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Richard Irvine

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Art Director (feature film)

City of Bad Men (1953) as Art Director
Taxi (1953) as Art Director
The I Don't Care Girl (1953) as Art Director
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
Vicki (1953) as Art Director
Supermodel Vicki Lynn, whose face is seen everywhere, is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally. In flashback we see how Vicki rose from ambitious waitress to big black headlines, courtesy of clever publicity man Steve Christopher. Now Cornell seems determined to get Christopher convicted in what begins to seem like a bizarre personal vendetta. Is Steve caught like a rat in a trap?
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as Art Director
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.
Don't Bother to Knock (1952) as Art Director
A man with anger issues finds himself drawn to an unstable young beauty.
Follow the Sun (1951) as Art Director
The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) as Art Director
Jim Canfield, convicted of a crime he did not commit, escapes a Nevada prison with several hardened criminals. He leads them to the small farming community home of the man who not only framed him, but committed the crime. But Jim's plans for revenge are put on hold when he discovers that the local men have all joined the posse in the convict's pursuit, leaving their women behind. He soon becomes attracted to the beautiful and resourceful Marcia, who turns out to be the fiance of the man who framed him. Can Jim protect the women from his less-civilized comrades, fall under Marcia's humanizing influence and still maintain his murderous resolve?
Elopement (1951) as Art Director
Industrial designer Howard Osborne (Clifton Webb) wants his daughter Jacqueline (Anne Francis), shortened to Jake by her efficient-minded father, to follow in his footsteps and study abroad. But, following her graduation dance, she finds herself in the arms of and in love with her psychology professor, Matt Reagan (William Lundigan), and they decide to elope, telling only her godfather. He, when the Osbornes discovering Jake missing, tells them of her plans. They descend furiously on the Reagans, only to find Matt's father, (Tom (Charles Bickford), equally upset at the news. The two families, with a great dislike for each other, start off for a marriage mill across the state line, and join forces when the Reagan car breaks down. Meanwhile, Jake and Matt quarrel and decide they have made a mistake and start for home.
Love That Brute (1950) as Art Director
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
I'll Get By (1950) as Art Director
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
The Gunfighter (1950) as Art Director
The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.
For Heaven's Sake (1950) as Art Director
An angel''''s earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950) as Art Director
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949) as Art Director
A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.
Everybody Does It (1949) as Art Director
While fostering his wife's opera career, a businessman discovers he's the one with talent.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Art Director
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Art Director
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
You Were Meant for Me (1948) as Art Director
A small town girl finds married life difficult with a bandleader in the 1920s.
The Brasher Doubloon (1947) as Art Director
Philip Marlowe (George Montgomery) gets involved when limp-wristed and snidley Leslie Murdock (Conrad Janis) steals a rare doubloon from his mother (Florence Bates) to give to a newsreel photographer in exchange for film that is being used for blackmail purposes. Marlowe's involvement has him encounter a girl who goes into hysterics when touched by a man; a husband-killing woman; three corpses; a couple of scuffles in which he gets his clock cleaned; a secretary who thinks she has killed her boss, which is the reason Raymond Chandler called his story "The High Window", and a son (who qualifies as a S.O.B. by two definitions) who blackmails his widowed mother. So, what's not to like.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Art Director
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
Behind Green Lights (1946) as Art Director
Circumstantial Evidence (1945) as Art Director
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
The Three Caballeros (1945) as Live action seq art dir
With his friends Jose Carioca and Panchito, Donald Duck discovers the joys of Latin American life.
The Spider (1945) as Art Director
An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment to give him the envelope, but someone sneaks into his apartment and strangles her while the detective is in another room. Fearful that the police will suspect him of the murder, he brings the woman's body back to her own apartment, but the police find out and suspect him of the murder anyway. He must find out who is framing him for the murder and why, before the police catch him.
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as Art Director
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
Within These Walls (1945) as Art Director
Guest in the House (1944) as Assoc art dir
No Place for a Lady (1943) as Art Director
Victory Through Air Power (1943) as [Live action] art dir
Private Snuffy Smith (1942) as Art Director
Snuffy Smith (Bud Duncan), moonshining hillbilly, grows tired of dodging revenue agents, headed by Cooper (Edgar Kennedy), and decides to take the army up on their offer of free clothes, food and $21.00 a month. Once enlisted, he finds that revenue agent Cooper is his sergeant. Don (Jimmie Dodd), a hillbilly soldier friend of Snuffy, has invented a range finder, but it is stolen by some fifth columnists and hidden in Snuffy's bag. Snuffy decides he has all the army discipline he cares for and heads back to Smokey Mountain, followed closely by the enemy agents.
Hillbilly Blitzkrieg (1942) as Art Director
A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen (1942) as Art Director
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942) as Art Director
The House Across the Bay (1940) as Art dir assoc
An aircraft designer falls for an imprisoned gangster's wife.
Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Art dir assoc
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
Winter Carnival (1939) as Art dir assoc
Eternally Yours (1939) as Art dir assoc
A woman is swept off her feet by a magician, and finds the results less than magical.
Slightly Honorable (1939) as Art dir assoc
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.

Art Department (feature film)

Sundown (1941) as Interior Decorator
An exotic woman helps the Allies fight the Germans in North Africa.

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