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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 (1943)

Tulips, Canals, and Wooden Shoes (1951)

City of Klongs and Gods (1959)

Follow the Girls (1944)

Israeli Story, The (1952)

Golden Week in Kyoto (1960)

Ice Follies 1947 (1947)

Firenze, Queen of the Arts (1953)

104, The (1965)

Guatemala (1948)

Colonial Williamsburg (1954)

Singapore (1968)

Rio de Janeiro (1955)

Shrines of India (1969)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1950)

Belo Horizonte (1956)

Gateway of India (1970)

Land Of The Pilgrims (1949)

Social Beaver, The (1956)

Venezia, Pearl of the Adriatic (1951)

Rangoon Prays and Plays (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.