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Oliver T. Marsh (January 30, 1892 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States – May 5, 1941 in Hollywood, California, United States) was a prolific Hollywood
Hollywood
cinematographer. He worked on over eighty films just for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
alone.[1] Some of the more notable productions he was involved with are: Sadie Thompson (1928), Rain (1932), The Merry Widow (1934), David Copperfield (1935), A Tale of Two Cities (1935), The Great Ziegfeld
The Great Ziegfeld
(1936), San Francisco (1936) and Another Thin Man
Another Thin Man
(1939). He and Allen Davey received Academy Honorary Awards "for the color cinematography of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production, Sweethearts"[2] (1938) at the 11th Academy Awards. The pair were also nominated for Best Cinematography
Cinematography
(Color) for Bitter Sweet (1940).[3] Marsh is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. He is the brother of actresses Marguerite Marsh (1888–1925) and Mae Marsh (1894–1968) and the father of jazz saxophonist Warne Marsh (1927–1987). Partial filmography[edit]

Dodging a Million
Dodging a Million
(1918) The Floor Below
The Floor Below
(1918) Joan of Plattsburg
Joan of Plattsburg
(1918) All Woman (1918) A Virtuous Vamp
A Virtuous Vamp
(1919) Something Different (1920) Mama's Affair
Mama's Affair
(1921) Wedding Bells (1921) Woman's Place
Woman's Place
(1921) Red Hot Romance (1922) Peacock Alley (1922) Fascination (1922) Broadway Rose (1922) Jazzmania
Jazzmania
(1923) The Unknown Purple (1923) Married Flirts (1924) Circe, the Enchantress
Circe, the Enchantress
(1924) The Merry Widow (1925) The Midshipman (1925) Time, the Comedian (1925) The Masked Bride
The Masked Bride
(1925) Soul Mates (1925) Kiki (1926) The Duchess of Buffalo
The Duchess of Buffalo
(1926) Camille (1926) Annie Laurie (1927) The Enemy (1927) The Dove (1927) Sadie Thompson (1928) The Divine Woman
The Divine Woman
(1928) The Smart Set (1928) The Masks of the Devil (1928) Dream of Love
Dream of Love
(1928) Eternal Love (1929) The Single Standard
The Single Standard
(1929) Marianne (1929) (silent and musical versions) Our Modern Maidens
Our Modern Maidens
(1929) Untamed (1929) Not So Dumb
Not So Dumb
(1930) Strictly Unconventional (1930) In Gay Madrid (1930) The Florodora Girl
The Florodora Girl
(1930) Du Barry, Woman of Passion
Du Barry, Woman of Passion
(1930) New Moon (1930) The Bachelor Father
The Bachelor Father
(1931) It's a Wise Child (1931) Just a Gigolo (1931) The Man in Possession (1931) The Phantom of Paris (1931) New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford
New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford
(1931) The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) Possessed (1931) Emma (1932) Arsène Lupin (1932) But the Flesh Is Weak (1932) Divorce in the Family (1932) Rain (1932) Faithless (1932) The Son-Daughter
The Son-Daughter
(1932) Today We Live
Today We Live
(1933) Night Flight (1933) Dancing Lady
Dancing Lady
(1933) The Merry Widow (1934) David Copperfield (1935) One New York Night (1935) Baby Face Harrington
Baby Face Harrington
(1935) No More Ladies
No More Ladies
(1935) A Tale of Two Cities (1935) The Great Ziegfeld
The Great Ziegfeld
(1936) Small Town Girl (1936) San Francisco (1936) Women Are Trouble (1936) His Brother's Wife
His Brother's Wife
(1936) Maytime (1937) The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) (uncredited) The Firefly (1937) Rosalie (1937) The Girl of the Golden West (1938) The Toy Wife
The Toy Wife
(1938) The Crowd Roars (1938) (uncredited) Sweethearts (1938) The Ice Follies of 1939
The Ice Follies of 1939
(1939) Broadway Serenade
Broadway Serenade
(1939) It's a Wonderful World (1939) The Women (1939) Another Thin Man
Another Thin Man
(1939) Broadway Melody of 1940
Broadway Melody of 1940
(1940) I Love You Again
I Love You Again
(1940) Bitter Sweet (1940) The Wild Man of Borneo (1941) Blonde Inspiration (1941) Rage in Heaven
Rage in Heaven
(1941) Lady Be Good (1941)

References[edit]

^ Chamberlain, Safford (November 9, 2004). An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh. Scarecrow Press. pp. 22–24. ISBN 9781461656425. Retrieved February 21, 2016.  ^ "1938 (11th): Special
Special
Award". Academy Awards database.  ^ "1940 (13th): Cinematography
Cinematography
(Color)". Academy Awards database. 

External links[edit]

Oliver T. Marsh on IMDb Oliver T. Marsh at Find a Grave Oliver Marsh passport photo, 1920, for entry into Cuba with cast and crew of Something Differ

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