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Horovitz pictured in Movie Makers, July 1952, 173.

Oscar H. Horovitz

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Bay State Cine Club

Boston Camera Club

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition

ACL Ten Best 1943 - Honorable Mention General Class
ACL Ten Best 1944 - General Class
ACL Ten Best 1947 - Honorable Mention General Class
ACL Ten Best 1948 - Honorable Mention
ACL Ten Best 1950
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1950 - Honorable Mention
ACL Ten Best 1951
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1951 - Top Ten Award Winner
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1952 - Top Ten Award Winner
ACL Ten Best 1952 - Honorable Mention
ACL Ten Best 1953 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1954
PSA Four Star Winner 1955
PSA Ten Best 1956
PSA Ten Best 1957 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1958 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1959 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1960 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1965 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1968 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1969 - Honorable Mention
PSA Ten Best 1970 - Honorable Mention

Films:

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus

  • Date produced: 1943

Tulips, Canals, and Wooden Shoes

  • Date produced: 1951

City of Klongs and Gods

  • Date produced: 1959

Follow the Girls

  • Date produced: 1944

Israeli Story, The

  • Date produced: 1952

Golden Week in Kyoto

  • Date produced: 1960

Ice Follies 1947

  • Date produced: 1947

Firenze, Queen of the Arts

  • Date produced: 1953

104, The

  • Date produced: 1965

Guatemala

  • Date produced: 1948

Colonial Williamsburg

  • Date produced: 1954

Singapore

  • Date produced: 1968

Rio de Janeiro

  • Date produced: 1955

Shrines of India

  • Date produced: 1969

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

  • Date produced: 1950

Belo Horizonte

  • Date produced: 1956

Gateway of India

  • Date produced: 1970

Land Of The Pilgrims

  • Date produced: 1949

Social Beaver, The

Venezia, Pearl of the Adriatic

  • Date produced: 1951

Rangoon Prays and Plays

  • Date produced: 1958

Biographical Notes

From Newton, Massachusetts. The blog post "More about an Amateur Cinema League of Nations" on the Orphan Film Symposium website discusses Horovitz and some of his films; the mention also notes the existence of a now defunct website devoted to Horovitz's work, formerly accessible at "OHHmovie.com".
From the former OHHmovie.com:

Oscar H. Horovitz. Was born in Boston December 7, 1899. He lived in Newton, Massachusetts and then Florida. He graduated from Chelsea High School and, in 1922, he received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He founded the Oscar H. Horovitz Steel Erection Co. in Cambridge. Mr Horovitz retired when he was 50 to travel with his wife all over the world. He loved golf and tennis. He died August 6, 1989.

Bibliographic Resources

PSA Journal, Nov. 1955, 20. PSA Journal, Dec. 1955, 37. PSA Journal, Nov. 1956, 45. PSA Journal, Nov. 1957, 31. PSA Journal, Nov. 1958, 47. PSA Journal, Nov. 1959, 48. PSA Journal, Nov. 1960, 42. PSA Journal, Sept. 1965, 49. PSA Journal, Oct. 1968, 47. PSA Journal, Nov. 1969, 53. PSA Journal, Nov. 1970, 38.