Walter Plunkett Movies List

Walter Plunkett
Walter Plunkett
05-06-1902
Oakland, California, USA
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Walter Plunkett Filmography

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How the West Was Won
How the West Was Won ( English )
Music Director: Alfred Newman
Release date: 01-11-1962
Cimarron
Cimarron ( English )
Director: Anthony Mann
Music Director: Franz Waxman
Release date: 01-12-1960
Some Came Running
Some Came Running ( English )
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Music Director: Elmer Bernstein
Release date: 18-12-1958
The Brothers Karamazov
Director: Richard Brooks
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Release date: 20-02-1958
Raintree County
Raintree County ( English )
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Music Director: Johnny Green
Release date: 20-12-1957
Forbidden Planet
Forbidden Planet ( English )
Director: Fred M. Wilcox
Music Director: Bebe Barron , Louis Barron
Release date: 15-03-1956
Moonfleet
Moonfleet ( English )
Director: Fritz Lang
Music Director: Miklós Rózsa , Donald Flick , Ed Haight , Harold Humbrock , Van Allen James
Release Year: 1955
Deep in My Heart
Deep in My Heart ( English )
Artist: José Ferrer , Merle Oberon , Helen Traubel , Doe Avedon , Walter Pidgeon
Director: Stanley Donen , Robert Vreeland
Music Director: Alexander Courage , Adolph Deutsch
Release Year: 1954
The Actress
The Actress ( English )
Director: George Cukor
Release date: 25-09-1953
The Prisoner of Zenda
The Prisoner of Zenda ( English )
Director: Richard Thorpe , Sid Sidman
Music Director: Alfred Newman
Release date: 14-11-1952
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Walter Plunkett Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Walter Plunkett (June 5, 1902 in Oakland, California – March 8, 1982) was a prolific costume designer who worked on more than 150 projects throughout his career in the Hollywood film industry. Born in Oakland, California, Plunkett studied law at the University of California, where he was a member of the California-Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, but showed greater interest in the school's theatrical group. He moved to New York City in 1923 and began work as a stage actor as well as a costume and set designer. After some time in Greenwich Village, he moved back to California, this time to Hollywood, and found work as a movie extra. (He can be seen dancing with Irene, another future top designer, in Erich von Stroheim's 1925 film The Merry Widow.) He soon made a career change to costume and wardrobe. Plunkett's first credited work as a costume designer was the 1927 film Hard-Boiled Haggerty. At RKO, he developed a huge costume and wardrobe department that became a major studio asset. Given free rein, he set about creating costumes that rivaled the work of his contemporaries, such as Travis Banton and Adrian. Plunkett's best-known work is featured in two films, Gone with the Wind (1939) and Singin' in the Rain (1952), in which he lampooned his initial style of the Roaring Twenties. In 1951, Plunkett shared an Oscar with Orry-Kelly and Irene Sharaff for An American in Paris. Plunkett retired in 1966, after having worked in films, on Broadway, and for the Metropolitan Opera. He spent the last years of his life with his partner Lee, whom he formally adopted so that he could inherit his estate. He died at age 79 in Santa Monica, California.

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