Charles Van Enger

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Charles Van Enger
Born (1890-08-29)August 29, 1890
Port Jervis, New York
United States
Died July 4, 1980(1980-07-04) (aged 89)
Woodland Hills, California
United States
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1920–1966

Charles Van Enger (29 August 1890 – 4 July 1980) was an American cinematographer. In the 1920s Van Enger worked on all the silent films the German director Ernst Lubitsch made for Warner Bros..[1] During the 1930s he worked in the British film industry. His later work was largely on supporting features for Universal Pictures and various independents.

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  1. ^ Thompson p.28


  • Thompson, Kristin. Herr Lubitch Goes To Hollywood: German and American Film After World War I. Amsterdam University Press, 2005.

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