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Arthur Lawson

Arthur Lawson



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Art Director (feature film)

Midas Run (1969) as Art Director
The Lost Continent (1968) as Art Director
When a tramp steamer is attacked by a mass of living seaweed, the occupants are forced to take refuge on a strange island.
The Double Man (1968) as Art Director
Russian secret service officials attempts to kidnap a CIA officer and replace him with a double of its own.
The Bedford Incident (1965) as Art Director
An American destroyer, with a journalist on board, pursues a Russian submarine during the Cold War.
The Leather Boys (1965) as Art Director
Dot and Reggie are part of a notorious biker crew who decide to get hitched. However, there is little marital bliss when marriage doesn''t seem to tame Dot one bit -- she comes home drunker and later than ever if she decides to come home at all. When Reggie turns to his biker pals for comfort he encounters the shadowy underground of gay biker culture.
The Brain (1964) as Art Director
A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer.
Damn the Defiant! (1962) as Art Director
The crew of a British sailing ship threatens mutiny during the Napoleonic wars.
The Valiant (1962) as Art Director
Sink the Bismarck! (1960) as Art Director
Chronicles the breakout of the Bismark during the early days of World War Two. Seen both from the point of view of the many naval vessels on both sides and from the central headquarters of the British where the search for the super battleship was controlled.
Peeping Tom (1960) as Art Director
Raised by a sadist, a cinematographer kills young women while filming their fear.
Harry Black and the Tiger (1958) as Art Director
Sea Wife (1957) as Art Director
In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a black seaman. Only the seaman knows the woman is a nun. The men reveal their true selves under the hardships of survival. Told in a too-long flashback frame.
The Beasts Of Marseilles (1957) as Art Direction
British POWs hide from the Germans in occupied France.
Oh... Rosalinda! (1955) as Associate Art Director
"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) is the pseudonym adopted by Dr Falke. Floating on the buoyant waltzes of Strauss, this Viennese romp is sure to please. Disguises, tricks and every kind of deception combine to reveal a would-be cheat in hot pursuit of his own wife, much to his chagrin. Silly, charming, always entertaining, always fun. This is a film version of "Die Fledermaus" set in post-war Vienna with the main protagonists of Dr Falke represented by the 3 occupying powers. This is NOT just a film of a staged production but a truly filmic version of the operetta.
The Fighting Pimpernel (1954) as Art Director
The Wild Heart (1952) as Art Director
After entering a loveless marriage, a gypsy falls for another man.
Gone to Earth (1950)
Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the woods when her harsh life gets too much for her. It is there that she is found by the local squire, Jack Reddin, finds her and is struck by her beauty. The obvious conflict develops when the squire leads the local hunt and tries to kill Hazel's pet fox. The title "Gone to Earth" is taken from the huntsmans cry when the target is no longer obtainable.
The Red Shoes (1948) as Art Director
A young ballerina is torn between her art and her romance with a young composer.
A Matter of Life and Death (1947) as Assistant Art Director
An injured aviator argues in celestial court for the chance to go on living.

Production Designer (feature film)

Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1957) as Production Design
The British navy fights to trap a deadly German battleship during World War II.

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