#1: With c.asst Dick Meinardus [right] [1985]

#2: "Marjorie Morningstar" [1957] - Courtesy of the ASC

 

   


  HARRY STRADLING Jr.

 

Born: 7 January 1925, Yonkers, N.Y., USA., as son of doph Harry Stradling Sr. [1901-1970].

Died: 17 October 2017, Motion Picture Home, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Calif., USA.

Career: During the 1940's, he worked as c.asst with Robert Surtees at MGM. Became doph on 7 July 1964.

Was a member of the ASC since 1968.

His great uncle, Walter Ernest Stradling [1875-1918], was a doph working with Mary Pickford.

His sons John and Michael are c.asst.

Awards: 'Oscar' AA nom [1972] for '1776'; 'Oscar' AA nom [1974] for 'The Way We Were'; 'Emmy' Award nom [1984] for 'George Washington' [Part 2].


 

 FILMS

1965

Synanon/Get Off My Back [Richard Quine] b&w

1966

Welcome to Hard Times/Killer on a Horse [Burt Kennedy] c; originally made for tv

1968

With Six You Get Eggroll/A Man in Mommy's Bed [Howard Morris] p/c; cph: Ellsworth Fredericks

1968

Support Your Local Sheriff! [Burt Kennedy] c

1968

The Mad Room [Bernard Girard] c

1968

The Good Guys and the Bad Guys [Burt Kennedy] p/c

 

With Robert Mitchum - "Young Billy Young"

 

1969

Young Billy Young [Burt Kennedy] c

1969

There Was a Crooked Man... [Joseph L. Mankiewicz] p/c

1969

Little Big Man [Arthur Penn] p/c

1970

Dirty Dingus Magee [Burt Kennedy] p/c

1970

Something Big [Andrew V. McLaglen] c

1970

Fools' Parade/Dynamite Man from Glory Jail [Andrew V. McLaglen] c; spec pfx: Lawrence Butler & Donald Glouner

1971

Support Your Local Gunfighter/Latigo [Burt Kennedy] c

1971

The Late Liz [Dick Ross] c

1972

Skyjacked/Sky Terror [John Guillermin] p/c; 2uc: Donald M. Morgan

1972

Nightmare Honeymoon/Deadly Honeymoon [Elliot Silverstein (replaced Nicolas Roeg)] c

1972

1776 [Peter H. Hunt] p/c; 3 versions: 141m, 166m & 180m

1972

Thumb Tripping [Quentin Masters] c; 2uc: Jerry Sims

1972

The Way We Were [Sydney Pollack] p/c

1973

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing [Richard Sarafian] p/c

1973

McQ [John Sturges] p/c; 2uc: Bernie Abramson

1973

Bank Shot [Gower Champion] p/c

1974

Bite the Bullet [Richard Brooks] p/c

1974

Rooster Cogburn [Stuart Millar] p/c; 2uc: Rexford Metz

1974

Mitchell [Andrew V. McLaglen] c

1975

Midway/[The] Battle of Midway [Jack Smight] p/c

1976

The Big Bus [James Frawley] p/c

1976

Special Delivery/Dangerous Break [Paul Wendkos] c

1976

Damnation Alley/Survival Run [Jack Smight] p/c; 2uc: Rexford Metz; micro ph: Ken Middleham

1976

The Greatest [Tom Gries & Monte Hellman (took over after T. Gries died in January 1977)] c

1977

Convoy [Sam Peckinpah] p/c; 2uc: Richard Kelley; addph: Robert Hauser

1977

Go Tell the Spartans [Ted Post] c

1977

Born Again [Irving Rapper] c

1978

Prophecy [: The Monster Movie] [John Frankenheimer] p/c

1979

Carny [Robert Kaylor] c; spph: Maureen Lambray

1979

[Mad Magazine's] Up the Academy [Robert Downey] p/c

1980

S.O.B. [Blake Edwards] p/c

1980

The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper/Pursuit [Roger Spottiswoode (replaced Buzz Kulik)] c; addph: Charles Wheeler

1981

Buddy Buddy [Billy Wilder] p/c

1982

O'Hara's Wife [William Bartman] c

1984

Micki + Maude [Blake Edwards] p/c

1985

A Fine Mess [Blake Edwards] p/c; 2uc: Richard Kelley

1986

Blind Date [Blake Edwards] p/c

1988

Caddyshack II [Allan Arkush] c; vfx ph: Kim Marks

 

 TELEVISION

 

 

1964

Gunsmoke/Gun Law/Marshall Dillon [30 ep dir by various] 635-part western series/b&w-c, 1955-75 (CBS-tv); 10th season/b&w, 1964-65; other ph: Jack Nickolaus, Fleet Southcott & Frank V. Phillips

1965

Gunsmoke/Gun Law/Marshall Dillon [32 ep dir by various] 11th season/b&w, 1965-66; see 1964

1966

Gunsmoke/Gun Law/Marshall Dillon [24 ep dir by various] 12th season/c, 1966-67; see 1964

1967

Gunsmoke/Gun Law/Marshall Dillon [ep #441 'The Prodigal' dir by Bernard McEveety] 13th season/c, 1967-68; see 1964

1967

Cimarron Strip [21 ep dir by various] 23-part western series, 1967-68 (CBS-tv); other ph: Monroe Askins (2 ep)

1983

George Washington [Buzz Kulik] 3-part miniseries

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

1943

Gaslight/Murder in Thornton Square [George Cukor] c.asst; ph: Joseph Ruttenberg

1944

Music for Millions [Henry Koster] c.asst; ph: Robert Surtees

1944

Our Vines Have Tender Grapes [Roy Rowland] c.asst; ph: Robert Surtees

1945

Two Sisters from Boston [Henry Koster] c.asst; ph: Robert Surtees

1947

The Kissing Bandit [Laslo Benedek] c.asst; ph: Robert Surtees

1948

Act of Violence [Fred Zinnemann] c.asst; ph: Robert Surtees

1949

Intruder in the Dust [Clarence Brown] c.asst; ph: Robert Surtees

1949

Stars in My Crown [Jacques Tourneur] c.asst; ph: Charles Schoenbaum

1949

Mystery Street [John Sturges] c.asst; ph: John Alton

1950

A Lady Without Passport [Joseph H. Lewis] c.asst; ph: Paul C. Vogel

1950

Watch the Birdie [Jack Donohue] c.asst; ph: Paul C. Vogel

1951

The Tall Target [Anthony Mann] c.asst; ph: Paul C. Vogel

1952

The Clown [Robert Z. Leonard] c.asst; ph: Paul C. Vogel

1952

Young Bess [George Sidney] c.asst; ph: Charles Rosher

1953

The Student Prince [Richard Thorpe] co-c.asst; ph: Paul C. Vogel

195?

Letter to Loretta/The Loretta Young Show/The Loretta Young Theatre [various; tv-series, 1953-61] co-c.op; ph: ?

1955

Guys and Dolls [Joseph L. Mankiewicz] c.asst; ph: Harry Stradling Sr.

1956

The Pajama Game [George Abbott & Stanley Donen] c.asst; ph: Harry Stradling Sr.

1957

Jeanne Eagels [George Sidney] c.asst; ph: Robert Planck

1957

Return to Warbow [Ray Nazarro] c.op; ph: Henry Freulich

 

Two generations of cinematographer are here at work on the romance "Marjorie Morningstar". Harry Stradling Sr., ASC and future ASC member Harry Stradling Jr. [left], frequently worked together, with the son serving as a camera assistant for his father. Stradling Jr. - who also gained experience working with ASC members John Alton, Paul C. Vogel and Robert H. Planck - earned his first credit as a director of photography on the edgy drama "Synanon" (1965). [Courtesy of the American Society of Cinematographers]

 

1957

Marjorie Morningstar [Irving Rapper] c.asst; ph: Harry Stradling Sr.

1958

Auntie Mame [Morton DaCosta] c.op; ph: Harry Stradling Sr.

1958

The Miracle [Irving Rapper] scheduled as c.op with his father as doph, but film was ph by Ernest Haller

1959

A Summer Place [Delmer Daves] c.op; ph: Harry Stradling Sr.

1959

Cash McCall [Joseph Pevney] c.op; ph: George Folsey

1961

Rider on a Dead Horse [Herbert L. Strock] c.op; ph: Frank V. Phillips

 

Mamie Eisenhower [guest] - Harry Stradling Jr. - actress Rosalind

Russell - Harry Straling Sr. - "Gypsy"

 

1962

Gypsy [ Mervyn LeRoy] c.op; ph: Harry Stradling Sr.