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John Holden

John Holden



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Cast (feature film)

The Wild Ride (1960) as

Cinematography (feature film)

Stephen King's Cat's Eye (1985)
A stray cat becomes involved in three tales of horror.

Art Director (feature film)

Murder in the Clouds (1934) as Art Director
A hotshot pilot takes on enemy agents to fly a scientist and his new explosive to Washington.
I Sell Anything (1934) as Art Director
A small-time auctioneer tries to break into society.
The Iron Mask (1929) as Artist
King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin, Cardinal Richelieu sees the second son as a potential for revolution, and has him sent off to Spain to be raised in secret to ensure a peaceful future for France. Alas, keeping the secret means sending Constance, lover of D'Artagnan, off to a convent. D'Artagnan hears of this and rallies the Musketeers in a bid to rescue her. Unfortunately, Richelieu out-smarts the Musketeers and banishes them forever. Richelieu enlists D'Artagnan to look after and protect the young prince. Meanwhile, de Rochefort learns of the twins and Richelieu's plans, and kidnaps the twin, raising him in secret. Many years later, with Richelieu dead and the young prince crowned King Louis XIV, Rochefort launches his plan. The king is kidnapped, replaced with his twin, put in an iron mask so as not to be recognized, and led off to a remote castle to be held prisoner. Louis XIV is able to alert D'Artagnan, who realizes that only his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis can help him, so he reunites the Musketeers to derail Rochefort's nefarious plot but at a heavy toll.
The Gaucho (1928) as Assoc artists
A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an evil and sadistic general, captures the city, confiscates the gold, and closes the shrine. But the Gaucho, the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws, comes to the rescue.
The Black Pirate (1926) as Assoc artists
A young nobleman infiltrates the band of pirates that killed his father.
Why Men Leave Home (1924) as Art Director
Women Who Give (1924) as Art Director
Husbands and Lovers (1924) as Art Director
Rose o' the Sea (1922) as Scenic architect
Uncharted Seas (1921) as Art Director
The Misfit Wife (1920) as Special art setting
The Shepherd of the Hills (1919) as Scenic artist

Visual Effects (feature film)

The Fountainhead (1949) as Art dir
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Winter Meeting (1948) as Spec eff art dir
A repressed poetess and an embittered war hero help each other cope with their problems.
Fighter Squadron (1948) as Spec eff art dir
A dedicated flyer pushes himself and those around him during a perilous World War II campaign.
Devotion (1946) as Special Effects
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Watch on the Rhine (1943) as Dir spec eff
Nazi agents pursue a German freedom-fighter and his family to Washington.

Make-Up (feature film)

Alex in Wonderland (1970) as Makeup
A hot young film director can't decide on his next project.
Hitler (1962) as Makeup
Impotence and an Oedipus complex haunt the dictator as he sets out to conquer the world.
The Jayhawkers! (1959) as Makeup
In the maelstrom of Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawks.
Arson for Hire (1959) as Makeup Artist
Gun Fever (1958) as Makeup
Mark Stevens, John Lupton, Larry Storch, Jana Davi, Clegg Hoyt, Iron Eyes Cody. Actor Mark Stevens co-wrote and directed this oater about a miner who tracks down his father''s murderer. Love interest Jana Davi helped to usher in the age of sexy westerns with this film, whose European version exposed still more of her talents.
The Light in the Forest (1958) as Key makeup
A young white boy, raised by Native Americans, is forced to return to white society following the signing of a peace treaty.
Johnny Rocco (1958) as Makeup Artist
Queen of Outer Space (1958) as Makeup
A space mission to Venus discovers a society of Amazons.
Revolt in the Big House (1958) as Makeup Artist
Gannon is an imprisoned racketeer kingpin who tries to manipulate his young cellmate into staging a riot and prison break, but the cellmate tries to back out when he realizes other inmates may be killed in the process.
Gunsight Ridge (1957) as Makeup
A sheriff tries to find the man who killed his predecessor.
The Tall Stranger (1957) as Makeup
When rustlers leave him for dead, a Westerner throws in his lot with the wagon train whose inhabitants have rescued him.
Sabu and the Magic Ring (1957) as Makeup Artist
Designed to capitalize on Sabu''s earlier success in THE JUNGLE BOOK, this re-edited, unsold television pilot by the director of THE HYPNOTIC EYE (George Blair) finds the thirty three year old elephant boy in league with a powerful genie (William Marshall of BLACULA).
Trooper Hook (1957) as Makeup
A woman returns from Indian captivity to find herself an outcast.
The Desperados Are in Town (1956) as Makeup
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Makeup
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Makeup
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Raiders (1952) as Makeup
The San Francisco Story (1952) as Makeup Artist
In the 1850s San Francisco newspaper editor Jim Martin seeks the help of wealthy miner Rick Nelson in ousting crooked politician Andrew Cain. Cain's girlfriend Adelaide falls in love with Rick. Rick and the bad guy shoot it out with shotguns on horseback.
Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1949) as Makeup
Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949) as Makeup
Drifter Sam Bass shows up in Denton, Texas (soon to host a great horse race) looking for work. Before long, he attracts the attention of pretty storekeeper Katherine Egan (the sheriff's sister) and that wild frontiers woman, Calamity Jane. Circumstances make Sam richer by a very fast race horse. But his seemingly good luck with horses and women leads him to disaster. Will he be forced into a life of crime?
Winter Wonderland (1947) as Makeup Supervisor

Art Department (feature film)

Horror House (1970) as Set Decoration
The Bofors Gun (1968) as Set Decoration
On the night before he is to be sent home, a British soldier in the 1950s, has to face an Irish gunner.

Cinematography (special)

Olympic Winter Games XVIII (1998) as Camera
Coverage of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games from Nagano, Japan.
1992 Winter Olympics, The (1992) as Camera
Coverage of the 1992 Winter Olympic Games from Albertville, France.

Art Director (short)

Show Kids (1934)
In this short film, a troubled theater owner hands over his business to his son who has an idea for a show that will surely fill the seats. Vitaphone Release 1706-1707.

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