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Robert Clatworthy

Robert Clatworthy



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Also Known As: Died: March 2, 1992
Born: December 31, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Illinois, USA Profession: Art Director ...


Art Director (feature film)

Another Man, Another Chance (1977) as Art Direction
A young girl falls in love with a photographer who soon takes her with him when he emigrates to America.
Car Wash (1976) as Art Direction
The eccentric employees at a Los Angeles car wash struggle to get through the day.
Family Kovack, The (1974)
A tightly-knit family headed by a beleaguered Chicago widow rallies behind the eldest son when he is charged with bribing a city health department inspector in this pilot for a possible series.
Butterflies Are Free (1972) as Production Design
A blind man trying to escape his protective mother falls for an aspiring actress.
Failing of Raymond, The (1971)
A spinster school teacher, on the eve of her retirement, finds that she is marked for death by a mentally deranged former student she had flunked ten years earlier.
Scandalous John (1971) as Production Design
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
R. P. M. (1970) as Production Design
A liberal professor takes over as college president in the midst of a student uprising.
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) as Production Design
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Cactus Flower (1969) as Production Design
A philandering dentist asks his assistant to help him deal with his latest girlfriend.
How To Save a Marriage--And Ruin Your Life (1968) as Production Design
A womanizer sets out to end a friend's extra-marital affair but romances the wrong woman.
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) as Production Design
An aging couple's liberal principles are tested when their daughter announces her engagement to a black doctor.
Inside Daisy Clover (1965) as Production Design
A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
Ship of Fools (1965) as Production Design
Passengers on a steam ship in the '30s struggle with their tangled relations and the rise of Nazism.
Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964) as Art Director
Frontier town enlists half-black gunman to rid them of uncontrollable Confederate veteran.
Send Me No Flowers (1964) as Art Director
When he mistakenly thinks he's dying, a hypochondriac tries to choose his wife's next husband.
Bedtime Story (1964) as Art Director
Two con-men engage in a competitve game of seducing wealthy women on the French Riviera.
Summer Magic (1963) as Art Director
A small-town postman helps a Boston widow and her family adjust to country life.
Forty Pounds of Trouble (1963) as Art Director
That Touch of Mink (1962) as Art Director
Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence.
Lover Come Back (1961) as Art Director
An ad exec in disguise courts his pretty female competitor.
The Parent Trap (1961) as Art Director
Twins separated by divorce plot to bring their parents back together.
Pollyanna (1960) as Art Director
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.
Psycho (1960) as Art Director
A woman on the run gets mixed up with a repressed young man and his violent mother.
The Leech Woman (1960) as Art Director
A faded beauty leaves a trail of murder from Africa to the United States when she discovers a compound that will restore her lost youth--when consumed with fluid from the pineal gland of the newly dead.
Midnight Lace (1960) as Art Director
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
The Wild and the Innocent (1959) as Art Director
A young mountaineer gets his first taste of city life.
Curse of the Undead (1959) as Art Director
B-grade western with a twist: mysterious gunslinger-for-hire Drake Robey is really a vampire, and it's up to Preacher Dan to save the town and girlfriend Dolores Carter.
Never Steal Anything Small (1959) as Art Director
Jake MacIllaney will do just about anything to win the presidential election of longshoreman union Local 26. When he encounters young upright attorney Dan Cabot and Cabot's attractive wife, Linda, MacIllaney breaks up their marriage, pursues Linda, and pins a grand larceny rap on Dan. And all set to music!
The Female Animal (1958) as Art Director
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...
Once Upon a Horse... (1958) as Art Director
Dan and Doc are incompetent desperados who plan to give crime one more try before going straight. Miss Amity Babb is the shapely toast of Empty Cup, Colorado who sets prices by Wall Street, never loses at poker, and rules the town (and the sheriff) with a cash register in a velvet glove. When Amity and our two heroes meet, the slapstick burlesque of Western cliches grows ever wilder...
Touch of Evil (1958) as Art Director
A narcotics agent risks his wife's life to investigate a crooked cop.
The Deadly Mantis (1957) as Art Director
A prehistoric praying mantis wreaks havoc on the Eastern seaboard.
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) as Art Director
When he mysteriously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures.
Night Passage (1957) as Art Director
A disgraced railroad employee tries to prove himself by guarding the company''''s payroll against outlaws.
Written on the Wind (1957) as Art Director
A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband''''s best friend.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956) as Art Director
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
The Price of Fear (1956) as Art Director
The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime.
Female on the Beach (1955) as Art Director
Lynn Markham moves into her late husband's beach house...the morning after former tenant Eloise Crandall fell (or was pushed) from the cliff. To her annoyance, Lynn finds both her real estate agent and Drummond Hall, her muscular beachcomber neighbor, making themselves quite at home. Lynn soon has no doubts of what her scheming neighbors are up to, but she finds Drummond's physical charms hard to resist. And she still doesn't know what really happened to Eloise.
The Second Greatest Sex (1955) as Art Director
In 1880, Osawkie, Kansas is feuding with rival town Mandaroon over which will be county seat, keeping the town's men away from home most of the time. The last straw is when Matt Davis feels compelled to go on a new foray on his wedding night; his bride Liza (just call her Lysistrata) takes teacher Cassie's advice and organizes a marital strike to make the men-folk stop their nonsense.
Foxfire (1955) as Art Director
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.
Six Bridges to Cross (1955) as Art Director
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?
To Hell and Back (1955) as Art Director
Film star Audie Murphy plays himself in this tale of how he became World War II''''s most decorated U.S. soldier.
Francis Joins the WACS (1954) as Art Director
On arrival at Fort Chase, ex-soldier Peter Stirling, recalled to active duty, is re-united with his old pal Francis the Talking Mule. Gradually, it dawns on Peter that a clerical error has assigned him to an all-female WAC base, where broad slapstick is the order of the day and Francis has more horse sense than any of the human officers. Too innocent to appreciate the pleasant aspects of his predicament, Peter ends by helping the "enemy" in a war-game battle of the sexes.
Black Horse Canyon (1954) as Art Director
Dawn at Socorro (1954) as Art Director
A gunfighter mends his ways to help save an innocent young girl.
Rails into Laramie (1954) as Art Director
Playgirl (1954) as Art Director
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.
Desert Legion (1953) as Art Director
Paul Lartal leads a troop of legionnaires into ambush at the hands of Omar Ben Calif. Returning later at the request of Princess Morjana he is led to the hidden city of Madara, currently harrassed by the evil Crito. Lartal must do in the bad guys (which includes participating in a bare chested spear-throwing contest), save the city and comfort the Princess.
Law and Order (1953) as Art Director
Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie. Before he can do so, it looks like he may have to clean up Cottonwood too. But how great a sacrifice will he make for law and order?
Wings of the Hawk (1953) as Art Director
Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds there's a price on his head; he becomes romantically involved with her in the course of a series of rescues and ambushes, leading up to Orozco's march on Ciudad Juarez.
It Happens Every Thursday (1953) as Art Director
New York reporter Bob MacAvoy is persuaded by pregnant wife Jane to buy a broken-down weekly newspaper in Eden, California. They have humorous problems with small town mores and eccentric citizens. But their schemes to increase circulation get them in over their heads.
Scarlet Angel (1952) as Art Director
In 1865 New Orleans, sea captain Truscott goes to the notorious Scarlet Angel saloon, where he meets rapacious Roxy McClanahan, as rough and tough as he is. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady." But inevitably, Truscott re-appears...
Horizons West (1952) as Art Director
Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.
Because of You (1952) as Art Director
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancée Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
Steel Town (1952) as Art Director
Steve Kostain (Lund), nephew of the owner, begins working at a steel mill to learn the business from the bottom up. He rooms with a steel working family, the McNamaras, and falls for the daughter, "Red" (Sheridan), who is already involved with another steelworker, Jim (Duff.) Although he is at first has a hard time with his co-workers, he eventually wins them over, and also wins the girl.
Apache Drums (1951) as Art Director
Little Egypt (1951) as Art Director
Katie Did It (1951) as Art Director
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.
Shakedown (1950) as Art Director
Tales of the West 3 (1950) as Art dir ["Gold Strike"]
I Was a Shoplifter (1950) as Art Director
Tales of the West 2 (1950) as Art dir ["The Fargo Phantom"]
Once More, My Darling (1949) as Art Director
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.
Woman in Hiding (1949) as Art Director
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?
Beyond Glory (1948) as Art Director
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
Isn't It Romantic (1948) as Art Director
Hazard (1948) as Art Director
Variety Girl (1947) as Art Director
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
Smooth as Silk (1946) as Art Director
Because of Him (1946) as Art Director
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
Blonde Alibi (1946) as Art Director
The Runaround (1946) as Art Director
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
The Jungle Captive (1945) as Art Director
Once again Paula ape woman (Vicky Lane) is brought back to life, this time by a mad doctor (Otto Kruger) and his disfigured assistant (Rondo Hatton), who also kidnaps a nurse in order to have a female blood donor. By this time, Paula's been brain damaged by experiences in the last film, so there's not much for her to do except wander around.
Easy to Look At (1945) as Art Director
Frisco Sal (1945) as Art Director
Sal comes to the Barbary Coast from New England to find out who murdered her brother. She gets a job signing in Dude's saloon, falls in love with Dude, then wonders if he might be involved in the murder.
She Gets Her Man (1945) as Art Director
Lady on a Train (1945) as Art Director
A young woman enlists a mystery writer to help her solve a murder when the corpse vanishes.
This Love of Ours (1945) as Art Director
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
Phantom Lady (1944) as Art Director
A mystery woman is a murder suspect's only alibi for the night of his wife's death.
Christmas Holiday (1944) as Art Director
Sing a Jingle (1944) as Art Director
So's Your Uncle (1943) as Art Director
Top Man (1943) as Art Director

Production Designer (feature film)

From Noon Till Three (1976) as Production Designer
A two-bit outlaw becomes a legend when he''''s mistakenly reported dead.
Treasure of Matecumbe (1976) as Production Designer
After the Civil War, a young Southerner races to find his family''s treasure, buried on a swampy Florida island.
Report To The Commissioner (1975) as Production Designer
When a rookie cop accidentally kills a female cop working undercover in narcotics, he unwittingly becomes involved in a police department cover-up.
Castaway Cowboy, The (1974) as Production Designer
Lincoln Costain is a good-natured cowboy in the 1850s who gets shanghaied and is then shipwrecked on a Hawaiian island. When Lincoln meets a struggling widow there named Henrietta, he starts working with her to turn her potato farm into a cattle ranch. But a greedy land baron holds Henrietta's mortg
40 Carats (1973) as Production Designer
An older woman unknowingly enters into a complicated love triangle with a younger man.

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