Beginning in 1940, he started working for Columbia for 20 years and is most associated with that studio for not only his portrait photography but also his set stills for many classic films. Some of the films he worked on include: "Vertigo", "The Birds," "Our Town", "Algiers", and "Cover Girl."
He died on July 3, 1990 in Canoga Park, California. He is burried in Los Angeles at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Here are some examples of his work:
A unique Halloween one of Dusty Anderson and the back of the photo below:
Some of his later work in the late 50s of Kim Novak below:
"That Hamilton Woman" gave Coburn a chance to recreate a painting of the real Emma Hamilton by George Romney below:
Below are some examples of the front and back of photos that include various ink stamps used for Coburn:
Starlet Jean Carmen.