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William Cameron Menzies

Film Director / Screenwriter / Production Designer / Film Producer | * 07/29/1896 († 60, 03/05/1957) | New Haven, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
William Cameron Menzies (July 29, 1896 – March 5, 1957) was an American film production designer (a job title he invented) and art director as well as a film director and producer during a career spanning five decades. He earned acclaim for his work in silent film, and later pioneered the use of color in film for dramatic effect. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for William Cameron Menzies

Academy Honorary Award 2x Academy Award for Best Production Design 5x Academy Award for Best Production Design

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Movies with William Cameron Menzies as Actor(1)

Movies with William Cameron Menzies as Crew(82)

Production/Associate Producer1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Directing/Director1954 Autumn in Rome
Directing/Director1953 The Maze
Art/Production Design1953 The Maze
Art/Production Design1953 Invaders from Mars
Directing/Director1953 Invaders from Mars
Art/Art Direction1952 The Queen of Sheba
Directing/Director1951 The Whip Hand
Art/Production Design1951 Drums in the Deep South
Directing/Director1951 Drums in the Deep South
Production/Producer1949 Reign of Terror
Production/Producer1947 Ivy
Art/Art Direction1946 It's a Wonderful Life
Directing/Director1946 Deadline at Dawn
Directing/Director1944 Address Unknown
Production/Producer1944 Address Unknown
Art/Production Design1943 Mr. Lucky
Art/Production Design1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Art/Production Design1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Art/Production Design1942 Kings Row
Art/Production Design1941 The Devil and Miss Jones
Art/Production Design1941 So Ends Our Night
Art/Production Design1940 Our Town
Art/Production Design1940 Gone with the Wind
Production/Associate Producer1940 The Thief of Bagdad
Crew/Special Effects1940 Foreign Correspondent
Art/Production Design1938 The Young in Heart
Directing/Director1937 The Green Cockatoo
Crew/Second Unit1937 Nothing Sacred
Directing/Director1936 Things to Come
Directing/Director1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Directing/Director1934 Wharf Angel
Art/Art Direction1933 Alice in Wonderland
Writing/Screenplay1933 Alice in Wonderland
Directing/Director1933 I Loved You Wednesday
Directing/Director1932 Chandu the Magician
Directing/Director1932 Almost Married
Directing/Director1931 The Spider
Directing/Director1931 Always Goodbye
Art/Settings1930 Be Yourself!
Art/Settings1930 One Romantic Night
Art/Art Direction1930 Raffles
Art/Art Direction1930 Du Barry, Woman of Passion
Art/Settings1930 Abraham Lincoln
Art/Settings1929 Bulldog Drummond
Art/Art Direction1929 The Rescue
Art/Set Designer1929 The Locked Door
Art/Art Direction1929 Condemned
Art/Set Decoration1929 New York Nights
Art/Art Direction1929 The Iron Mask
Art/Art Direction1929 Alibi
Art/Art Direction1928 Sadie Thompson
Art/Art Direction1928 The Garden of Eden
Art/Art Direction1928 What Price Beauty?
Art/Art Direction1928 The Love of Zero
Art/Art Direction1928 The Woman Disputed
Art/Art Direction1928 The Awakening
Art/Art Direction1928 Tempest
Art/Art Direction1927 The Dove
Art/Art Direction1927 Venus of Venice
Art/Art Direction1927 Camille
Art/Art Direction1927 Breakfast at Sunrise
Art/Art Direction1927 The Beloved Rogue
Art/Art Direction1927 Two Arabian Knights
Art/Art Direction1927 Sorrell and Son
Art/Art Direction1926 Kiki
Art/Art Direction1926 The Duchess of Buffalo
Art/Art Direction1926 The Bat
Art/Art Direction1926 Fig Leaves
Art/Art Direction1925 Cobra
Art/Set Decoration1925 The Eagle
Art/Art Direction1925 The Dark Angel
Art/Art Direction1925 Her Sister from Paris
Art/Art Direction1925 Learning to Love
Art/Art Direction1925 The Lady
Art/Production Design1924 The Thief of Bagdad
Art/Art Direction1924 The Thief of Bagdad
Art/Art Direction1924 The Only Woman
Art/Art Direction1923 Rosita
Art/Art Direction1922 Kindred of the Dust
Art/Art Direction1920 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Art/Art Direction1919 The Misleading Widow

TV Shows/Series with William Cameron Menzies as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1954 The Halls of Ivy
Directing/Director1952 Four Star Playhouse

Full Name: William Menzies
Born: Wednesday, 07/29 1896 (July) in New Haven, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 03/05 1957 (March) in Beverly Hills (aged: 60)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: University of Edinburgh, Art Students League of New York
Represented by: Light Cone
Other names for William Cameron Menzies (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Wiliam C. Menzies"
"William C. Menzies"
"William Menzies"
"Wm. Cameron Menzies"
William Cameron Menzies frequently works together with these people:
Norma Talmadge (15x, Actress)
Hal C. Kern (15x, Crew)
Sam Wood (10x, Crew)
Ronald Colman (10x, Actor)
Joseph M. Schenck (10x, Crew)
George Barnes (10x, Crew)
Raoul Walsh (8x, Crew)
Constance Talmadge (8x, Actress)
Roland West (8x, Crew)
Hugo Riesenfeld (8x, Crew)
Oliver T. Marsh (7x, Crew)
David Niven (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:75527, Added: 05/24/2018, Last updated: 10/03/2021