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James Basevi
James Basevi
11-06-1890
Plymouth, Devon, England, UK
42
Pretty Ladies

James Basevi Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 42 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 42 movies
The Searchers
The Searchers ( English )
Artist: John Wayne , Jeffrey Hunter , Vera Miles , Ward Bond , Natalie Wood
Director: Lana Wood
Release date: 13-03-1956
East of Eden
East of Eden ( English )
Director: Elia Kazan , Horace Hough , Don Alvarado , Irva Mae Ross
Music Director: Leonard Rosenman , Stanley Jones , Maurice De Packh
Release date: 09-03-1955
Island in the Sky
Island in the Sky ( English )
Artist: John Wayne , Lloyd Nolan , Walter Abel , James Arness , Andy Devine
Director: Paul Fix
Music Director: Ernest K. Gann , Emil Newman
Release date: 05-09-1953
To Please a Lady
To Please a Lady ( English )
Artist: Clark Gable , Barbara Stanwyck , Adolphe Menjou , Will Geer , Roland Winters
Director: Clarence Brown
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Release date: 13-10-1950
Wagon Master
Wagon Master ( English )
Director: Movita
Music Director: Frank S. Nugent
Release date: 19-04-1950
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Artist: John Wayne , Victor McLaglen , Joanne Dru , John Agar , Ben Johnson
Director: Arthur Shields
Music Director: Jack Tornek , Lowell J. Farrell , Frank Webster , Clem Portman
Release date: 22-10-1949
3 Godfathers
3 Godfathers ( English )
Artist: John Wayne , Pedro Armendáriz , Harry Carey , Jr. , Ward Bond
Music Director: John Ford , Frank Wesselhoff , Joseph I. Kane , Ann Peck
Release date: 01-12-1948
Fort Apache
Fort Apache ( English )
Director: John Ford , Lowell J. Farrell , Jack Pennick , Frank Parmenter
Music Director: Richard Hageman , Joseph I. Kane , Frank Webster , Lucien Cailliet , Morton Downey
Release date: 09-03-1948
Capitão de Castela
Capitão de Castela ( English )
Director: Henry King
Music Director: Alfred Newman
Release date: 25-12-1947
13 Rue Madeleine
13 Rue Madeleine ( English )
Director: Henry Hathaway , Abe Steinberg
Music Director: David Buttolph
Release date: 15-01-1947
Showing 1 to 10 of 42 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 42 movies

James Basevi Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Basevi (born 21 September 1890, Plymouth, Devon, England – d. 27 March 1962, Bellflower, California) was a British-born art director and special effects expert. After his military service during World War I Basevi emigrated to Canada and later on to the United States. He began his career in 1924 with MGM, designing sets for silent films. After the advent of talkies, Basevi became the head of MGM's special effects department, helping to create the earthquake scene in San Francisco (1936). He also worked on the storm sequence in John Ford's The Hurricane for 20th Century Fox. In 1943, he shared an Oscar for art direction with William S. Darling for The Song of Bernadette. He was nominated for Oscars for Wuthering Heights (1939), The Westerner (1940), The Gang's All Here (1943) and The Keys of the Kingdom (1944).

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