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Childs pictured in American Cinematographer, Feb. 1933, 2.

S. Winston Childs

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Purity Players, The




ACL Ten Best 1932, Honorable Mention
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Third Place
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Equipment Prize, Bell & Howell Company, choice of Standard Cooke Telephoto Lens
IAC Film Collection, East Anglian Film Archive


I’d Be Delighted To! (1932)

Tom Jones (1927)

Steppes of Silence (1926)

“Cynniewink” Sets Sail, The (1929)

Passion’s Toll (1925)

In the Leprous Hands of Lust (1931)

Seductio ad Absurdum (1940)



Biographical Notes:

Also listed as "S. W. Childs, jr." in Movie Makers. From New York City, N.Y.

Married to Cynthia Childs.

Childs died in 1961 at the age of 57.

Bibliographic Resources:

Movie Makers, Feb. 1933, 50.
"S. Winston Childs Jr. Dies at 57; Led Management Company." The New York Times, Nov. 27, 1961.

The S.W. Childs Collection is held by the Yale Film Archive and described in Treasures from the Yale Film Archive Presents: The S.W. Childs, Jr. Collection