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William Cameron Menzies (1896–1957)

William Cameron Menzies was educated at Yale University, the University of Edinburgh and at the Art Students League in New York. He entered the film industry in 1919, after serving with the U.S. Expeditionary Forces in World War I. His initial assignments were in film design and special effects, as assistant to Anton Grot at Famous Players-Lasky. ... See full bio »

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 1956 Rockin' the Blues (Documentary)
 1949 Reign of Terror (uncredited)
 1933 Alice in Wonderland (uncredited)
 1930 Raffles
 1930 The Bad One
 1930 Lummox
 1929 Condemned
 1929 Alibi (art direction)
 1929 The Iron Mask (uncredited)
 1929 The Rescue
 1928 The Awakening
 1928 Tempest
 1928 Drums of Love
 1927 The Dove
 1927 The Love of Zero (Short) (uncredited)
 1926 Fig Leaves
 1925 Cobra
 1925 The Lady
 1923 Rosita
 1921 Serenade
 1920 The Deep Purple (as William Menzies)
 1919 The Witness for the Defense (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

William C. Menzies | William Menzies | Wm. Cameron Menzies

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Children: Jean Mignon (c. 1921) and Suzanne (c. 1927) See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Leo

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