Leonard Smith (cinematographer)

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Leonard Smith, A.S.C.Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_header_cell_0_0_0
BornLeonard Smith (cinematographer)_header_cell_0_1_0 (1894-04-19)April 19, 1894

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_cell_0_1_1

DiedLeonard Smith (cinematographer)_header_cell_0_2_0 October 20, 1947(1947-10-20) (aged 53)

Los Angeles, CaliforniaLeonard Smith (cinematographer)_cell_0_2_1

OccupationLeonard Smith (cinematographer)_header_cell_0_3_0 CinematographerLeonard Smith (cinematographer)_cell_0_3_1
Years activeLeonard Smith (cinematographer)_header_cell_0_4_0 1915–1946Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_cell_0_4_1

Leonard Smith (April 19, 1894 – October 20, 1947) was a cinematographer who had over 70 film credits from a career that spanned from 1915 to 1946. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_0

Life and career Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_section_0

Smith was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1894. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_1

His started as a cinematographer came on the now lost 1915 silent film The Battle Cry of Peace, and went on to have over 73 credits. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_2

Smith also occasionally worked in the camera and electrical department. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_3

Smith's first Academy Award for Best Cinematography (color) nomination came in 1942, for his work on Billy the Kid, sharing the nomination with William V. Skall. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_4

In 1944, he was nominated for Lassie Come Home. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_5

Smith was again nominated in 1946 for National Velvet, and in 1947, shortly before his death, he received his sole win, for The Yearling. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_6

He shared the award with Arthur Arling and Charles Rosher. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_7

All of Smith's nominations and wins were in the Color category. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_8

Smith served as president of the American Society of Cinematographers from 1941 until his death on October 20, 1947, at the age of 53. Leonard Smith (cinematographer)_sentence_9


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