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Longtime Hollywood Cinematographer, began his showbiz career as a jazz drummer, literally growing up on a sound stage.
The California native began his career as a jazz drummer. He played
with clarinetist, Jack
Schaeffer in the Gages Rages Dixieland band, toured the United States
and Canada for
many years with Phil Moore's Big Band, playing opening day at
regularly for several years and performed on the Steve Allen
was Tympanist in the Huntington Symphony Orchestra under the
direction of Paramount
Studios conductor, Constantine Bakaleinikoff. Sang bass in the Spartan
under Dr. Jeffers, performed live on Los Angeles Radio and recorded
Randy formed a folk group playing the long neck Vega banjo along with
Bruce Andre. Was
a session musician recording and playing gigs with the well known blues
song writer Dave Ingram.
Randall has had a long successful career as Hollywood
cinematographer, working for the
major studios. He has worked on many well know musical films as Hal
Ashby's Bound For
Glory (Oscar: Cinematography 1976), The Buddy Holly
Story, You Light Up My Life, Foxes,
Stony Island, Welcome To L.A. and Neil Diamond: Love
at the Greek. He has shot commercials with some of the greats as
Stevie Wonder, Billy Preston, Herbie Hancock and Lena Horne at the
Robinson was president of the Society of Operating Cameramen,
founder, publisher and
editor of the Operating Cameraman Magazine.