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Also Known As: Died: May 26, 1991
Born: April 8, 1903 Cause of Death: complications from stroke
Birth Place: Russia Profession: Art Director ...
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1919:
Appeared as an extra in some Russian films
1920:
Moved to Istanbul where he designed publicity material for the cinema
1921:
Settled in Paris; became scenery painter and assistant to art director Lochakoff at Albatros studios
1923:
First film as set painter, "Le brasier ardent", directed by Ivan Mosjoukine
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Worked as theatrical set designer with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
1932:
First film as art director, "Pan!...Pan!..."
1941:
Moved to USA; designed sets for San Francisco Ballet's "Mephisto Waltz" (1947), "Persephone" (1948) and the Los Angeles production of "House of Bernarda Alba" (1948)
1943:
Served as production designer on "This Land is Mine", directed by Jean Renoir; first US film
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Directed five episodes of TV series "Foreign Intrigue" in the mid-1950s

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