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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

  • Date produced: 1936

Ritual of the Dead

  • Date produced: 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).