Joseph MacDonald

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Versatile Mexico City-born cinematographer, who worked equally well with black-and-white and with colour film, and in every genre from film noir, to westerns, to musicals. Joe MacDonald served a lengthy apprenticeship, starting as assistant cameraman in the early 1920's, finally graduating to first camera operator by the beginning of the following decade. He became a full director of photography only after joining 20th Century Fox in 1941, staying at this studio until 1959. Read more...