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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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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Most Happy Fella. Musical comedy (revival). Book by Frank Loesser (also music and lyrics). Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Entire production directed and supervised by Dania Krupska. Original Choreography by Dania Krupska. Choreography restaged by Arthur Partington. City Center: 10 Feb 1959- 22 Feb 1959 (16 ... See more »
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Brother of actor Kenneth MacKenna. See more »

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