Robert L. Surtees Historical

Robert L. Surtees Historical (HM1UK4)

Location: Covington, KY 41011 Kenton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 5.086', W 84° 31.209'

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1906 - 1985

This famous cinematographer won three Academy Awards during a 54-year career in the motion picture business. Surtees, a Covington native, distinguished himself as a specialist in color photography. He won Academy Awards for "King Solomon's Mines" (1950), "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952), and "Ben-Hur" (1959). See over. 

Academy Award Winner - Surtees spent early years, 1928-30, in Germany perfecting his craft, then returned to the United States. This Director of Photography received sixteen Academy Award nominations. Among his film credits are "Oklahoma," "Doctor Dolittle," "The Graduate," "Summer of '42," "The Last Picture Show," and "The Sting." Died in Monterey, California, 1985. Over.
HM NumberHM1UK4
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1991
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 714491 N 4329110
Decimal Degrees39.08476667, -84.52015000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.086', W 84° 31.209'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 5.16" N, 84° 31' 12.54" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-563 Philadelphia St, Covington KY 41011, US
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