Gordon Avil

Gordon Avil (3 March 1899 – 25 April 1970) was an American cinematographer. He worked in Billy the Kid (1930),[1] The Champ (1931),[2] A Miracle Can Happen (1948),[3] Robot Monster (1953), Shield for Murder (1954),[4] King Dinosaur (1955), Big House, U.S.A. (1955),[5] The Black Sleep (1956)[6] and The Underwater City (1962).[7] According to Robert Clary, he was one of the most patient and endearing people he ever met.[8] He died in April 1970 of a heart attack while shooting the TV series Hogan's Heroes.[9]

Gordon Avil
Born(1899-03-03)March 3, 1899
Michigan, United States
DiedApril 25, 1970(1970-04-25) (aged 71)
OccupationCinematographer

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  1. ^ Durgnat & Simmon 1988, p. 346.
  2. ^ Reid, John Howard (14 April 2012). Silent Movies Plus! More Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD. Lulu.com. p. 37. ISBN 9781329414242.
  3. ^ Durgnat & Simmon 1988, p. 355.
  4. ^ Hirsch, Foster (25 November 2008). The Dark Side of the Screen: Film Noir. Hachette UK. p. 379. ISBN 9780786726776.
  5. ^ Svehla, Gary (1 January 2018). Midnight Marquee Actors Series: Lon Chaney, Jr. Midnight Marquee & BearManor Media. p. 472.
  6. ^ Rhodes, Gary Don (1 June 2012). Lugosi: His Life in Films, on Stage, and in the Hearts of Horror Lovers. McFarland Publishing. p. 143. ISBN 9781476600772.
  7. ^ Warren, Bill (12 January 2017). Keep Watching the Skies!: American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties. McFarland Publishing. p. 1040. ISBN 9781476625058.
  8. ^ Clary, Robert (17 December 2007). From the Holocaust to Hogan's Heroes: The Autobiography of Robert Clary. Taylor Trade Publishing. p. 180. ISBN 9781461661931.
  9. ^ Royce, Brenda Scott (10 December 2013). Hogan's Heroes: Behind the Scenes at Stalag 13. St. Martin's Press. p. 45. ISBN 9781466859579.

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