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Vernon Dixon

Vernon Dixon



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Art Department (feature film)

For Your Eyes Only (1981) as Set Decorator
After a ship is sunk off the coast of Albania, the world''s superpowers begin a feverish search for its valuable lost cargo: the powerful ATAC system, which will give the bearer unlimited control over Polaris nuclear submarines. As James Bond (Agent 007) joins the search, he suspects the suave Kristatos of seizing the device. The competition between nations grows more deadly by the moment, but Bond finds an ally in the beautiful Melina Havelock, who blames Kristatos for the death of her parents. Agent 007 navigates his way through passionate encounters and risky confrontations which draw him into a world of arduous challenge, including, automobile chases, underwater battles, a tour over razor-sharp coral reefs, and an assault on an imposing mountaintop fortress.
Game For Vultures (1979) as Set Decorator
Zulu Dawn (1979) as Set Dresser
The British military lead an ill-advised war against the Zulu nation.
Greek Tycoon, The (1978) as Set Decorator
This lavish drama focuses on the jet-set's continual struggle for love and power. The world's richest shipping magnate romances the widow of a United States President.
The Boys From Brazil (1978) as Set Decorator
A Nazi hunter tracks a mad scientist out to bring back Hitler.
The Deep (1977) as Set Decorator (Underwater)
A vacationing couple runs afoul of modern pirates.
Shout at the Devil (1976) as Set Decorator (Africa)
Drunken Irish father in law (Lee Marvin) and English Son in Law (Roger Moore) take up the fight against the Kaiser's army in East Africa during World War One.
Barry Lyndon (1975)
An Irish rogue cheats his way to the top of 18th-century British society.
Nelson Affair, The (1973) as Set Decorator
Young George Matcham visits his uncle Lord Nelson and the vulgar Lady Hamilton. With the clear eyes of youth, he measures Nelson's stature and notes his feet of clay. And yet, Nelson is a hero, a great man. How can this be resolved? Meanwhile, the combined French and Spanish fleet puts out to sea....
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) as Set Dresser
Story of Russia''s last czar, Nicolas II, and his ill-fated family.
The Adventurers (1970) as Set Decoration
The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed.
Oliver! (1968) as Set Dresser
Musical version of the Dickens classic about an orphan taken in by a band of boy thieves.
A Countess From Hong Kong (1967) as Set Dresser
US politican Ogen Mears finds in his suit on the liner heading from Hongkong to Hawaii a russian countess, who is fed up with working as a taxi-dancer in Hongkong. Mears falls in love, but there is his wife waiting for him in Hawaii, and a divorce would ruin his chances of being elected.
Funeral in Berlin (1966) as Set Decoration
The British send their top secret agent to help a Soviet intelligence officer defect.
Lost Command (1966) as Set Decoration
After a stinging defeat in Vietnam, an officer in the French Army gets one last chance in Algiers.
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963) as Set Dresser
A young Scottish girl's cat, Thomasina, apparently dies at the hands of her widowed veterinarian father. The strained relationship between the girl and her father is eventually repaired with the return of Thomasina and the aid of a beautiful and mysterious "witch" who seems to have powers to revive and heal animals.
In Search of the Castaways (1962) as Set Dresser
Two siblings embark on a dangerous journey to find their shipwrecked father.
Carry On Constable (1961) as Set Dresser
A flu epidemic forces a police sergeant to take on four bumbling newcomers.
Follow a Star (1961) as Set Dresser
Norman Truscott is a store worker who dreams of stardom. Vernon Carew is a singer who's star is fading. Vernon manages to get a recording of Norman singing and passes it off as himself.
The Grass Is Greener (1961) as Set Dresser
Impoverished aristocrats consider splitting up to pursue wealthy spouses.
The Naked Edge (1961) as Set Dresser
A woman suspects her husband of a crime for which he implicated someone else.
Greyfriars Bobby (1961) as Set Decoration
Scotland 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye terrier go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by anyone, and takes to sleeping on his master's grave in the Greyfriars kirkyard, despite a caretaker with a "no dogs" rule. And when Bobby is taken up for being unlicensed, it's up to the children of Edinburgh and the Lord Provost to decide what's to be done.
Kidnapped (1960) as Set Decoration
In 1751 Scotland, two men escape to the Scottish Highlands dodging the redcoats.
Nor The Moon By Night (1959) as Set Decorator
In Africa, a game warden''s correspondence bridge falls in love with his brother.
The Gypsy And The Gentleman (1958) as Set Decorator
A gypsy maiden tries to seduce a drunken nobleman in order to better her class.
The Secret Place (1957) as Set Decorator
A criminal plots a diamond robbery in post-war London.
The Iron Petticoat (1956) as Set Dresser
Captain Vinka Kovelenko defects from Russia, but not for political reasons. She defects because she feels discriminated against as a woman. Captain Chuck Lockwood gets the order to show her the bright side of capitalism, while she tries to convince him of the superority of communism. Naturally, they fall in love, but there's still the KGB, which doesn't like the idea of having a defected Russian officer running around in London.

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