Karl Brown


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Karl Brown (December 26, 1896 – March 25, 1990) was a pioneer American cinematographer who had a close association with director D. W. Griffith during the early part of his career. Brown also became a noteworthy director and screenwriter.

Brown's first entertainment-related job, while still in his teens, was working at a development lab for the Kinemacolor Film Company in Los Angeles. ... more »

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  • ''They killed the man I was. All that's left is the will to hate and to destroy.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to his daughter, when she...
  • ''Strange that I should have no fear of dying? Well, I have lived so long questioning the unknown, that this plunge into its depths is only the last and perhaps the greatest of my experiments.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to the priest, the night ...
  • ''You who have condemned me, I know your kind. Your forebears poisoned Socrates, burned Joan of Arc, hanged, tortured all those whose only offense was to bring light into darkness.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to the jury who have foun...
  • ''My dear Mr. District Attorney, your law is shockingly bad. I have the perfect alibi. I am legally dead. Your business is with the living.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, when the District Attorne...
  • ''They won't come to learn, only to stare. I'll be a freak in a sideshow: Lazarus the Second! Fifty cents to look, a dollar to touch.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to his assistant, who sug...
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