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John V. Hansen pictured in Movie Makers, Aug. 1946, 300.

John V. Hansen

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League




ACL Ten Best 1931, ACL Ten Best 1932, ACL Ten Best 1934
Fifth Annual Little Movie Party, 1934
Sixth Annual Little Movie Party, 1935


Tombs Of The Nobles, The

Studies in Blue and Chartres Cathedral


  • Date produced: 1934

Colorful Bits of Europe

  • Date produced: 1934

Washington in Spring Dress

  • Date produced: 1935

Studies in Kodacolor

  • Date produced: 1935

Old Vic at Kronborg: Hamlet

  • Date produced: 1937



Biographical Notes

From Washington, D. C.; credited as "John Riggs Hansen" in citation for Tombs of the Nobles.
Passed away in early June 1955 on a visit to his native Denmark, his ashes were returned to Washington for burial.

Bibliographic Resources

Movie Makers, Dec. 1931, 657.
Obituary in PSA Journal, V. 21, No. 7, Jul. 1955.

Hansen's work is discussed in Charles Tepperman's "Color Unlimited: Amateur Color Cinema in the 1930s" (in Color and the Moving Image, edited by Simon Brown, Sarah Street and Liz Watkins. London: Routledge, 2012).