J. Peverell Marley

J. Peverell Marley


J. Peverell Marley
Film: North side of the 6800 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born Aug. 14, 1901 in San Jose, CA
Died 1964 in Santa Barbara, CA

J. Peverell Marley was Linda Darnell's first husband and the cameraman for several acclaimed films, including "The Ten Commandments" (1923), "Life With Father" (1947) and "Of Human Bondage" (1946).

Marley did the camerawork for Darnell's first screen test and movies, and the two married in Las Vegas in 1943. Marley had previously been married to Linda Basquette, a dancer, and actress Virginia Ruth McAdoo.

Some of his other credits as a cinematographer are "King of Kings" (1927), "Night and Day" (1946) and the 1926 film "The Volga Boatmen."

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    Academy Awards

    Year Category Work
    1938 Best Cinematography Suez Nomination
    1947 Best Cinematography - Color Life With Father Nomination*
    * A joint nomination shared with other people.

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