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Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack (June 8, 1893 – December 23, 1979) was an American motion picture cinematographer, director, and producer.

Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Schoedsack is probably best remembered for being the co-director of the 1933 film, King Kong.

His eyesight was severely damaged in World War II, yet he continued to direct films afterwards. He directed Mighty Joe Young at RKO in 1949, which was a reunion film of the main King Kong creative team (Cooper, Rose, and O'Brien).

He married screenwriter, Ruth Rose. They are interred together at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ernest B. Schoedsack, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack (June 8, 1893 – December 23, 1979) was an American motion picture cinematographer, director, and producer.

Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Schoedsack is probably best remembered for being the co-director of the 1933 film, King Kong.

His eyesight was severely damaged in World War II, yet he continued to direct films afterwards. He directed Mighty Joe Young at RKO in 1949, which was a reunion film of the main King Kong creative team (Cooper, Rose, and O'Brien).

He married screenwriter, Ruth Rose. They are interred together at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ernest B. Schoedsack, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1893-06-08

Day of Death 1979-12-23

Place of Birth Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA

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Also Known As

  • Felix Schoedsack
  • E.B. Schoedsack

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1949 Mighty Joe Young Director
1940 Dr. Cyclops Director
1937 Outlaws of the Orient Director
1935 The Last Days of Pompeii Director
1934 Long Lost Father Director
1933 The Son of Kong Director
1933 Blind Adventure Director
1933 King Kong Director
1933 The Monkey's Paw Director
1932 The Most Dangerous Game Director
1931 Rango Director
1929 The Four Feathers Director
1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness Director
1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life Director
1917 Her Torpedoed Love Assistant Director

Production

1933 King Kong Producer
1931 Rango Producer
1929 The Four Feathers Producer
1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness Producer

Camera

1933 King Kong Camera Operator
1929 The Four Feathers Director of Photography
1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness Director of Photography
1925 Greed Camera Operator

Acting

1933 King Kong as Machine-Gunner on Plane that Kills Kong (uncredited)
1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life as Himself

Crew

1917 Her Torpedoed Love Cinematography
1917 Her Fame and Shame Cinematography

Writing

1931 Rango Writer

Editing

1929 The Four Feathers Editor

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