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Franz Bachelin

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Art Director (feature film)

Apache Uprising (1966) as Art Director
Calhoun must fight both outlaws and indians when his stagecoach, carrying a gold shipment, arrives at a relay station.
Village of the Giants (1965) as Art Director
Delinquent teens ingest a substance and grow to 30 feet tall, then proceed to take over a small town.
Twice Told Tales (1963) as Art Director
A poisonous young beauty, the secrets of eternal life and a haunted house chill this collection of Nathaniel Hawthorne stories.
Beauty and the Beast (1963) as Art Director
A princess tries to protect a prince turned werewolf.
The Magic Sword (1962) as Art Director
A good witch''''s son uses his mother''''s magic to rescue a princess from an evil sorcerer.
The Story of Ruth (1960) as Art Director
Ruth becomes the favourite of a pagan king but eventually flees to Israel.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Art Director
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
John Paul Jones (1959) as Production Design
The hero of the Revolutionary War clashes with Congress.
Band of Angels (1957) as Art Director
A southern belle fights to survive slavery after learning her mother was black.
The Unholy Wife (1957) as Art Director
An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
War and Peace (1956) as Assoc art dir
A young Russian girl fights to save her family during Napoleon's invasion of her homeland.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Art Director
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
The Naked Jungle (1954) as Art Director
A mail-order bride faces the perils of life in the Amazon jungle, including a horde of soldier ants.
A Bullet Is Waiting (1954) as Production Design
A plane crash strands a policeman and his prisoner in the wilderness.
Stalag 17 (1953) as Art Director
A cynical serviceman in a World War II POW camp has to prove he's not an informer.
The Caddy (1953) as Art Director
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''s taught everything.
The Stooge (1953) as Art Director
A failed singer takes on a comedian to create a team act.
Scared Stiff (1953) as Art Director
A singer and his sidekick help an heiress who''s inherited a haunted mansion.
Red Mountain (1952) as Art Director
Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Jeff Corey, James Bell, Bert Freed, Neville Brand, Whit Bissell, Jay Silver Heels, Iron Eyes Cody. Rebel captain Alan Ladd rides west to Colorado to join Quantrell''s Raiders but changes sides when he discovers the ugly truth about the infamous marauder.
Denver & Rio Grande (1952) as Art Director
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
That's My Boy (1951) as Art Director
Silver City (1951) as Art Director
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.
Peking Express (1951) as Art Director
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Art Director
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Art Director
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuously harassed.
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.
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.
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Art Director
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
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.
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Art Director
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
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.
I Walk Alone (1948) as Art Director
An ex-convict discovers the world of crime has changed drastically since he went up the river.
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?
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?
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Art Director
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Art Director
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.
Cross My Heart (1947) as Art Director
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Hostages (1943) as Art Director
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.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Art Director
Henry Aldrich for President (1941) as Art Director
The Farmer's Daughter (1940) as Art Director
Seventeen (1940) as Art Director
Emergency Squad (1940) as Art Director
Night Work (1939) as Art Director
Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Art Director
Island of Lost Men (1939) as Art Director
Television Spy (1939) as Art Director
Death of a Champion (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.
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.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Art Director
Hunted Men (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.
Scandal Street (1938) as Art Director
Stolen Heaven (1938) as Art Director
Thrill of a Lifetime (1938) as Art Director
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937) as Art Director
An old enemy kidnaps Bulldog Drummond¿s fiancée.
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.

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