Hal Mohr was a cinematographer who twice won Academy Awards.
Mohr began his Hollywood career in 1915. He filmed the first talking movie, "Jazz Singer," which starred Al Jolson.
He won his first Oscar for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1935) and a second for his cinematography in the 1943 version of "Phantom of the Opera."
He was a former president of the American Society of Cinematographers and at the time of his death was a member of the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
|1935||Best Cinematography||A Midsummer Night's Dream||Win|
|1943||Best Cinematography - Color||The Phantom of the Opera||Win*|
|1953||Best Cinematography - Black and White||The Four Poster||Nomination|