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Ross Dowd

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Art Department (feature film)

The Facts of Life (1960) as Set Decoration
Suburban marrieds are tempted to dabble in adultery.
Run Silent Run Deep (1958) as Set Decoration
Officers on a WWII submarine clash during a perilous Pacific tour.
Zero Hour! (1957) as Set Decoration
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.
The Unholy Wife (1957) as Set Decoration
An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
My Gun Is Quick (1957) as Set Decoration
Detective Mike Hammer''''s investigation of a murder puts him in the middle between warring jewel thieves.
Johnny Trouble (1957) as Set Decoration
When her apartment house becomes a college dorm, an elderly woman stays on to become the boys'' surrogate mother.
Back from Eternity (1956) as Set Decoration
When an airliner crashes in the jungle, the repaired plane can only hold five of the survivors.
The Boss (1956) as Set Decoration
A crusading politician falls prey to the temptations of power.
Death of a Scoundrel (1956) as Set Decoration
A Czech refugee uses women to advance his business interest.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Set Decoration
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
A Bullet Is Waiting (1954) as Set Decoration
A plane crash strands a policeman and his prisoner in the wilderness.
Forever Female (1954) as Set Decoration
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
The Naked Jungle (1954) as Set Decoration
A mail-order bride faces the perils of life in the Amazon jungle, including a horde of soldier ants.
Casanova's Big Night (1954) as Set Decoration
A tailor''''s apprentice fills in for the famed Italian lover.
Money from Home (1954) as Set Decoration
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
Scared Stiff (1953) as Set Decoration
A singer and his sidekick help an heiress who''s inherited a haunted mansion.
Sangaree (1953) as Set Decoration
Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr.Carlos Morales (Fernando Lamas), the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby (lester Mathews), and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby (Arlene Dahl)who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiance, Harvey Bristol (John Sutton) and his father, Dr. Bristol (Francis L. Sullivan), who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix.
Little Boy Lost (1953) as Set Decoration
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
Road to Bali (1953) as Set Decoration
Two song-and-dance men on the run dive for treasure while competing for a beautiful princess.
Botany Bay (1953) as Set Decoration
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
Come Back, Little Sheba (1953) as Set Decoration
A mismatched couple's marital problems come to the surface when the husband develops an interest in their pretty boarder.
The Vanquished (1953) as Set Decoration
A Southern States official returns home after the Civil War and has to see that in his village the law is in the hands of a few scrupoulos people.
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Set Decoration
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Set Decoration
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
Anything Can Happen (1952) as Set Decoration
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
Rhubarb (1951) as Set Decoration
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
When Worlds Collide (1951) as Set Decoration
Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hanson, Larry Keating, John Hoyt. A landmark science fiction film of the fifties. Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon. The special effects which include a giant tidal wave crashing down on Broadway won an Oscar. Produced by fantasy film specialist George Pal (The Time Machine ) .
His Kind of Woman (1951) as Set Decoration
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
Submarine Command (1951) as Set Decoration
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Set Decoration
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Let's Dance (1950) as Set Decoration
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Set Decoration
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuosly harassed.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Set Decoration
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
My Own True Love (1949) as Set Decoration
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Set Decoration
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
The Great Lover (1949) as Set Decoration
The French Surete and private eye Higgins are after a killer who uses innocent young Americans in a crooked gambling racket, and who sets sail on an ocean liner that also carries inept scoutmaster Freddie Hunter and his troop of boys. Freddie, who's been a "boy scout" too long, has designs on gorgeous Duchess Alexandria. The boys, far better organized than Freddie, are determined to save him from himself. But who will save Freddie from being the killer's next victim?
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Set Decoration
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
Hazard (1948) as Set Decoration
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Set Decoration
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Set Decoration
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
The Big Clock (1948) as Set Decoration
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
Cross My Heart (1947) as Set Decoration
Variety Girl (1947) as Set Decoration
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.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Set Decoration
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
The Blue Dahlia (1946) as Set Dresser
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Associate (Sets)
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
Youth Runs Wild (1944) as Set Decoration
During World War II, neglected teens on the home front turn to delinquency.
Ever Since Venus (1944) as Set Decoration
The Impatient Years (1944) as Set Decoration
A feuding couple re-creates their courtship in hopes of falling back in love.
Journey into Fear (1942) as Set Decoration
A munitions expert gets mixed up with gunrunners in Turkey.

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