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Robert Usher

Robert Usher


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Cast (feature film)

Shattered Image (1994)
When a former model arranges the kidnapping of her husband for the ransom money, he is accidentally killed. Months later, she receives a mysterious call from a man claiming to be her husband, and she fears that he discovered her scheme and faked his death.

Art Director (feature film)

Vendetta (1950) as Art Director
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947) as Art Director
When he loses his job, a middle-aged bookkeeper goes out on the town.
The Chase (1946) as Art Director
Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman, a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot virtually starts all over again...
Till We Meet Again (1944) as Art Director
Practically Yours (1944) as Art Director
China (1943) as Art Director
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...
No Time for Love (1943) as Art Director
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Art Director
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
The Lady Has Plans (1942) as Art Director
Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale.
Road to Morocco (1942) as Art Director
Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they're caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess.
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Art Director
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
Louisiana Purchase (1941) as Art supv
A bumbling young politician gets caught between grifters and a senator investigating corruption.
Road to Zanzibar (1941) as Art Director
A lady con artist scams two out-of-work entertainers into financing a safari.
Victory (1941) as Art Director
Hold Back the Dawn (1941) as Art Director
A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.
Nothing But the Truth (1941) as Art Director
A businessman bets he can tell the truth for 24 hours.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Art Director
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
The Mad Doctor (1941) as Art Director
Arise, My Love (1940) as Art Director
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
Rangers of Fortune (1940) as Art Director
The Ghost Breakers (1940) as Art Director
A radio broadcaster running from the mob helps an heiress deal with her family''''s haunted mansion.
Those Were the Days! (1940) as Art Director
Adventure in Diamonds (1940) as Art Director
Midnight (1939) as Art Director
An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.
Zaza (1939) as Art Director
Zaza is a spicy Parisian cabaret performer who falls in love with wealthy rogue Dufresne. Quitting show biz to be with Dufresne for all time, Zaza is taken aback to discover that he's already married...
The Cat and the Canary (1939) as Art Director
An attorney tries to protect the sole heir to a millionaire¿s creepy estate.
The Star Maker (1939) as Art Director
Man About Town (1939) as Art Director
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
Tropic Holiday (1938) as Art Director
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938) as Art Director
A millionaire who''''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938) as Art Director
Waikiki Wedding (1937) as Art Director
A laid-back marketing man for a Hawaiian pineapple company enjoys his life in the tropical paradise until a beautiful woman arrives on the island and turns his life upside down.
True Confession (1937) as Art Director
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
Angel (1937) as Art Director
While vacationing without her husband, a married woman falls for another man.
Artists and Models (1937) as Art Director
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Art Director
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
College Holiday (1936) as Art Director
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.
Desire (1936) as Art Director
Before they can marry, two society types run off with lower-class loves.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Art Director
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) as Art Director
A failing radio station needs to put on a ratings winner to have any chance of continued operation.
The Jungle Princess (1936) as Art Director
Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead. But the tiger is the pet of Ulah, a beautiful young woman who grew up by herself in the jungle. She rescues Chris and takes him back to her cave, where she nurses him to health and falls in love with him. When he eventually returns to camp, she follows. The fiancée is jealous, and the natives don't like Ulah or her pet tiger either, all of which leads to a lot of trouble.
Goin' to Town (1935) as Art Director
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) as Art Director
A radio star''''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
Rumba (1935) as Art Director
Peter Ibbetson (1935) as Art Director
Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world.
You Belong to Me (1934) as Art Director
Shoot the Works (1934) as Art Director
Limehouse Blues (1934) as Art Director
Now and Forever (1934) as Art Director
A young swindler tries to mend his ways when he''''s reunited with his daughter.
Father Brown, Detective (1934) as Art Director
College Rhythm (1934) as Art Director
She Done Him Wrong (1933) as Art Director
A saloon singer fights off smugglers, an escaped con and a Salvation Army officer out to reform her.

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