"Billy" G.W. BITZER

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Nationality: american

(Johann Gottlob Wilhelm) G.W. "Billy" Bitzer (21 Apr 1872 - 29 Apr 1944)

"D.W. Griffith's principal cameraman, Bitzer was a veteran with a dozen years experience before joining forces with Griffith. He started with the American Mutoscope Company shortly after it was formed in 1896. Learning the craft from Dickson, Bitzer was the company's principle cameramen until 1913 when he followed Griffith to independent production." -Paul Spehr


  THE ENIGMATIC CINEMA OF JOSEPH CORNELL II - Impossible Convicts and The Eclipse/Rose Hobart
1905-1943 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 22' 45 / 175 €
distribution: Digital file on server