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James Wong Howe Collection

James Wong Howe backstage at the 1955 (28th) Academy Awards® ceremony.

With a career spanning from the 1920s silent picture era through the mid-1970s, cinematographer James Wong Howe has been credited on over 130 films. Howe won two Academy Awards® for Cinematography for “The Rose Tattoo” (1955) and “Hud” (1963) and has been nominated eight additional times. Since 1993, the Archive has housed close to twenty items related to James Wong Howe donated by his family, including several 35mm and 16mm prints of his home movies, interview recordings, and a 16mm short he directed, “Dong Kingman” (1953).

Click here for a list of the Academy’s holdings related to James Wong Howe.

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