Jerome Hill

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      • March 2, 1905 in St. Paul, Minnesota
      • November 21, 1972

      Jerome Hill (March 2, 1905 – November 21, 1972) was an American filmmaker and artist. He was educated at Yale, where he drew covers, caricatures and cartoons for campus humor magazine The Yale Record. His 1950 documentary Grandma Moses, written and narrated by Archibald MacLeish, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Two-reel. He won the 1957 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for his film Albert Schweitzer. In addition to making films, he was a painter and composer. His last film, the autobiographical Film Portrait (1973), was added to the National Film Registry in 2003. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jerome Hill, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​