Russell A. Gausman
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Russell A. Gausman (July 4, 1892 – May 20, 1963) was an American set decorator. He was won two Academy Awards and was nominated for five more in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on nearly 700 films between 1925 and 1960. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and died in Los Angeles, California.
Gausman won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated for five more:
Sam Katzman was an American film producer and director. Katzman produced low-budget genre films, including serials, which had disproportionately high returns for the studios and his financial backers.
Frank Skinner was an American film composer and arranger.
Cyril John Mockridge was an English film and television composer who scored such films as Cheaper by the Dozen, River of No Return and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the 1955 film Guys and Dolls, and composed the theme music for the television Western series Laramie.
Milton R. Krasner, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won an Academy Award for Three Coins in the Fountain (1954).
James David Buttolph Jr. was an American film composer who scored over 300 movies in his career. Born in New York City, Buttolph showed musical talent at an early age, and eventually studied music formally. After earning a music degree, Buttolph moved to Europe in 1923 and studied in Austria and Germany supporting himself as a nightclub pianist. He returned to the U.S. in 1927 and, a few years later, began working for NBC radio network as an arranger and conductor. In 1933, Buttolph moved to Los Angeles and began working in films. Buttolph's best work, according to many, was his work as an arranger on the Alfred Newman score for The Mark of Zorro (1940).
Walter Reed was an American stage, film and television actor.
Hans J. Salter was an Austrian-American film composer.
Bud Westmore was a make-up artist in Hollywood, and a member of the Westmore family of makeup.
Dan White was an American actor, well known for appearing in Western films and TV shows.
Russell Metty, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color, for the 1960 film Spartacus.
Rafael Gil was a Spanish film director and screenwriter.
Fred Graham was an American actor and stuntman, who performed in scores of films from the 1930s. A semiprofessional baseball player, Graham appeared mainly in Westerns, performing stunts and playing opposite John Wayne, among others. He also featured alongside Wayne in several films with director John Ford. He played small roles in two Alfred Hitchcock films, notably Vertigo, as the Police Officer who falls to his death in its famous opening scene while trying to help James Stewart. He continued working in films until the 1970s.
Francis Thomas Sullivan, known professionally as Frank Sully, was an American film actor. He appeared in over 240 films between 1934 and 1968.
Edwin Forrest Taylor was an American character actor whose artistic career spanned six different decades, from silents through talkies to the advent of color films.
Aldo Silvani was an Italian film actor. He appeared in 112 films between 1934 and 1964. He was born in Turin, Italy and died in Milan, Italy.
Willy Winterstein (1895–1965) was an Austrian cinematographer.
Al Clark was a prolific editor whose career spanned four decades, most of which was spent at Columbia Pictures. He was nominated for 5 Academy Awards and 1 Emmy during his career. He is credited with editing over 120 films, and towards the end of his career, in the 1960s, he also edited several television series.
Edward Curtiss was an American film editor who worked in Hollywood from the 1920s through the 1960s.
Michel Kelber (1908–1996) was a French cinematographer. Beginning in the late 1920s, he worked on more than a hundred film productions during a lengthy career. Born in Kiev, then part of the Russian Empire, he studied art and architecture in Paris. He started worked as an assistant cameraman in 1928, before progressing to cinematographer four years later. He worked with leading directors such as Jean Renoir, René Clair, Julien Duvivier and Claude Autant-Lara. He also worked for periods in Spain, including during the wartime German Occupation of France.
Paul Palmentola (1888–1966) was an Italian-born American art director. He designed the film sets for more than two hundred productions during his career, much of his work during the 1930s and 1940s at low-budget studios such as Mayfair Pictures, Monogram and PRC. He later worked for Columbia Pictures in the early 1950s, working on their adventure films.
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