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Richard H. Lyford pictured in Movie Makers, Jan. 1938, 17.

Richard H. Lyford

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1936 - Honorable Mention General Class
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1938 - Scenario
Tenth Annual Little Movie Party, 1939

Films:

Scalpel, The (1936)

Ritual of the Dead (1937)

Profession:

Filmmaker

Biographical Notes:

Lyford worked for Walt Disney as an animator in the 1940s. He also won the Academy Award for Best Documentary feature for The Titan: Story of Michelangelo in 1950.
Listed as being from Glendale, California, as well as Seattle, Washington.

Bibliographic Resources:

Lyford shares autobiographical details in "It Gets in Your Blood" (American Cinematographer, Nov. 1938, 471-473).