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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

  • Date produced: 1949

South to the Indian Country

  • Date produced: 1960

Three Tots and the “T”, The

  • Date produced: 1964

Barrier, The

  • Date produced: 1950

Little Hunter: A Story In Stone

  • Date produced: 1960

Magic Show

  • Date produced: 1965

In Fancy Free

  • Date produced: 1951

My Little Brother

  • Date produced: 1953

Road to Callao!, The

  • Date produced: 1970


  • Date produced: 1953

From the Embers

  • Date produced: 1952

Water Wheel

  • Date produced: 1958

Trip to the Parks: With the Three Little Turners, A

  • Date produced: 1951

Little Girl

  • Date produced: 1955

School Days

  • Date produced: 1947

Brigham’s House

  • Date produced: 1960

Of Love and Service

  • Date produced: 1960

Impressions of Autumn

  • Date produced: 1960

Letter to Frank, A

  • Date produced: 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).