Alvin Wyckoff

Alvin Wyckoff (July 3, 1877 July 30, 1957) was an American cinematographer who worked on more than 80 films between 1914 and 1945.

Alvin Wyckoff
Alvin Wyckoff, 1942
Born(1877-07-03)July 3, 1877
New York City, New York, US
DiedJuly 30, 1957(1957-07-30) (aged 80)
Years active1914–1945

Several of Wyckoff's films had sequences filmed in the early Handschiegl Color Process, originally billed as the "DeMille-Wyckoff Process". Wyckoff also worked with DeMille to develop the Lasky-lighting technique, which made selective lighting possible.[1][2]

Partial filmography


  1. "He Is a True Artist". theasc. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  2. "Retrospective 2014: Aesthetics of Shadow". Retrieved January 9, 2014.
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