Karl Freund Overview:

Director, Karl Freund, was born on Jan 16, 1890 in K?niginhof, Austria-Hungary. Freund died at the age of 79 on May 3, 1969 in Santa Monica, CA .



Karl Freund was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Cinematography for The Good Earth in 1937.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1937Best CinematographyThe Good Earth (1937)N/AWon
1941Best CinematographyThe Chocolate Soldier (1941)N/ANominated

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The Mummy (1932, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 18, 2014 From The Stop Button

The Mummy is a strange horror movie. While there?s a definite villain?a monster?in Boris Karloff?s resurrected mummy, he poses a danger specifically to only one cast member?Zita Johann. She?s the reincarnation of his lost love and her exact importance to him isn?t clear until the last act. There?s a... Read full article

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Karl Freund Facts
Head cinematographer for many years on the "I Love Lucy" (1951) Show.

Member of A.S.C. (American Society of Cinematographers).

Weighed 360 pounds.

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