Magazine article American Cinematographer

From the Clubhouse

Magazine article American Cinematographer

From the Clubhouse

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William A. Fraker has been elected president of the ASC for the third time. He served previously in 1979 and 1980. Fraker is the recipient of three Academy Award nominations (for Looking for Mr. Goodbar. Heaven Can Wait and 1941). He is a graduate of the USC cinema department and worked as a film editor before becoming a cameraman. Among his other credits are Rosemary's Baby, Bullitt, War Games and the soon-to-be-released Irreconcilable Differences. He has also directed three pictures: Monte Welsh, A Reflection . of Fear and The Legend of the Lone Ranger.

Other newly elected or reelected officers of the ASC are Stanley Cortez, 1st vice president, Joseph Westheimer, 2nd vice president, Milton Krasner, 3rd vice president, Alfred Keller, secretary, Linwood Dunn, treasurer, and Daniel Fapp, sergeant-at-arms.

The ASC celebrated its 65th anniversary with a gala dinner dance at the Bel Air Country Club recently. The evening was dedicated to the 15 founders of the ASC: Philip Rosen, Homer Scott, William Foster, LD. Clawson, Eugene Gaudio, Walter Griffin, Roy Klaffki, Charles Rosher, Victor MHner, Joe August, Arthur Edeson, Fred Grandville, J.D. Jennings, Robert Newhard and Guy Wilky. Guests of honor at the affair were Gene Allen, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Fay Kanin, vice-president of the Academy of -Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and producer-director Mervin Le Roy. …

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