Cinematographer. One of the most famous and most sought after photographers of the early cinema, he served as cinematographer on 735 motion pictures from 1896 to 1933 and director of 3 films in 1902, 1903 and 1908. A few of the more well-known films he photographed are: "Broken Blossoms" 1921 with Lillian Gish & Richard Barthelmess, "Orphans of the Storm" with Lillian & Dorothy Gish, "The Birth of A Nation," "Intolerance," "Judith of Bethulia" and "The Fall of Babylon" with Tully Marshall, Seena Owen & Constance Talmadge.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: TLS
  • Added: 17 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7992757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for G.W. Bitzer (21 Apr 1872–29 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7992757, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .