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Richard Day (art director)

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Occupation
  
Art director

Years active
  
1923-1970


Name
  
Richard Day

Role
  
Film Art Director


Born
  
9 May 1896 (
1896-05-09
)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Died
  
May 23, 1972, Hollywood, California, United States

Awards
  
Academy Award for Best Production Design

Art directed
  
On the Waterfront, How Green Was My Valley

Production designed
  
Tora! Tora! Tora!, The Chase

Similar People
  
Cedric Gibbons, James Basevi, Nathan H Juran, Wiard Ihnen, Arthur Charles Miller

Richard Day (9 May 1896 – 23 May 1972) was a Canadian art director. He won seven Academy Awards and was nominated for a further 13 in the category Best Art Direction He worked on 265 films between 1923 and 1970.

Contents

He was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and died in Hollywood, California.

Won

Day won seven Academy Awards for Best Art Direction:

  • The Dark Angel (1935)
  • Dodsworth (1936)
  • How Green Was My Valley (1941)
  • My Gal Sal (1942)
  • This Above All (1942)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Nominated

    He was nominated in the same category for a further 13 films:

  • Whoopee! (1931)
  • Arrowsmith (1931)
  • The Affairs of Cellini (1934)
  • Dead End (1937)
  • The Goldwyn Follies (1938)
  • Down Argentine Way (1940)
  • Lillian Russell (1940)
  • Blood and Sand (1941)
  • The Razor's Edge (1946)
  • Joan of Arc (1948)
  • Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
  • Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
  • References

    Richard Day (art director) Wikipedia


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