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Raoul Pene Du Bois (1914–1985)

Tony Award winning theatrical set and costume designer. Career of fifty years, included Garrick Gaieties Two for the Show, Ziegfeld Follies of 1934, 1936, Dubarry was A Lady, Jumbo, Billy Rose's Aquacade, Diamond Horseshoe Revue, Casa Manana, Lend An Ear, Call Me Madam, and Sugar Babies. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »

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 1956 Plain and Fancy (TV Movie)
 1948 Joan of Arc (uncredited)
 1945 Kitty
 1944 Lady in the Dark (as Raoul Pène du Bois)
 1943 Dixie
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 1956 Plain and Fancy (TV Movie) (sets designed by)
 1954 New Faces (designer: scenery - as Raoul Pene De Bois)
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 1945 Kitty
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 1980 The 34th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (costumes: Sugar Babies)
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 1944 Lady in the Dark (as Raoul Pène du Bois, settings)

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Other Works:

One For the Money (1939). Musical revue. Conceived by John Murray Anderson. Musical Staging by Robert Alton. Sketches Staged by Edward C. Lilley. Scenic Design by 'Raoul Pène Du Bois'. Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois. Lighting Design by John Murray Anderson. Directed by John Murray Anderson. Booth Theatre: 4 Feb 1939- 27 ... See more »

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Raoul Pene De Bois | Raoul Pène du Bois

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The theatrical stage and feature film set and costume designer Raoul Pene du Bois (November 29,1914 to January 1, 1985, died at age 71) created visual excitement for dozens of Broadway shows, Hollywood films, twice winning a Tony award, nominated for two Motion Picture Academy Award nominations in the category for Best Art Direction, died following a stroke at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City... See more »

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