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James Basevi (1890–1962)

James Basevi saw military service with the 2nd Canadian Division during the First World War and fought at the Battle of Amiens as a machine gunner. He attained the rank of major and was decorated and mentioned in dispatches . After being demobilized, he first returned to Canada, then settled in the United States. In 1924, he joined the fledgling ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Searchers
The Searchers Art Director
(1956)
East of Eden
East of Eden Art Director
(1955)
Spellbound
Spellbound Art Director
(1945)
Lifeboat
Lifeboat Art Director
(1944)

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 1956 The Searchers
 1955 East of Eden
 1953 Battle Circus
 1952 My Man and I
 1950 Wagon Master
 1948 3 Godfathers
 1948 Fort Apache
 1946 Margie
 1946 If I'm Lucky
 1945 Spellbound
 1944 Wilson
 1944 Pin Up Girl
 1944 Buffalo Bill
 1944 Tampico
 1944 The Sullivans
 1944 The Lodger
 1944 Lifeboat
 1943 No Exceptions (Short)
 1943 Jane Eyre
 1943 Happy Land
 1943 Wintertime
 1943 Bomber's Moon
 1943 Jitterbugs
 1943 Claudia
 1942 Moontide
 1941 Tobacco Road
 1940 The Westerner
 1939 Raffles
 1926 Dance Madness
 1925 The Circle
 1925 Pretty Ladies
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