Magazine article American Cinematographer

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Magazine article American Cinematographer

Industry Activities

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FOLSEY LAUDED IM SRO TRIBUTE BY CINEMATOGRAPHERS

A turnout of more than 100 Hollywood notables lauded veteran director of photography George Folsey at the fall Honor Roll dinner of the American Society of Cinematographers on October 29th.

Comedian Edgar Bergen and director Clarence Brown, both longtime friends of Folsey, joined A.S.C, members in paying tribute to the distinguished cinematographer, whose career has spanned six decades in Hollywood.

"George Folsey has taught me how to enjoy life," said Bergen. "He has a happy knack of getting the most out of life, and I think all of us could benefit by emulating him."

A portion of one of Folsey's favorite movies, the silent "Orchids and Ermine," starring Colleen Moore, was screened for the packed audience at the A. S. C. 's headquarters building in Hollywood.

The A. S. C., founded in 1919, has a membership extending to five continents. A.S.C, members have won 77 Academy Awards, dating back to 1928.

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