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Cast (feature film)

The Big Show (1957) as
Based by a true story of an estranged couple stranded in a blizzard at Christmas, Suzanne Shemwell's estranged husband Jim unexpectedly comes to Idaho for a family visit just before the holiday, Suzanne is less than thrilled, but their two daughters, 16-year-old Miranda and seven-year-old Taryn, are

Art Director (feature film)

Stand Up and Be Counted (1972) as Production Design
Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with the feministic arguments.
Bless the Beasts & Children (1971) as Art Director
Troubled children on a dude ranch set out to save a buffalo herd.
Doctors' Wives (1971) as Production Design
Dyan Cannon, Richard Crenna, Gene Hackman, Carroll O''Connor, Rachel Roberts, Janice Rule, Diana Sands, Cara Williams, Richard Anderson, Ralph Bellamy, John Colicos, Scott Brady. Frank G. Slaughter''s best selling novel of infidelity in the hospital ward becomes an enjoyably lurid soap opera sparked by the performances of Cara Williams as an alcoholic, Janice Rule as a drug-addicted housewife, and Dyan Cannon as a sexually voracious maneater
The Love Machine (1971) as Production Design
John Phillip Law, Dyan Cannon, Robert Ryan, Jackie Cooper, David Hemmings, Maureen Arthur, Shecky Greene, Jodi Wexler. Based on the best-selling pulp novel by Jacqueline Susann, this behind-the-scenes expose of a national television network follows the career of a ruthless executive who sleeps his way to the top. The music score includes two songs by Dionne Warwick - "He''s Moving On" & "Amanda''s Theme".
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970) as Production Design
Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and find a house to live in. Together they stumble into adventures involving the local fish vendor, nosy neighbors, surreptitious vacations, love, and frustration in finding jobs as they face subtle prejudices in their community, and their own particular medical problems.
Marooned (1969) as Production Design
Three U.S. astronauts face a slow death when their rockets fail during a space voyage.
Where Angels Go ... Trouble Follows! (1968) as Production Design
A young progressive nun creates headaches for the Mother Superior.
The Big Mouth (1967) as Production Design
A meek bank auditor stands in for a look-alike gangster to uncover a stolen treasure.
In Harm's Way (1965) as Production Design
An aging Naval officer leads his men against the Japanese after Pearl Harbor.
The Best Man (1964) as Art Director
Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.
The Cardinal (1963) as Production Design
A Boston priest deals with illicit love, racism and war as he rises in the church.
Advise & Consent (1962) as Production Design
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
Wild River (1960) as Art Director
A government employee faces hostility as he prepares Tennessee farmers for a new dam''''s construction.
Let's Make Love (1960) as Art Director
A millionaire uses a fake name to infiltrate a musical making fun of him.
Young Jesse James (1960) as Art Director
From the Terrace (1960) as Art Director
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
The Story of Ruth (1960) as Art Director
Ruth becomes the favourite of a pagan king but eventually flees to Israel.
Seven Thieves (1960) as Art Director
A professor and thief decide to join together and pull off a heist.
Can-Can (1960) as Art Director
An ambitious judge tries to put a stop to the "forbidden dance" at a nightclub despite the protest of its owner.
Wake Me When It's Over (1960) as Art Director
A WW II veteran is sent back into the service due to some bureaucratic mistake. It is peace-time, and he''s shipped off to a remote South Pacific island Naval radar station, where all the servicemen there are so bored and eccentric that he concocts an idea that they should turn the island into a resort.
The Miracle of the Hills (1959) as Art Director
Holiday for Lovers (1959) as Art Director
Woman Obsessed (1959) as Art Director
After her husband dies in a fire, a woman is left to tend for her young son and the family farm on her own. Soon, she takes in a drifting handyman, they fall in love, and a resentment begins to build between the son and his new "step-father" who treats the boy harshly on purpose to prepare him for
A Private's Affair (1959) as Art Director
Say One for Me (1959) as Art Director
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
These Thousand Hills (1959) as Art Director
Compulsion (1959) as Art Director
Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case.
Return of the Fly (1959) as Art Director
Attempting to duplicate his father''''s work on matter transmission, a scientist turns himself into a monster.
Hound-Dog Man (1959) as Art Director
Two young boys spend the summer of 1912 having fun and games instead of working on the farm.
The Oregon Trail (1959) as Art Director
Here Come the Jets (1959) as Art Director
Five Gates to Hell (1959) as Art Director
The Story on Page One (1959) as Art Director
A woman and her lover are accused of murdering her abusive husband, and in trial are defended by a drunken, bankrupt lawyer who can resurrect his career with this case.
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1959) as Art Director
The arrival of an Army missile base shatters the peaceful life of a suburban town.
The Best of Everything (1959) as Art Director
Three secretaries look for love while working in the publishing business.
Warlock (1959) as Art Director
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
The Alligator People (1959) as Art Director
A newlywed couple sit in a train. The husband receives a frantic telegram. He gets off at a station to make a phone call, the train pulls away without him on it, and that¿s the last his wife sees of him. Years later after a long search she finally tracks him down on his family¿s southern estate where she discovers that a failed medical treatment has turned him into an alligator mutant.
Beloved Infidel (1959) as Art Director
Toward the end of his life F. Scott Fitzgerald is writing for Hollywood studios to be able to afford the cost of an asylum for his wife. He is also struggling against alcoholism. Into his life comes the famous gossip columnist.
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959) as Art Director
In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he has successfully kept two separate homes. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find him, Mr. Pennypacker's dual life is revealed.
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) as Art Director
A young girl comes of age while hiding from the Nazis.
The Blue Angel (1959) as Art Director
Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), "The Blue Angel", in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn't last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife. When the troupe returns to his hometown, Kiepert brutally uses him in a magic act as a shill to attract customers from among his old students and friends. Lola meets a former lover and, as Rath is being degraded on the stage, she allows the former lover to make love to her in sight of her husband. Rath goes beserk and sets out to strangle her.
The Sound and the Fury (1959) as Art Director
Passions divide a declining Southern family.
The Man Who Understood Women (1959) as Art Director
A producer''''s wife runs from life in Hollywood in search of her roots.
The Sad Horse (1959) as Art Director
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Art Director
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
Blue Denim (1959) as Art Director
A teenage girl gets pregnant by her boyfirend and, together, they decide to get an abortion. Their parents find out and try to convince them to marry and keep the child.
The Rookie (1959) as Art Director
The Long, Hot Summer (1958) as Art Direction
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.
Ten North Frederick (1958) as Art Director
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatified wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love.
A Certain Smile (1958) as Art Director
Dominique, a law student at the Sorbonne, is engaged to a fellow classmate. Unfortunately, she's more attracted to his philandering Uncle Luc, who's married to the charming Francoise. Dominique and Luc begin a tawdry affair...
Fräulein (1958) as Art Director
The Gift of Love (1958) as Art Director
A dying woman arranges an adoption to leave her husband with some consolation.
The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958) as Art Director
Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.
The Young Lions (1958) as Art Director
A Jewish soldier faces anti-Semitism when he enlists to fight World War II.
The Fly (1958) as Art Director
A scientist's experiments with teleportation produce a deadly hybrid.
South Pacific (1958) as Art Director
A Navy nurse must choose between love and prejudice during World War II.
Sing, Boy, Sing (1958) as Art Director
A young Pop Star struggles with his singing career being "sinful" and his gospel roots that his grandfather who raised him instilled in his heart.
From Hell to Texas (1958) as Art Director
A kindly cowboy suddenly finds himself the object of a massive manhunt after he accidently kills the son of a powerful rancher.
The Bravados (1958) as Art Director
Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged. While he waits to witness their execution, they escape; and the townspeople enlist Douglas' aid to recapture them.
The Hunters (1958) as Art Director
Three American pilots are assigned to dogfight during the Korean War.
Mardi Gras (1958) as Art Director
A military school cadet wins a date with a French movie goddess, who happens to be the queen of the Mardi Gras Parade. The two fall in love, but then the movie studio wants to capitalize on it for publicity.
In Love and War (1958) as Art Director
Three marines take shore leave in San Francisco during World War II: Wagner to a lower class dysfunctional family, Hunter to his pregnant fiancée, and the upper class Dillman to a high-living playgirl. Each must decide whether to make the best of their situation, or break out of it. Wagner drowns his troubles in alcohol, losing the respect of a potential lover; Hunter marries his fiancée but realizes he may not survive the war to see his child; while Dillman sheds his decadent girlfriend for a pure-hearted Hawaiian nurse. Later in battle, a heroic act costs one of the marines his life.
Stopover Tokyo (1957) as Art Director
No Down Payment (1957) as Art Director
An introspection into the world of the newly formed suburbia, following the multiple story lines of various people living in a middle-class housing development.
Three Brave Men (1957) as Art Director
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
The Wayward Bus (1957) as Art Director
The True Story of Jesse James (1957) as Art Director
The young Rebel turns to crime after the Civil War''''s end.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) as Art Director
A lowly adman tries to better his lot by courting a glamorous Hollywood star.
The Sun Also Rises (1957) as Art Director
A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920''''s France and Spain.
An Affair to Remember (1957) as Art Director
A romantic shipboard romance inspires a couple to promise to meet six months later.
April Love (1957) as Art Director
A young man visiting his relatives in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.
Kiss Them for Me (1957) as Art Director
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.
Bernardine (1957) as Art Director
High school students enter a fictional woman''''s name into a contest, when that name is drawn hilarity ensues.
Desk Set (1957) as Art Director
A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network''''s research staff.
The Way to the Gold (1957) as Art Director
Boy on a Dolphin (1957) as Art Director
A Greek sponge diver discovers a beautiful antiquity at the sea's bottom on one of her dives, and then she becomes obsessed with selling it via the help of her scamming boyfriend.
The Enemy Below (1957) as Art Director
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat.
Peyton Place (1957) as Art Director
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
The Three Faces of Eve (1957) as Art Director
A psychiatrist tries to help a woman integrate her split personalities.
A Hatful of Rain (1957) as Art Director
A man tries to deal with his brother's drug addiction and his growing attraction to the man's wife.
Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1957) as Art Director
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Art Director
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
The Last Wagon (1956) as Art Director
When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Tod, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.
Bus Stop (1956) as Art Director
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''''s infatuated.
Between Heaven and Hell (1956) as Art Director
A wealthy, bigoted Southerm man enters the service shortly after Pearl Harbor and learns some lessons about racism and survival from an aging sharecropper.
Hilda Crane (1956) as Art Director
On the Threshold of Space (1956) as Art Director
Bigger Than Life (1956) as Art Director
A "miracle" drug threatens a family man's sanity.
The Proud Ones (1956) as Art Director
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
23 Paces to Baker Street (1956) as Art Director
A blind playwright living in London overhears part of a conversation that propels him into a desperate race to find a kidnapped child.
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956) as Art Director
A middle-aged man is left to tend house while his wife is accepted by the Air Force training program and becomes a Lieutenant.
Love Me Tender (1956) as Art Director
Three brothers unwittingly become outlaws after robbing a train the day after peacetime.
The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956) as Art Director
Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to friction as the other two increasingly feel left out of things.
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) as Art Director
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) as Art Director
A prostitute has no choice but to flee San Francisco when the police turn on her and want her out of town.
Carousel (1956) as Art Director
A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.
The King and I (1956) as Art Director
The king of Siam clashes with the British governess hired to teach his children.
Teenage Rebel (1956) as Art Director
A sometimes sappy, yet effective melodrama about a woman who tries to make amends with her teenage daughter that she gave up at the end of an unhappy marriage. When Nancy Fallon's daughter, Dorothy, is sent to live with her and her new family after years of separation, the struggle to maintain some semblance of family quickly deteriorates. (Nancy's ex-husband was able to persuade the courts to let him keep the girl because the mother was seen as unfit.) Now Dorothy's father has an interest other than her and to appease his new love interest, he asks Nancy to take and raise their daughter. This begins a tumultuous time in Dorothy's life as well as her mothers.
The Bottom of the Bottle (1956) as Art Director
Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van Johnson)hiding in his garage. A former drunkard, Donald had been sent to the penitentiary five years previously for killing a man in a barroom brawl. It was in self-defense but P.M. hadn't defended his brother and he was convicted. Donald has escaped and wants his brother to help him across the Santa Cruz River into the Mexico-side Nogales, where his wife (Shirley Patterson as Shawn Smith)and children (Kim Charney and Sandy Deschler) are in dire straits. The straits get even dier when P.M. tells him the river is flooded and it will be days before anyone can cross. And P.M. is all a'twitter because his wife Nora (Ruth Roman), whom he married after Donald had gone to prison, doesn't know about his jail-bird brother. He introduces Donald to Nora and the rest of his Cadillac Cowboy and ranch society friends as an old friend, and is kept busy trying to make sure old Donald doesn't find anything harder that ginger ale to drink. Donald gets a telephone call telling him that his family has gone from dire straits to destitution and when P.M. won't get some money to them through his contacts in the Mexico side of Nogales, Donald knocks him down and grabs a couple of bottles of whiskey and dashes out of the house into the rain.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956) as Art Director
A gangster sets out to turn his girlfriend into a rock star.
Violent Saturday (1955) as Art Director
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) as Art Director
A devoted teacher sacrifices personal happiness to stay with her students.
Untamed (1955) as Art Director
When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised land is South Africa and make their way there. Once there, they discover the hardships that are the reality of the homesteader experience. To complicate matters, Katie meets up with the love of her life, Paul van Riebeck. Will there be betrayal on the veldt?
Prince of Players (1955) as Art Director
Acclaimed tragic actor Edwin Booth struggles to rebuild his career after his brother assassinates President Lincoln.
Soldier of Fortune (1955) as Art Director
An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photogrpaher husband. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. He promises to help find her husband
Daddy Long Legs (1955) as Art Director
A tycoon anonymously sponsors a French girl''''s college education.
The Seven Year Itch (1955) as Art Director
A married man whose wife is on vacation falls for the blonde bombshell upstairs.
Seven Cities of Gold (1955) as Art Director
In the XVIII century, an spanish expedition is looking for seven cities of gold in a territory now known as California. A very difficult task due the opposition of the aborigins, but perhaps a divine intervention could help the spaniards to save the life.
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955) as Art Director
How To Be Very, Very Popular (1955) as Art Director
Song-and-dance girls Curly and Stormy Tornado hide out with the guys at Bristol College when they know they can identify the killer of a fellow performer at their San Francisco cabaret. But they rather stand out in their stage costumes and soon all sorts of trouble is heading their way. The fact that Curly has been hypnotised doesn't help.
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) as Art Director
A Eurasian doctor in Hong Kong falls in love with a war correspondent.
The Left Hand of God (1955) as Art Director
The new priest at a Chinese mission takes an unorthodox approach to spreading God''''s word.
The Tall Men (1955) as Art Director
Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to get romantic, but Ben isn't ambitious enough for her, and she soon meets up with the boss of the cattle drive. Will she make the right choice, and, more impotantly, will the cattle make it to Montana !
The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) as Art Director
A spoiled, married English woman falls in love with an Indian doctor.
The Virgin Queen (1955) as Art Director
Sir Walter Raleigh wins favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
A Man Called Peter (1955) as Art Director
A Scottish boy follows his faith to a bright career preaching in Washington, DC.
The View from Pompey's Head (1955) as Art Director
A New York lawyer returns to his hometown down in the Deep South investigate the missing funds of an old friend, now blind. Along, the way he rekindles a romance with a childhood sweetheart and discovers the missing funds are being paid to a hush a black woman, who turns out to be his friend's real
House of Bamboo (1955) as Art Director
An Army investigator infiltrates a Tokyo crime syndicate to solve a colleague''''s murder.
The Racers (1955) as Art Director
A man alienates everyone around him on his goal to become a world-famous race car driver.
Broken Lance (1954) as Art Director
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.
Siege at Red River (1954) as Art Director
A Cavalry captain tries to keep the Indians from getting their hands on Gatling Guns.
Prince Valiant (1954) as Art Director
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) as Art Director
Three American roommates working in Italy wish for the man of their dreams after throwing coins into a fountain.
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) as Art Director
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
Désirée (1954) as Art Director
A young woman wins the heart of Napoleon, though the two can never be together.
The Egyptian (1954) as Art Director
An ancient Egyptian doctor uses court intrigue to discover his birthright.
Woman's World (1954) as Art Director
An executive plans to fill a high-ranking position by interviewing the candidates'''' wives.
Garden of Evil (1954) as Art Director
A trio of soldiers of fortune on their way to the California gold rush are tempted with rewards by a woman who needs help in rescuing her husband from a goldmine cave-in in Mexico. They agree, but then find themselves the target of angry Indians who wish to protect the sacred hill on which the mine is located.
Black Widow (1954) as Art Director
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
Three Young Texans (1954) as Art Director
A western about a Texan who robs a train in an effort to prevent his father from committing the crime, a young girl who attempts to help him after learning about the theft, and a cowboy friend who demands a share of the money.
King of the Khyber Rifles (1954) as Art Director
A half-Indian, half-British soldier is given command of a native fighting unit by the ruling British to squelch the uprisings of a rebellious guerilla group.
River of No Return (1954) as Art Director
A frontier farmer takes off with his son and a saloon singer after the man who stole his rifle and his horse.
There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Art Director
A blonde beauty upsets a show business family.
Gorilla at Large (1954) as Art Director
At sinister carnival The Garden of Evil, the main attraction is Goliath, "world's largest gorilla...cost the lives of 1,000 men before his capture." Barker Joey Matthews is about to enter the gorilla act, teamed with seductive mantrap Laverne, the owner's wife. Then a man is found dead of a broken neck. Was it Goliath or someone wearing Joey's gorilla suit? Detective Sgt. Garrison finds four interlocked romantic triangles among the suspects...
Hell and High Water (1954) as Art Director
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
The I Don't Care Girl (1953) as Art Director
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
Call Me Madam (1953) as Art Director
A Washington hostess takes an assignment as ambassador to the world''''s smallest nation.
Taxi (1953) as Art Director
Tonight We Sing (1953) as Art Director
The Robe (1953) as Art Director
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
Destination Gobi (1953) as Art Director
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are force to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese airforce. The Mongols are rewarded by an airlift of the finest saddles.
Titanic (1953) as Art Director
An unhappily married couple realize their problems seem minor when the ship hits an iceberg.
Powder River (1953) as Art Director
Ex-marshal Chino Bull has hung up his guns until his prospecting partner is shot dead. Chino then takes over as the law in town, forming a friendship with gun-man Mitch Hardin and making enemies of the Logan brothers. When Hardin' girl from the east arrives, he makes her pretty unwelcome - as does his new flame, saloon owner Frenchie.
The Girl Next Door (1953) as Art Director
Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie charges next door to bawl out her new neighbor and meets comic-strip artist Bill Carter (Dan Dailey). Bill has devoted himself to his strip, and raising his ten-year-old son Joe (Billy Gray) since the death of his wife. Joe bases his strip on the everyday happenings of he and his son and is proud of keeping it scrupulously honest. When Jeannie and Bill fall in love, young Joe is hurt, especially when Bill starts using a lot of the father-son time to be with Jeannie. Bill cancels a father-son trip to Canada, and Joe decides to write a letter to Bill's syndicate pointing out that the current plot line of the script being set in Canada isn't honest, since they didn't go.
Pickup on South Street (1953) as Art Director
A petty thief accidentally steals a communist spy''''s purse.
Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953) as Art Director
Jean-Paul (Cornel Wilde) rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo (George Macready), and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his uncle's title and lands, and goes to Guatemala to win his fortune and come back and claim his heritage.
The Silver Whip (1953) as Art Director
A stagecoach driver takes the law into his own hands after he''''s robbed.
Dangerous Crossing (1953) as Art Director
When a bride goes on a ocean liner with her new husband, he goes into hiding, and she becomes the target of a murder conspiracy.
The Desert Rats (1953) as Art Director
A desperate band of Allied soldiers fights off the Nazis in North Africa.
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) as Art Director
Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands.
My Cousin Rachel (1953) as Art Director
A young man suspects his cousin''''s wife of murder.
White Witch Doctor (1953) as Art Director
Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?
A Blueprint for Murder (1953) as Art Director
A man suspects his sister-in-law has poisoned his brother and niece and fears for the safety of his nephew.
Niagara (1953) as Art Director
Honeymooners get mixed up with an obsessive husband and his cheating wife.
Mister Scoutmaster (1953) as Art Director
To get in touch with the younger generation, a TV star signs on as a Boy Scout leader.
Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) as Art Director
Love brings together two families of rival sponge fishers.
The President's Lady (1953) as Art Director
Future president Andrew Jackson defies scandal to marry a divorced woman.
The Glory Brigade (1953) as Art Director
During the Korean War Lt. Sam Pryor volunteers his platoon to escort Greek troops to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. Due to his Greek heritage Pryor is initially proud to accompany the Greek contingent but his feelings change to scorn and mistrust when what he believes is cowardice shown by the Greek soldiers and their leaders results in the near annihiliation of his own platoon. An uneasy alliance is maintained between the US and Greek troops as the enemy's true objective is learned.
Vicki (1953) as Art Director
Supermodel Vicki Lynn, whose face is seen everywhere, is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally. In flashback we see how Vicki rose from ambitious waitress to big black headlines, courtesy of clever publicity man Steve Christopher. Now Cornell seems determined to get Christopher convicted in what begins to seem like a bizarre personal vendetta. Is Steve caught like a rat in a trap?
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953) as Art Director
Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan's desire to farm and Molly's to boat) against a background of the canalmen's fight against the encroaching railroad.
Inferno (1953) as Art Director
On a desert outing a wealthy playboy breaks his leg and his wife and business partner use a ruse of going to get help as a way of taking off together on a torrid affair, but the husband tracks them down and engages in a showdown with the man who stole his wife.
Man in the Attic (1953) as Art Director
A landlady suspects her mysterious new tenant is Jack the Ripper.
The Kid from Left Field (1953) as Art Director
The son of an ex-ballplayer manages to assist a struggling major league baseball club.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) as Art Director
Two singers work their way to Paris, enjoying the company of eligible men they meet along the way.
City of Bad Men (1953) as Art Director
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Art Director
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
Don't Bother to Knock (1952) as Art Director
A man with anger issues finds himself drawn to an unstable young beauty.
Lure of the Wilderness (1952) as Art Director
A young girl and her father, who is unjustly accused of murder, seek refuge in a Georgia swamp until they are befriended by a trapper who penetrates the swamp in search of his dog.
Way of a Gaucho (1952) as Art Director
My Pal Gus (1952) as Art Director
Kangaroo (1952) as Art Director
Return of the Texan (1952) as Art Director
A young widower named Sam Crockett returns from Kansas City to his small hometown in rural Texas, bringing with him his feisty grandfather and two young sons, Steve and Yoyo. He tries to make a go of the old family homestead but faces financial problems and pressures from his well-to-do neighbor, Rod Marshall. He also begins an on-again-off-again romance with Rod's sister-in-law, even though she's engaged to wed the town's doctor. Events come to head when Sam's grandfather suffers a stroke.
What Price Glory (1952) as Art Director
A marine captain and his top sergeant are assigned to take their company from a small village to the brutal reality of war in the trenches.
Lydia Bailey (1952) as Art Director
Dreamboat (1952) as Art Director
A college professor faces embarrassment when his past as a silent screen heartthrob is revealed.
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) as Art Director
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
Belles on Their Toes (1952) as Art Director
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
Pony Soldier (1952) as Art Director
In 1876, Duncan MacDonald joins the new, 300-member Mounted Police in western Canada, just in time for a dangerous mission. It seems the Cree Indians, raiding across the border in Montana, took two hostages for their safe return to Canada. But MacDonald, with only scout Natayo to help, will need all his diplomacy and then some to extract the captives from the midst of a thousand Cree.
5 Fingers (1952) as Art Director
A British valet in Turkey during World War II sells secrets to the Germans.
Monkey Business (1952) as Art Director
A scientist's search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
We're Not Married! (1952) as Art Director
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1952) as Art Director
The citizens of Poker Flat attempt to rid their town of bad influences.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) as Art Director
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
Night Without Sleep (1952) as Art Director
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as Art Director
Five stories reveal O. Henry''''s gift for the surprise ending.
My Wife's Best Friend (1952) as Art Director
Something for the Birds (1952) as Art Director
A conservationist fights to save the habitat of the California condor and to do it she works her way into the affections of a representative of the oil company that wants the land for their own purposes.
The Model and the Marriage Broker (1952) as Art Director
A marriage broker can''''t resist meddling in the life of a model, with disastrous results.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Art Director
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
The Pride of St. Louis (1952) as Art Director
With a Song in My Heart (1952) as Art Director
This film focuses on the rise of an aspiring songstress.
Phone Call from a Stranger (1952) as Art Director
David Trask, the sole survivor of an airplane crash, takes it upon himself to contact the families of the various victims. He is quite surprised at who he finds: the wife and son of a troubled doctor; a domineering mother-in-law of an aspiring actress; and the invalid wife of an obnoxious traveling salesman.
Viva Zapata! (1952) as Art Director
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
Les Miserables (1952) as Art Director
An obsessive policeman relentlessly hunts a man who escaped prison after stealing bread.
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952) as Art Director
Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (1952) as Art Director
Ben Halpen sets up his barber's shop at the turn of the century in Sevillinois and watches the town grow around him. Thinking it is for the best, he tries to shield his wife Nellie from the worries of the world. She finally rebels while he is away at war and takes a fateful trip to Chicago. This turns out to be the first of a number of critical family crises for Ben.
Red Skies of Montana (1952) as Art Director
Diplomatic Courier (1952) as Art Director
Department of State courier Mike Kelly ends up in postwar hotbed Trieste after failing to collect a package from a colleague. The Military Police are happy for him to get more involved, but things get a bit tough. After all, he is just a postman.
Fixed Bayonets! (1951) as Art Director
The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsiblity.
Meet Me After the Show (1951) as Art Director
The star of a Broadway show suspects her husband may be having an affair with the show''''s backer.
As Young As You Feel (1951) as Art Director
Sixty-five-year-old John Hodges must retire from Acme Printing. He later impersonates the president of the parent company and arrives at his old plant on an inspection tour. Acme president McKinley is so nervous not even his beautiful secretary Harriet can calm him. McKinley's wife Lucille becomes infatuated with Hodges. Many further complications ensue.
Take Care of My Little Girl (1951) as Art Director
A college freshman adjusts to the realities of sorority life.
Fourteen Hours (1951) as Art Director
A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Art Director
An alien demands that Earth''''s leaders choose between peace and destruction.
The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) as Art Director
A concentration camp survivor assumes a dead woman''''s identity but gets caught in a wealthy family''''s intrigues.
Anne of the Indies (1951) as Art Director
LaRochelle, a former pirate captain, is caught by the British. To get his ship back, he works as a spy against other pirates, first of all Blackbeard and Providence. He works on some ships, crossing the Caribbean sea, with the intention of being enchained, when a pirate ship is in sight, to make them believe he's an enemy of the British. One day, his ship is conquered by Captain Providence. What nobody knew before, Providence is a (beautiful, of course) woman. She believes his story and so he joins her crew. But Blackbeard, her fatherly friend, doesn't believe him. Providence and LaRochelle fall in love, although he is married. When LaRochelle tries to deliver her to the British, she forebodes the trap, kidnaps his wife and escapes. As for revenge, she wants to sell his wife on a slave-market. LaRochell gets his ship and his crew back and follows her. ...
Rawhide (1951) as Art Director
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
Elopement (1951) as Art Director
Industrial designer Howard Osborne (Clifton Webb) wants his daughter Jacqueline (Anne Francis), shortened to Jake by her efficient-minded father, to follow in his footsteps and study abroad. But, following her graduation dance, she finds herself in the arms of and in love with her psychology professor, Matt Reagan (William Lundigan), and they decide to elope, telling only her godfather. He, when the Osbornes discovering Jake missing, tells them of her plans. They descend furiously on the Reagans, only to find Matt's father, (Tom (Charles Bickford), equally upset at the news. The two families, with a great dislike for each other, start off for a marriage mill across the state line, and join forces when the Reagan car breaks down. Meanwhile, Jake and Matt quarrel and decide they have made a mistake and start for home.
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951) as Art Director
A Methodist minister and his wife are called to a small mountain community to help its residents.
Love Nest (1951) as Art Director
Newlyweds try to manage a New York apartment building and its eccentric tenants.
You're in the Navy Now (1951) as Art Director
An experimental steam-powered vessel sets off on its maiden voyage with an inexperienced Naval officer at the helm.
David and Bathsheba (1951) as Art Director
King David''''s lust for a married woman has disastrous consequences for Israel.
People Will Talk (1951) as Art Director
A controversial doctor gets mixed up with an unwed mother.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951) as Art Director
An ambitious designer has to choose between her career and love.
The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) as Art Director
Jim Canfield, convicted of a crime he did not commit, escapes a Nevada prison with several hardened criminals. He leads them to the small farming community home of the man who not only framed him, but committed the crime. But Jim's plans for revenge are put on hold when he discovers that the local men have all joined the posse in the convict's pursuit, leaving their women behind. He soon becomes attracted to the beautiful and resourceful Marcia, who turns out to be the fiance of the man who framed him. Can Jim protect the women from his less-civilized comrades, fall under Marcia's humanizing influence and still maintain his murderous resolve?
On the Riviera (1951) as Art Director
A nightclub entertainer temporarily replaces a tycoon he's famous for impersonating.
Call Me Mister (1951) as Art Director
G.I. Sergeant Shep Dooley, former stage star awaiting discharge in postwar Tokyo, meets his estranged love Kay when she arrives to entertain the troops. Shep, who hasn't exactly lost his former irresponsibility, does his best to court Kay anew...but she has no lack of other admirers as she labors to put on a soldier show.
Bird of Paradise (1951) as Art Director
Let's Make It Legal (1951) as Art Director
A woman divorces her husband of 20 years because he gambles too much.
The Desert Fox (1951) as Art Director
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
The Guy Who Came Back (1951) as Art Director
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
Halls of Montezuma (1951) as Art Director
The marines attack a strongly held enemy island in the Pacific. We follow them from the beach to a Japanese rocket site through enemy infested jungle as their ex-school teacher leader is transformed into a battle veteran and his squad becomes a tight fighting unit.
Golden Girl (1951) as Art Director
Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.
Follow the Sun (1951) as Art Director
Half Angel (1951) as Art Director
A prim and proper lady has an alter ego that comes out while she sleepwalks.
The Frogmen (1951) as Art Director
The 13th Letter (1951) as Art Director
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951) as Art Director
A genius tests his ideas about staying young at a retirement home.
My Blue Heaven (1950) as Art Director
A married song and dance team tries to adopt a child.
Two Flags West (1950) as Art Director
A bitter Union commander is forced to accept Confederate prisoners to help fight an Indian war.
The Jackpot (1950) as Art Director
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Art Director
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
For Heaven's Sake (1950) as Art Director
An angel''''s earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
The Gunfighter (1950) as Art Director
The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as Art Director
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.
Stella (1950) as Art Director
Panic in the Streets (1950) as Art Director
A killer evades the police not knowing he has a deadly plague.
Broken Arrow (1950) as Art Director
A former soldier sets out to create peace between white settlers and the Apache.
Mister 880 (1950) as Art Director
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
The Big Lift (1950) as Art Director
Two Air Force sergeants find love while flying the Berlin Airlift.
Under My Skin (1950) as Art Director
When jockey Dan Butler wins a steeplechase race he had agreed to throw, he is roughed up and threatened by the racketeer he disappointed, Louis Bork. Dan and his young son Joe travel through Europe, Dan hoping to win enough to pay off Bork and get Joe safely back to America.
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as Art Director
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
I'll Get By (1950) as Art Director
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
Love That Brute (1950) as Art Director
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
The Black Rose (1950) as Supv art dir
In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The two go all the way to China where they become involved in intrigues in the court of Kubla Kahn.
No Way Out (1950) as Art Director
A racist gangster forces a black doctor to tend to his injuries.
All About Eve (1950) as Art Director
An ambitious young actress tries to take over a star's career and love life.
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Art Director
A pioneering efficiency expert tests his theories on his large family.
Three Came Home (1950) as Art Director
A woman fights to survive as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II.
Wabash Avenue (1950) as Art Director
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950) as Art Director
Dancing in the Dark (1950) as Art Director
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
It Happens Every Spring (1949) as Art Director
A scientist invents a baseball that can''''t be hit.
A Letter to Three Wives (1949) as Art Director
A small-town seductress notifies her three best friends that she has run off with one of their husbands.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Art Director
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
House of Strangers (1949) as Art Director
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
Twelve O'Clock High (1949) as Art Director
The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.
Prince of Foxes (1949) as Art Director
In 1500, Duke Cesare Borgia hopes to marry his sister (widowed by poison) to the heir apparent of Ferrara, which impedes his conquest of central Italy. On this delicate mission he sends Andrea Orsini, his sister's lover and nearly as unscrupulous as himself. En route, Orsini meets Camilla Verano, wife of the count of Citta' del Monte (Borgia's next intended conquest); and sentiment threatens to turn him against his deadly master, whom no one betrays twice...
Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949) as Art Director
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
Slattery's Hurricane (1949) as Art Director
A pilot (Richard Widmark) wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman (Veronica Lake) he has misused. He flies into the eye of a hurricane, thereby saving Miami and redeeming himself. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife (Linda Darnell) of his best friend.
Mother Is a Freshman (1949) as Art Director
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
Thieves' Highway (1949) as Art Director
A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.
The Fan (1949) as Art Director
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949) as Art Director
A re-make of the 1922 silent film that details the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Art Director
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Father Was a Fullback (1949) as Art Director
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Art Director
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Sand (1949) as Art Director
Jeff Keane's expensive showhorse escapes from a train and runs wild in the Colorado wilderness. Keane searches for the horse while the horse learns the ways of the wild.
Come to the Stable (1949) as Art Director
Two nuns set up a children''''s hospital in the New England countryside.
I Was a Male War Bride (1949) as Art Director
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
Whirlpool (1949) as Art Director
The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by the real doctor is found murdered, with her still at the scene, and suspicion points only one way.
You're My Everything (1949) as Art Director
In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a new Mrs. O'Connor comes along as incompetent chorus girl. Hollywood beckons, and we follow the star careers of the O'Connor family in silents and talkies. Includes good imitation "silents" with classic cameo by Buster Keaton.
Pinky (1949) as Art Director
A light-skinned black woman returns home after passing for white in nursing school.
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949) as Art Director
A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.
Everybody Does It (1949) as Art Director
While fostering his wife's opera career, a businessman discovers he's the one with talent.
Cry of the City (1948) as Art Director
Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948) as Art Director
Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl.
The Luck of the Irish (1948) as Art Director
Gentleman's Agreement (1948) as Art Director
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism.
Give My Regards to Broadway (1948) as Art Director
The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out. Mom is ready to retire on the family's farm, and daughter June wants to quit now that she's engaged. That only leaves Dad and his son Bert, who are happy to work as a twosome. Soon Bert's love of baseball overtakes his show biz ambitions, especially after he's offered a major league contract to play. Now he has to figure out how to break the news to his dad.
You Were Meant for Me (1948) as Art Director
A small town girl finds married life difficult with a bandleader in the 1920s.
Unfaithfully Yours (1948) as Art Director
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
Call Northside 777 (1948) as Art Director
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Art Director
The Iron Curtain (1948) as Art Director
This film, based on real events, focuses on the defection of Soviet Embassy code specialist Igor Gouzenko.
That Lady in Ermine (1948) as Art Director
A newlywed countess falls for a Hungarian invader.
Yellow Sky (1948) as Art Director
Outlaws on the run hide out in a ghost town.
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Art Director
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
Deep Waters (1948) as Art Director
The Walls of Jericho (1948) as Art Director
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) as Art Director
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Art Director
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
The Street with No Name (1948) as Art Director
A young FBI agent infiltrates a criminal mob.
Green Grass of Wyoming (1948) as Art Director
A roving stallion causes problems for Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd.
The Snake Pit (1948) as Art Director
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
Road House (1948) as Art Director
A nightclub owner frames a romantic rival for murder.
Kiss of Death (1947) as Art Director
An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.
Forever Amber (1947) as Art Director
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
Nightmare Alley (1947) as Art Director
An ambitious carnival worker attempts to scam his way out of the carnival in this brutal noir.
The Foxes of Harrow (1947) as Art Director
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
Daisy Kenyon (1947) as Art Director
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
Centennial Summer (1946) as Art Director
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
Smoky (1946) as Art Director
A Western loner forges a bond with a runaway horse.
Dragonwyck (1946) as Art Director
A farm girl signs on as governess in a gloomy mansion.
Three Little Girls in Blue (1946) as Art Director
A reworking of "Moon Over Miami" set at the turn of the century. Three sisters set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband.
Leave Her to Heaven (1946) as Art Director
A beautiful neurotic will stop at nothing to hold onto her husband's love.
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as Art Director
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown''''s Confederate monument.
Behind Green Lights (1946) as Art Director
Do You Love Me (1946) as Art Director
A dean of a music school undergoes a transformation after she meets a swing bandleader.
Sentimental Journey (1946) as Art Director
An actress becomes fatally ill and adopts an orphan so that her husband will not be alone once she has died.
Wake Up and Dream (1946) as Art Director
Henry Pecket (Clem Bevans) keeps a land-bound, home-made sloop in the backyard of his boarding house ran by widow Sara March (Charlotte Greenwood), who is tolerant of the fancied trips around the world taken by her "ancient mariner" boarder. Little Nella Cairn (Connie Marshall,)another boarder, is his constant companion on the sloop's "trips." When her brother, Jeff Cairn (John Payne), enlists in the Navy, Nella is sent to board with a cousin, but is unhappy and returns to the boarding house. Pecket sends for Jenny (June Haver), a waitress for Mr. Agrippa (Oliver Blake) at his lunchroom and sweetheart of Jeff. Pecket and Jenny together decide to take care of Nella, when she receives a telegram from the War Department advising that Jeff is missing in action. To console the young girl, Pecket tells her they'll sail out to a wonderful island he knows about where he is sure Jeff can be found. The widow March, incensed about gossip she hears that Pecket is entertaining women guests on his boat, sells it to Mr. Agrippa, who wants to make a hamburger stand out of it. He has a man install wheels on it and plans to tow it away the next day. Pecket, Jenny and Nella have a meeting on the boat, a storm blows up, and since the sails are set, the "Sara March" puts out to "sea,", where it becomes "reefed" in a haystack. A young itinerant dentist, Howard Williams (John Ireland), offers to tow them but runs out of gas just as they reach Dignman's Ferry. He suggests they launch the boat, and all hands, including Williams, who comes in handy when they encounter a scientist in need of dental work, set sail on an enchanted voyage for Pecket's rendezvous find Jeff.
My Darling Clementine (1946) as Art Director
When the Clantons steal his family's cattle and kill his brother, Wyatt Earp signs on as sheriff of Tombstone and vows to bring them in.
Shock (1946) as Art Director
Dr. Cross (Vincent Price), a psychiatrist, is treating a young woman, Janet Stewart (Anabel Shaw), who is in a coma-state, brought on when she heard loud arguing, went to her window and saw a man strike his wife with a candlestick and kill her. As she comes out of her shock, she recognizes Dr. Cross as the killer. He takes her to his sanitarium and urged by his nurse/lover, Elaine Jordan (Lynn Bari), gives Janet an overdose of insulin. But he can't bring himself to murder her in cold blood and asks Elaine to get the medicine to save her. She refuses, they argue, and he strangles her. He saves Janet's life, but now faces two murder charges.
Cluny Brown (1946) as Art Director
A servant girl's passion for plumbing shocks London society.
Anna and the King of Siam (1946) as Art Director
A young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.
The Bullfighters (1945) as Art Director
The boys are detectives working in Mexico. Laurel happens to resemble a famous matador who has disappeared, and he is enlisted to replace him in the bullring.
Nob Hill (1945) as Art Director
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
Fallen Angel (1945) as Art Director
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife''''s money.
The Dolly Sisters (1945) as Art Director
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
Junior Miss (1945) as Art Director
New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She turns the household upsidedown and gets her dad fired by fixing up her uncle with the boss's daughter.
A Royal Scandal (1945) as Art Director
Catherine the Great falls in love with an army officer who is plotting against her.
The Spider (1945) as Art Director
An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment to give him the envelope, but someone sneaks into his apartment and strangles her while the detective is in another room. Fearful that the police will suspect him of the murder, he brings the woman's body back to her own apartment, but the police find out and suspect him of the murder anyway. He must find out who is framing him for the murder and why, before the police catch him.
Don Juan Quilligan (1945) as Art Director
Captain Eddie (1945) as Art Director
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
Thunderhead, Son of Flicka (1945) as Art Director
The House on 92nd Street (1945) as Art Director
An FBI agent infiltrates a Nazi spy ring.
A Bell for Adano (1945) as Art Director
A major and his men attempt to restore order to the war-torn Italian town of Adano.
Doll Face (1945) as Art Director
A burlesque star breaks into the big time.
Where Do We Go from Here? (1945) as Art Director
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII.
Hangover Square (1945) as Art Director
A composer who can't control his creative temperament turns to murder.
Circumstantial Evidence (1945) as Art Director
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Art Director
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
Molly and Me (1945) as Art Director
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
Within These Walls (1945) as Art Director
The Caribbean Mystery (1945) as Art Director
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as Art Director
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
State Fair (1945) as Art Director
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
Dragon Seed (1944) as Art Director
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
The Big Noise (1944) as Art Director
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
Laura (1944) as Art Director
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.
Something for the Boys (1944) as Art Director
The oddly-assorted Hart cousins: revue singer Blossom, con man Harry, and machinist Chiquita (who gets radio through her teeth!), inherit southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which alas proves to be a "termite trap" and tax liability. Fortunately, Sgt. Rocky Fulton from a nearby army camp appears with a plan to convert the place to a hotel for army wives; but to pay bills until then, they decide to put on a show. Of course, romantic and military complications intervene...
A Guy Named Joe (1944) as Associate (Art Direction)
A downed World War II pilot becomes the guardian angel for his successor in love and war.
Take It or Leave It (1944) as Art Director
Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944) as Art Director
Sweet and Low-Down (1944) as Art Director
After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to go to their next engagement when a kid steals Goodman's clarinet. Goodman and Popsie pursue him to a tenement flat where he has led them to hear his brother play the trombone. Shenanigans ensue following Goodman's offering the brother a job with the band.
Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (1944) as Art Director
A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite the soldier never got mailed. On the day of the scheduled dinner, another soldier is brought to their home and love soon blossoms between him and Tessa, the young woman who runs the home.
Wing and a Prayer (1944) as Art Director
An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their individual worries and concerns, but become increasingly frustrated at their avoidance of combat, for reasons unknown to them. But in the end, all get their chance to fight.
Winged Victory (1944) as Art Director
Bataan (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
Thirteen U.S. soldiers risk their lives to hold a bridge against the Japanese.
Cairo (1942) as Associate (Art Direction)
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
Keeper of the Flame (1942) as Associate (Art Direction)
A reporter digs into the secret life of a recently deceased political hero.
That Hamilton Woman (1941) as Art Director
Naval hero Lord Nelson defies convention to court a married woman of common birth.
Rebecca (1940) as Art Director
A young bride is terrorized by the memories of her husband's glamorous first wife.
Gone With the Wind (1939) as Art Director
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
Intermezzo, a Love Story (1939) as Art Director
A married violinist deserts his family when he falls for his accompanist.
Made for Each Other (1939) as Art Director
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as Art Director
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
The Young in Heart (1938) as Art Director
A family of con artists saves the life of a wealthy old woman and plots to fleece her.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) as Art Director
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
Nothing Sacred (1937) as Art Director
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
A Star Is Born (1937) as Art Director
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
The Garden of Allah (1936) as Settings
A monk deserts his calling to marry a beautiful woman he meets in the Sahara.

Cast (short)

Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards. Vitaphone Release 9780-9783.

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