Ernest Palmer (American cinematographer)

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This article is about the American cinematographer. For the twentieth century British cinematographer, see Ernest Palmer (British cinematographer).
Ernest G. Palmer
Ernest S Palmer c1921.jpg
Possible picture of Ernest Palmer, taken around 1921, although the middle initial is wrong
Born (1885-12-06)December 6, 1885
Kansas City, Missouri
Died February 22, 1978(1978-02-22) (aged 92)
Pacific Palisades, California
Occupation Hollywood cinematographer
Known for Academy Award for Best Cinematography

Ernest G. Palmer (born in Kansas City, Missouri, December 6, 1885; died in Pacific Palisades, California, February 22, 1978) was a Hollywood cinematographer for more than 160 films. His earliest known credit was for a 1912 adaptation of Ivanhoe.

In 1941, Palmer won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography (in collaboration with Ray Rennahan) for Blood and Sand. Palmer was nominated on several other occasions—in 1928 for Four Devils, in 1929 for Street Angel, and in 1950 for Broken Arrow.

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