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Frank R. McKelvy

Frank R. McKelvy


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Art Director (feature film)

Gus (1976) as Art Direction
The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so happy.

Art Department (feature film)

The Black Hole (1979) as Set Decorator
Researchers discover a lost space ship on the edge of a black hole.
Return From Witch Mountain (1978) as Set Decorator
A mad scientist kidnaps an alien teen with amazing powers.
Herbie Goes To Monte Carlo (1977) as Set Decorator
Thieves plant stolen diamonds under the hood of a magical Volkswagen.
Treasure of Matecumbe (1976) as Set Decorator
After the Civil War, a young Southerner races to find his family''s treasure, buried on a swampy Florida island.
The Hindenburg (1975) as Set Decorator
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) as Set Decoration
Dexter Riley is studying science at Medfield College. While working with two of his science major friends, they invent an invisibility spray. Before long, a group of thieves find out about the spray which would be the perfect tool in helping them in their next bank robbery and Dexter and his friends
Scandalous John (1971) as Set Decoration
John McCanless was once a gunslinger and has become a cranky old rancher. There is a plan to build a dam which would flood his property. John has no intention of selling his land and is determined to fight the dam to the end if necessary, and an illegal immigrant friend and John's daughter are ther
The Barefoot Executive (1971) as Set Decoration
A young man discovers a chimp with a knack for picking winning TV programs.
The Boatniks (1970) as Set Decoration
Rascal (1969) as Set Decoration
A lonely boy adopts a baby raccoon.
Never a Dull Moment (1968) as Set Decoration
When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his role, but always searching for a way out of the well-guarded house.
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968) as Set Decoration
Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow. The second problem is Fred's daugther, Helen. She is absolutely fond of horses, takes riding classes and has already had decent success in some competitions. Her biggest wish is to own a horse herself, a dream her father cannot afford at all. Now Fred tries to solve both problems at once by simply combining them: A horse named "Aspercel", ridden by his daugther should bring the name of the pill into the papers and make Helen happy, too. But there's still one more obstacle: Helen and Aspercel of course have to win a few prices to make this idea work...
The Happiest Millionaire (1967) as Set Decoration
A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town all fear him. Wouldn't you fear a father-in-law that keeps alligators for pets and teaches boxing at his daily Bible classes? Cordelia decides to run off to boarding school and promptly finds the man of her dreams. Unfortunately, his family doesn't approve of Biddle's outrageous antics, either. A Disney musical punctuated by snappy songs and an energetic debut by Tommy Steele. This is reportedly one of the last live- action films Walt Disney personally oversaw.
Monkeys, Go Home! (1967) as Set Decoration
Henry Dussard (Dean Jones), a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest (Maurice Chevalier) and a pretty villager (Yvette Mimieux). Desperate for laborers, the inventive Dussard turns to the zaniest crew of olive pickers ever recruited - four mischievous monkeys! As former members of an Air Force space team, these intelligent chimps quickly pick up on their new responsibilities - but prove to have a turbulent effect on the local townspeople.
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U. S. N. (1966) as Set Decoration
A Navy pilot bails out over a deserted island he transforms into a private tropical paradise.
The Ugly Dachshund (1966) as Set Decoration
A couple adopt a tiny puppy and are surprised when he grows into a full sized Great Dane.
Follow Me, Boys! (1966) as Set Decoration
A small-town man dedicates his life to leading a Boy Scout troop.
A Tiger Walks (1964) as Set Decoration
A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed immediately, except for the daughter of the sheriff. She wants to capture the tiger and put it in a zoo, thereby saving the tiger's life. Her determination starts a nationwide campaign among children to raise the money to buy the tiger from the circus, but first, she, her father and an Indian tiger trainer must find the tiger before the National Guard do, who have orders to kill it on sight.
Summer Magic (1963) as Set Decoration
A small-town postman helps a Boston widow and her family adjust to country life.
Escape from Zahrain (1962) as Set Decoration
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) as Set Decoration
A Hawaiian fisherman is torn between a sexy nightclub singer and a nice girl with a secret.
The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) as Set Decoration
American undercover agents in Rome during World War II try to thwart the Axis.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Set Decoration
Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter's wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer, in this chic romantic comedy directed by George Seaton.
On the Double (1961) as Set Decoration
An American serviceman in World War II is forced to stand in for a British spy.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Set Decoration
The Proud and Profane (1956) as Set Decoration
Secret of the Incas (1954) as Set Decoration
An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled starburst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the treasure is returned. The natives want it but so does Harry Steele (Charlton Heston), an American adventurer of slightly-shady ways who wants it for personal gain, as does his adversary (Thomas Mitchell), a grizzled old man even more into skullduggery than Steele. The latter teams up with Elena Antonescu (Nicole Maurey), an Iron Curtain refugee fleeing from the MKVD. She can help him get a plane and he can help her escape Peru for the relative safety of Mexico.Is there a chance they will end up in a bickering love-hate relationship?...Is there a chance an American archaelogist, Dr. Stanley Moorehead (Robert Young), will come along as one corner of a romantic triangle?...Is there a chance that Yma Sumac (billed third on the posters and ads and special billed in the film), who can't act but can sing, will sing a few songs?...Is there a chance that these trite-sounding questions will develop into a film that is far from trite and vastly entertaining? Dang right, there is. Check it out.

Art Department (TV Mini-Series)

Donovan's Kid (1979) as Set Decorator

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