Arthur Rosson

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Arthur Henry Rosson Sr
Arthur Rosson 1921.jpg
Rosson in 1921
Born (1886-08-24)24 August 1886
Pau, France [1]
Died 17 June 1960(1960-06-17) (aged 73)
Los Angeles, California
Other names Arthur H. Rosson
Occupation Film director, second unit director
Years active 1912-1960
Spouse(s) Louise (Lucille) Irana Niedermeyer (1895-1966)Married 2 Jun 1912, (Divorced)
Odetta M Bray (1916-1986)Married 1940
Children Helene R Rosson (1914-1993)
Arthur Henry Rosson Jr (1943-)
Gladys Odetlydia Rosson (1948-)

Arthur Rosson (24 August 1886 – 17 June 1960) was an English film director. He directed 61 films between 1917 and 1948. He also worked on many major films as a second unit director until 1960, particularly for Cecil B. DeMille.

Biography[edit]

Arthur Henry Rosson Sr born 14 June 1897, was the first child born of Jockey Horse Trainer Arthur Richard Rosson (1857-1935) & Hellen (née) Rochefort (1860-1933)
was born in Pau, France of British parents and died in Los Angeles, California. Rosson came from a film-making family. His brother, Harold Rosson, was an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer and several other family members were involved in the early film industry.[2] He was also the brother of silent film actress Helene Rosson and actor and director Richard Rosson.

Siblings[edit]

The six children of Arthur Richard Rosson and Hellen Rochefort. Arthur Richard Rosson was also married to one Anna Hatz but no current data of siblings.

  • Arthur Henry Rosson Arthur Rosson 1886 – 1960
  • Ethel (Queenie) Rosson Queenie Rosson1889 – 1978
  • Gladys Rosson 1891 – 1953
  • Richard Marquez Rosson Richard Rosson 1893 – 1953
  • Harold G (Hal) Rosson Harold Rosson 1895 – 1988
  • Helene M Rosson 1897 – 1985 Helene Rosson

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ California > District Court, Los Angeles (Roll 001-028) Declarations of Intention 1-98; 1-51600; 1887-12/5/1929 > (Roll 009) Declarations of Intention 34-37; 15100-17100; 2/24/21-7/22/21~~~~
  2. ^ Maltin, Leonard (1978). The Art of the Cinematographer: A Survey and Interviews with Five Masters. Courier Dover Publications. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-486-23686-5. 

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