Irving G. Ries

Silent-era cinematographer who went on to do special effects during the sound era.

Irving G. Ries (January 15, 1890 – August 20, 1963) was a silent-era cinematographer who went on to do special effects during the sound era. He often worked with Stan Laurel when he was a cinematographer. As well as a few Oliver Hardy short films. He also did the first film they worked together on The Lucky Dog.

He was nominated at the 29th Academy Awards in the category of Best Special Effects for his work on the film Forbidden Planet. He shared his nomination with A. Arnold Gillespie and Wesley C. Miller.

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