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Ruby R. Levitt

Ruby R. Levitt

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Art Department (feature film)

1.
The Other (1972) as Set Decoration
A boy's evil twin leads him on the path to murder.
2.
Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971) as Set Decoration
3.
The Andromeda Strain (1971) as Set Decoration
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
4.
Lost Flight (1970) as Set Decoration
5.
The Forbin Project (1970) as Set Decoration
Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon as the link is established the two become a new Super computer and threaten the world with the immediate launch of nuclear weapons if they are detached. Colossus begins to give it's plans for the management of the world under it's guidance. Forbin and the other scientists form a technological resistance to Colossus which must operate underground.
6.
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) as Set Decoration
After killing his girlfriend's father in self defense, a rebellious Native American races to elude a bloodthirsty posse.
7.
Change of Habit (1969) as Set Decoration
A nun helps a doctor clean up the ghetto in which he lives.
8.
The Sound of Music (1965) as Set Decoration
Maria had longed to be a nun since she was a young girl, yet when she became old enough discovered that it wasn't at all what she thought. Often in trouble and doing the wrong things, Maria is sent to the house of a retired naval captain, named Captain Von Trapp, to care for his children. Von Trapp was widowed several years before and was left to care for seven 'rowdy' children. The children have run off countless governesses. Maria soon learns that all these children need is a little love to change their attitudes. Maria teaches the children to sing, and through her, music is brought back into the hearts and home of the Von Trapp family. Unknowingly, Maria and Captain Von Trapp are falling helplessly in love, except there are two problems, the Captain is engaged, and Maria is a postulant!
9.
Wild and Wonderful (1964) as Set Decoration
Cognac, a pampered poodle and popular star on French television, creates marital problems for his pretty owner Giselle when he becomes jealous of her new husband.
10.
For Love or Money (1963) as Set Decoration
A millionairess forces her lawyer to find suitable husbands for her three daughters who stand to inherit a fortune.
11.
Forty Pounds of Trouble (1963) as Set Decoration
12.
Pillow Talk (1959) as Set Decoration
A man and woman carry their feud over the telephone line they share into their real lives.
13.
This Earth Is Mine (1959) as Set Decoration
In 1931, Elizabeth Rambeau comes from England to live in California with her aunt and uncle of a winemaking dynasty, who are still wealthy despite 12 years of Prohibition. Object: marriage to the heir of another vineyard, to further consolidate holdings in the Valley. But John Rambeau, Elizabeth's illegitimate cousin, has other ideas about who she should marry, and sharply opposes patriarch Philippe's refusal to sell wine grapes to bootleggers. John's activities bring violence to the valley, and soap opera to the Rambeau family...
14.
Flood Tide (1958) as Set Decoration
The finding of a body on the beach leads to the conviction for murder of Bill Holleran (who claims innocence), thanks to the testimony of a 10-year-old boy, David Gordon. In flashback, Holleran's landlord Steve Martin recalls his prior involvement with David's widowed mother Anne, broken off because of the disabled boy's vindictive jealousy. Now that a man's life is at stake, Steve reluctantly re-enters the lives of the Gordons to find the truth. Is David a monster or just misunderstood?
15.
The Female Animal (1958) as Set Decoration
Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny accidentally meets Chris, who rescues her from an 'octopus' boyfriend. Before you know it, Chris is involved with both mother and daughter, and his only way out is to take a job in a Mexican picture about man-eating orchids...
16.
Girls on the Loose (1958) as Set Decoration
A nightclub owner runs an all-woman robbery gang.
17.
Rock, Pretty Baby (1957) as Set Decoration
18.
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) as Set Decoration
When he mysteriously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures.
19.
The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm (1957) as Set Decoration
Ma and Pa do their bit to hook lumberman Brad Johnson up with spoiled socialite Sally Flemming. Ma teaches Sally how to behave like a hick so she'll be compatible with Brad.
20.
The Great Man (1957) as Set Decoration
On the death of popular national radio commentator Herb Fuller, underling Joe Harris undertakes to prepare an hour long, eulogistic program featuring interviews with Fuller's friends. But, though Fuller was beloved by 150 million of what all the pros term the "great unwashed," all Harris can find is victims, cynical users, and outright enemies of Fuller. Is this where the magic of editing comes in?
21.
Raw Edge (1956) as Set Decoration
In the lawless Oregon country of 1842, local magnate Gerald Montgomery decrees that any unattached woman belongs to the first taker. Dan Kirby is lynched, starting a stampede to claim his half-Indian wife Paca. Trouble starts with the local tribe, but worse is in store when Dan's tough brother Tex rides in. The zeal of Montgomery's men to protect him from Tex is tempered by their lust for Hannah, who'd be his widow.
22.
Showdown at Abilene (1956) as Set Decoration
23.
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) as Set Decoration
24.
The Square Jungle (1956) as Set Decoration
Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing. His cop friend McBride finances him; ex-con Bernie Browne trains him. Three years later, he is a challenger for the championship, and Julie re-enters his life. Can she win him back from a predatory blonde? And why does the prospect of Eddie's winning worry Bernie more than his losing?
25.
The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956) as Set Decoration
Ma and the kids head back to the Ozarks for a visit with Uncle Sedge (essentially a Pa Kettle replacement). He's working his way through a twenty years long relationship with Miss Bedelia Baines.
26.
Six Bridges to Cross (1955) as Set Decoration
Youth gang leader Jerry Florea is shot fleeing from a crime scene by rookie cop Ed Gallagher. Result: "he'll never have children of his own." Ed and Jerry develop a mutually beneficial friendship: Jerry gets the benefit of the doubt, Ed gets information that brings him rapid promotion. As years and jail terms go by, Ed's friendship with this likable rogue becomes strained, as hope for his reform dwindles. Can Jerry redeem himself in the end?
27.
Foxfire (1955) as Set Decoration
Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho attitude cause her much misery, while the excavation project is threatened by prejudice and fear. Amanda tries to bridge the cultural gap, and Jonathan must do the same, or he will lose her. Mesmerizing brief performance by Celia Lovsky as Princess Saba.
28.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki (1955) as Set Decoration
Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, go off to Hawaii in answer to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa soon causes a major explosion and gets himself kidnapped.
29.
The Private War of Major Benson (1955) as Set Decoration
An outspoken officer is forced to take charge of a military school.
30.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Set Decoration
31.
Tarantula (1955) as Set Decoration
A scientist's experiments to cure hunger create a giant tarantula.
32.
So This Is Paris (1955) as Set Decoration
American sailors on leave strike up fun and romance with several Frenchwomen in Paris.
33.
The Shrike (1955) as Set Decoration
A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young actress named Charlotte, are waiting to see him.
34.
Dawn at Socorro (1954) as Set Decoration
A gunfighter mends his ways to help save an innocent young girl.
35.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954) as Set Decoration
Elwin Kettle might win a scholarship to an agricultural college. Essay contest judges Mannering and Crosby decide to choose between the two finalist by spending the weekend at the home of each. Pa makes numerous cosmetic improvements to his rundown home to impress the judges, but all wash away in a torrential rain storm. Will the judges still award the scholarship to Elwin?
36.
Yankee Pasha (1954) as Set Decoration
Salem, Massachusetts, 1800. Mountaineer Jason Starbuck rides into town with furs to sell and dreams to fulfill. He falls in love with Roxana, who breaks her previous engagement and leaves for France to await Jason. Roxana's ship is attacked by pirates and she is sold into slavery in Morocco. Jason follows her to Morocco and must win the support of the sultan in order to continue his efforts to locate and rescue her.
37.
Black Horse Canyon (1954) as Set Decoration
38.
Ricochet Romance (1954) as Set Decoration
39.
Playgirl (1954) as Set Decoration
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
40.
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Set Decoration
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
41.
It Came from Outer Space (1953) as Set Decoration
No one believes an amateur astronomer's spaceship sighting until the town's people begin disappearing.
42.
Francis Covers the Big Town (1953) as Set Decoration
43.
The Glass Web (1953) as Set Decoration
The ice-cold diva Paula ruthlessly exploits the guys she dates. While blackmailing the married Don with a recent one-night-stand, she has a secret affair with Henry, who works as researcher for the weekly authentic TV show "Crime of the Week", which Don writes for. When Henry fails to help her to a role, she insults him deadly... and ends up dead herself. Now Don desperately tries to hide his traces, but Henry sabotages his efforts and suggests he write the unsolved murder case for next week's show...
44.
Column South (1953) as Set Decoration
As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being undermined by the machinations of Confederate sympathizers.
45.
Forbidden (1953) as Set Decoration
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
46.
Girls in the Night (1953) as Set Decoration
47.
The Man from the Alamo (1953) as Set Decoration
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
48.
Untamed Frontier (1952) as Set Decoration
The Denbow family hope to freeze out homesteaders by denying access across their land; but to evade a murder charge, Glenn Denbow marries the only witness, Jane, who's conveniently in love with him, but favors the settlers. When Glenn goes back to his blackmailing old flame Lottie, a warm regard develops between Jane and cousin Kirk Denbow. Things come to a head when an impending range war coincides with a rustling foray.
49.
No Room for the Groom (1952) as Set Decoration
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
50.
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) as Set Decoration
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
51.
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) as Set Decoration
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
52.
Meet Me at the Fair (1952) as Set Decoration
In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are being investigated by new appointee Zerelda Wing, who doesn't know that her fiancTe is one of the politicians responsible. Tad wants to stay with his new friend Doc, who is attracted to Zerelda, to the discomfiture of his old flame Clara...all amid nostalgic musical numbers.
53.
Flesh and Fury (1952) as Set Decoration
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
54.
Bedtime For Bonzo (1951) as Set Decoration
A college professor tries to raise a chimpanzee as though it were human.
55.
Weekend with Father (1951) as Set Decoration
Love blooms when two single parents send their children off to camp.
56.
You Never Can Tell (1951) as Set Decoration
An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him.
57.
Reunion in Reno (1951) as Set Decoration
58.
Cattle Drive (1951) as Set Decoration
The son of a wealthy railroad owner gets lost in the middle of nowhere.
59.
The Mark of the Renegade (1951) as Set Decoration
60.
The Fat Man (1951) as Set Decoration
An innocent dentist is murdered, the only apparent motive to steal a set of dental x-rays. To the police it looks like an accident, so Jane Adams, loyal dental assistant, consults massive private eye Brad Runyan (of radio fame); he's skeptical until he finds that Jane is being followed. The mystery deepens as Brad's search for missing dental patient Roy Clark reveals many ramifications and loose ends...
61.
Tales of the West 4 (1951) as ["Western Courage"] set dec
62.
Katie Did It (1951) as Set Decoration
Katherine Standish, who has been brought up in a strict manner in a prudish New England town, falls in love with a city slicker commercial artist, Peter Van Arden. The romance blossoms until Katie falls victim of some false information, and becomes convinced that Peter is already married and the father of two children.
63.
Tales of the West 3 (1950) as Set dec ["Rustlers' Ransom"]
64.
I Was a Shoplifter (1950) as Set Decoration
65.
Peggy (1950) as Set Decoration
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
66.
Louisa (1950) as Set Decoration
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
67.
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (1950) as Set Decoration
68.
One Way Street (1950) as Set Decoration
69.
Shakedown (1950) as Set Decoration
70.
Kansas Raiders (1950) as Set Decoration
Audie Murphy plays a young Jesse James falling under the Svengali-like spell of the outlaw William Quantrill, played by Brian Donlevy. Jesse and his youthful gang join the rebels to avenge the death of his parents only to become disillusioned with the senseless violence and looting of innocent civilians. Goaded by Quantrill's girl to leave, Jesse vacillates until the Yankess close in. Quantrill forces Jesse to leave and faces the Yankess gunfire alone. Jesse rides off with his gang and the rest is history.
71.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Set Decoration
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancTe, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
72.
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Dec
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
73.
Once More, My Darling (1949) as Set Decoration
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
74.
Abandoned (1949) as Set Decoration
A man tries to find his sister's illegitimate child.
75.
Woman in Hiding (1949) as Set Decoration
Deborah Chandler's rejected suitor, Selden Clark, manages the factory of her father, who dies: did he fall or was he pushed? But charming Clark manages to win her over and marry her. On the honeymoon, Clark's former girl Patricia intervenes and opens Deborah's eyes, alas too late. Now Clark tries to kill Deborah. Believed dead by all but Clark, she flees. But drifter Keith Ramsey recognizes and follows her. Can she trust him? Can he believe her?
76.
The Life of Riley (1949) as Set Decoration
77.
Take One False Step (1949) as Set Decoration
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
78.
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948) as Set Decoration
Bill Saunders, disturbed ex-soldier, kills a man in a postwar London pub brawl. Fleeing, he hides out in the apartment of lonely nurse Jane Wharton. Later, despite misgivings about his violent nature, Jane becomes involved with Bill, who resolves to reform. She gets him a job driving a medical supplies truck. But racketeer Harry Carter, who witnessed the killing, wants to use Bill's talents for crime.
79.
Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) as Set Decoration
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
80.
Tap Roots (1948) as Set Decoration
81.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) as Set Decoration
A middle-aged man accidentally catches a mermaid and falls in love.
82.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Set Decoration
A singer's wife turns to the bottle when she fears she's lost her husband to success.
83.
Something in the Wind (1947) as Set Decoration
84.
The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Set Decoration
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
85.
Slightly Scandalous (1946) as Set Decoration
Fred Brady plays twin brothers (actually triplets in the final scene), one of whom has three girls on a romantic string and is trying to sell a television show to a fountain pen manufacturer (Walter Catlett.) The other doesn't have one girl and quietly sells insurance. The insurance seller invests money in his brother's show and, in the process of protecting his investment, gets involved with his twin's romances. Things eventually work out and the TV promoter winds up with the manufacturer's daughter (Paula Drew) and the salesman with Sheila Ryan. Lita Baron (in her Isabelita days) gets to dance a few numbers with the music of the (12th-billed) Guadalajara Trio, and Nick Moro & Frank Yaconelli, the old vaudeville team that was seen together mostly in Tom Keene westerns at Monogram in the early 1940's.

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