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Also Known As: Died: December 17, 1983
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Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Art Director ...


Art Director (feature film)

Blue (1968) as Art Director
A Mexican bandit, part of a gang led by his father, goes on a raid into the U.S. He falls for a beautiful woman and decides to leave his life of crime and settle down with her. Eventually his father and the gang come back for him, and he finds himself torn between his love for the woman and his loyalty to his father and his fellow gang members.
The Odd Couple (1968) as Art Director
A divorced neat freak moves in with his sloppy best friend.
No Way To Treat a Lady (1968) as Exec art dir
A serial killer uses a variety of disguises to get to his victims.
Arizona Bushwhackers (1968) as Art Director
Howard Keel, Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, Marilyn Maxwell, Scott Brady, Brian Donlevy, Barton MacLane, James Craig, & Roy Rogers, Jr. as Roy. A Confederate prisoner of war takes advantage of an opportunity to enlist in the Union army and patrol the Western territories. Narrated by James Cagney.
Project X (1968) as Art Director
A scientist in 2118 sends an amnesiac secret agent''s mind to 1968 to prevent a global germ war.
Will Penny (1968) as Art Director
An Oregon ranchhand finds that his mountain cabin has been appropriated by a woman and her son.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1967) as Art Director
When frogman Ted Jackson discovers a sunken treasure on his last day of Navy life, he decides to go back as a civilian and make himself rich. Unfortunately, there are others after the booty, and the man with the swiveling hips has a fight on his hands.
Fort Utah (1967) as Art Director
John Ireland, Virginia Mayo, Scott Brady, John Russell, Robert Strauss, James Craig, Richard Arlen, Jim Davis, Donald Barry, Harry Lauter. Tom Horn (John Ireland) accompanies a pilgrim wagon train through hostile Indian territory while fighting off white trash renegades.
The President's Analyst (1967) as Art Director
A psychiatrist treating the president becomes a pawn in international espionage.
The Caper of the Golden Bulls (1967) as Art Director
Peter Churchman stopped robbing banks a long time ago and is now living as a wealthy and respected citizen in Pampelona, Spain. But then his former companion Angela appears and blackmails him to help her robbing the Spanish National Bank of Pampelona. He gives in and develops a brilliant plan... Will this be then end of his comfortable life?
Good Times (1967) as Art Director
Singers Sonny and Cher try to find the perfect script for their movie debut.
Hostile Guns (1967) as Art Director
George Montgomery, Yvonne De Carlo, Tab Hunter, Brian Donlevy, John Russell, James Craig, Richard Arlen, & Fuzzy Knight as Buck. Tension mounts as a U.S. marshall and his hot-headed deputy escort a prison wagon with four deadly criminals across the Texas Badlands
Red Tomahawk (1967) as Art Director
The Busy Body (1967) as Art Director
The Spirit Is Willing (1967) as Art Director
Chuka (1967) as Art Director
A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
El Dorado (1967) as Art Director
A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron.
Barefoot in the Park (1967) as Art Director
A free-thinking bride and her conservative groom have trouble adjusting to married life.
Warning Shot (1967) as Art Director
An officer goes on suspension when he shoots a suspect in self defense and the man''''s gun vanishes.
Johnny Reno (1966) as Art Director
Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Agar, Lyle Bettger, Tom Drake, Richard Arlen, Rodd Redwing. U.S. Marshall Dana Andrews must contend with a lynch mob mentality when he rides into Stone Junction, Kansas on a mission of justice.
The Night of the Grizzly (1966) as Art Director
A man-killing grizzly is on the loose on the homestead.
Assault on a Queen (1966) as Art Director
Mercenaries salvage a sunken submarine to rob the Queen Mary at sea.
Apache Uprising (1966) as Art Director
Calhoun must fight both outlaws and indians when his stagecoach, carrying a gold shipment, arrives at a relay station.
Waco (1966) as Art Director
This Property Is Condemned (1966) as Art Director
A small-town girl fights her mother''''s opposition when she falls for a big-city businessman.
The Oscar (1966) as Art Director
An unscrupulous actor fights his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.
The Swinger (1966) as Art Director
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
Paradise--Hawaiian Style (1966) as Art Director
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.
The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966) as Art Director
Nevada Smith (1966) as Art Director
A part-Indian cowboy avenges his parents' murder.
Tickle Me (1965) as Art Director
A singing cowboy signs on with an all-woman dude ranch.
Red Line 7000 (1965) as Art Director
The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée Holly, but before she arrives, he dies in a race. Since she hasn't got the money to travel back, she stays. The young and very ambitious talent Ned Arp joins the team and immediately starts wooing Pat's sister Julie. Third in the team is womanizer Dan McCall, who brings with him his current girlfriend Gabrielle from Paris. So the basic theme of this soap is "Who with whom?"
Harlow (1965) as Art Director
In this story, Harlow starts in the movies as set dressing, the pretty girl who is used for the glamour shots. Refusing to descend to the casting couch for work, she finds that she is soon blacklisted from the industry. But an agent named Arthur sees something in Jean and begins representing her. For a long time, the jobs are scarce and consist mostly of receiving the pie in the face in low budget comedies. But Arthur's belief in Jean never wavers and when she finally graduates to featured roles, the critics say that she cannot act, but she is unforgettable. Polishing the image as the girl next door, but with some fire, she begins her climb to the top and becomes the girl every woman wants to look like and every man wants to have. But her own life is a disaster - unlike her screen life.
Boeing Boeing (1965) as Art Director
A playboy uses airline schedules to maintain "exclusive" relationships with three flight attendants at the same time.
Young Fury (1965) as Art Director
A group of young thugs rides into the town of Dawson and take it over. When the cowardly sheriff is unable to restore control, the parents of the leader must take action. The leader's father is an infamous ex-gunfighter, and he straps his guns on one more time. But will he be forced into a showdown with his own son?
Black Spurs (1965) as Art Director
The Slender Thread (1965) as Art Director
A crisis line volunteer tries to save a woman from suicide.
Billie (1965) as Art Director
A high school girl''''s athletic prowess scandalizes a conservative small town.
Sylvia (1965) as Art Director
A private detective is hired by a wealthy man to uncover his wife''s past, but in the process of investigating the woman the detective falls in love with her.
Town Tamer (1965) as Art Director
A lawyer, avenging his wife''s death, corrals the lawless in western towns.
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as Art Director
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
The Family Jewels (1965) as Art Director
A rich orphan chooses among five look-alike uncles to find a guardian.
Roustabout (1964) as Art Director
A female carnival owner hires a hot-blooded young singer to save her touring show.
The Strangler (1964) as Art Director
A lab technician with low self esteem, brought on by his dominant mother, becomes a serial killer of female nurses.
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964) as Art Director
Cmdr. Draper and Col. McReady are astronauts who are nearly smashed to smithereens by a passing meteor. McReady is killed, but Draper is able to abandon ship. He lands on the dusty, desolate surface of Mars with Mona, the test monkey. Draper befriends an escaped slave named Lundin and eventually learns how to breathe the Martians'' oxygen, eat their food, and drink their water.
Lady in a Cage (1964) as Art Director
A Lady (Olivia De Havilland) gets trapped inside a home elevator after the electricity goes out. During a hot summer day, while she presses a button inside the elevator to summon help from the alley, she unknowingly attracts looters who in turn try hurting her and steal all her personal belongings.
A House Is Not a Home (1964) as Art Director
Story follows the life of Polly Adler, who grew to become one of New York's most successful bordello madams of the 20s.
For Those Who Think Young (1964) as Art Director
Teens fight to keep a wealthy businessman from shutting down their beachside hangout.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Art Director
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
Stage to Thunder Rock (1964) as Art Director
A lawman is forced to capture or kill the outlaw father-and-son team with whom he was raised.
Law of the Lawless (1964) as Art Director
A former gunfighter now a circuit court judge faces his father''s killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.
Where Love Has Gone (1964) as Art Director
Family secrets come to light when a teen-ager murders her mother's lover.
The Patsy (1964) as Art Director
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
The Carpetbaggers (1964) as Art Director
A young tycoon takes Hollywood by storm to quench his thirst for power.
Donovan's Reef (1963) as Art Director
A war veteran in the South Seas tries to salvage a buddy''''s reputation when the man''''s daughter comes calling.
Papa's Delicate Condition (1963) as Art Director
A small-town family man gets into trouble whenever he drinks too much.
Wives and Lovers (1963) as Art Director
A married couple, just barely getting by, has their luck change drastically when the husband finally pens a best-selling novel. But, the "nouveau riche" life becomes less than pleasurable for the wife when the husband becomes a womanizer.
Who's Minding the Store? (1963) as Art Director
Barbara is in love with Norman, the man who looks after her poodle. But she has a secret, she''s the daughter of a wealthy society couple and worth more than Norman will ever make. When her mother, Phoebe, finds out about Barbara''s relationship, she sends Norman to work a series of increasingly humiliating jobs at the family''s department store. Norman tries to please his cruel boss, Mr. Quimby, and win Barbara''s hand in marriage.
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) as Art Director
A shy actor is tormented by fans who think he''''s as charismatic as his television character.
Hud (1963) as Art Director
An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father.
Love With the Proper Stranger (1963) as Art Director
When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
My Six Loves (1963) as Art Director
Successful Broadway star Janice Courtney collapses from exhaustion and is ordered to rest for six weeks at her country home in Connecticut. While there, she meets some people who change her life permanently, and discovers true love and happiness.
Come Blow Your Horn (1963) as Art Director
A big city swinger teaches his sheltered brother how to become a chick magnet.
A New Kind of Love (1963) as Art Director
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
McLintock! (1963) as Art Director
A cattle baron fights to tame the West and his estranged wife.
Fun in Acapulco (1963) as Art Director
A trapeze artist tries to use love to conquer his fear of heights.
The Nutty Professor (1963) as Art Director
A timid chemist discovers a potion that unleashes his sleazy side.
Hatari! (1962) as Art Director
The arrival of a woman upsets a team of hunters capturing animals for the world''''s zoos.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Art Director
An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully.
My Geisha (1962) as Art Director
Paul Robaix (Yves Montand) is a well known director, married to Lucy Dell (Shirley MacLaine), a famous movie star. Robaix wants to make a movie of the classic play Madame Butterfly, but he doesn't want his wife to play the leading part, as in his previous pictures. Producer Sam Lewis (Edward G. Robinson) and Lucy Dell think up a scheme to get her in the picture after all. Lucy disguises as a Geisha, and gets the leading part in the picture. When Robaix finds out he gets so mad, he wants to divorce Lucy...
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) as Art Director
A Hawaiian fisherman is torn between a sexy nightclub singer and a nice girl with a secret.
Hell Is for Heroes (1962) as Art Director
A small U.S. squadron holds off the Nazis in a desperate last stand.
Escape from Zahrain (1962) as Art Director
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962) as Art Director
Eric Erickson, a Swedish oil trader, agrees to spy for the allies against the Nazis. His friends all turn away from him as the image of the collaborator colors all of his business and personal dealings. The action increases as he needs to escape before he is found out.
The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) as Art Director
American undercover agents in Rome during World War II try to thwart the Axis.
It's Only Money (1962) as Art Director
Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family portraits look like him. can't be...can he ?
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962) as Art Director
An American, living in Japan, tries to get a visa back to the States, but when he meets and falls in love with a traditional Japanese girl, he's torn between staying or going.
Blue Hawaii (1961) as Art Director
A Hawaiian playboy defies his possessive mother to take a job with a tourist agency.
One-Eyed Jacks (1961) as Art Director
An outlaw seeks revenge on the old friend who betrayed him.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) as Art Director
A young writer gets caught up in a party girl''''s carefree existence.
Pocketful of Miracles (1961) as Art Director
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
Summer and Smoke (1961) as Art Director
A small-town spinster''''s repressed love for the local rebel spells danger.
On the Double (1961) as Art Director
An American serviceman in World War II is forced to stand in for a British spy.
All in a Night's Work (1961) as Art Director
Colonel Ryder, the publisher of a magazine, dies while on vacation. Tony, his swinging nephew, inherits the magazine and takes over. Presently, the magazine is planning to expand and to do so they need some capital. Tony's trying to arrange a loan through his friend. He is then informed by the hotel detective of the hotel that his uncle died in, that on the night of his death, a woman, wearing only a towel, came out of his room, and ran away before the detective could catch up with her. They suspect that the Colonel was "with" her on the night he died, cause he was smiling when he died. Tony and two of his uncle's confidants are worried that not only if the bank hears of this they will not get the loan but the magazine wholesome image could be tarnished. So they ask the detective to stay around so he could identify her. What they don't know is that the woman is Katie Robbins, one of the magazine's researchers and that she entered the room by "accident". When the detective identifies her and after having a few misconceived conversations with her, they suspect that she is trying to extort them, and she thinks that Tony's a nut.
Blueprint for Robbery (1961) as Art Director
The Ladies' Man (1961) as Art Director
A houseboy creates chaos at a Hollywood hotel for aspiring actresses.
Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961) as Art Director
Two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes in a beachhouse.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Art Director
Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter''s wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer.
The Errand Boy (1961) as Art Director
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
The Rat Race (1960) as Art Director
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
Heller in Pink Tights (1960) as Art Director
Touring actors in the wild West brave Indians and outlaws.
A Breath of Scandal (1960) as Art Director
A European princess jeopardizes her crown when she falls for an American millionaire.
Visit to a Small Planet (1960) as Art Director
Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher's will leaves his planet to visit the Earth, and lands in the backyard of a famous television journalist who doesn't believe in U.F.O's and aliens. Wanting to study humans but not able to fully understand them, Kreton makes a mess out of it, generating a lot of comic situations.
Walk Like a Dragon (1960) as Art Director
A cowboy''''s love for a Chinese slave girl triggers controversy in a Western town.
The Bellboy (1960) as Art Director
An accident-prone bellboy''''s resemblance to Jerry Lewis causes rampant confusion.
CinderFella (1960) as Art Director
The Cinderella story in form of a farce and with a guy in the leading role: Fowler is a clumsy simpleton, who has to care for his step mother and her two stuck-up sons Maximilian and Rupert. Only in the realms of phantasy he can find comfort. One day a good spirit appears to him and helps him to win the heart of the beautiful princess Charmant.
It Started in Naples (1960) as Art Director
An American lawyer trying to settle his brother''''s affairs in Italy falls for one of the man''''s in-laws.
G.I. Blues (1960) as Art Director
An American stationed in Germany bets that he can make an icy entertainer fall for him.
The Black Orchid (1959) as Art Director
An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster''''s widow.
The Young Captives (1959) as Art Director
The Buccaneer (1959) as Art Director
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
The Hangman (1959) as Art Director
A marshal nicknamed "The Hangman" because of his track record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town. However, the man is known and liked in the town, and the citizens band together to try to help him avoid capture.
Don't Give Up the Ship (1959) as Art Director
A newlywed cannot remember what happened to the WWII battleship he commanded.
But Not for Me (1959) as Art Director
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit play starring Ellie and romance her in a May-December affair.
The Jayhawkers! (1959) as Art Director
In the maelstrom of Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawks.
The Five Pennies (1959) as Art Director
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
That Kind of Woman (1959) as Art Director
A kept woman falls in love with a young paratrooper during the final days of World War II.
The Trap (1959) as Art Director
Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit from the country. Ralph's arrival has a profound effect on his estranged father, the sheriff; his brother Tip, an alcoholic deputy; and his ex-sweetheart Linda, now married to Tip. Tension builds as a small army of gangsters takes over the town. Then the situation abruptly changes...
Career (1959) as Art Director
A struggling Broadway actor suffers the ups and downs of trying to make it big, and soon learns the ropes of having to play hardball to get he wants.
Alias Jesse James (1959) as Art Director
An insurance agent lands in hot water when people mistake him for the infamous western outlaw.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) as Art Director
A Western Marshall discovers the man who raped and murdered his wife is his best friend''''s son.
Li'l Abner (1959) as Art Director
The residents of Dogpatch fight to persuade the government not to use their town as a nuclear testing ground.
The Space Children (1958) as Art Director
A glowing brain-like creature arrives on a beach near a rocket test site via a teleportation beam. The alien communicates telepathically with the children of scientists. The kids start doing the alien's bidding as the adults try to find out what's happening to their unruly offspring.
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958) as Art Director
A small-town repairman takes in his childhood sweetheart''''s triplets and is mistaken for their father.
As Young as We Are (1958) as Art Director
The Geisha Boy (1958) as Art Director
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
Vertigo (1958) as Art Director
A detective falls for the mysterious woman he''''s been hired to tail.
The Matchmaker (1958) as Art Director
A matchmaker falls for the man she is supposed to help find a wife.
Maracaibo (1958) as Art Director
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958) as Art Director
A young bride suspects her husband has been replaced by a space invader.
King Creole (1958) as Art Director
A singer with a criminal past gets drawn back into the mob.
Desire Under the Elms (1958) as Art Director
A fiery immigrant falls in love with her aging husband''''s brooding young son.
The Colossus of New York (1958) as Art Director
Jeremy Spensser, genius humanitarian, is killed in an accident just after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. His father William, a brilliant brain surgeon, works on the body in secret before burial; later revealing to his other son Henry that he has the brain on life support and hopes to encase it in a robot body! The resulting being is large, strong, and develops many strange powers. Initially it has Jeremy's gentle personality but this, too, begins to change, and a year later it decides to end its long seclusion... Unusual piano music score.
Houseboat (1958) as Art Director
An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.
Teacher's Pet (1958) as Art Director
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
Spanish Affair (1958) as Art Director
Hot Spell (1958) as Art Director
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
Wild Is the Wind (1958) as Art Director
A woman marries her late sister''''s husband but finds true love with his son from an earlier marriage.
The Party Crashers (1958) as Art Director
St. Louis Blues (1958) as Art Director
Musical biopic about the life of legendary bluesman W.C. Handy.
Hear Me Good (1957) as Art Director
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Art Director
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
The Buster Keaton Story (1957) as Art Director
The Delicate Delinquent (1957) as Art Director
Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too.
Short Cut to Hell (1957) as Art Director
A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he kidnaps the girlfriend of the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.
The Lonely Man (1957) as Art Director
An outlaw tries to make peace with his estranged son.
Three Violent People (1957) as Art Director
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
Funny Face (1957) as Art Director
A fashion photographer turns a Greenwich Village unknown into an international supermodel.
Omar Khayyam (1957) as Art Director
Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Art Director
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
Fear Strikes Out (1957) as Art Director
Major League star Jimmy Piersall fights to save his sanity.
The Sad Sack (1957) as Art Director
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
Loving You (1957) as Art Director
Elvis Presley plays Deke Rivers, a gas station attendent who is discoverd by publicist Glenda Markle (Lizabeth Scott) and country-western musician Tex Warner (Wendell Corey) who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, first by changing Deke's name to Jimmy Tompkins, and giving him every break he deserves.
The Tin Star (1957) as Art Director
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
Beau James (1957) as Art Director
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
The Devil's Hairpin (1957) as Art Director
The Proud and Profane (1956) as Art Director
The Court Jester (1956) as Art Director
A traveling actor is mistaken for a medieval rebel.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Art Director
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as Art Director
The Mountain (1956) as Art Director
Brother mountain climbers clash over how to deal with the survivor of a plane crash.
Hollywood or Bust (1956) as Art Director
Two half-wits drive cross country to Hollywood in their search for stardom.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Art Director
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Rainmaker (1956) as Art Director
A fake rainmaker melts the heart of a Kansas spinster while trying to save the town''s crops.
Pardners (1956) as Art Director
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father''''s best friend.
Artists and Models (1956) as Art Director
A struggling artist uses his roommate''''s dreams to create a hit comic book.
That Certain Feeling (1956) as Art Director
When Larry Larkin's syndicate complains that his comic strip isn't as amusing as it once was, he calls in neourotic ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. But things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin's secratery and soon-to-
The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956) as Art Director
After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. Several hypnotic sessions explore the life and death of Murphy, a 19th Century Irish lady who lived in Cork and Belfast from 1798 to 1864. The Doctor then attempts to verify if Bridey Murphy really existed.
The Vagabond King (1956) as Art Director
In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. The king, recognizing Villon's power over the people, proposes that Villon defend Paris against Burgundy and help uncover traitors in the court. Burgundy is routed, and France is reunited, but the king reminds Villon he must pay for his earlier crimes against the court with his life.
Anything Goes (1956) as Art Director
The members of a song-and-dance duo promise the lead in their next show to two different women.
The Leather Saint (1956) as Art Director
Episcopalian minister Gil Allen (John Derek) keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley (Richard Shannon.) Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe (Paul Douglas) offers to get him some bouts but, spurred by the need for a new iron lung and a swimming pool in his community, Gil takes on a fight, without disclosing his true profession, and knocks out his opponent with one punch. This impresses Pearl Gorman (Jody Lawrence), girl friend of fight promoter Tony Lorenzo (Cesar Romero.) Pearl was a promising singer until her fiance, a boxer, died in the ring but is now on the bottle. She drinks more heavily when Gil ignores her. Gil is about to quit boxing but when Father Ritchie (Ernest Truex) informs him that a down payment has already been made on the iron lung, he continues. He explains his winnings from his fights to Father Ritchie as donations from a friend in the leather business. Pearl learns his true identity and, through his influence, quits drinking. Gil one-punches his way to enough wins to pay off the iron lung and build a swimming pool for the Boys Club---girls couldn't swim in 1956---and the only surprise in this overdose of sweetness is that Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald didn't show up for the swimming pool dedication.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) as Art Director
International spies kidnap a doctor''''s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
The Rose Tattoo (1955) as Art Director
A grieving widow embarks on a new romance when she discovers her late husband had been cheating on her.
To Catch a Thief (1955) as Art Director
A retired cat burglar fights to clear himself of a series of Riviera robberies committed in his style.
3 Ring Circus (1955) as Art Director
A pair of war veterans wreak havoc when they join the circus.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as Art Director
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they''''re holding hostage.
You're Never Too Young (1955) as Art Director
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
Lucy Gallant (1955) as Art Director
A fashion designer sacrifices happiness to build a string of clothing stores.
The Seven Little Foys (1955) as Art Director
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
Strategic Air Command (1955) as Art Director
A baseball star takes to the air to help plan the U.S.'''' aerial defense.
Hell's Island (1955) as Art Director
Conquest of Space (1955) as Art Director
Run for Cover (1955) as Art Director
An ex-convict trying to go straight gets caught up in a train robbery.
We're No Angels (1955) as Art Director
After escaping Devil''''s Island, three offbeat prisoners help a goodhearted family outwit a scheming relative.
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955) as Art Director
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
The Girl Rush (1955) as Art Director
The Trouble with Harry (1955) as Art Director
A corpse creates a world of trouble for several passersby who each believe they may have caused the death.
The Far Horizons (1955) as Art Director
Romanticized version of Lewis and Clarks voyage of discovery through the American West.
The Country Girl (1955) as Art Director
While trying to help her husband make a comeback, an alcoholic singer''''s wife fights her love for another man.
Secret of the Incas (1954) as Art Director
An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled starburst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the treasure is returned. The natives want it but so does Harry Steele (Charlton Heston), an American adventurer of slightly-shady ways who wants it for personal gain, as does his adversary (Thomas Mitchell), a grizzled old man even more into skullduggery than Steele. The latter teams up with Elena Antonescu (Nicole Maurey), an Iron Curtain refugee fleeing from the MKVD. She can help him get a plane and he can help her escape Peru for the relative safety of Mexico.Is there a chance they will end up in a bickering love-hate relationship?...Is there a chance an American archaelogist, Dr. Stanley Moorehead (Robert Young), will come along as one corner of a romantic triangle?...Is there a chance that Yma Sumac (billed third on the posters and ads and special billed in the film), who can't act but can sing, will sing a few songs?...Is there a chance that these trite-sounding questions will develop into a film that is far from trite and vastly entertaining? Dang right, there is. Check it out.
Alaska Seas (1954) as Art Director
Robert Ryan and Brian Keith, vastly under-rated actors, take a B-potboiler and make it appear to actually be something more. Matt Baker (Robert Ryan), a nere-do-well adventurer, gets out of jail and skips/sails away on his boat without paying for the storage and repairs. Back in his hometown, he is hired by his old friend Jim Kimmerly (Brian Keith), head of the Salmon fishermen who have formed a canning cooperative, and are battling against an organized gang that rob the fishing traps regulary. Matt gets into a jam and needs money, so he joins the raiders, although his friend Jim, unaware of his duplicity, keeps covering for him among the other fishermen. The two men are also vying for the favors of Nicky (Jan Sterling.)
Elephant Walk (1954) as Art Director
A rich planter''''s young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
About Mrs. Leslie (1954) as Art Director
An aging woman recalls the affair that consumed her life.
Jivaro (1954) as Art Director
At Rio Galdez's remote Brazilian trading post live assorted outcast Americans and Europeans, including Jerry Russell, ex-engineer who became obsessed with the Jivaro headhunters' treasure, quit his job, and took up with the bottle and local girl Maroa. But he still gets letters from his nominal fiancée in California, and unexpectedly the shapely, glamorous Alice Parker arrives, expecting to marry a rich planter. Disillusioned, Alice is almost ready to fall into Rio's arms when news comes that Jerry is missing in Jivaro country...
Living It Up (1954) as Art Director
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
Rear Window (1954) as Art Director
A photographer with a broken leg uncovers a murder while spying on the neighbors in a nearby apartment building.
The Naked Jungle (1954) as Art Director
A mail-order bride faces the perils of life in the Amazon jungle, including a horde of soldier ants.
Forever Female (1954) as Art Director
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
Money from Home (1954) as Art Director
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
White Christmas (1954) as Art Director
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
Red Garters (1954) as Art Director
A musical about a man, Jason Carberry, who rides into a frontier town looking for his brother's killer, but is surprised to find everyone in the town is celebrating his kin's death and, for that matter, gunplay in general. He eventually discovers the murderer and each man swears to shoot down the other in a gunfight. However, their girlfriends team up to put an end to the bloodshed.
Knock on Wood (1954) as Art Director
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
Sabrina (1954) as Art Director
Two wealthy brothers fall for the chauffeur's daughter.
Casanova's Big Night (1954) as Art Director
A tailor''''s apprentice fills in for the famed Italian lover.
Little Boy Lost (1953) as Art Director
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Art Director
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
Pony Express (1953) as Art Director
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickcok fight to create a pony express route in California.
The Stooge (1953) as Art Director
A failed singer takes on a comedian to create a team act.
Shane (1953) as Art Director
A mysterious drifter helps farmers fight off a vicious gunman.
Those Redheads from Seattle (1953) as Art Director
Thunder in the East (1953) as Art Director
During India's first years of independence from Britain, Steve Gibbs lands his armaments loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich. Pacifist Prime Minister Singh hopes to reach an agreement with guerilla leader Khan, the maharajah is a fool, and the British residents are living in the past. Steve's love interest is Joan Willoughby, the blind daughter of a parson.
Tropic Zone (1953) as Art Director
The Vanquished (1953) as Art Director
A Southern States official returns home after the Civil War and has to see that in his village the law is in the hands of a few scrupoulos people.
The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953) as Art Director
In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard (Leo Genn), a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria (Dorothy Bromley), Hester (Audrey Dalton) and Violet (Joan Elan), along with the housekeeper, Thelma (Elsa Lancaster), who has raised the girls since childhood. Other than their father, the girls have never seen another man. Halyard is informed that 1500 U.S. Marines will soon arrive to establish an air base on the island. Halyard is rather apprehensive over the prospect of his daughters, who have never met another man, being thrown together with 1500 Marines who haven't seen a woman in months.
Sangaree (1953) as Art Director
Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr.Carlos Morales (Fernando Lamas), the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby (lester Mathews), and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby (Arlene Dahl)who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiance, Harvey Bristol (John Sutton) and his father, Dr. Bristol (Francis L. Sullivan), who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix.
Scared Stiff (1953) as Art Director
A singer and his sidekick help an heiress who''''s inherited a haunted mansion.
Road to Bali (1953) as Art Director
Two song-and-dance men on the run dive for treasure while competing for a beautiful princess.
Houdini (1953) as Art Director
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
Arrowhead (1953) as Art Director
An Army scout and an Indian chief resolve their differences in single combat.
Jamaica Run (1953) as Art Director
Promoter William Montague (Patric Knowles) wants to buy the estate owned by the Daceys, Mrs. Dacey (Carroll McComas)and her daughter Ena (Arlene Dahl) and son Todd (Wendell Corey), in order to build a resort hotel. When they turn him down, he produces a couple of distant relatives, Janice (Laura Elliott) and Robert Clayton (Michael Moore), and sets about to prove that the estate rightfully belongs to them. The identity of the rightful heirs is thought to be buried in a sunken ship off of the Jamaican shore and the search begins, led by a schooner skipper, Patrick Fairlie (Rayy Milland), who is in love with Ena.
The Stars Are Singing (1953) as Art Director
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska (Amma Maria Alberghetti) jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning immigration policy and department when this was filmed---and the search is on. Katri's only possessions are a ten-dollar bill and a letter to her parents' old friend, Jan Poldi (Lauritz Melchior), a former Metropolitan Opera star. She finds him in a shabby Greenwich Village apartment. His neighbors in the apartment house are three Broadway hopefuls; pop singer Terry Brennan (Rosemary Clooney), hoofer Buddy Fraser (Tom Morton) and Homer Tirdell (Bob Williams) and his talented dog Red Dust. (Pardon me, make that four Broadway hopefuls counting the dog.) When Terry hears Katri's magnificent singing voice, she scurries around New York to get her an audition and succeeds in getting her a spot on Don Wilson's televised amatuer hour. She wins the contest but unwittingly reveals her true identity as an illegal alien, which causes the arrest of Poldi, Wilson and Dave (John Archer), Terry's lawyer boyfriend. Katri faces deportation.
Come Back, Little Sheba (1953) as Art Director
A mismatched couple's marital problems come to the surface when the husband develops an interest in their pretty boarder.
Roman Holiday (1953) as Art Director
A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity.
The Caddy (1953) as Art Director
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''''s taught everything.
Stalag 17 (1953) as Art Director
A cynical serviceman in a World War II POW camp has to prove he''''s not an informer.
Off Limits (1953) as Art Director
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
Flight to Tangier (1953) as Art Director
At the Tangier airport, a group of people await the arrival of a mysterious plane from behind the Iron Curtain. The reception committee includes Susan, an American; Gil Walker, a free-booting pilot; Danzer, a black market operator; and Danzer's girlfriend, Nicki. The plane crashes and burns. No survivors are found, nor are any corpses. Soon the search begins for a missing courier worth $3 million.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Art Director
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Botany Bay (1953) as Art Director
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
My Son John (1952) as Art Director
A woman suspects her son is a Communist spy.
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Art Director
The Savage (1952) as Art Director
Charlton Heston, Susan Morrow, Peter Hanson, Joan Taylor, Richard Rober, Milburn Stone, Ted De Corsia, & Donald Porter as Running Dog. A white man raised as an Indian by the Sioux is torn between loyalty to his adopted tribe and his true heritage when a minor feud between the cavalry and the Sioux erupts into warfare.
The Atomic City (1952) as Art Director
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist''''s son.
The Turning Point (1952) as Art Director
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
Caribbean (1952) as Art Director
Something to Live For (1952) as Art Director
Denver & Rio Grande (1952) as Art Director
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
Sailor Beware (1952) as Art Director
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
Jumping Jacks (1952) as Art Director
Hap Smith, nightclub entertainer, has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army: with lovely new partner Betsy Carter, Hap plays a clownish parody of a soldier. Meanwhile, Chick is organizing a soldier show at Fort Benning and finds he needs his old partner's help. To get onto the base, Hap impersonates a hapless real soldier, Dogface Dolan; but circumstances force them to prolong the masquerade, creating an increasingly tangled Army-sized snafu.
Carrie (1952) as Art Director
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
Red Mountain (1952) as Art Director
Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Jeff Corey, James Bell, Bert Freed, Neville Brand, Whit Bissell, Jay Silver Heels, Iron Eyes Cody. Rebel captain Alan Ladd rides west to Colorado to join Quantrell''s Raiders but changes sides when he discovers the ugly truth about the infamous marauder.
Just for You (1952) as Art Director
Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take his kids on a vacation and get to know them before they are all grown up. Is Jordan already too late?
Son of Paleface (1952) as Art Director
In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. Throw in Russell as "Mike", the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on her trail.
Hurricane Smith (1952) as Art Director
Hurricane Smith and his marooned sailors escape from a South Seas island by stealing the ship of Capt. Raikes who's come to the island in search of slaves. Smith sails the ship to Australia where he charters it to Harry Gorvahlsen and Dr. Whitmore who claim to be studying flora and fauna. To fill out his crew, Smith "shanghais" Capt. Raikes who, by this time, has also made his way to Australia. During the course of the voyage, it becomes clear that Gorvahlsen and Whitmore are actually in search of a cache of gold that's been hidden on a South Seas island. Smith also seeks this gold, which he considers his own, as does Capt. Raikes. Complicating this 3-way rivalry is a growing shipboard romance between Smith and Dr. Whitmore's beautiful daughter, Luana. Events reach a violent climax when the treasure-island is finally reached.
Anything Can Happen (1952) as Art Director
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Art Director
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Art Director
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Art Director
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
Passage West (1951) as Supv art dir
Peking Express (1951) as Art Director
Detective Story (1951) as Art Director
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Art Director
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Submarine Command (1951) as Art Director
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
Darling, How Could You! (1951) as Art Director
Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.
Molly (1951) as Art Director
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Art Director
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Silver City (1951) as Art Director
Ace in the Hole (1951) as Art Director
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.
That's My Boy (1951) as Art Director
The Mating Season (1951) as Art Director
A woman pretends to be a cleaning lady to get to know her son's high-society in-laws.
When Worlds Collide (1951) as Art Director
Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon.
Rhubarb (1951) as Art Director
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) as Art Director
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
Dear Brat (1951) as Art Director
Blue Skies (1946) as Art Director
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
You Came Along (1945) as Art Director
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
A Medal for Benny (1945) as Art Director
Ministry of Fear (1944) as Art Director
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Art Director
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
And the Angels Sing (1944) as Art Director
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
Double Indemnity (1944) as Art Director
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
China (1943) as Asst art dir
Shortly before Pearl Harbor, American opportunist Jones and partner Johnny are in China to sell oil to the invading Japanese army. Cynical about the sufferings of the Chinese, Jones meets compassionate teacher Carolyn Grant while travelling cross-country to Shanghai. Sparks fly between these strong-willed characters, neither budging an inch. But when Jones witnesses a Japanese atrocity, his feelings toward his customers (and Carolyn) begin to change...

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