Ernest B. Schoedsack

Film Producer / Film Director / Cinematographer / Screenwriter / Actor | * 06/08/1893 († 86, 12/23/1979) | Council Bluffs, Iowa (United States of America (USA))
Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack (June 8, 1893 – December 23, 1979) was an American motion picture cinematographer, producer, and director. Schoedsack worked as a cameraman in World War I, where he served in the Signal Corps. At the conclusion of the war, he stayed in Europe to further his career. He worked on several films with Merian C. Cooper including King Kong, Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness, and The Most Dangerous Game. He also collaborated with screenwriter and actress Ruth Rose, whom he later married. Schoedsack died on December 23 at age 86. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Adventure | Drama | Action

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Movies with Ernest B. Schoedsack as Actor(2)

as Machine-Gunner on Plane that Kills Kong (uncredited)1933 King Kong

Movies with Ernest B. Schoedsack as Crew(32)

Directing/Director1949 Mighty Joe Young
Directing/Director1940 Dr. Cyclops
Directing/Director1937 Outlaws of the Orient
Directing/Director1937 Trouble in Morocco
Directing/Director1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Directing/Director1934 Long Lost Father
Directing/Director1933 King Kong
Production/Producer1933 King Kong
Camera/Camera Operator1933 King Kong
Directing/Director1933 The Son of Kong
Directing/Director1933 Blind Adventure
Directing/Director1933 The Monkey's Paw
Directing/Director1932 The Most Dangerous Game
Directing/Director1931 Rango
Writing/Writer1931 Rango
Production/Producer1931 Rango
Directing/Director1929 The Four Feathers
Production/Producer1929 The Four Feathers
Camera/Director of Photography1929 The Four Feathers
Editing/Editor1929 The Four Feathers
Camera/Director of Photography1928 Gow the Head Hunter
Directing/Director1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
Production/Producer1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
Camera/Director of Photography1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
Directing/Director1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life
Production/Producer1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life
Camera/Camera Operator1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life
Camera/Camera Operator1924 Greed
Crew/Cinematography1917 Her Torpedoed Love
Directing/Assistant Director1917 Her Torpedoed Love
Crew/Cinematography1917 Her Fame and Shame

Born: Thursday, 06/08 1893 (June) in Council Bluffs, Iowa (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 12/23 1979 (December) in Santa Monica (aged: 86)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Ruth Rose
Other names for Ernest B. Schoedsack (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Felix Schoedsack"
"E.B. Schoedsack"
Ernest B. Schoedsack frequently works together with these people:
Merian C. Cooper (24x, Crew)
Carroll Clark (6x, Crew)
Alfred Herman (6x, Crew)
Ruth Rose (6x, Crew)
Erich von Stroheim (5x, Actor)
Robert Armstrong (5x, Actor)
Fay Wray (5x, Actress)
Walter Plunkett (5x, Crew)
Max Steiner (5x, Crew)
Thomas Little (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:90806, Added: 05/26/2018, Last updated: 03/04/2023