Paul Ivano

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Paul Ivano
The Suspect (1944) 1.jpg
Ivano (right) with camera assistants Robert Lazlo and Frank Heisler and Ella Raines on the set of The Suspect (1944)
Born Pavle Ivanisevich
May 13, 1900
Nice, France
Died April 9, 1984 (1984-04-10) (aged 83)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles
Occupation Cinematographer

Paul Ivano, A.S.C. (May 13, 1900 – April 9, 1984), was a French cinematographer[1] whose career stretched from 1920 into the late 1960s. He began in 1918 as a photographer with the U.S. Army in his native France.[2] In 1947 he was the cameraman who made the first aerial helicopter shots for an American feature film in Nicholas Ray's film noir They Live by Night.[3][4]

Select filmography[edit]

Year Film Genre Other notes
1949 Search for Danger Crime
1945 Pursuit to Algiers detective
1945 The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry film noir director of photography
1944 The Suspect director of photography
1944 The Impostor
1943 Flesh and Fantasy
1929 Queen Kelly After this von Stroheim silent film, Ivano worked in sound movies for less prestigious directors in the 1930s.
1921 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse top grossing film of 1921



  1. ^ *Paul Ivano at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "Paul Ivano, Cinematographer from Silent Era to Television". N.Y. Times. 1984-04-21. 
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  4. ^ Greco, Joseph (1999). The File on Robert Siodmak in Hollywood: 1941-1951. pp. 117–118. 

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