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Huff pictured, via Light Cone.

Theodore Huff

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition

ACL Ten Best 1931
ACL Ten Best 1932 - Honorable Mention
ACL Ten Best 1933
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Certificate Award, Production
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Equipment Prize, Victor Animatograph Company, Best picture from each state - New Jersey
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1935 - Honorable Mention

Films:

Hearts Of The Golden West

  • Date produced: 1931

Little Geezer

  • Date produced: 1932

Russell Sage Foundation

  • Date produced: 1932

Ghost Town: The Story of Fort Lee

  • Date produced: 1935

Profession

Film Historian

Biographical Notes

From Englewood, New Jersey. Huff is profiled by Light Cone.

A brief retrospective for Huff appeared in Movie Makers (May 1953, 121) following his death.

"The Theodore Huff Collection, which consists of thousands of stills, posters, lobby cards, and music scores and cue sheets for silent films, includes a wealth of Chaplin material. Huff was the author of one of the earliest biographies of Chaplin (Charlie Chaplin, published in 1951) and his collection offers insight into his research and study of Chaplin, such as the research notes and papers he used in writing his book" George Eastman Museum.

The Theodore Huff Memorial Film Society formed in 1952.

Bibliographic Resources

Huff's body of work is discussed in Charles Tepperman's Amateur Cinema: The Rise of North American Moviemaking, 1923-1960, 261-267. Movie Makers, Dec. 1931, 657.