Biography

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William Cameron Menzies (July 29, 1896 – March 5, 1957) was an Academy Award-winning American film production designer (a job title he invented) and art director who also worked as a director, producer, and screenwriter during a career spanning five decades. He earned acclaim for his work in silent movies, and later pioneered the use of color in film for dramatic effect.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

William Cameron Menzies (July 29, 1896 – March 5, 1957) was an Academy Award-winning American film production designer (a job title he invented) and art director who also worked as a director, producer, and screenwriter during a career spanning five decades. He earned acclaim for his work in silent movies, and later pioneered the use of color in film for dramatic effect.

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Personal Info

Known For Art

Gender Male

Known Credits 69

Birthday 1896-07-29

Day of Death 1957-03-05

Place of Birth New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Also Known As

  • Wiliam C. Menzies
  • William C. Menzies
  • William Menzies
  • Wm. Cameron Menzies

Art TV ShowsMovies

1952 The Queen of ShebaArt Direction
1951 Drums in the Deep SouthProduction Design
1946 It's a Wonderful LifeArt Direction
1943 For Whom the Bell TollsProduction Design
1943 Mr. LuckyProduction Design
1942 The Pride of the YankeesProduction Design
1942 Kings RowProduction Design
1941 So Ends Our NightProduction Design
1939 Gone with the WindProduction Design
1938 The Young in HeartProduction Design
1933 Alice in WonderlandArt Direction
1930 Abraham LincolnSettings
1930 Du Barry, Woman of PassionArt Direction
1930 RafflesArt Direction
1930 Be Yourself!Settings
1929 New York NightsSet Decoration
1929 The Locked DoorSet Designer
1929 CondemnedArt Direction
1929 Bulldog DrummondArt Direction
1929 The Iron MaskArt Direction
1929 The RescueArt Direction
1928 The Woman DisputedArt Direction
1928 TempestArt Direction
1928 The AwakeningArt Direction
1928 The Garden of EdenArt Direction
1928 Sadie ThompsonArt Direction
1927 The DoveArt Direction
1927 Sorrell and SonArt Direction
1927 Two Arabian KnightsArt Direction
1927 CamilleArt Direction
1927 The Beloved RogueArt Direction
1926 Fig LeavesArt Direction
1926 KikiArt Direction
1926 The BatSet Decoration
1925 The EagleSet Decoration
1925 The Dark AngelArt Direction
1925 Her Sister from ParisArt Direction
1925 What Price Beauty?Art Direction
1925 The LadyArt Direction
1925 Learning to LoveArt Direction
1925 CobraArt Direction
1924 The Only WomanArt Direction
1924 The Thief of BagdadArt Direction
1924 The Thief of BagdadProduction Design
1923 RositaArt Direction
1922 Kindred of the DustArt Direction

Directing

1954 The Halls of Ivy(1 episode)Director
1954 Autumn in RomeDirector
1953 The MazeDirector
1953 Doom TownDirector
1953 Invaders from MarsDirector
1952 Four Star Playhouse(1 episode)Director
1951 The Whip HandDirector
1951 Drums in the Deep SouthDirector
1944 Address UnknownDirector
1940 The Thief of BagdadDirector
1937 The Green CockatooDirector
1936 Things to ComeDirector
1934 Wharf AngelDirector
1933 I Loved You WednesdayDirector
1932 Chandu the MagicianDirector
1932 Almost MarriedDirector
1931 The SpiderDirector
1931 Always GoodbyeDirector

Production

1956 Around the World in Eighty DaysAssociate Producer
1949 Reign of TerrorProducer
1947 IvyProducer

Crew

1940 Foreign CorrespondentSpecial Effects
1937 Nothing SacredSecond Unit

Acting

2010 Empire as Himself
1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards

Writing

1933 Alice in WonderlandScreenplay

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