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Editing (feature film)

This Is Your Army (1954) as Editing
Farewell to Yesterday (1950) as Asst film ed

Music (feature film)

How Green Was My Valley (1941) as Composer
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.

Art Director (feature film)

The Thing from Another World (1951) as Art Director
The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space.
One Last Fling (1949) as Art Director
A jealous wife decides working for her husband is the best way to keep tabs on him.
Look for the Silver Lining (1949) as Art Director
Musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) as Art Director
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico, and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to remote site and tells them they will be paid when the job is finished. When they are finished, they return to town to find MacClane to get their wages. MacClane gives them a few dollars, and says he'll just go to the bank and pick up the payroll for them. Dobbs and Curtin then meet up with an old prospector, who claims the hills are still full of gold, and if they can get the cash, he'll go with them. They eventually get the cash from MacClane after a little "persuasion", and all three set off for the hills as good friends, but will they return that way?
Cinderella Jones (1946) as Art Director
A woman can claim inheritance only if she marries a genius.
Night and Day (1946) as Art Director
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) as Art Director
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
Escape in the Desert (1945) as Art Director
In this remake of The Petrified Forest, Nazi spies infiltrate a hotel in the American Southwest.
Hotel Berlin (1945) as Art Director
During World War II''''s final days, people with a variety of problems converge on a Berlin hotel.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Art Director
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as Art Director
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Old Acquaintance (1943) as Art Director
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
This Is the Army (1943) as Art Director
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.
Air Force (1943) as Art Director
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
The Big Shot (1942) as Art Director
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
The Male Animal (1942) as Art Director
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Art Director
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Art Director
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Sergeant York (1941) as Art Director
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
A Child Is Born (1940) as Art Director
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
They Drive by Night (1940) as Art Director
Truck driving brothers are framed for murder by a lady psycho.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Art Director
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
No Time for Comedy (1940) as Art Director
A wealthy culture vulture tries to steal a playwright from his actress wife.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Art Director
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Four Wives (1939) as Art Director
Three married women play matchmaker for their widowed sister.
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Art Director
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Daughters Courageous (1939) as Art Director
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
Love, Honor and Behave (1938) as Art Director
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
Four Daughters (1938) as Art Director
A small-town family's peaceful life is shattered when one daughter falls for a rebellious musician.
The Dawn Patrol (1938) as Art Director
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
White Banners (1938) as Art Director
A mysterious woman tries to help her son''''s foster family without revealing her true identity.
The Patient in Room 18 (1938) as Art Director
A hospitalized detective probes the murder of a fellow patient.
Call It a Day (1937) as Art Director
An average day brings a variety of comic problems to members of a British family.
Ceiling Zero (1936) as Art Director
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with Texas. Texas' plane crashes attempting to land on their airfield under extremly bad weather circumstances, he is killed in this accident. Dizzy feels guilty for his friend's death and takes the next flight under even worse circumstances, testing a new anti-ice device on the plane.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) as Art Director
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
The Petrified Forest (1936) as Art Director
An escaped convict holds the customers at a remote desert cantina hostage.
Black Fury (1935) as Art Director
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
El cantante de NĂ¡poles (1935) as Escenarista [Art dir]
The Frisco Kid (1935) as Art Director
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935) as Art Director
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
Front Page Woman (1935) as Art Director
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
Maybe It's Love (1935) as Art Director
A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems.
Go into Your Dance (1935) as Art Director
An irresponsible Broadway star gets mixed up with gambling and gangsters.
Dinky (1935) as Art Director
A military school cadet''''s mother is framed and sent to prison.
The White Cockatoo (1935) as Art Director
Crooks and killers try to stop a young woman from proving her claim to an inheritance.
'G' Men (1935) as Art Director
A mob protege joins the FBI when a friend is gunned down.
Massacre (1934) as Art Director
A college-educated Sioux goes to Washington to fight for his people''s rights.
Kansas City Princess (1934) as Art Director
A pair of con women masquerade as girl scouts to escape to New York.
The Man with Two Faces (1934) as Art Director
An actor uses his skills to protect his sister from her sinister husband.
Desirable (1934) as Art Director
An aging actress tries to keep her teen-aged daughter out of the public eye.
Harold Teen (1934) as Art Director
A young reporter saves a small-town bank from ruin.
Happiness Ahead (1934) as Art Director
An heiress falls for a singing window washer.
Journal of a Crime (1934) as Art Director
Before she can confess to shooting her husband''''s mistress, a woman succumbs to amnesia.
Babbitt (1934) as Art Director
A small-town businessman bumbles into blackmail and a real-estate swindle.
The Personality Kid (1934) as Art Director
Success corrupts a young prizefighter and leads him to neglect his wife.
Return of the Terror (1934) as Art Director
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934) as Art Director
Perry Mason gets caught between feuding neighbors who claim to be married to the same woman.
The Big Shakedown (1934) as Art Director
A racketeer breaks into black-market medicine.
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Art Director
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
Rafter Romance (1933) as Settings
A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment.
The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood (1932) as Art Director
Small town America: the Cohens own a movie theater; the Kellys own a diner. Kitty Kelly and Maurice Cohen are young lovers; Maurice sends Kitty's picture to a movie studio, and they accept her and make her a star. Soon, the Kelly family is living the high life; they write a postcard to the Cohens, who take a polite "wish you were here" as an invitation to sell everything. The Kellys shun the Cohens, who they now see as gauche. But when sound films are introduced, Kitty is no longer a star, and composer Maurice suddenly makes his family rich (for a while) .
Law and Order (1932) as Art Director
Traveling west, former peace officer Frame Johnson and his three friends arrive in Tombstone, a lawless town controlled by the three Northrup brothers. Preceded by his reputation, the town Council tries to get him to take the job of Marshal. He says he will not wear a badge again but seeing the ruthless Northrup murders he accepts. After a killing on both sides, although outnumbered, Johnson and his two remaing friends head to the OK Corral for a shoot out with the two remaining Northrups and their men.
Night World (1932) as Art Director
"Happy" MacDonald and his unfaithful wife own a Prohibition era night club. On this eventful night, he is threatened by bootleggers, and the club's star dancer falls in love with a young socialite who drinks to forget a personal tragedy, among other incidents.
Sherlock Holmes (1932) as Art Director
Moriarty is sentenced to death, and Sherlock Holmes prepares to retire to the country and marry his girl (sic). But Moriarty has sworn that Holmes, Lt-Col Gore-King of Scotland Yard, and his trial judge shall all be hanged too. When Moriarty escapes and proceeds to put his threat into operation, Holmes has to postpone his retirement.
Party Husband (1931) as Art Director
A liberated couple''''s divergent lifestyles almost ruin their marriage.
A House Divided (1931) as Art Director
Star Witness (1931) as Art Director
An old man who witnessed a crime is threatened by gangsters.
Misbehaving Ladies (1931) as Art Director
A European princess returns to her hometown in the Midwest pretending to be a seamstress.
The Bargain (1931) as Art Director
The Naughty Flirt (1931) as Art Director
A flighty heiress goes to work as a secretary to win the straitlaced man she loves.
The Reckless Hour (1931) as Art Director
A young innocent almost ruins her life for the love of an unfeeling cad.
Penrod and Sam (1931) as Art Director
Booth Tarkington''''s tale of two mischievous boys in turn-of-the-century Indiana.
I Like Your Nerve (1931) as Art Director
A bookworm turns himself into a romantic adventurer in Central America.
Weary River (1929) as Art Director
A jailed criminal''''s life turns around when he fronts the prison band.
Hot Stuff (1929) as Art Director
The Girl in the Glass Cage (1929) as Art Director
The Yankee Clipper (1927) as Art Director
The Cruise of the Jasper B (1926) as Art Director
The Marriage Whirl (1925) as Art Director
Revelation (1924) as Art Director
Passion Fruit (1921) as Art Director

Art Department (feature film)

Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)
A New York City housewife faces a midlife crisis that forces her to re-consider her way of life.
The Silent Watcher (1924) as Settings

Art Director (short)

What, No Men? (1934)
In this comedic short, a bill collector and a policeman are captured by a group of mad scientists and taken to an all-women tribe of Native Americans for study. Vitaphone Release 1704-1705.
Good Morning, Eve! (1934)
In this short musical comedy, Adam and Eve go on a adventure that leads them from the Garden of Eden to Florida. Vitaphone Release 1702-1703.
Service with a Smile (1934)
In this comedic short, the owner of a burnt down gas station attempts to fool his insurance company by embellishing the description of his business. Vitaphone Release 1700-1701.

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