Friday, February 12, 2010

RIP José Ortiz Ramos



Cinematographer José Ortiz Ramos died on 16 December 2009. Ortiz Ramos was born in Michoacán in November 1911, and entered the film industry in the late 1930s as an assistant cameraman. He became a director of photography in 1940, and eventually earned nearly 250 screen credits, retiring in the early 1990s. Among the famous films featuring the photography of Ortiz Ramos: Nosotros los pobres, Una familia de tantas, Susana, Pulgarcito, Santo vs. las mujeres vampiro, El barón del terror, La casta divina, and Los años de Greta. He was nominated for four Best Photography Arieles: El camino de la vida, La casta divina, Toña Machetes and El
Maleficio II.


RAMOS, José Ortiz
Born: November 16, 1911, Tacámbaro, Michoacán, Mexico
Died: December 16, 2009, Michoacán, Mexico


José Ortiz Ramos' westerns – cinematographer:
Beautiful Michoacán – 1943
El siete Machos – 1951
My Brother the Outlaw – 1951
Poker de ases – 1952
Los margaritos – 1956
The Last Rebel – 1958
Una bala es mi testigo – 1960
Tres balas perdidas – 1961
Vuelven los cinco halcones – 1962
El revólver sangriento – 1964
La conquista de El Dorado – 1965
Alma grande – 1966
Duelo de pistoleros – 1966
Sangre en Rio Bravo – 1966
Juan Pistolas – 1966
Seven Guns for Seven Bandits – 1967
'El pistolero desconocido' (El comandante Tijerina) – 1967
Los amores de Juan Charrasqueado – 1968
With My Guns – 1968
Todo el horizonte para moris – 1971
La Martina 1972
Guns and Guts – 1974
Charrito – 1984

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