|Born||August 27, 1886|
Ogden, Utah, United States
|Died||March 5, 1985 98) (aged|
Santa Monica, USA
Thomas Little (August 27, 1886 in Ogden, Utah – March 5, 1985 in Santa Monica, California) was a United States set decorator who worked on more than 450 Hollywood movies between 1932 and 1953. He won a total of 6 Oscars for art direction and received 21 nominations in the same category. His credits include The Keys of the Kingdom , The Fan , Belles on Their Toes , What Price Glory? , The Snows of Kilimanjaro , The Pride of St. Louis , and The Day the Earth Stood Still .
Douglas Graham Shearer was a Canadian American pioneering sound designer and recording director who played a key role in the advancement of sound technology for motion pictures. He won seven Academy Awards for his work. In 2008, he was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.
Lee Garmes, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer. During his career, he worked with directors Howard Hawks, Max Ophüls, Josef von Sternberg, Alfred Hitchcock, King Vidor, Nicholas Ray and Henry Hathaway, whom he had met as a young man when the two first came to Hollywood in the silent era. He also co-directed two films with legendary screenwriter Ben Hecht: Angels Over Broadway and Actor's and Sin.
Fay Babcock was a Hollywood set decorator, and one of the first women to have much success in the profession. She earned an Oscar nomination for 1942's The Talk of the Town and 1944's Cover Girl. Her other credits include My Sister Eileen (1942), Love Me Tender (1956) and the TV series Maverick.
Daniel J. Bloomberg was an Academy Award-winning audio engineer. Bloomberg's first Hollywood credit was in 1934, his last his Oscar-nominated work on John Ford’s The Quiet Man 18 years later. In the intervening time, he worked on several films in the Dick Tracy and Zorro series.
Ralph Staub was a movie director, writer and producer.
John Bryan was an art director and film producer.
Fred Sersen was a Czechoslovak-American painter and cinema special effects artist working mainly at 20th Century Fox Studios from the 1930s to the 1950s with credits in over 200 movies. He won two Academy Awards for Best Effects, Special Effects (photographic), in 1940 for The Rains Came, and in 1944 for Crash Dive. An artificial lake created for the former film was named in his honor.
Perry Ferguson was an American art director. He was nominated for five Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Texas and died in Los Angeles, California.
Vincent Korda was a Hungarian-born art director, later settling in Britain. Born in Túrkeve in the then Austro-Hungarian Empire, he was the younger brother of Alexander and Zoltan Korda. He was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning once. He died in London, England. He is the father of writer and editor Michael Korda.
Darrell Silvera was an American set decorator. He was nominated for seven Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 356 films between 1934 and 1978.
Howard Bristol was an American set decorator. He was nominated for nine Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 56 films between 1936 and 1968.
John Hughes was an American art director. He was nominated for three Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 91 films between 1921 and 1951. He was born in Missouri and died in Los Angeles, California.
Nathan Levinson was an American sound engineer. He won an Oscar in the category Sound Recording for the film Yankee Doodle Dandy and was nominated for 16 more in the same category. He was also nominated seven times in the category Best Special Effects.
Thomas T. Moulton was an American sound engineer. He won five Academy Awards in the category Sound Recording and was nominated for eleven more in the same category. He was also nominated four times in the category Best Visual Effects.
Edmund H. Hansen was an American sound engineer. He won two Academy Awards; one for Best Sound Recording and the other Best Visual Effects. He was nominated for another 12 films across the two categories.
Loren L. Ryder was an American sound engineer. He won five Academy Awards and was nominated for twelve more in the categories Best Sound Recording and Best Effects.
Jack Whitney was an American sound engineer. He won two Academy Awards, one for Best Sound Recording and the other for Best Visual Effects. He was nominated six more times in the category Best Sound.
Stephen Dunn was an American sound engineer. He won two Academy Awards in the category Best Sound Recording and was nominated twice more in the same category.
Otto Meyer (1901–1980) was an American film editor.
Bill Thomas was an American Academy Award-winning costume designer who had over 180 credits. He is perhaps best known for films like Babes in Toyland, Spartacus and The Happiest Millionaire. He was nominated 10 times.
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