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Glen MacWilliams

Cinematographer

“Started in the industry in 1913 as an actor, playing office boy parts, or what had you, with the Reliance‑Majestic Company. Was climbing the ladder of fame when suddenly I discovered I had outgrown short pants and as a juvenile actor I was a great mistake. Having failed to convince Mr. D.W. Griffith that I was a coming WaIthall, I was on my way back to that grocery boy job when a young chap,… Read more
“Started in the industry in 1913 as an actor, playing office boy parts, or what had you, with the Reliance‑Majestic Company. Was climbing the ladder of fame when suddenly I discovered I had outgrown short pants and as a juvenile actor I was a great mistake. Having failed to convince Mr. D.W. Griffith that I was a coming WaIthall, I was on my way back to that grocery boy job when a young chap, Oliver Marsh, who had just become a cameraman, suggested that I work with him as his assistant‑and thus it began.” Read less
Glen MacWilliams