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G.W. Bitzer
Original name: Georg William Bitzer
Birth: Apr. 21, 1872
Death: Apr. 29, 1944
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

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. (bio by: TLS) 
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Flushing
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Unmarked family plot
 
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Originally Created by: TLS
Record added: Oct 17, 2003
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