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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 began his career during the silent era, and later pioneered the use of color in film for dramatic effect.
William Cameron Menzies
|Born||(1896-07-29)July 29, 1896|
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||March 5, 1957(1957-03-05) (aged 60)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Education||Yale University, University of Edinburgh|
|Occupation(s)||Production designer, film director|
|Awards||Best Art Direction|
1928 The Dove ; Tempest
Academy Honorary Award
1939 Gone with the Wind
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