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 Gaetano Antonio “Tony” Gaudio

Gaetano Antonio “Tony” Gaudio

Birth
Cosenza, Provincia di Cosenza, Calabria, Italy
Death 10 Aug 1951 (aged 67)
Burlingame, San Mateo County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section 5, #471
Memorial ID 8238 · View Source
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Pioneer cinematographer. He was born in Rome Italy into a family of well known photographers. He moved to New York City while in his early twenties and became the head of Vitagraph film lab. He was known for many innovations including being the first cameraman to use a montage sequence in a film (The Mark of Zorro). In the late 1920s Vitagraph was taken over by Warner Brothers. He moved to Hollywood were he became one of the world’s most popular cinematographers. Sometimes billed as Antonio or Tony Gaudio some of his best known work was acclaimed in the movies “Hell’s Angels (1930) “The Adventures of Robin Hood” (1938) and “Corvette K-225” (1943). In 1936 he won an Academy Award for “Anthony Adverse”. He was one of the founders of the American Society of Cinematographers serving as the group’s president from 1924 to 1925.

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  • Added: 21 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8238
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gaetano Antonio “Tony” Gaudio (20 Nov 1883–10 Aug 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8238, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .