Ray June, A.S.C. (March 27, 1895 – May 26, 1958) was an American cinematographer during the early and classical Hollywood cinema. His best-known films are Babes in Arms and Funny Face.[1][2] June attended Columbia University but did not graduate.[3] His experience as a cameraman in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War I was instrumental to his success in Hollywood.[3][4]

Ray June
Stockwell-O'Brien-June in The Secret Garden.jpg
Ray June (right), filming The Secret Garden, 1949
Born(1895-03-27)March 27, 1895
DiedMay 26, 1958(1958-05-26) (aged 63)
Years active1915–1958

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June was nominated for three Academy Award for Best Cinematography:


  1. ^ "Funny Face". Variety. 1957-01-01. Retrieved 2020-04-03.
  2. ^ Lumenick, Lou (2014-04-23). "'Funny Face' dazzles the eye, ear on Blu-ray". New York Post. Retrieved 2020-04-03.
  3. ^ a b Ray June papers, 1915-1958. Collection Number: 2588 Cornell University Library. Retrieved February 24, 2022.
  4. ^ Ray June Find a Grave. Retrieved February 24, 2022.

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