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Gene Allen (I) (1918–2015)

Gene Allen was born on June 17, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eugene Allen. He was an art director and production designer, known for My Fair Lady (1964), Let's Make Love (1960) and The Making of 'My Fair Lady' (1995). He died on October 7, 2015 in Newport Beach, California. See full bio »

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 1964 My Fair Lady
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
 1960 A Breath of Scandal (uncredited)
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights (as Eugene Allen)
 1958 Merry Andrew
 1957 Les Girls
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Eugene Allen

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Working with George Cukor on his 1962 feature film "The Chapman Report", Gene was accustomed to Cukor's demand to meet each evening after filming was over, to discuss preparations for the following day's schedule of boarded scenes. Cukor expected Gene to begin each morning setting up the first shot of the day with the cinema photographer prior to Cukor's set arrival. The daily "shooting script" ... See more »

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