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Jo Mielziner (1901–1976)

What Cedric Gibbons was to MGM, Jo Mielziner was to Broadway. Simply put, American theatrical design can be divided distinctly into pre and post Mielziner periods. Born in Paris, France in 1901, he wasn't French--- his parents were American ex-patriate artists. Mielziner was schooled in England, the U.S. and eventually, across the European ... See full bio »

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Known For

Picnic
Picnic Production Designer
(1955)
Top Banana
Top Banana Production Designer
(1954)
Critic at Large
Critic at Large Himself - Set Designer / Himself - Theatrical Designer
(1948-1949)
The American Venus
The American Venus Production Designer
(1926)

Filmography

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 1955 Picnic
 1954 Top Banana (uncredited)
 1926 The American Venus (uncredited)
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 1948-1949 Critic at Large (TV Series)
Himself - Set Designer / Himself - Theatrical Designer
- Episode #1.30 (1949) ... Himself - Set Designer
- Episode #1.23 (1949) ... Himself - Theatrical Designer
- Episode #1.14 (1948) ... Himself - Set Designer
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series)
Himself
- Mister Roberts (1948) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Susan and God. Drama. Written by Rachel Crothers. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Plymouth Theatre: 7 Oct 1937- Jun 1938 (closing date unknown/288 performances). Cast: Gertrude Lawrence (as "Susan Trexel'), Vera Allen' (as "Irene Burroughs"), Edith Atwater (as "Leonora Stubbs"), Eleanor Audley (as "Charlotte Marley"), David ... See more »
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Son of artist Leo Mielziner. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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