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Turner pictured in Movie Makers, Jan. 1952, 3.

Glen H. Turner

Dates active:


Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League




ACL Ten Best 1949, Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award 1949
ACL Ten Best 1950
ACL Ten Best 1951, Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award 1951
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest 1952 - Top Ten Award Winner
ACL Ten Best 1953
PSA Ten Best 1958
PSA Ten Best 1958 - Honorable Mention


One Summer Day (1949)

South to the Indian Country (1960)

Three Tots and the “T”, The (1964)

Barrier, The (1950)

Little Hunter: A Story In Stone (1960)

Magic Show (1965)

In Fancy Free (1951)

My Little Brother (1953)

Road to Callao!, The (1970)

Caineville (1953)

From the Embers (1952)

Water Wheel (1958)

Trip to the Parks: With the Three Little Turners, A (1951)

Little Girl (1955)

School Days (1947)

Brigham’s House (1960)

Of Love and Service (1960)

Impressions of Autumn (1960)

Letter to Frank, A (1962)


Artist, Professor

Related Professional Works:

  • This Day Is Yours (1950)

Biographical Notes:

"Glen H. Turner of Springville, Utah was a director of Springville gallery, a fine photographer, an award winning film maker, a talented water colorist and oil painter of realist landscapes who became a member of the Brigham Young University Art faculty in 1948." Utah Artists Project.

Turner was the second amateur filmmaker to win the Hiram Percy Maxim Award twice, and the first to do so with both 8mm. and 16mm. films (Movie Makers, Jan. 1952, 3).

Bibliographic Resources:

"Death: Glen H. Turner" (Obituary). Deseret News, December 3, 1993. PSA Journal, Nov. 1958, 47.

The Glen H. Turner motion picture collection is held by the Church History Library at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City, Utah).