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John DeCuir (1918–1991)

John DeCuir was born on June 4, 1918 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an art director and production designer, known for Ghostbusters (1984), The King and I (1956) and South Pacific (1958). He died on October 29, 1991 in Santa Monica, California. See full bio »

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Ghostbusters Production Designer
The King and I
The King and I Art Director
South Pacific
South Pacific Art Director
The Snows of Kilimanjaro


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 1979 Love and Bullets (as John de Cuir)
 1975 The Other Side of the Mountain (as John de Cuir)
 1960 Seven Thieves
 1959 The Big Fisherman (as John de Cuir)
 1958 South Pacific (as John De Cuir)
 1957 Island in the Sun (as John de Cuir)
 1956 The King and I (as John De Cuir)
 1955 Daddy Long Legs (as John De Cuir)
 1954 There's No Business Like Show Business (as John De Cuir)
 1954 Carmen Jones (co-art director - uncredited)
 1954 Three Coins in the Fountain (as John De Cuir)
 1953 Call Me Madam (as John De Cuir)
 1952 My Cousin Rachel (as John De Cuir)
 1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (as John De Cuir)
 1952 Diplomatic Courier (as John De Cuir)
 1951 The House on Telegraph Hill (as John De Cuir)
 1951 Half Angel (as John De Cuir)
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (as John F. DeCuir)
 1949-1950 The Life of Riley (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Five Dollar Bill (1950) ... (as John De Cuir)
- Riley, Gillis, and Vanderhopper, Inc. (1949) ... (as John De Cuir)
- Riley's Birthday Gift (1949) ... (as John De Cuir)
- Assistant Manager (1949) ... (as John De Cuir)
- Nervous Breakdown (1949) ... (as John De Cuir)
 1949 Yes Sir, That's My Baby (as John F. DeCuir)
 1949 Silver Butte (Short) (as John F. DeCuir)
 1948 Mexican Hayride (as John F. DeCuir)
 1948 Casbah (as John F. DeCuir)
 1948 The Naked City (as John F. DeCuir, art direction)
 1947 Brute Force (as John F. DeCuir)
 1946 White Tie and Tails (as John De Cuir)
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Alternate Names:

John De Cuir | John F. DeCuir Sr. | John F. DeCuir | John F. Decuir | John de Cuir

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