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Hans Dreier

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Also Known As: Died: October 24, 1966
Born: August 21, 1885 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bremen, DE Profession: Art Director ...


Art Director (feature film)

September Affair (1951) as Art Director
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
A Place in the Sun (1951) as Art Director
An ambitious young man wins an heiress' heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.
Branded (1951) as Art Director
A gunman tries to pass himself off as a wealthy ranchers long lost son.
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950) as Art Director
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
Dear Wife (1950) as Art Director
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Mr. Music (1950) as Art Director
Dark City (1950) as Art Director
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Art Director
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuosly harassed.
No Man of Her Own (1950) as Art Director
Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her.
Let's Dance (1950) as Art Director
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.
My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Art Director
Riding High (1950) as Art Director
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Art Director
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
The Furies (1950) as Art Director
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
Union Station (1950) as Art Director
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Art Director
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950) as Art Director
Webb Carey returns to Orta, near Milan, to find out who betrayed his World War II O.S.S. team and caused the death of several villagers. His old love Julie, whom he thought dead at the hands of the Nazis, is alive and married to the Barone.
Fancy Pants (1950) as Art Director
A wild West family wins a British valet in a poker game and passes him off as a nobleman.
Paid in Full (1950) as Art Director
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane.
Rope of Sand (1949) as Art Director
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
Whispering Smith (1949) as Art Director
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Art Director
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as Art Director
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Art Director
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.
Top O' the Morning (1949) as Art Director
One bright morning, the villagers near Blarney Castle, Ireland hear terrible news: the famed Blarney Stone has been stolen. Enter Joe Mulqueen, singing insurance investigator from New York. The lovely daughter of police sergeant McNaughton soon catches Joe's eye, and oddly enough Joe fulfills an ancient prophecy of who her lover will be. Meanwhile, Joe does find time to do a little investigating...
The Great Lover (1949) as Art Director
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?
Streets of Laredo (1949) as Art Director
Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Art Director
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
My Own True Love (1949) as Art Director
Bride of Vengeance (1949) as Art Director
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Art Director
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Art Director
Sorrowful Jones (1949) as Art Director
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
The Accused (1949) as Art Director
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
My Friend Irma (1949) as Art Director
Based on the long-running radio show. Irma is a likeable airhead who meddles in her roommate's love-life. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, in their first screen appearance, are juice-bar operators who are discovered when a self-proclaimed manager hears Martin's golden voice. Irma's roommate wants to marry her rich boss, but instead falls in love with Martin.
I Walk Alone (1948) as Art Director
An ex-convict discovers the world of crime has changed drastically since he went up the river.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Art Director
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
Hazard (1948) as Art Director
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) as Art Director
A neurotic invalid accidentally overhears a phone conversation plotting her own murder.
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.
The Emperor Waltz (1948) as Art Director
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
Dream Girl (1948) as Art Director
The Big Clock (1948) as Art Director
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
Sealed Verdict (1948) as Art Director
Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) as Art Director
When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true precognition. His partner, Whitney Courtland, uses Triton's talent to make money; but Triton's inability to prevent what he foresees, causes him to break up the act and become a hermit. Years later, Triton has new visions and desperately tries to prevent tragedies in the Courtland family. Can his warnings succeed against suspicion, unbelief, and inexorable fate?
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Art Director
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.
The Sainted Sisters (1948) as Art Director
While hiding out in small-town Maine, two female con artists inadvertently become philanthropists.
Isn't It Romantic (1948) as Art Director
The Paleface (1948) as Art Director
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Saigon (1948) as Art Director
After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' secretary Susan on board. When Mike falls for her, Larry tells her to play along for Mike's sake. She, of course, falls for Larry.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Art Director
Cross My Heart (1947) as Art Director
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Art Director
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Art Director
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Art Director
A WAC officer returns from the war to find her husband wants a divorce.
Where There's Life (1947) as Art Director
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
Wild Harvest (1947) as Art Director
Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He puts her off. To get back she marries Jim whom she prods into high-grading the grain (skimming off some for private sale). The last payment on Joe's machinery is due just as he discover's what his buddy has been doing.
Dear Ruth (1947) as Art Director
A soldier shows up at the doorstep of his romantic pen pal who has no recollection of ever writing him.
Calcutta (1947) as Art Director
Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.
Ladies' Man (1947) as Art Director
Henry Haskell (Eddie Bracken), owner of a hard-scrabble farm near Badger, Oklahona, thwarted in love and through with women forever, strikes oil while digging for water and becomes a millionaire. He heads for New York, with $50,000 in his pocket, to fulfill his lifelong ambition of seeing Grant's Tomb and riding the subway. Fortune-huntress Gladys Hayden (Virginia Field) moves into rooms adjoining Henry's at his swank New York hotel. He joins a large crowd on the street and suddenly finds himself being interviewed by Jean Mitchell (Virginia Wells) on a "Streets of New York" broadcast. When Henry says he is the only millionaire from Badger, Oklahoma, Jean impulsively offers to introduce him to any listener who sends in a box-top of her sponsor's face powder. Henry invites Jean to dine at the Automat and a ride home on the subway and, since he borrows nickels from her for food and the subway, she doubts he is really a millionaire. She is unaware he couldn't get change for a $100 bill. On the subway, they encounter Spike Jones and His City Slickers and, learning they are out of work, Henry gives them each $100 bills. Millions of women, clamouring for dates with Henry, send in box-tops. Jean and her uncle dream up a radio program that promises some lucky Cinderella a date with Henry each night. Jean puts on an act that makes Henry, self-vowed woman-hater, think her job is in jeopardy and he goes along. And Gladys makes strides with Henry with her phoney southern accent. When Henry learns that he has been tricked into the radio scheme, he pretends to be bankrupt...
Unconquered (1947) as Art Director
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Golden Earrings (1947) as Art Director
An English POW tries to hide from the Nazis by posing as a gypsy.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947) as Art Director
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
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.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Art Director
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
Blaze of Noon (1947) as Art Director
In the 1920s, the four McDonald brothers leave the uncertain life of carnival stunt fliers for steady jobs with the U.S. Air Mail. They've agreed that "guys like us don't have a right to get married," but that's before Colin meets nurse Lucille Stewart and, in a whirlwind courtship, weds her. Can this marriage, or indeed any of the brothers, survive the dangers of their new profession?
My Favorite Brunette (1947) as Art Director
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
California (1947) as Art Director
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
Road to Rio (1947) as Art Director
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
The Searching Wind (1946) as Art Director
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too.
O.S.S. (1946) as Art Director
John Martin is part of an American spy team dropped into France during World War II to destroy the French railway system. After successfully blowing up a tunnel he runs back to save Ellen and is told "Never come back for me again." Later he must choose whether or not to obey her wishes.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Art Director
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) as Art Director
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.
Masquerade in Mexico (1946) as Art Director
Kitty (1946) as Art Director
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946) as Art Director
Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946) as Art Director
Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor derives from pre-Roaring Twenties naivity.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Art Director
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.
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as Art Director
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
To Each His Own (1946) as Art Director
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
The Blue Dahlia (1946) as Art Director
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
The Virginian (1946) as Art Director
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Art Director
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Art Director
Blue Skies (1946) as Art Director
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
Murder, He Says (1945) as Art Director
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Art Director
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
The Unseen (1945) as Art Director
Bring on the Girls (1945) as Art Director
Hold That Blonde (1945) as Art Director
Ogden Spencer Trulow III (Eddie Bracken) is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin (Veronica Lake), who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels.
Salty O'Rourke (1945) as Art Director
Salty owes money to Doc Baxter; he and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up. They get a race horse and a disbarred jockey, Johnny Cates, who must fake his identity to race. Johnny and Salty both fall in love with Barbara Brooks and, to get even, Johnny considers throwing the horserace.
Love Letters (1945) as Art Director
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Art Director
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Art Director
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
The Stork Club (1945) as Art Director
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''s life.
You Came Along (1945) as Art Director
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
Out of This World (1945) as Art Director
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to find backers to invest in Herbie and they sell 125 percent of him.
A Medal for Benny (1945) as Art Director
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945) as Supv art dir
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
Duffy's Tavern (1945) as Art Director
When Archie, the proprietor of the neighborhood bar discovers that one of his regulars, Michael O'Malley, owner of a record company is going broke, he realizes that many of his regulars will soon be unemployed and therefore, unable to pay their tab at the tavern. Archie immediately begins recruiting
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Art Director
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Art Director
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
I Love a Soldier (1944) as Art Director
During World War II in San Francisco, Eve Morgan and her single girlfriends spend their days welding ships and their nights dancing with soldiers and sailors shipping out that night. Eve is determined to avoid any romantic entanglements until the war is over she refuses to spend her days and nights worrying about getting bad news about a man she has fallen for. But she doesn't count on meeting a soldier who is determined to change her mind.
The Hour Before the Dawn (1944) as Art Director
Double Indemnity (1944) as Art Director
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
Standing Room Only (1944) as Art Director
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Art Director
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
Henry Aldrich's Little Secret (1944) as Art Director
Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944) as Art Director
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (1944) as Art Director
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Art Director
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Art Director
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
Going My Way (1944) as Art Director
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
The Great Moment (1944) as Art Director
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) as Art Director
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
You Can't Ration Love (1944) as Art Director
Because of the war, there aren't enough men at Adams College for all the girls, but Betty (Betty Jane Rhodes as Betty Rhodes) has no difficulties as she has a monopoly on stud-athlete Pete (Bill Edwards). The other girls, particularly Marian (Marjorie Weaver), think this is unfair, so Marian institutes a system of rationing dates. Pete is rated as thirty points and Betty is furious as the other girls bypass the 4-F's and slide-rule geeks to save their ration points to date Pete. Betty drafts him for the Varsity Show, but when the pressure of preparing for the show hurts his studies, Marian volunteers to tutor him and has him all to herself. Scholarly John "Two-Point" Simpson (Johnny Johnston as Johnnie Johnston) auditions and, since he isn't hep to the jive, is laughed off the stage. Betty helps him and soon "Two-Point" is in the groove and makes a hit, and Betty discovers she is in love with him. The faculty cancels the date-rationing plan and Johnnie, whose point value has gone up, thinks Betty is the cause of the ruling and dates Marian for spite. Betty broods and knits booties for her sister's baby, but conveys the impression to Marian that she is to have a baby. Johnnie learns he is the "suspected" father and, thinking it is another of Betty's tricks, plans to leave school. The other girls, led by Bubbles (Marie Wilson), are worried about Betty's future stigma and round up a justice of the peace and Johnnie. Betty confesses the hoax, and the girls start squabbling over the available-again Johnnie, while Betty and Johnnie make use of the still-available Justice of the Peace.
Till We Meet Again (1944) as Art Director
The Uninvited (1944) as Art Director
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
Practically Yours (1944) as Art Director
And the Angels Sing (1944) as Art Director
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
Ministry of Fear (1944) as Art Director
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Art Director
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
Rainbow Island (1944) as Art Director
A girl is raised as a native while living on a tropical island.
The National Barn Dance (1944) as Art Director
Made at the time when the National Barn Dance program, on radio station WLS (for World's Largest Store and owned by Sears & Roebuck) in Chicago, was as big on a national scale listening audience as "The Grand Ole Opry" out of Nashville. The film highlights the leading acts then performing on the program; comedian Pat Buttram, announcer Joe Kelly (before his Quiz Kids stint), Lulubelle & Scotty (Scott Wiseman and wife Myrtle), the Dinning Sisters trio, Arkie the Arkansas Wood Chooper (Luther W. Osenbrink) and the Hoosier Hot Shots quartet, whose musical abilities and creativity were vastly underrated. The piffle of a story begins in the early days of radio (Calvin Cooledge was President) but otherwise seems to take place in 1944, which made things easier on the Art and Set directors. Agent John Berke (Charles Quigley) thinks advertising executive Mitcham (Robert Benchley) wants to put together a program of hillbilly performers---a term used until later years when Nashville went uptown and changed it to Country & Western---and hies himself down to a country town where Lulubelle (Myrtle Wiseman) & Scotty (Scott Wiseman) hold a barn dance in their barn every Saturday night featuring themselves and their farm hands, although it is not quite clear just what chores the Dinning Sisters perform. He signs all hands to a contract, brings them to Chicago and learns that Mitcham has no intentions of putting together such a program to be sponsored by the Garvey Soup Company owned by the Garveys (Charles Dingle and Mabel Paige). A bit of plot contrivance---a small bit--- changes all of that, and the National Barn Dance is born.
Lady in the Dark (1944) as Art supv
The Man in Half Moon Street (1944) as Art Director
The Hitler Gang (1944) as Art Director
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) as Art Director
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.
Dixie (1943) as Art supv
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
True to Life (1943) as Art Director
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
Young and Willing (1943) as Art Director
Aspiring actors sharing a New York apartment follow a strict "no romance" policy.
The Good Fellows (1943) as Art Director
The title of Grand Caesar in the Ancient Order of Noblest Romans of Wakefield, Indiana keeps Jim "Pop" Helton (Cecil Kellaway) so involved and distracted that he forgets to pay the family's bills, nearly makes a shambles of a real estate deal his oldest daughter, Ethel (Helen Walker)is working on,almost wrecks her romance with Captain Tom Drayson (James Brown), and gets involved in a game with a pool shark in an effort to raise the remaining $75 of the $6,750 needed (that they didn't have) by the Wakefield Lodge to host the national convention of the Noblest Romans.
The Crystal Ball (1943) as Art Director
A female fortuneteller uses her "powers" to land a man.
Happy Go Lucky (1943) as Art supv
To land a rich husband, golddigger Marjory Stuart goes to Trinidad posing as a debutante. Beach boy Pete promptly unmasks her, but offers to help her catch his enemy, yachtsman Alfred Monroe. Marjory's pal Bubbles turns out to be the old flame of Pete's pal Wally. All the well-planned efforts to land Monroe end in slapstick; then Wally's voodoo priestess landlady gives him a love potion that works...
Riding High (1943) as Art Director
Henry Aldrich Swings It (1943) as Art Director
Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man.
China (1943) as Art Director
Shortly before Pearl Harbor, American opportunist Jones and partner Johnny are in China to sell oil to the invading Japanese army. Cynical about the sufferings of the Chinese, Jones meets compassionate teacher Carolyn Grant while travelling cross-country to Shanghai. Sparks fly between these strong-willed characters, neither budging an inch. But when Jones witnesses a Japanese atrocity, his feelings toward his customers (and Carolyn) begin to change...
Salute for Three (1943) as Art Director
Press agent Jimmy Gates (Marty May) gets an idea while watching a New York parade, for a returned war hero Sergeant Buzz McAllister (Macdonald Carey), with his chief client, singer Judy Ames (Betty Rhodes); Dona Drake (Dona Drake), leader of an all-girl orchestra; his photographer Foggy (Cliff Edwards), and his secretary Myrt (Minna Gombell). Jimmy, thinking Judy needs publicity in order to get a singing job on a radio program, thinks that a romance between her and the war hero would be just the ticket. Judy isn't too warm on the idea but agrees to go ahead for Jimmy's sake, with whom she thinks she is in love. She agrees to work on Buzz that night at the Manhattan Canteen, a converted night club where show business people entertain and wait on service men. Foggy is assigned to get pictures of Judy and Buzz together but fails through ineptness. Buzz escorts Judy home in a rainstorm and, while helping her out of the taxi, slips and falls into a deep puddle. Judy asks him to come in so she can dry his soaking-wet uniform on the kitchen stove. Foggy gains entrance to the apartment via the dumbwaiter and snaps a picture of Buzz in his underwear. The next morning Buzz tells Jimmy that he intends to marry Judy, which is going further than he had intended. He also decides he can't use the compromising - but innocent - photo for publicity purposes but does announce their - he thinks - publicity-only engagement. That clinches the deal for Judy to get a radio program called "The Girl I Left Behind." Buzz proposes to Judy, who realizes she loves Buzz and not Jimmy, and they, not knowing that Jimmy has announced their "engagement", decide to keep it a secret.
Henry Aldrich Haunts a House (1943) as Art Director
Hostages (1943) as Art Director
So Proudly We Hail! (1943) as Art Director
Nurses caught behind enemy lines during World War II fight to survive.
Five Graves to Cairo (1943) as Art Director
A British corporal goes undercover to infiltrate Field Marshall Rommel's command.
No Time for Love (1943) as Art Director
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
Let's Face It (1943) as Art Director
Night Plane from Chungking (1943) as Art Director
Lady Bodyguard (1943) as Art Director
A.C.Baker (Anne Shirley), advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore (Eddie Albert) with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a paid-for-a-year $1000 policy. High-risk Terry agrees. George MacAlister (Roger Pryor) fires his secretary, Miss Tracy (Mary Treen), just as she is typing up the policy and she, for spite, changes the amount from a thousand dollars to one million dollars. A.C. delivers the policy, without noticing the difference, to Terry at a party at the Frolics Club, a cheap joint wedged between a burlesque house and a flop house hotel. Three characters, an elderly hat-check "girl" known as Mother Hodges (Maude Eburne); Avery Jamieson (Raymond Walburn), a broken-down actor; and bartender Harry Gargan (Edward Brophy) are named beneficiaries. When the company discovers the error, A.C. is sent to get back the policy and, pending that, don't let Terry make any test flights.
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943) as Art Director
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Art Director
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
Road to Morocco (1942) as Art Director
Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they're caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess.
Holiday Inn (1942) as Art Director
When he loses in love, a song-and-dance man retires from show business to run a country inn.
The Glass Key (1942) as Art Director
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
The Fleet's In (1942) as Art Director
Sailors bet on a shy shipmate''s ability to romance an aloof nightclub singer.
Priorities on Parade (1942) as Art Director
True to the Army (1942) as Art Director
The Great Man's Lady (1942) as Art Director
A pioneer couple struggle to build a city in the wild West.
Wake Island (1942) as Art Director
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942) as Art Director
In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before.
Lucky Jordan (1942) as Art Director
A racketeer struggles to adjust to military life after he''''s drafted.
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Art Director
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Art Director
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Art Director
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Art Director
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
Are Husbands Necessary? (1942) as Art Director
Fly-by-Night (1942) as Art Director
Sweater Girl (1942) as Art Director
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Art Director
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942) as Art Director
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Art Director
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
The Major and the Minor (1942) as Art Director
A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
Henry and Dizzy (1942) as Art Director
The Lady Has Plans (1942) as Art Director
Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale.
Dr. Broadway (1942) as Art Director
Street of Chance (1942) as Art Director
The Palm Beach Story (1942) as Art Director
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
Night in New Orleans (1942) as Art Director
Take a Letter, Darling (1942) as Art Director
A female executive hires a male secretary.
Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942) as Art Director
Henry (James Lydon) gets into another jam when he becomes the editor of the Centerville Hish School newspaper. The Fire Chief suspects him when he covers fires.
I Married a Witch (1942) as Art Director
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as Art Director
Bahama Passage (1941) as Art Director
Night of January 16th (1941) as Art Director
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
Aloma of the South Seas (1941) as Art Director
A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941) as Art Director
A young man seeks to murder his father that abandoned his mother, yet fate plays a hand when a stranger appears.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Art Director
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941) as Art Director
Hold Back the Dawn (1941) as Art Director
A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.
Louisiana Purchase (1941) as Art supv
A bumbling young politician gets caught between grifters and a senator investigating corruption.
Birth of the Blues (1941) as Art Director
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Art Director
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
Skylark (1941) as Art Director
A neglected housewife falls in love with a handsome attorney.
West Point Widow (1941) as Art Director
Virginia (1941) as Art Director
Reaching for the Sun (1941) as Art Director
Among the Living (1941) as Art Director
Paul Raden (Albert Dekker), hopelessly insane son of Maxim Raden, hated owner of the Radentown mills, is in a strait jacket in a secret room in the family mansion, while the body of his father is lowered into a grave. Twenty-five years earlier, the brutal father had hurled Paul against a wall when the young boy had tried to defend his mother and, with his brain injured forever, Paul's last memory, before descending into the shadows on insanity, was his mother's agonized scream. At the graveside are Dr. Ben Saunders (Harry Carey), Paul's twin brother John (Albert Dekker) and John's wife Elaine (Frances Farmer.) Pompey (Ernest Whitman), the family servant who has cared for and guarded Paul and kept the family secret for a quarter of a century,watches from afar. That night Dr. Saunders tells John that his twin, who he thought dead, is alive as the father, refusing to commit him to an institution, had bribed the doctor to sign a false death certificate and then bury another child's body as Paul. John and the doctor visit Radenhouse and find Pompey strangled and Paul vanished. While they search frantically for Paul, the latter revels in his freedom and falls in love with the first girl he meets, Milly Pickens (Susan Hayward), an unemployed mill worker. He wanders into a honky-tonk filled with dancing jitterbugs (Patti Lacey, Roy Lester, Ray Hirsch and Jane Allen), where a pretty blonde, Peggy Nolan (Jean Phillips), flirts with him. Her body is found the next morning near the closed-down Raden Mills. Terrorized by the second murder and the thought that a homicidal maniac is on the loose, the town goes mad with fear and greed when Dr. Saunders tricks John into offering a $5,000 reward for the killer. Milly purchases a revolver and persuades Paul, whose demented mind has forgotten the murders, to accompany her to Radenhouse on her hunch that the murderer is hiding there.
New York Town (1941) as Art Director
Caught in the Draft (1941) as Art Director
Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and her father, but his military career is largely slapstick. Will he ever get his corporal's stripes?
World Premiere (1941) as Art Director
Nothing But the Truth (1941) as Art Director
A businessman bets he can tell the truth for 24 hours.
Road to Zanzibar (1941) as Art Director
A lady con artist scams two out-of-work entertainers into financing a safari.
The Lady Eve (1941) as Art Director
A lady cardsharp tries to con an eccentric scientist only to fall for him.
Victory (1941) as Art Director
The Monster and the Girl (1941) as Art Director
Scot Webster tries to save his sister Susan from the clutches of gangster W.S. Bruhl. When Scot comes to Bruhl's rented room, one of the gangster's aides falls into his hands, killed by a gunman. The murderer tosses his gun to Scot and disappears. Since all the evidence points at him, Scot is arrested, tried and sentenced to death. A mad scientist uses his brain to transplant it into a gorilla. After the operation Scot wakes up in the body of a gorilla, eager to get his revenge...
The Mad Doctor (1941) as Art Director
One Night in Lisbon (1941) as Art Director
You're the One (1941) as Art Director
Buy Me That Town (1941) as Art Director
With the gang business washed up, Ricky Dean (Lloyd Nolan), suave first lieutenant to racketeer Chink Moran (Sheldon Leonard), and Louie Lanzer (Albert Dekker), a has-been fighter with itchy fingers, decide to take a peaceful vacation in the country. They are followed by three hard-boiled characters, Fingers (Horace MacMahon), Ziggy (Edward Brophy) and Crusher (Warren Hymer). Ricky, thinking they are to be rubbed out for deserting Chink, who has been drafted into the Army, stops his car and confronts them. But they merely want to ask Ricky to be their new boss. He declines but promises to call them sometime if the need arises. They are speeding through a Connecticut village and are stopped by yokel Constable Sam Smedley (Olin Howlin as Olin Howland). Judge Paradise (Richard Carle), with his daughter Virginia (Constance Moore) as court clerk, fines them $5.00 each, plus $37 costs - or 30 days in jail. They, while waiting to hear from Jimmy's lawyer, are taken to the cells and are amazed to find the tumbledown jail wide open, with prisoners walking in and out. The door won't lock. The judge explains to Jimmy that Middle Village is unincorporated and broke, its sole income being traffic fines. The town's bonds, for everything from the houses to the village pump, are owned in New York. He also adds that anyone in jail in an unincorporated village is safe from the outside law - Federal,State and City. Ricky, fine paid, hustles back to New York and buys the town bonds for $40,000. Back in Middle Village, Ricky starts the ball rolling;he retains Judge Paradise, sends for Fingers, Ziggy and Crusher, and renovates the jail into a luxurious club. His lawyer then starts a stream of "customers on the lam" who pay $1000 a week for the comfort and protection of the Middle Village Jail. New fire chief Crusher, police chief Ziggy and the others board with Henrietta (Barbara Jo Allen), a maiden lady with aspirations of becoming a gun moll. She also startles them with her collection of wanted posters, their pictures among them. Louie and Henrietta fall for each other. Virginia, in love with Ricky, tries to talk him into doing big things for the town, such as reopening its one-and-only factory. Ricky agrees when the Army offers a defense contract for shell casings. Meanwhile, Chink has gotten out of the Army and buys Louie's half interest in Middle Village. He tells the "boys" they are suckers for letting Ricky spend the jail "take" on civic improvements and he plans to wreck the factory deal.
Life with Henry (1941) as Art Director
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
There's Magic in Music (1941) as Art Director
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941) as Art Director
A vaudeville act tries to turn a broken-down house into a posh nightclub.
Henry Aldrich for President (1941) as Art Director
Glamour Boy (1941) as Art Director
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
Mystery Sea Raider (1940) as Art Director
Rhythm on the River (1940) as Art Director
Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall in love and then try to sell their songs under their own name. The problem is every song publisher thinks they're copying Courtney's style.
Women Without Names (1940) as Art Director
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
Buck Benny Rides Again (1940) as Art Director
Radio star Jack Benny, intending to stay in New York for the summer, is forced by the needling of rival Fred Allen to prove his boasts about roughing it on his (fictitious) Nevada ranch. Meanwhile, singer Joan Cameron, whom Jack's fallen for and offended, is maneuvered by her sisters to the same Nevada town. Jack's losing battle to prove his manhood to Joan means broad slapstick burlesque of Western cliches.
The Great McGinty (1940) as Art Director
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
The Light That Failed (1940) as Art Director
A London artist struggles to complete one last painting before going blind.
Adventure in Diamonds (1940) as Art Director
Texas Rangers Ride Again (1940) as Art Director
Road to Singapore (1940) as Art Director
A runaway tycoon and his sailor buddy try to con their way through the South Seas.
The Biscuit Eater (1940) as Art Director
Two little boys have faith in a dog they name Promise, so much faith that they enter him in the championship trials for bird dogs. The favorite is Georgia Boy bred and trained by the boys' fathers. And if Georgia Boy doesn't win, the fathers may both lose their jobs.
Emergency Squad (1940) as Art Director
Those Were the Days! (1940) as Art Director
Opened by Mistake (1940) as Art Director
Comin' Round the Mountain (1940) as Art Director
Parole Fixer (1940) as Art Director
Rangers of Fortune (1940) as Art Director
Golden Gloves (1940) as Art Director
Christmas in July (1940) as Art Director
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
Typhoon (1940) as Art Director
The Farmer's Daughter (1940) as Art Director
Arise, My Love (1940) as Art Director
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
The Ghost Breakers (1940) as Art Director
A radio broadcaster running from the mob helps an heiress deal with her family''''s haunted mansion.
The Quarterback (1940) as Art Director
Untamed (1940) as Art Director
Seventeen (1940) as Art Director
Safari (1940) as Art Director
Dancing on a Dime (1940) as Art Director
Geronimo (1940) as Art Director
Moon over Burma (1940) as Art Director
The Way of All Flesh (1940) as Art Director
Queen of the Mob (1940) as Art Director
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Art Director
Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as Art Director
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940) as Art Director
Dr. Cyclops (1940) as Art Director
A brilliant physicist in the Peruvian jungle discovers how to shrink his enemies.
Remember the Night (1940) as Art Director
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
The Night of Nights (1939) as Art Director
What a Life (1939) as Art Director
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Art Director
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
The Cat and the Canary (1939) as Art Director
An attorney tries to protect the sole heir to a millionaire¿s creepy estate.
Persons in Hiding (1939) as Art Director
The Magnificent Fraud (1939) as Art Director
Death of a Champion (1939) as Art Director
Island of Lost Men (1939) as Art Director
Unmarried (1939) as Art Director
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Art Director
Sudden Money (1939) as Art Director
$1,000 a Touchdown (1939) as Art Director
The Star Maker (1939) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond's Bride (1939) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond postpones his wedding to track down a band of bank robbers.
Television Spy (1939) as Art Director
Disbarred (1939) as Art Director
Disputed Passage (1939) as Art Director
Million Dollar Legs (1939) as Art Director
At Middleton College, controlled by rich donor Melton, only paying sports are allowed. But Freddie Frye, conniving student body president, has to get a letter in some sport to win back his girl Susie; he schemes to revive crew boat racing. Sinking boats, no money, and his own waistline stand in his way. Can they win the big race with State University?
Ambush (1939) as Art Director
Midnight (1939) as Art Director
An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.
Paris Honeymoon (1939) as Art Director
A Texas millionaire travels to Europe to meet his girlfriend, a European countess. He stops in a rustic mountain village and meets a beautiful peasant girl. He falls in love with her, then must decide if he wants her or the rich countess.
All Women Have Secrets (1939) as Art Director
When they decide they might as well be penniless husbands and wives as penniless campus sweethearts, three couples at a Midwestern university, against the advice of their friends, get married. Joe (John Arledge) and Susie Tucker (Betty Moran) prove that two can live as cheap as one by setting up housekeeping in a trailer, and working at whatever odd jobs turn up. Slats (Peter Lind Hayes as Peter Hayes) and Jennifer Warwick (Virginia Dale) marry because they can fight better under the same roof then when separated, and use Jennifer's allowance from home to pay for their groceries. John Gregory (Joseph Allen Jr.), a brilliant pre-med student, and his bride, Kay (Jean Cagney), are in the most serious situation. Kay's allowance is suddenly cut off by her unsympathetic step-mother, while the scholarship on which John is depending is threatened by his inability to do two jobs at once - study all day and work at night to support them. Kay, determined to prevent John from giving up college, takes a series of back-breaking jobs in order to give him time to study. She gets a job singing in a night club, but has to quit when the stork announces an imminent arrival. Her secret, being pregnant, helps her to make up her mind to go back home and leave John free to accept the offer of a professor who wants the promising student to work with him abroad.
Beau Geste (1939) as Art Director
Three brothers in the French foreign legion fight off murderous Arabs and a sadistic sergeant.
Our Neighbors--the Carters (1939) as Art Director
Hotel Imperial (1939) as Art Director
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939) as Art Director
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.
The Great Victor Herbert (1939) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond discovers the house he¿s rented for his wedding hides a secret treasure.
Never Say Die (1939) as Art Director
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as Art Director
Some Like It Hot (1939) as Art Director
A carnival con artist tries to ride his girlfriend''''s singing talents to the big time.
Saint Louis Blues (1939) as Art Director
The Lady's from Kentucky (1939) as Art Director
Undercover Doctor (1939) as Art Director
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as Art Director
Night Work (1939) as Art Director
Man About Town (1939) as Art Director
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
Zaza (1939) as Art Director
Zaza is a spicy Parisian cabaret performer who falls in love with wealthy rogue Dufresne. Quitting show biz to be with Dufresne for all time, Zaza is taken aback to discover that he's already married...
King of Chinatown (1939) as Art Director
Union Pacific (1939) as Art Director
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Cafe Society (1939) as Art Director
Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Art Director
Boy Trouble (1939) as Art Director
Honeymoon in Bali (1939) as Art Director
Daughter of Shanghai (1938) as Art Director
A young woman tracks down the smugglers who killed her father.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Art Director
Artists and Models Abroad (1938) as Art Director
Cocoanut Grove (1938) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1938) as Art Director
Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938) as Art Director
A millionaire who''s been married seven times courts wife number eight.
Her Jungle Love (1938) as Art Director
While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell (Ray Milland) and Jimmy Wallace (Lynne Overman) are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura (Dorothy Lamour), a beautiful jungle girl who is the only inhabitant of the island and is believed a goddess by the natives of the adjoining islands. The three are about to leave the island on a make-shift raft when a gang of savage tribesman land, headed by Kuasa (J. Carroll Naish), a half-mad potentate who informs them that all whites are his mortal enemies because an Englishwoman once spurned his love and he got his revenge by stealing her daughter, who is Tura. He had set her up as a goddess but she must now pay for befriending the hated white men by being sacrificed to the crocodiles in an underground temple. An earthquake rocks the island and destroys Kuasa and his band. Bob, Jimmy and Tura find a party of rescuers waiting on the beach, headed by aviation company president J. C. Martin (Jonathan Hale) and his daughter Eleanor (Virginia Vale as Dorothy Howe), Bob's fiancee. It soon becomes evident that Bob must choose between Tura and Elanor.
Give Me a Sailor (1938) as Art Director
A series of romantic complications ensue between two brothers in the U.S. Navy and two sisters.
Hunted Men (1938) as Art Director
Illegal Traffic (1938) as Art Director
Say It in French (1938) as Art Director
The Arkansas Traveler (1938) as Art Director
The Texans (1938) as Art Director
Touchdown, Army (1938) as Art Director
Prep football star Jimmy Howal(Robert Cummings)gets a reception far different from what he expected when he enters West Point. His cocky attitude earns him the enmity of many upperclassmen, especially hot-tempered southerner Brandon Culpepper (John Howard), who also sees Howal as a rival for beautiful Toni Denby (Mary Carlisle), daughter of West Point officer Colonel Denby (Minor Watson.) Just before the Army-Navy football game, Howals' name is posted as failing French, and the cadets fear he will be kept from playing because of it. (The Paramount writers overlooked the fact that since Howal was a plebe nee freshman student, he couldn't have played anyway as freshman weren't eligible for the varsity in this period.) Toni agrees to tutor Howal, but she, unknowingly, uses an old examination which Is the basis for the new test. Howal realizes what has happened when he passes the exam with flying colors, and suspects Toni of having set out to make a fool of him.
Dangerous to Know (1938) as Art Director
Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess (read:mistress), with an iron hand. He meets Margaret Van Kase (Gail Patrick), a socialite not impressed by his power nor his wealth, having no money herself, and Steve makes frantic efforts to win her and turns away from the loyal Lin Yang. Margaret ignores him as she plans to wed Philip Easton (Harvey Stephens), a penniless bond salesman. The furious Recka, poses as a friend to Easton, while planning to ruin him. His henchmen kidnap Easton when he is carrying a large assignment of bonds, and he is branded as a runaway thief. The only doubters are Margaret and Police Inspector Brandon (Lloyd Nolan), who knows Recka's methods and suspects foul play. Easton is found in an abandoned house and arrested as the gangsters have taken the bonds and tipped the police where to find him. Recka offers to clear Easton if Margaret will become his bride and, while her hatred for Recka is intense, her love for Easton is greater and she consents. Recka, however, has reckoned without Lan Ying.
Men with Wings (1938) as Art Director
Spawn of the North (1938) as Art Director
Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with violent consequences, arises when Tyler befriends Russian fish pirates while Jim finds himself aligned with local vigilantes. Notable glacier scenery.
The Buccaneer (1938) as Art Director
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
King of Alcatraz (1938) as Art Director
A group of prisoners break out of Alcatraz and hijack a passenger ship.
Romance in the Dark (1938) as Art Director
Campus Confessions (1938) as Art Director
Thrill of a Lifetime (1938) as Art Director
Thanks for the Memory (1938) as Art Director
A struggling novelist living well beyond his means refuses the financial support of his wife.
Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond hunts down an assassin after a priceless diamond.
Tip-Off Girls (1938) as Art Director
Sons of the Legion (1938) as Art Director
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938) as Art Director
Prison Farm (1938) as Art Director
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as Art Director
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938) as Art Director
Drummond, his girlfriend and his butler try to free an high post of Scotland Yard who has been kidnapped.
Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938) as Art Director
Tropic Holiday (1938) as Art Director
You and Me (1938) as Art Director
If I Were King (1938) as Art Director
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
Stolen Heaven (1938) as Art Director
Scandal Street (1938) as Art Director
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Art Director
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''s devotion to gambling.
College Swing (1938) as Art Director
In 1738, a pact is drawn up between the Alden family and a highly respected Colonial college: If any female member of the family can pass her college exams within a 200-year period, ownership of the institution will be turned over to her. Two hundred years later in 1938, the last of the Alden girls,
Waikiki Wedding (1937) as Art Director
A laid-back marketing man for a Hawaiian pineapple company enjoys his life in the tropical paradise until a beautiful woman arrives on the island and turns his life upside down.
Partners in Crime (1937) as Art Director
Thunder Trail (1937) as Art Director
Mountain Music (1937) as Art Director
Night Club Scandal (1937) as Art Director
Dr. Ernest Tindal kills his wife and plants clues pointing to her lover, Frank Marsh. Vera, Frank's sister, enlists the aid or reporter Russell Kirk in proving the innocence of her brother. Detective McKinley thinks that gangster Jack Reed is involved and shoots Reed when he attempts to escape. Reed gets away but goes to Dr. Tindal for treatment of his wound and Tindal kills him on the operating table. Kirk has uncovered some new evidence and confronts Tindal with it.
Easy Living (1937) as Art Director
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
Born to the West (1937) as Art Director
Dare Rudd takes a shine to his cattleman cousin Tom's girlfriend who asks Tom to hire Dare to head the big cattle drive. Dare loses the money for the drive to cardsharps, but Tom wins it back, but Dare must save Tom's life.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Art Director
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
Forlorn River (1937) as Art Director
I Met Him in Paris (1937) as Art Director
Kay Denham is off for a 'fling' in Paris, leaving her staid suitor Berk behind. There, she meets two new suitors, Gene and George. Gene smooth-talks her into a junket to Switzerland, but George (with no illusions about his friend) appoints himself chaperone. Through a series of slapstick winter sports, Kay remains puzzled about George's disapproval of Gene...but there's a reason.
King of Gamblers (1937) as Art Director
Hotel Haywire (1937) as Art Director
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) as Art Director
A devoted couple faces the harsh economic realities of growing older.
Blonde Trouble (1937) as Art Director
Fred Stevens (Johnny Downs), on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul Sears (William Demarest), a broken-down songwriter, his wife Lucille (Helen Flint) and her gold-digging sister, Eileen Fletcher (Terry Walker.) They are indifferent to him until they discover he has his life's savings with him. Eileen makes plans to marry Fred and ignores her song-publishing boy friend, Joe Hart (Lynne Overman.) Fred and Paul write a song together and take it to Hart, who sees a way to get Eileen off his hands by giving Fred a large advance. Fred, who is completely swayed by Eileen, parts with Edna. Hart continues the advances but when Fred and Paul go to him asking why the song hasn't been published, Hart tells them it isn't any good and he was using Fred to help rid him of Eileen. Fred now realizes he loves Edna. A popular radio singer sees Fred's song in Hart's office and sings it on the air, and it becomes a hit.
The Last Train from Madrid (1937) as Art Director
The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.
Wild Money (1937) as Art Director
Sophie Lang Goes West (1937) as Art Director
The Plainsman (1937) as Art Director
Calamity Jane gets mixed up in an Indian War and the friendly rivalry between Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill.
Maid of Salem (1937) as Art Director
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
Souls at Sea (1937) as Art Director
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
Double or Nothing (1937) as Art Director
A dying millionaire instructs his laywer to drop four purses on the streets of New York City. Four honest people find them and return them to the lawyer. Under the terms of the will, each of them is given $1,000,000, which they must double within 30 days in order to claim his entire estate. However, the greedy relative cut from the will are determined to thwart each one's plans.
Clarence (1937) as Art Director
Wells Fargo (1937) as Art Director
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Internes Can't Take Money (1937) as Art Director
In a fantastically art-deco hospital, young Dr. Kildare treats and falls for impoverished Janet Healy, widow of a bank robber, who's been in prison and can't find her baby. Later she helps Kildare sew up gangster Hanlon in a tavern back room. Kildare pursues Janet and enlists Hanlon to help her; the gangster's solution, not surprisingly, is violent.
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937) as Art Director
An old enemy kidnaps Bulldog Drummond¿s fiancée.
Turn Off the Moon (1937) as Art Director
This Way Please (1937) as Art Director
Ebb Tide (1937) as Art Director
Artists and Models (1937) as Art Director
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
Angel (1937) as Art Director
While vacationing without her husband, a married woman falls for another man.
The Crime Nobody Saw (1937) as Art Director
Exclusive (1937) as Art Director
Swing High, Swing Low (1937) as Art Director
When success goes to his head, a bandleader could lose everything.
True Confession (1937) as Art Director
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
Hold 'Em Navy! (1937) as Art Director
Night of Mystery (1937) as Art Director
Murder Goes to College (1937) as Art Director
Champagne Waltz (1937) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937) as Art Director
Captain Drummond becomes a prisoner when he intents to protect a beautiful heiress of an espionage organization.
Klondike Annie (1936) as Art Director
Rose Carlton is the kept woman of Chan Lo, who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment. Rose ends up killing Chan and boards a ship where burly sea captain Bull Brackett takes a shine to her. When he finds out she killed Chan, he blackmails her into coming
F-Man (1936) as Art Director
My American Wife (1936) as Art Director
Desert Gold (1936) as Art Director
Chet Kasedon is after the Indians hidden gold mine but Chief Moya will not reveal it's location. He has also hired mining engineers Gale and Mortimer to locate the mine. When Gale sees Kasedon's cruelty to Moya, he switches sides.
Till We Meet Again (1936) as Art Director
Drift Fence (1936) as Art Director
Tenderfoot Trask gets rodeo champ Travis to take his place as the new owner of a ranch having trouble with rustlers. To stop the rustling Travis and his men build a drift fence. Out to stop them is Clay Jackson and his men led by Slinger Dunn.
Princess Comes Across (1936) as Art Director
A Brooklyn girl masquerades as a princess to land a Hollywood contract.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Art Director
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
The Arizona Raiders (1936) as Art Director
After saving himself from hanging, Laramie Nelson saves Tracks Williams from the same fate. They then travel to Linsay's ranch where they get jobs. There they run into Adams who they learn is planning to rustle Lindsay's horses.
The Preview Murder Mystery (1936) as Art Director
A Son Comes Home (1936) as Art Director
The General Died at Dawn (1936) as Art Director
In revolution-torn China, American mercenary O'Hara is entrusted with a perilous mission, to get arms for the helpless authorities in a province ravaged by warlord General Yang. On the train to Shanghai, he meets Judy Perrie, whose father is in league with Yang. Will Judy regret agreeing to lure O'Hara to his doom, and if so, can she make it up to him? The balance of power seesaws to a perilous conclusion.
Border Flight (1936) as Art Director
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) as Art Director
A failing radio station needs to put on a ratings winner to have any chance of continued operation.
Florida Special (1936) as Art Director
Arizona Mahoney (1936) as Art Director
When Sue Bixby becomes his new boss, stagecoach robber Talbot reforms and goes after her rustled cattle. When he and his men are outnumbered fighting Lloyd's gang, Randall rides to get circus man Mahoney and his man shooting cannon.
Lady Be Careful (1936) as Art Director
Anything Goes (1936) as Art Director
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Art Director
The Milky Way (1936) as Art Director
A mild-mannered milkman stumbles onto a career in the boxing ring.
Hideaway Girl (1936) as Art Director
The Accusing Finger (1936) as Art Director
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
Desire (1936) as Art Director
Before they can marry, two society types run off with lower-class loves.
Murder with Pictures (1936) as Art Director
Poppy (1936) as Art Director
A carnival con man tries to pass off his daughter as heiress to a great estate.
Straight from the Shoulder (1936) as Art Director
And Sudden Death (1936) as Art Director
An heiress with a penchant for speeding runs afoul of a traffic cop. Romance develops between the two, but it's soon complicated when he believes she is responsible for killing someone due to reckless driving.
Too Many Parents (1936) as Art Director
Wives Never Know (1936) as Art Director
Woman Trap (1936) as Art Director
Give Us This Night (1936) as Art Director
Timothy's Quest (1936) as Art Director
Let's Make a Million (1936) as Art Director
Three Married Men (1936) as Art Director
The Sky Parade (1936) as Art Director
College Holiday (1936) as Art Director
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.
Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936) as Art Director
Hollywood Boulevard (1936) as Art Director
Easy to Take (1936) as Art Director
The Return of Sophie Lang (1936) as Art Director
13 Hours by Air (1936) as Art Director
Yours for the Asking (1936) as Art Director
Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow Lucille onto the straight-and-narrow path, which would not be good for business. So they hire Gert Malloy and Dictionary McKinney, a pair of con-artists, to manipulate Johnny back off the path of righteousness.
Three Cheers for Love (1936) as Art Director
The Jungle Princess (1936) as Art Director
Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead. But the tiger is the pet of Ulah, a beautiful young woman who grew up by herself in the jungle. She rescues Chris and takes him back to her cave, where she nurses him to health and falls in love with him. When he eventually returns to camp, she follows. The fiancée is jealous, and the natives don't like Ulah or her pet tiger either, all of which leads to a lot of trouble.
The Texas Rangers (1936) as Art Director
Girl of the Ozarks (1936) as Art Director
Wedding Present (1936) as Art Director
Early to Bed (1936) as Art Director
Rose Bowl (1936) as Art Director
Forgotten Faces (1936) as Art Director
In London, August 1914, Austrian star Elsa Duranyi (Gertrude Michael) and English matinee idol Alan Barclay (Herbert Marshall) are in love and plan an immediate marriage. But the War comes and Elsa mysteriously disappears. Alan's ease in speaking German results in his appointment to the British Intelligence and, to aid his use as a spy, they announce he was killed in action. He takes the name and personality of "shell-shocked" Hans Teller, a German prisoner, and is sent into Germany on an exchange of prisoners. Elsa, now a spy in the service of the Fatherland, is in Monte Carlo, where Allied officers on leave can be tempted into revealing war secrets. In Germany, Alan, posing as Teller, is listed as unfit for service, contacts Carl Schrottle (Rod LaRocque), another British agent. They are to locate the German "Big Bertha," the long-range gun bombarding Paris. They are successful and the gun is destroyed. Elsa is recalled and given the assignment of locating the British spy organization and its members. Through her surveillance of Carl, she meets Hans Teller and recognizes him as Alan, but doesn't let on. Alone, she agrees to flee to Holland with him but her superior officer, Ludwig (Lionel Atwill), is not fooled and is in pursuit.
Rose of the Rancho (1936) as Art Director
So Red the Rose (1935) as Art Director
SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose sheltered life is torn apart by the War between the States. During the war's darkest days she is sustained by her love for a distant cousin, a Confederate officer, played by Randolph Scott.
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935) as Art Director
Three British soldiers in India fight invaders when not fighting each other.
Here Comes Cookie (1935) as Art Director
Accent on Youth (1935) as Art Director
Goin' to Town (1935) as Art Director
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
Millions in the Air (1935) as Art Director
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) as Art Director
A radio star''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
The Glass Key (1935) as Art Director
All the King's Horses (1935) as Art Director
The Wanderer of the Wasteland (1935) as Art Director
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) as Art Director
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
Coronado (1935) as Art Director
Men Without Names (1935) as Art Director
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Art Director
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
Ship Cafe (1935) as Art Director
Four Hours to Kill! (1935) as Art Director
Nevada (1935) as Art Director
Without Regret (1935) as Art Director
The Last Outpost (1935) as Art Director
Wings in the Dark (1935) as Art Director
The Devil Is a Woman (1935) as Art Director
A member of the Spanish guard falls for a temptress who once ruined his commanding officer''''s life.
Paris in Spring (1935) as Artistic sets by
Collegiate (1935) as Art Director
Peter Ibbetson (1935) as Art Director
Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world.
Two Fisted (1935) as Art Director
College Scandal (1935) as Art Director
Two for Tonight (1935) as Art Director
Rumba (1935) as Art Director
Rocky Mountain Mystery (1935) as Art Director
A mining engineer teams up with a crusty deputy sheriff to solve the mystery killings at an old mine where the owner's family waits for him to die, and where a valuable radium strike may have been made.
The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935) as Art Director
A henpecked husband''''s lie gets him in trouble at home and at work.
Mississippi (1935) as Art Director
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceé's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.
Hands Across the Table (1935) as Art Director
A manicurist uses her beauty and emery board to snag a rich husband.
It's a Great Life! (1935) as Art Director
Car 99 (1935) as Art Director
Annapolis Farewell (1935) as Art Director
People Will Talk (1935) as Art Director
Love in Bloom (1935) as Art Director
The Virginia Judge (1935) as Art Director
Limehouse Blues (1934) as Art Director
The Lemon Drop Kid (1934) as Art Director
The Notorious Sophie Lang (1934) as Art Director
She Loves Me Not (1934) as Art Director
Curly Flagg, Philadelphia nightclub dancer, witnesses a murder and runs away to avoid being held as material witness. Landing in Princeton, she hides out in a college dorm, decked out in men's clothes and haircut by students Paul and Buzz. Soon, converging on Princeton are: 1) publicity men for Buzz's dad's movie studio; 2) Paul's irate fiancée Frances; 3) killer Mugg, who wants to rub out Curly. By the time they arrive yet another girl is after Paul: Midge, the dean's daughter.
One Hour Late (1934) as Art Director
The Pursuit of Happiness (1934) as Art Director
An innkeeper''''s daughter falls for a British deserter during the American revolution.
Bolero (1934) as Art Director
This is the story of an egotistical nightclub dance performer named Raoul, his determination to succeed at all costs, and the only woman in his life that truly matters to him, a dancing partner named Helen. (The highlight of the film is a dance performed atop a circular stage to a truncated version of Ravel's "Bolero.")
Home on the Range (1934) as Art Director
Menace (1934) as Art Director
Here Is My Heart (1934) as Art Director
Shoot the Works (1934) as Art Director
Come On Marines! (1934) as Art Director
You Belong to Me (1934) as Art Director
Search for Beauty (1934) as Art Director
Three con artists dupe two Olympians into serving as editors of a new magazine which is a front for salacious stories and pictures.
Double Door (1934) as Art Director
In a spooky New York City mansion, a wealthy but mean old woman threatens to return her sister to the home's secret torture chamber when the sister objects to the woman's trying to ruin the lives of relatives she doesn't like.
It's a Gift (1934) as Art Director
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
Enter Madame! (1934) as Art Director
Melody in Spring (1934) as Art Director
The Trumpet Blows (1934) as Art Director
We're Not Dressing (1934) as Art Director
A marooned socialite finds herself taking orders from the sailor she had snubbed before their shipwreck.
Death Takes a Holiday (1934) as Art Director
Death goes on vacation to learn about mortal life -- and love.
Murder at the Vanities (1934) as Art Director
Shortly before the curtain goes up the first time at the latest performance of Earl Carroll's Vanities, someone is attempting to injure the leading lady Ann Ware, who wants to marry leading man Eric Lander. Stage manager in charge Jack Ellery calls in his friend, policeman Bill Murdock, to help him investigate. Bill thinks Jack if offering to let him see the show from an unusual view point, after he forgot to get him tickets for the performance, but then they find the corpse of a murdered women. Bill suspects Eric of the crime, especially, after the second female lead Rita Ross told him she saw the women leaving from Eric's room. Then Rita is shot onstage with Eric's gun. Jack and Bill decide not to stop the show, but Bill preparing to arrest Eric. Is he on the right track ?
Wharf Angel (1934) as Art Director
Good Dame (1934) as Art Director
Thirty Day Princess (1934) as Art Director
Cleopatra (1934) as Art Director
The fabled queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Marc Antony astray.
Behold My Wife! (1934) as Art Director
After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
Ladies Should Listen (1934) as Art Director
The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfriend is actually part of a scheme to swindle him out of some mineral rights he owns, she devises a plot to save him and expose the con artists.
Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen (1934) as Art Director
Belle of the Nineties (1934) as Art Director
A cabaret entertainer shifts her operations to New Orleans and becomes exceedingly popular with the local men.
Now and Forever (1934) as Art Director
A young swindler tries to mend his ways when he''s reunited with his daughter.
Father Brown, Detective (1934) as Art Director
Ready for Love (1934) as Art Director
Little Miss Marker (1934) as Art Director
A big-time gambler picks up a young girl as security on an IOU.
All of Me (1934) as Art Director
You're Telling Me! (1934) as Art Director
A laughingstock, small-town inventor befriends a foreign princess.
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934) as Art Director
The Wiggs family plan to celebrate Thanksgiving in their rundown shack with leftover stew, without Mr. Wiggs who wandered off long ago an has never been heard from. Do-gooder Miss Lucy brings them a real feast. Her boyfriend Bob arranges to take Wiggs' sick boy to a hospital. Their other boy makes some money peddling kindling and takes the family to a show. Mrs. Wiggs is called to the hopsital just in time to see her boy die. Her neighbor Miss Mazy wants to marry Mr. Stubbins who insists on tasting her cooking. Mrs. Wiggs sneaks her dishes past Stubbins who agrees to marriage. Mr. Wiggs appears suddenly, in tatters, with just the amount of money (twenty dollars) needed to save the family from foreclosure. Miss Lucy and Bob get married.
College Rhythm (1934) as Art Director
The Last Round-Up (1934) as Art Director
Kiss and Make-Up (1934) as Art Director
Tillie and Gus (1933) as Art Director
Tillie and Augustus Winterbottom are thought to be missionaries when they arrive to find Phineas Pratt trying cheat the Sheridans out of her father's inheritance, including a ferry franchise and a boat. The only way to keep the franchise is to win a race against Pratt's boat.
White Woman (1933) as Art Director
Too Much Harmony (1933) as Art Director
The Way to Love (1933) as Art Director
This Day and Age (1933) as Art Director
I'm No Angel (1933) as Art Director
A carnival dancer evades the law and invades high society.
Design for Living (1933) as Art Director
An independent woman can't chose between the two men she loves.
Duck Soup (1933) as Art Director
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
One Sunday Afternoon (1933) as Art Director
A small-town dentist longs to avenge an old friend who stole his love, but discovers there''''s no need.
Morocco (1930) as Art Director
A sultry cabaret singer falls hard for a Foreign Legionnaire.
The Love Parade (1930) as Art Director
A count finds his marriage to a queen less than satisfying.
Monte Carlo (1930) as Art Director
A wealthy count poses as a hairdresser to romance a financially strapped countess.
The Vagabond King (1930) as Art Director
Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His hanging will be postponed for 24 hours, and in that time he must defeat the invading Burgundians and win the love of the beautiful Katherine.
Betrayal (1929) as Art Director
Danton (1921) as Art Direction

Art Department (feature film)

The Case of Lena Smith (1929) as Set Decoration
Thunderbolt (1929) as Settings
A death-row convict plots to kill the man who stole his girl.
A Dangerous Woman (1929) as Set Decoration
The Docks of New York (1928) as Set Decoration
Bill Roberts, a stoker on a tramp steamer, comes ashore for eight hours' leave and finds himself embroiled in the hectic life of Sadie, a bitter waterfront tramp looking to change her life.
The Street of Sin (1928) as Set Decoration
The Dragnet (1928) as Set Decoration
The Patriot (1928) as Set Decoration
Drama unfolds in a Russian court.
The Last Command (1928) as Set Decoration
A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.
Underworld (1927) as Set Decoration
Forbidden Paradise (1924) as Set Decoration

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