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Address... The legendary production designer William Cameron Menzies (Gone With The Wind)... more info $20.99was $20.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: March 5, 1957
Born: July 29, 1896 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut, USA Profession: Art Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Invaders from Mars (1953) as Director
A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.
2.
The Three-D Follies (1953) as Dir, "Akrobaticks" and "Fun in the Sun"
3.
The Maze (1953) as Prod des and dir
A Scotsman abruptly breaks off his engagement to pretty Kitty and moves to his uncle's castle in the Scottish highlands. Kitty and her aunt follow Gerald a few weeks later, and discover he has suddenly aged. Some mysterious things happen in a maze made from the hedges adjoining the castle.
4.
Drums in the Deep South (1951) as Director
Best friends Clay Clayburn and Will Denning graduate from West Point only to soon find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War. When the two men meet each other in combat, neither knows it as each is in an artillery position hundreds of yards from the other. However, the love of Clay's life, Kathy Summers, does know and tries desperately to save her two good friends from killing each other.
5.
The Whip Hand (1951) as Director
A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.
6.
Duel in the Sun (1947) as 2nd Unit Director
A fiery half-breed comes between a rancher''s good and evil sons.
7.
Address Unknown (1944) as Director
A German-born art dealer finds himself falling for Nazi propaganda.
8.
Conquest Of The Air (1940) as Director () Directo) (Uncredited)
Documentary footage traces humanity's efforts to fly.
9.
Gone With the Wind (1939) as 2nd Unit Director
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
10.
Four Dark Hours (1937) as Director
A young girl (Rene Ray) is traveling to London to find work. Arriving at the station, she meets a man (Robert Newton) who has been stabbed by a member of a gang of crooks involved with greyhound racing. She becomes a suspect but flees the scene in order to deliver a message to the dead man's brother. She is protected from the police by a night club entertainer (John Mills), who she learns is the man she is seeking.
11.
Things to Come (1936) as Director
Two generations of philosophers try to bring an end to war.
12.
Wharf Angel (1934) as Director
13.
I Loved You Wednesday (1933) as Director
14.
Cavalcade (1933) as [Sp eff and] War scenes
A British family survives war and changing times.
15.
Almost Married (1932) as Director
Russian beauty Anita Mellikovna, traveling by train with a forged passport and carrying jewels, finds the police on her tail. Seeing Deene Maxwell, whom she met one summer in Scotland, on a train across the tracks, Anita climbs out of her train and enters his compartment. Deene, a British official traveling to Moscow, suggests they pose as husband and wife, since he has diplomatic immunity, and offers to marry her at the British Embassy. After the wedding, Anita reveals that she is already married to an eccentric, violent composer, Louis Capristi, whom she left on their wedding night after he threatened her. Meanwhile, Capristi, under the name Charles Pringle, is imprisoned in an English asylum for the criminally insane since he strangled a woman to death. Anita and Deene are happily in love in England when they are confronted by Capristi, who escaped after he heard about their marriage. Capristi threatens to have them arrested for bigamy unless they allow him to stay a few days until his boat for South America sails. Deene's friend, Scotland Yard Inspector Slante, becomes suspicious of Capristi and posts guards to watch him. One evening in a restaurant in Soho, the French girl Mariette recognizes Capristi as Pringle, and he murders her. Disguising his voice, Capristi calls Deene and lures him out of the house by telling him to meet Slante at Mariette's apartment.
16.
Chandu the Magician (1932) as Director
A hypnotist fights to stop a madman from destroying the world.
17.
Always Goodbye (1931) as Director
18.
The Spider (1931) as Director

Writer (feature film)

19.
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as Screenwriter
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
20.
Almost Married (1932) as Contract Writer
Russian beauty Anita Mellikovna, traveling by train with a forged passport and carrying jewels, finds the police on her tail. Seeing Deene Maxwell, whom she met one summer in Scotland, on a train across the tracks, Anita climbs out of her train and enters his compartment. Deene, a British official traveling to Moscow, suggests they pose as husband and wife, since he has diplomatic immunity, and offers to marry her at the British Embassy. After the wedding, Anita reveals that she is already married to an eccentric, violent composer, Louis Capristi, whom she left on their wedding night after he threatened her. Meanwhile, Capristi, under the name Charles Pringle, is imprisoned in an English asylum for the criminally insane since he strangled a woman to death. Anita and Deene are happily in love in England when they are confronted by Capristi, who escaped after he heard about their marriage. Capristi threatens to have them arrested for bigamy unless they allow him to stay a few days until his boat for South America sails. Deene's friend, Scotland Yard Inspector Slante, becomes suspicious of Capristi and posts guards to watch him. One evening in a restaurant in Soho, the French girl Mariette recognizes Capristi as Pringle, and he murders her. Disguising his voice, Capristi calls Deene and lures him out of the house by telling him to meet Slante at Mariette's apartment.

Producer (feature film)

21.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Associate Producer
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
22.
The Black Book (1949) as Producer
Opponents plot to bring down Robespierre during the French Revolution.
23.
Ivy (1947) as Producer
In 1909, British belle Ivy Lexton meets older, rich Miles Rushworth; undeterred by the prior claims of her husband Jervis and lover Roger, she goes after Miles and has no trouble fascinating him, but oddly enough he has compunctions about making love to other men's wives. The means Ivy reluctantly adopts to resolve the problem of too many men promise disaster for all concerned.
24.
Address Unknown (1944) as Producer
A German-born art dealer finds himself falling for Nazi propaganda.
25.
The North Star (1943) as Associate Producer
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
26.
The Thief of Bagdad (1940) as Associate Producer
A young thief faces amazing monsters to return Bagdad's deposed king to the throne.

Editing (feature film)

27.
We're Not Married! (1952) as Mont dir
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.

Art Director (feature film)

28.
Invaders from Mars (1953) as Production Design
A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.
29.
The Whip Hand (1951) as Production Design
A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.
30.
Drums in the Deep South (1951) as Production Design
Best friends Clay Clayburn and Will Denning graduate from West Point only to soon find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War. When the two men meet each other in combat, neither knows it as each is in an artillery position hundreds of yards from the other. However, the love of Clay's life, Kathy Summers, does know and tries desperately to save her two good friends from killing each other.
31.
The Black Book (1949) as Art Director
Opponents plot to bring down Robespierre during the French Revolution.
32.
Arch of Triumph (1948) as Production Design
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
33.
Mr. Lucky (1943) as Production Design
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
34.
The Pride of the Yankees (1943) as Production Design
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
35.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) as Production Design
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.
36.
Kings Row (1942) as Production Design
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
37.
The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) as Production Design
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
38.
So Ends Our Night (1941) as Production Design
An anti-Nazi on the run and a young Jewish couple race across Europe trying to escape Hitler's ever powerful influence. When the political refugee risks his life to see his dying wife in Austria, he has a dangerous encounter with a rabid Nazi.
39.
Our Town (1940) as Production Design
Small town lovers search for happiness.
40.
Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Spec prod eff
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
41.
Made for Each Other (1939) as Production Design
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
42.
Gone With the Wind (1939) as Production Design
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
43.
The Young in Heart (1938) as Production Design
A family of con artists saves the life of a wealthy old woman and plots to fleece her.
44.
Kiki (1931) as Settings
45.
Reaching for the Moon (1931) as Settings
Wall Street wizard, Larry Day, new to the ways of love, is coached by his valet. He follows Vivian Benton on an ocean liner, where cocktails, laced with a "love potion," work their magic. He then loses his fortune in the market crash and feels he has also lost his girl...
46.
Lummox (1930) as Art Director
47.
Abraham Lincoln (1930) as Art Director
In this biography the simple backwoods boy rises to become one of America''s most beloved presidents.
48.
Raffles (1930) as Art Director
A distinguished British gentleman hides his true identity as a notorious jewel thief.
49.
Puttin' on the Ritz (1930) as Art Director
Crooner Harry Raymond and best friend James Tierney are working for a musical promoter when they meet Dolores Fenton who is trying to make ends meet by selling one of her songs. Raymond collaborates with Miss Fenton on her music but gets fired overzealoulsy selling it to his boss. Raymond and Tierney, along with their girlfriends, work in vaudeville until they are separated by a Broadway offer for Raymond and girlfriend Dolores. Success comes to the crooning Raymond in New York. He starts hobnobbing with high society, drinking heavily, and forgetting his old friends. It's a formula for a big fall.
50.
Du Barry, Woman of Passion (1930) as Art Director
51.
The Rescue (1929) as Art Director
52.
Bulldog Drummond (1929) as Art Director
Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond is a British WWI veteran who longs for some excitement after he returns to the humdrum existence of civilian life. He gets what he's looking for when a girl requests his help in freeing her uncle from a nursing home. She believes the home is just a front and that her uncle is really being held captive while the culprits try to extort his fortune from him.
53.
Alibi (1929) as Art Director
A mobster kills a police offer and uses the victim''s daughter as his alibi.
54.
Taming of the Shrew (1929) as Art Director
55.
Sadie Thompson (1928) as Art Director
A South Seas prostitute runs afoul of a fire-and-brimstone preacher.
56.
Tempest (1928) as Art Director
In the final days of Czarist Russia, a peasant is raised from the ranks to Lieutenant. The other officers, aristocrats all, resent him, and make his life difficult. He falls in love with a princess, who spurns him. When he is caught in her room, he is stripped of his rank and thrown into prison. Then comes the Red Terror, and the tables are turned.
57.
The Awakening (1928) as Art Director
58.
The Dove (1927) as Art Director
59.
Two Arabian Knights (1927) as Art Director
In this silent film, two American soldiers fight to escape the Germans while squabbling over a beautiful harem girl during World War I.
60.
Sorrell and Son (1927) as Art Director
61.
The Beloved Rogue (1927) as Art Director
62.
The Bat (1926) as Art Director
A maniacal killer dressed in a weird, bat-like costume terrorizes a group of people in a shuddery, spooky old house riddled with secret passageways.
63.
The Son of the Sheik (1926) as Art Director
In this silent film, an Arabian knight protects a dancing girl from desert outlaws.
64.
Her Sister From Paris (1925) as Art Director
65.
The Eagle (1925) as Art Director
In this silent film, a military officer in imperial Russia becomes a masked outlaw to avenge the loss of his family's land.
66.
The Thief of Bagdad (1924) as Art Director
An Arabian thief sets out on a magical adventure to win a beautiful princess.
67.
Rosita (1923) as Art Director
68.
Kindred of the Dust (1922) as Art Director
69.
Serenade (1921) as Art Director
70.
The Teeth of the Tiger (1919) as Art staff

Visual Effects (feature film)

71.
Trick for Trick (1933) as Tech eff

Art Department (feature film)

72.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as Cave seq des by
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
73.
One Romantic Night (1930) as Settings
A princess engaged to a prince falls for her brother's tutor.
74.
Be Yourself! (1930) as Settings
In the nightclub where entertainer Fannie Field sings, two rivals for her favors, Jerry Moore and Mac McCloskey, come to blows before either realizes the other is a boxer. Jerry loses the fight but wins Fannie, who becomes his trainer with the aid of her schlemiel brother. Aside from a slight tendency to lie down in the ring, Jerry is successful. But success brings the inevitable blonde; does this mean heartbreak for Fannie? Features the star's inimitable ethnic humor.
75.
The Lottery Bride (1930) as Settings
Sundered lovers meet again amid tragic irony at a mining camp in northern Norway.
76.
The Bad One (1930) as Settings
77.
Lady of the Pavements (1929) as Set Decoration
Karl, a German diplomat in Paris, discovers that his fiancee, Diane, has been cheating on him. He tells her that he would rather marry a "girl of the streets" than her. Outraged, Diane decides to grant hi his wish, and enlists the services of a Spanish singer/dancer from a disreputable nightclub to pose as a sophisticated, convent-educated singer, and surreptitiously arranges for her to meet Karl.
78.
Condemned (1929) as Set Decoration
79.
The Woman Disputed (1928) as Set Decoration
80.
The Garden of Eden (1928) as Set Decoration
In this silent film, a beautiful singer is adopted by a baroness in disguise.
81.
Drums of Love (1928) as Set Decoration
82.
Cobra (1925) as Set Decoration

Film Production - Main (feature film)

83.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Prod adv
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.

Cast (short)

84.
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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