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Clarence Sinclair Bull
Birth: May 23, 1896
Sun River
Cascade County
Montana, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1979

Photographer. As head of MGM's Stills Department from 1924 to 1960, he pioneered celebrity portraiture with his alluring, mysteriously-lit images. Bull was Greta Garbo's favorite photographer and she posed for him almost exclusively for most of her career. His other famous subjects included Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Katharine Hepburn, Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor, and Grace Kelly. He also experimented with early color photography in his stills for "The Wizard of Oz" (1939) and "Gone With the Wind" (1939). Bull was born in Sun River, Montana. He studied painting with Charles Marion Russell but gravitated to photography in his early 20s. In 1918 he joined Metro Pictures and set up one of the film industry's first in-house portrait studios. Bull published a memoir, "The Faces of Hollywood" (1968). Five of his photographs hang in London's National Portrait Gallery, which held a major retrospective of his work in 1989. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
Burial:
Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Sanctuary of Devotion
 
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Originally Created by: Lisa Burks
Record added: Jan 31, 2006
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Clarence Sinclair Bull
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Clarence Sinclair Bull
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Clarence Sinclair Bull
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Since We've Never Met, I Came To Visit You Today Clarence, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
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