November 2023

Victor J. Kemper, ASC — A Fitting Candidate for Kudos

Editor’s note: This profile was originally published in AC Feb. 1998. Kemper died at the age of 96 on Nov 27, 2023. A full memorial piece will soon be available. Over the past 27 years, director of photography Victor J. Kemper, ASC has compiled 52 major feature film credits. His eclectic body of work ranges from stark drama to outrageous comedy, and includes such diverse titles as Husbands, They Might Be Giants, The Candidate (see AC Sept. 1972), The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Dog Day Afternoon, Stay Hungry (AC Feb. '76), Audrey Rose, Slap Shot, Oh God!, The Jerk, The Four Seasons, Mr. Mom, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Clue (AC Jan. '86), Author! Author!, See No Evil, Hear No Evil(AC July '89), Beethoven, and Jingle All the Way. In honor of...more

Victor Kemper ASC


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