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Joseph H. August

Born: Apr 26, 1890

Death: Sep 25, 1947

Birthplace: Idaho Springs

Profession: Cinematographer

Nationality: United States

Joseph H. August

Date of Birth : Apr 26, 1890
Date of Death : Sep 25, 1947
Birth Place : Idaho Springs

Joseph H. August, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer and co-founder of the American Society of Cinematographers. His films included Gunga Din for which he was nominated for Academy Award for Best Cinematography, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Devil and Daniel Webster, and Portrait of Jennie. He died in 1947 shortly after completing filming of Portrait of Jennie. He received his second Oscar nomination, posthumously, for this film.


  • Cinematographer

Also known as

  • Joseph August
  • Joseph A. August
  • Joe August
  • Joseph H. August, A.S.C.
  • Joe
  • Joseph H. August Lt. Comdr. U.S.N.R.


  • Joseph A. August Jr.
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