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Friday
Aug312012

NYIP Profile: Floyd Crosby

Floyd Crosby behind the camera on the set of the 1954 film Oklahoma!
Floyd Delafield Crosby (1899-1985) was an American cinematographer and one of a long list of distinguished NYIP graduates who has gone on to make important contributions to his/her field. Over the course of his career, Crosby took part in the cinematography of more than 100 feature length films and was awarded an Academy Award for cinematography in 1931, for his work on the film Tabu. He was also a member of the United States Army Air Corps during WWII, where he made pilot training films. Crosby later received a Golden Globe for cinematography for the 1952 Western High Noon. Here are a couple of beautiful stills from both Tabu and High Noon:    

 

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