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Art Director (feature film)

Pete's Dragon (1977) as Art Direction
A boy leaves his abusive foster family and becomes friends with a dragon.
Sky Hei$t (1975)
A husband and wife team devise an ingenious plan to steal ten million dollars in gold bullion, hijacking a police helicopter as a diversionary tactic.
Reincarnation of Peter Proud, The (1975) as Art Direction
When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself unwittingly in the company of his previous incarnation's wife. This woman, Marcia Curtis, recognizes in Peter startling characteristics which he shares with her dead husband, Jeff. Even the sound of his voice seems at times to be that of the dead man. Peter becomes romantically drawn to Ann Curtis who is or was his daughter (Jeff and Marcia's daughter). Recognizing the incestuous nature of their relationship, Mrs. Curtis tries to keep the two young people apart. But how? Must she reveal the terrible secret of the final minutes she shared with her husband in order to keep this man from her (their?) daughter?
Strange New World (1975)
A science-fiction adventure with three astronauts returning to earth after 180 years in suspended animation and finding scientists who have developed means of giving everyone eternal life, as well as primitives who live with jungle beasts. This pilot film for a prospective series subsequently was ed
Bug (1975) as Art Direction
An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more far-reaching consequences.
Lost in the Stars (1974) as Art Direction
A black South African minister goes to a big city to find his son who has become a criminal.
Emperor of the North Pole (1973) as Art Direction
It is a period of great recessions in the US, and the land is full of people who fought in the World War and are now homeless. Those people, commonly called "hobos", are truly hated by Shack (Borgnine), a sadistical railway conductor who swore that no hobo will ride his train for free. Well, no-one but "A" Number One (Lee Marvin), who is ready to put his life as a stake to become a local legend - as a first person who survived the trip on Shack's notorious train.
Ace Eli And Rodger Of The Skies (1973) as Art Direction
The story of Ace Eli Walford, a 1920s stunt flyer who barnstorms around the country, taking his eleven-year-old son Rodger with him as he goes from town to town.
Fireball Forward (1972)
A standard war movie that not only has stalwart Ben Gazzara taking over a hard-luck division at the front but also utilizes lots of extra footage from "Patton" which Frank McCarthy, producer of that movie and this, had in abundance.
The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972) as Art Director
Work on a cattle drive teaches a young Westerner the dirty truth about a cowboy''s life.
Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) as Art Director
Following the events in "Beneath the Planet of the Apes", Cornelius and Zira flee back through time to 20th Century Los Angeles, where they face persecution similar to what Taylor suffered in the future, and discover the origins of the stream of events that will shape their world.
Powderkeg (1971)
A lighthearted adventure in the pre-World War I West with Taylor and Cole playing a pair of troubleshooters hired to retrieve a hijacked train. They continued their roles and battled early twentieth-century crime in the short-lived late 1971 series "Bearcats!"
Paper Man (1971)
A suspense drama that begins with a group of college students who create an identity for a fictitious credit card holder after feeding data into a computer and snowballs into a scheme that leaves three of them dead.
They Call It Murder (1971)
Gardner's small-town district attorney, Doug Selby, came to TV in this pilot that has him investigating a swimming pool murder of a gambler, a questionable car crash and a huge insurance claim. Hutton was more successful subsequently in bringing another fictional detective, Ellery Queen, to televisi
Cover Me Babe (1970) as Art Director
Myra Breckinridge (1970) as Art Director
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) as Art Director
This film is a sequel in name only to Valley of the Dolls (1967). An all-girl rock band goes to Hollywood to make it big. There they find success, but luckily for us, they sink into a cesspool of decadence. This film has a sleeping woman performing on a gun which is in her mouth. It has women posing as men. It has lesbian sex scenes. It is also written by Roger Ebert, who had become friends with Russ Meyer after writing favorable reviews of several of his films.
Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) as Art Director
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telekinetic humans.
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) as Art Director
The Japanese take advantage of American blunders to launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Tribes (1970) as Art Director
This social comedy/drama pits a veteran Marine Corps drill instructor against a long-haired hippie who refuses to adapt to the military way of life. Perceptive writing won Emmy Awards for Wynn (son of Keenan, grandson of Ed) and Schwartz.
M*A*S*H (1970) as Art Director
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor to keep their sanity during wartime.
Move (1970) as Art Director
A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
The Great White Hope (1970) as Art Director
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as Art Director
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
Hello, Dolly! (1969) as Art Director
A widowed matchmaker sets her sights on a wealthy man looking for a rich, young wife.
Che! (1969) as Art Director
Fidel Castro is helped in his subversion of Batista's Cuban regime by an Argentinian doctor named Che Guevara.
Justine (1969) as Art Director
In Egypt, an Alexandrian Jewess and her wealthy Christian husband plan a covert operation to ship arms to Israel, but their decadent lifestyle gets in the way.
The Detective (1968) as Art Director
The detective investigating a gay man''s murder discovers links to police corruption.
The Sweet Ride (1968) as Art Director
Tony Franciosa (Collie) is an aging bachelor who shares a beach house with some younger surfers. Collie is the leader of the group with the cardinal rule being that they share everything including the women they meet. This works well until a mysterious women (Jacquiline Bissit) shows up on the scene and is eventually beaten badly.
The Boston Strangler (1968) as Art Director
Federal and local law officers try to catch a deadly serial killer.
Bandolero! (1968) as Art Director
Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits who mortally wound both brothers.
The Secret Life of an American Wife (1968) as Art Director
An insecure housewife has an affair with a well-known cinema actor, in order to prove to her husband that she's still a desireable woman.
Planet of the Apes (1968) as Art Director
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species.
Pretty Poison (1968) as Art Director
A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) as Art Director
Il film racconta, come in una cronaca retrospettiva, la cruenta rivalità fra i due più grossi "sindacati" del crimine esistenti negli USA ai tempi del proibizionismo. Uno capeggiato da Al Capone, l'altro da Bugs Moran. In quegli anni ci fu una lunga serie di attentati e «liquidazioni» da entrambe le parti. Nel tentativo di indebolire Al Capone, Moran fa eliminare un suo potente amico della mafia, servendosi di un traditore. Questa fu la goccia che fece traboccare il vaso. Al Capone si vendicò facendo trucidare sette uomini che avevano partecipato all'omicidio, il 14 febbraio 1929 : la notte di San Valentino.
The Flim-Flam Man (1967) as Art Director
A seasoned conman teaches a young Army deserter the tricks of the trade.
Tony Rome (1967) as Art Director
When a wealthy girl is found unconscious in a seedy Miami motel room, a private investigator is hired by her father to solve the crime.
Valley of the Dolls (1967) as Art Director
Three young women brave the world of show business and pills.
Doctor Dolittle (1967) as Art Director
A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.
In Like Flint (1967) as Art Director
A super-agent must save the world from a secret organization of women who plan to seize power.
Caprice (1967) as Art Director
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
A Guide for the Married Man (1967) as Art Director
Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out. This is done by a series of vignettes with cameos from famous actors that illustrate the point Morse wants to make. Between pieces of advice, we follow Matheau as he begins to prepare for his big affair.
Hombre (1967) as Art Director
A white man raised by Apaches is the only hope for stagecoach passengers stranded by a bandit attack.
Way ... Way Out (1966) as Art Director
The Americans and Russians each have a two-person base on the Moon The Americans have had to keep replacing their astronaut teams because they quickly go crazy; they have been using only male astronauts on the unspoken assumption that this would avoid any possibility of impropriety. The Russians, as godless Communists, are under no such constraints, and their male-female team has remained well-adjusted At the start of the film, a male and female American astronaut team is sent up to replace the sex-starved all-male team. The government insists on them being married first to preserve morality. Most of the story revolves around the eventual consummation of this marriage of convenience, and around their relationship with their Russian neighbors, who keep casually dropping by.
Fantastic Voyage (1966) as Art Director
A team of scientists shrinks to remove a blood clot from the brain of a defecting scientist.
Our Man Flint (1966) as Art Director
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, top agent Derek Flint is called in.
Smoky (1966) as Art Director
Batman (1966) as Art Director
The archvillains of The United Underworld - The Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler and The Penguin - combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a superdehydrator, which can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the 9 Security Council members in the United World Building into 9 vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missles to force the sub to surface.
Stagecoach (1966) as Art Director
I Deal in Danger (1966) as Art Director
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965) as Art Director
A former Notre Dame football star crash lands over a mythical Arabian country while on spy mission to the USSR. He is then forced by the football-obsessed king of that country to coach their football team and falls in love with an American reporter covering stories there.
The Reward (1965) as Art Director
Morituri (1965) as Art Director
The English blackmail a German expatriate into a Nazi rubber shipment.
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) as Art Director
Michelangelo fights censorship and an autocratic pope to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Do Not Disturb (1965) as Art Director
Janet and Mike Harper rent a house in the English countryside from Vanessa Courtwright after Mike, an American wool company executive, moves his office to London to stimulate foreign trade.
Von Ryan's Express (1965) as Art Director
Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgement, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding.
Dear Brigitte (1965) as Art Director
An absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
Goodbye Charlie (1964) as Art Director
When a cavorting Hollwood writer is killed by the angry husband of a woman he was having an affair with, he comes back as a spirit in the form of a beautiful woman and moves in with his/her best friend as a base of operation for enacting sweet revenge.
The Pleasure Seekers (1964) as Art Director
Three young women share a room in Madrid between romantic escapades.
Rio Conchos (1964) as Art Director
Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches.
Shock Treatment (1964) as Art Director
A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
Fate Is the Hunter (1964) as Art Director
An airline investigator refuses to believe pilot error caused a fatal crash.
What a Way To Go! (1964) as Art Director
A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich.
The Stripper (1963) as Art Director
Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the shows money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay with her old neighbours, Helen Bard and her teenage son, Kenny. Lila decides to go out and get a regular job and try and live a normal life. All seem well until, Lila and Kenny stop fighting their attraction for one another.
Move Over, Darling (1963) as Art Director
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
Take Her, She's Mine (1963) as Art Director
A father attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble which leads to scandal.
Cleopatra (1963) as Art Director
The legendary Egyptian queen tries to use her beauty to conquer the Roman Empire.
Bachelor Flat (1962) as Art Director
Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automaticaly. When his fiancée Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mothers home unaware that she in engaged.
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) as Art Director
A husband and wife spend a holiday at the beach with their extensive family.
Tender Is the Night (1962) as Art Director
A psychiatrist marries a wealthy patient and succumbs to the lure of easy living.
State Fair (1962) as Art Director
Expectations are high as the Frake family arrives at the annual Texas State Fair.
Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962) as Art Director
Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
Wild in the Country (1961) as Art Director
A counselor falls for the troubled young man she''''s trying to help.
Marines, Let's Go! (1961) as Art Director
The Comancheros (1961) as Art Director
A Texas Ranger teams up with a gambler to stop an outlaw from running guns into Mexico wih the help of Comanches in order to set up a power base in that country as a means of planning an attack on the Union.
Return to Peyton Place (1961) as Art Director
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) as Art Director
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961) as Art Director
Pirates of Tortuga (1961) as Art Director
All Hands on Deck (1961) as Art Director
Sanctuary (1961) as Art Director
In the Misssissippi of the 20s, the black maid of a white woman, tormented by her love affiars, kills the latter's newborn in order to give her employer a way out of a predicament, but then ends up facing the death penalty for her crime.
The Second Time Around (1961) as Art Director
A widow with several children leaves New York City to become a ranch hand in territorial Arizona.
Can-Can (1960) as Art Director
An ambitious judge tries to put a stop to the "forbidden dance" at a nightclub despite the protest of its owner.
North to Alaska (1960) as Art Director
Two prospectors cope with woman problems and a con man.
Woman Obsessed (1959) as Art Director
After her husband dies in a fire, a woman is left to tend for her young son and the family farm on her own. Soon, she takes in a drifting handyman, they fall in love, and a resentment begins to build between the son and his new "step-father" who treats the boy harshly on purpose to prepare him for
The Best of Everything (1959) as Art Director
Three secretaries look for love while working in the publishing business.
The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958) as Art Director
Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.
Boy on a Dolphin (1957) as Art Director
A Greek sponge diver discovers a beautiful antiquity at the sea's bottom on one of her dives, and then she becomes obsessed with selling it via the help of her scamming boyfriend.
Peyton Place (1957) as Art Director
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
An Affair to Remember (1957) as Art Director
A romantic shipboard romance inspires a couple to promise to meet six months later.
Bigger Than Life (1956) as Art Director
A "miracle" drug threatens a family man's sanity.
Carousel (1956) as Art Director
A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Art Director
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
Teenage Rebel (1956) as Art Director
A sometimes sappy, yet effective melodrama about a woman who tries to make amends with her teenage daughter that she gave up at the end of an unhappy marriage. When Nancy Fallon's daughter, Dorothy, is sent to live with her and her new family after years of separation, the struggle to maintain some semblance of family quickly deteriorates. (Nancy's ex-husband was able to persuade the courts to let him keep the girl because the mother was seen as unfit.) Now Dorothy's father has an interest other than her and to appease his new love interest, he asks Nancy to take and raise their daughter. This begins a tumultuous time in Dorothy's life as well as her mothers.
Bandido (1956) as Art Director
An American adventurer in Mexico joins a rebel band against a corrupt gun runner.
White Feather (1955) as Art Director
The story of the peace mission from the US cavalary to the Cheyenne Indians in Wyoming during the 1870s. The mission is threatened when one the officers falls for the chief's daughter.
Seven Cities of Gold (1955) as Art Director
In the XVIII century, an spanish expedition is looking for seven cities of gold in a territory now known as California. A very difficult task due the opposition of the aborigins, but perhaps a divine intervention could help the spaniards to save the life.
Soldier of Fortune (1955) as Art Director
An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photogrpaher husband. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. He promises to help find her husband
The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) as Art Director
A writer recalls his turbulent marriage to an expatriate heiress.
Valley of the Kings (1954) as Art Director
Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure.
I Love Melvin (1953) as Art Director
A photographer''s assistant promises to turn a chorus girl into a cover girl.
Easy to Love (1953) as Art Director
Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.
Dangerous When Wet (1953) as Art Director
A family of fitness freaks sets out to swim the English Channel.
The Belle of New York (1952) as Art Director
A turn-of-the-century playboy courts a Salvation Army girl.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) as Art Director
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''s first great swimming star.
Royal Wedding (1951) as Art Director
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
Show Boat (1951) as Art Director
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Art Director
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
Summer Stock (1950) as Art Director
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
Madame Bovary (1949) as Art Director
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
On the Town (1949) as Art Director
Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
Words and Music (1948) as Art Director
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
Easter Parade (1948) as Art Director
When his partner leaves him, a vaudeville star trains an untried performer to take her place, finding love in the process.
Summer Holiday (1948) as Art Director
Musical remake of Ah, Wilderness!, about a small-town boy's struggles with growing up.
The Pirate (1948) as Art Director
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
Holiday in Mexico (1946) as Art Director
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Art Director
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
Yolanda and the Thief (1945) as Art Director
A con man poses as a Latin American heiress'''' guardian angel.
Broadway Rhythm (1944) as Associate (Art Direction)
A retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) as Art Director
Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) as Assoc art dir
General Jimmy Doolittle trains American troops for the first airborne attacks on Japan.
I Dood It (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A tailor nurses an unrequited crush on a stage star.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
Top of the Town (1937) as Settings
As Good As Married (1937) as Settings
One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937) as Assoc prod des, Sets
An unemployed musician's daughter fights to find him a new job.

Production Designer (feature film)

Great Scout And Cathouse Thursday, The (1976) as Production Design
Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.
Iceman Cometh, The (1973) as Production Designer
It's 1912 and the patron's of 'The Last Chance Saloon' have gathered for their evening of whiskey to contemplate their lost faith and dreams, when Hickey (Lee Marvin) arrives. Hickey is out to convince everyone that he can help them all find peace of mind by ridding them of the foolish dreams and by bringing them back to reality. Hickey is working especially hard on Larry Slade (Robert Ryan) a former anarchist who has lost his will for life and is awaiting the eventuality of death. Larry is not affected by the cajolings of Hickey but his young companion Parritt (Jeff Bridges) is strangely affected and this leads to revelations about his own mother and feelings of betrayal and loss. As the night wears on the mood changes as everyone has the their faith and dreams slowly destroyed by Hickey. As the anger builds everyone turns on Hickey about his wife and the iceman. This leads to more revelations and with Hickey having the faint questioning of his own new found convictions.
Rhinoceros (1972) as Production Designer
Originally an absurdist play by Eugene Ionesco, Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely? But, why are they turning into rhinoceroses and what is Ionesco trying to tell us about society?

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