Thanks to all who have provided information and memories for this site.  Added thanks to all who have sent in names of people who served at APC.  These members have been added to the APC Personnel Roster.  We're looking for names of people who worked, served or appeared at APC.

"I am sending this information in for my father (Ralph T. Kuehn, Television Specialist, 1961-1962, He was so pleased to see your web site since he has wonderful memories of his time there and has made lifelong friendships. Therefore, I wanted to get him a listing on your personnel section.  Thank you," /s/Karla Baranski

Special thanks to Ethel Halpin, whose Astoria experience dates from the Paramount days.  

Appreciation to Debra Lipkowitz who supplied information about her father, Joe Lipkowitz, who served at the Army studio from its beginning in 1942 to its closure in 1970.

And more thanks to Kathleen Garrity Jorgensen of Winthorp, Maine, for sending in names of her father, Thomas F. Garrity, and grandfather, Matthew F. Scholler.  She wrote that both had worked "at the Army Pictorial Center in Astoria. I remember going there as a young child."

Thanks also to Laurie Rader Siegel for confirming the identification of Abraham Alfred Skall.  Information posted here is from many sources and memories, and additions and corrections are always welcome.

Report for duty: Names of the artists, technicians and professionals who created, distributed and preserved the Army's motion picture record from 1942 to 1970 are listed at Personnel Roster.  If you or someone you know served at SCPC/APC, send information to add them to the Personnel Roster.

Many people have asked for help, for information about military photography and photographic units or to contact other people.  To see our Help page, click here;

Many people have asked for help, to get information about military films and about photographic units or to contact other people.  Be sure to check the Help page by clicking here. 

If you have a request for help, send an e-mail by clicking here.

Thanks to these people for contributing to this site:


Richard E. Goodwin

Ed Becenti

Richard Krachun

Michael Guttilla

Robinson B. Brown

Frank Michael Glowski

Michael Wiater

Kent Hughes

Judy Llamas

George M. Kotuby

Les Hanson

Robert P. Anzuoni

Donald Fedynak

William Rogers

Richard Robinson

Paul Roales

Stephen E. Brittenham

Frank Michael Glowski

Bill Pedersen

Charles W. Gardner

John A. Bessey

Brett Nordgren
Karla Baranski
Finis E. Schneider
Kenneth B. Butler

Howard Rieder
Richard A. Green
Paul Schaum
Tom Sullivan
Bob Holcombe
Richard A. Wright
George R. Cash
Jim O'Donnell
Clem James
Barry Flynn
Robert J. Santoro
John Armstrong
Carl Mueller
Harold Moore
Ron Feilen
Mike Rodgers
Herb Greene

Saul Frisch
Al Lawrow
Don Kincaid
Richard A. Schaefer

Steven R. Gilman
Albert V. Spratley
Charles L. Chosewood
Jim Nowell
Paul Katz
Jack Townsend
Robert C. Jones
T. Adams
Jerry Pronovost
Bob Thomsen
Joseph A. Flaherty, Jr.
Bonnie Johnson
Howard Beckerman
Carol Taylor
Grace A. Prusik
Calvin Fraley
Gerald J. Brown
Lou Johnson
Gerry Rosenblatt
Thomas H. Adams
Jim Nowell
William E. Poulos
Jack Lyner

Joseph M. Kornfeld
Jerry Ragone

Bruce Hugo

George Boettcher, Jr.
Selwyn Shelby
Ethel Halpin
Stanley F. Klein
Bart Oldenburg
Jerald W. Martin
Raymond Amoroso, Jr.
Richard H. Shortt
Robert J. Ciszek
J. D. Mason
Robert McCruden
Joseph Gizowsky
John TomChek
Howard Bahlburg
Robert H Lehner
William J. Strube
Roger C. Damm
George "Tom" Barker
Casimir "Pete" Petekiewicz
Willard Jansen
Ray "Jake" Jacobs
Edward G. Kane
Robert M. Tunick

Robert E. "Bud" Wandrey
James E. Long
Dave Cross
Alan Rosac
George Craig
John Crawford
James Carrozo
Bernard C. D'Andrea
James B. Burrus
Jack Grodensky
Jack Rubin
Mal Sharpe
Herman Korman
Joseph A. Wolak
Wm. Hunter Low, Jr.
Roy Wasser
Edith Fendell Morris 
Sidney J. Pollack
Mark H. Carlton
Louis J. DiGiusto, III
Robert M. Rosenthal
Johnny Olnick
Joseph Scrabonia
Joel Montague
Dave Baseler


Updated July 10, 2016, and March 7 and June 11, 2019.


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