lashelle Joseph LaSHELLE
* 09.07.1900, Los Angeles, USA † 20.08.1989, La Jolla / San Diego, USA

Chefkameramann
(ASC) * ab 1920 arbeitet im Paramount West Coast Studio - zuerst als Laborassistent, dann Leiter der Kopierabteilung [printing department] * 1925 wechselt in die Kameraabteilung - anfangs second cameraman (für Charles G. Clarke) und später (ab 1929) camera operator/Schwenker (hauptsächlich für Arthur Miller, 1929-43) * 1943 erste Arbeit als Chefkameramann (Happy Land) * 1945 erhält seinen einzigen Academy Award und bis 1967 acht weitere Oscar-Nominierungen * in folgenden Jahren fotografiert viele bedeutende Hollywood-Produktionen ("excelling in both black-and-white and color cinematography", Film Encyclopedia) * 1959-66 erfolgreiche Zusammenarbeit mit Billy Wilder (The Apartment; Irma la Douce; Kiss Me, Stupid; The Fortune Cookie) * 1969 Rückzug vom Filmgeschäft
FILMS
Happy Land (1943-USA * Irving Pichel) 73/5m
The Eve of St. Mark (1943/44-USA * John M. Stahl)°
Bermuda Mystery (1944-USA * Ben/jamin Stoloff) 65m
Take It or Leave It (1944-USA * Ben/jamin Stoloff) 68m
Laura (Laura, 1944-USA * Otto Preminger)* 85/93m-Krimi (DZ: 04-06)
Hangover Square (1944-USA * John Brahm) 77m
A Bell for Adano (1945-USA * Henry King) 104m
Fallen Angel (Mord in der Hochzeitsnacht, 1945-USA * Otto Preminger) 97m-Krimidrama
Doll Face (1945-USA * Lewis Seiler) 80m
Claudia and David (1946-USA * Walter Lang) 78m
Cluny Brown (Cluny Brown auf Freiersfüßen, 1946-USA * Ernst Lubitsch) 100m-Komödie
The Late George Apley (1946-USA * Joseph L. Mankiewicz) 96/8m-Tragikomödie
The Foxes of Harrow (Eine Welt zu Füßen, 1947-USA * John M. Stahl) 117m
Deep Waters (1948-USA * Henry King) 85m-Drama
The Luck of the Irish (1948-USA * R: Henry Koster, B: Philip Dunne, K: JL, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter) 99m /Roman von Constance Jones & Guy Jones/
Road House (Nachtclub-Lilly, 1948-USA * Jean Negulesco) 95m
The Fan (1949-USA * Otto Preminger) 79/89m-Sittenkomödie
Come to the Stable (...und der Himmel lacht dazu, 1948/49-USA * Henry Koster) 94m
Everybody Does It (1949-USA * Edmund Goulding) 98m
Under My Skin (1949-USA * Jean Negulesco) 86m
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950-USA * Claude Binyon) 88m
Where the Sidewalk Ends (Faustrecht der Großstadt, 1950-USA * R: Otto Preminger, B: Ben Hecht; Robert E. Kent, Frank P. Rosenberg, Victor Trivas, K: JL, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney) 95m-Krimi /Roman von William L. Stuart/
Mister 880 (1950-USA * Edmund Goulding) 90m
The Jackpot (Abenteuer eines Pechvogels, 1950-USA * Walter Lang) 85/7m-Komödie
The 13th Letter (1950-USA * Otto Preminger) 85m-film-noir
The Guy Who Came Back (1951-USA * Joseph M. Newman) 91m-Drama
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951-USA * Henry Koster)* / 87m
Elopement (Cornelia tut das nicht, 1951-USA * Henry Koster) 82m
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (Die Frau des Banditen, 1952-USA * R: Joseph M. Newman, B: Edmund H. North, K: JL, M: Hugo Friedhofer, D: Anne Baxter, Miriam Hopkins, Dale Robertson) 81m-Western
Les miserables (Die Legion der Verdammten, 1952-USA * Lewis Milestone) 104/6m-Drama
Something for the Birds (1952-USA * Robert Wise) 81m
My Cousin Rachel (Meine Cousine Rachel, 1952-USA * Henry Koster) 98m-Gesellschaftsdrama
Dangerous Crossing (Gefährliche Überfahrt, 1953-USA * Joseph M. Newman) 75m
Mister Scoutmaster (1953-USA * Henry Levin)* 87m
River of No Return (Fluß ohne Wiederkehr, 1953-USA * R: Otto Preminger, B: Frank Fenton, K: JL, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe) 91m-Westernmelodram
The Conqueror (Der Eroberer, 1954-USA * R: Dick Powell, B: Oscar Millard, K: JL, Leo Tover, Harry J. Wild, William Snyder, M: Victor Young, D: John Wayne, Susan Hayward) 111m-Abenteuer
Marty (Marty, 1954-USA * R: Delbert Mann, B: Paddy Chayefsky, K: JL, M: Roy Webb, D: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair) 91m-Liebesdrama
Storm Fear (Sturm-Angst, 1955-USA * Cornel Wilde) 88m-Krimidrama
Our Miss Brooks (1955-USA * Al Lewis) 85m-Komödie
Run for the Sun (Der Sonne entgegen, 1956-USA * R: Roy Boulting, B: Dudley Nichols, Roy Boulting, K: JL, M: Fred Steiner, D: Richard Widmark, Trevor Howard, Jane Greer) 94/9m-Abenteuer
Crime of Passion (Das war Mord, Mr. Doyle, 1956-USA * Gerd Oswald) 84m-Kriminalmelodram
Fury at Showdown (Der Rächer wartet schon, 1956/57-USA * Gerd Oswald) 75m-Western
The Bachelor Party (Die Junggesellenparty, 1956/57-USA * Delbert Mann) 93m-Drama
I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957-USA * Gene Fowler, Jr) 75m
The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (Traum in Pink, 1957-USA * R: Norman Taurog, B: Richard Alan Simmons, K: JL, M: Billy May, D: Jane Russell, Keenan Wynn, Ralph Meeker) 87m-Komödie /Roman von Sylvia Tate/
The Abductors (1957-USA * Andrew V. McLaglen)* 80m
No Down Payment (Fenster ohne Vorhang, 1957-USA * Martin Ritt) 105m-Drama
The Long Hot Summer (Der lange, heiße Sommer, 1957/58-USA * Martin Ritt) 118m-Drama
The Naked and the Dead (Die Nackten und die Toten, 1958-USA * Raoul Walsh) 131m-Kriegsfilm
Career (Viele sind berufen, 1959-USA * Joseph Anthony) 105m
The Apartment (Das Appartement, 1959/60-USA * R: Billy Wilder, B: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, K: JL, M: Adolph Deutsch, D: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray) 125m-Tragikomödie
All in a Night's Work (Alles in einer Nacht, 1960-USA * Joseph Anthony) 94m
The Honeymoon Machine (Die Heiratsmaschine, 1961-USA * Richard Thorpe) 87m-Komödie
The Outsider (Der Außenseiter, 1961-USA * Delbert Mann) 108m-Drama
How the West Was Won (Das war der Wilde Westen, 1961-USA; R: John Ford [The Civil War], George Marshall [The Railroad], Henry Hathaway, B: James R. Webb, K: William H. Daniels, Milton Krasner, Charles Lang, JL [The Civil War+The Railroad], M: Alfred Newman, D: Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, Richard Widmark) 155m-Episodenwestern
A Child Is Waiting (Ein Kind wartet, 1962-USA * R: John Cassavetes, B: Abby Mann, K: JL, M: Ernest Gold, D: Burt Lancaster, Judy Garland) 102m-Drama
Irma la Douce (Das Mädchen Irma la Douce, 1962/63-USA * R: Billy Wilder, B: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, K: JL, M: Andre Previn, D: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine) 142/7m-Komödie
Wild and Wonderful (Monsieur Cognac, 1963-USA * R: Michael Anderson, B: Larry Markes, Michael Morris, Waldo Salt, K: JL, M: Morton Stevens, D: Tony Curtis, Christine Kaufmann) 88m-Komödie
Kiss Me, Stupid (Küß mich - Dummkopf, 1964-USA * R: Billy Wilder, B: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, K: JL, ML: Andre Previn, D: Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston) 126m-Komödie
# The Chase (Ein Mann wird gejagt, 1965-USA * Arthur Penn) (Bühnenstück + Roman von Horton Foote) (04-08; 6602)
7 Women (Sieben Frauen, 1965-USA; R: John Ford, B: Janet Green, John McCormick, K: JL, M: Elmer Bernstein, D: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson, Mildred Dunnock, Betty Field, Anna Lee, Eddie Albert) 87m-Abenteuerdrama
The Fortune Cookie (Der Glückspilz, 1965/66-USA * R: Billy Wilder, B: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, K: JL, M: Andre Previn, D: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau) 125m-Komödie
Barefoot in the Park (Barfuß im Park, 1966/67-USA * R: Gene Saks, B: Neil Simon, K: JL, M: Neal Hefti, D: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Charles Boyer, Mildred Natwick) 105m-Ehekomödie
Kona Coast (1967/68-USA * Lamont Johnson) 93m-Drama
80 Steps to Jonah (1969-USA * Gerd Oswald) 107m-Drama
AWARD
Academy Award (Oscar) für Laura (beste Kamera /in Schwarz-Weiß/, 1945)
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