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Also Known As: Richard W Day Died: May 23, 1972
Born: May 9, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Victoria, British Columbia, CA Profession: production designer, costume designer, set decorator

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One of Hollywood's most distinguished art directors, with MGM from 1923 to 1930 and 20th Century-Fox (as head of the art department) from 1939 to 1943. During his collaboration with Erich von Stroheim in the 1920s, Day developed a distinctive, realist style which he put to outstanding use in numerous subsequent films and which earned him seven Academy Awards.

One of Hollywood's most distinguished art directors, with MGM from 1923 to 1930 and 20th Century-Fox (as head of the art department) from 1939 to 1943. During his collaboration with Erich von Stroheim in the 1920s, Day developed a distinctive, realist style which he put to outstanding use in numerous subsequent films and which earned him seven Academy Awards.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  The House of Rothschild (1934) 2nd Unit Director
2.
  The Wedding March (1928) Assistant Director

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1919:
Worked as set decorator on "Blind Husbands"
1922:
First film as art director, "Foolish Wives"

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