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Carbonaro (right) pictured with photographer Margaret Bourke-White in We Are All Artists, 1935. National Archives and Records Administration, DM-H-HFF-88–8.

Charles J. Carbonaro

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Bay State Cine Club

Boston Camera Club

Metropolitan Motion Picture Club of New York

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1935
ACL Ten Best 1936 - Honorable Mention General Class
ACL Ten Best 1937 - General Class
ACL Ten Best 1938 - Special Class
ACL Ten Best 1944 - General Class
ACL Ten Best 1950 - Honorable Mention
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1937 - Equipment Prize, Victor Animatograph Corporation projects for the most interesting lighting effect.
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1950- Trophy Award, 16mm. Black and White Class.
PSA Ten Best 1960

Films:

Children Grow Up (1935)

Pinch Hitter (1936)

Little Sherlock (1937)

Entitled to Success (1938)

Glamour vs. Calories (1944)

Voice of the Key, The (1949)

Will Finds a Way (1960)

Profession:

Educator

Biographical Notes:

The 1937 December issue of Movie Makers cites Carbonaro was from New York City. The November 1960 PSA Journal states Carbonaro was from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Carbonaro was a filmmaking instructor for NYU's School of Education.

Bibliographic Resources:

Movie Makers, Dec. 1937, 602.
PSA Journal, Nov. 1960, 41.
Tepperman, Charles. Amateur Cinema: The Rise of North American Moviemaking, 1923-1960. University of California Press, 2014.