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Max Rée (1889–1953)

Danish-born art director and costume designer. Initially a law and philosophy graduate, Ree studied architecture at the Royal Academy of Copenhagen. He then worked as a stage designer for Max Reinhardt in Berlin during the early 1920's. Moving to the United States in 1925, Ree had a brief stint with MGM, designing costumes for two of Greta Garbo's ... See full bio »

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Cimarron Costume Designer
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream Costume Designer
Check and Double Check
Check and Double Check Costume Designer
Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall Costume Designer


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 1947 Carnegie Hall (as Max Ree)
 1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream (as Max Ree)
 1931 Men of Chance
 1931 Peach-O-Reno
 1931 Way Back Home
 1931 Smart Woman
 1931 High Stakes
 1931/II The Woman Between
 1931 Transgression
 1931 Cracked Nuts
 1931 Kept Husbands
 1931 Cimarron
 1931 Beau Ideal
 1931 The Royal Bed
 1930 The Pay-Off
 1930 Half Shot at Sunrise (costumes by)
 1930 Danger Lights
 1930 Conspiracy
 1930 Dixiana
 1930 Shooting Straight (uncredited)
 1930 Inside the Lines (uncredited)
 1930 The Cuckoos (uncredited)
 1929 Hit the Deck
 1929 Side Street (uncredited)
 1929 Rio Rita (uncredited)
 1929 Street Girl (uncredited)
 1929 Broadway Babies (as Max Ree, costume director)
 1929 Hot Stuff
 1929 Why Be Good? (uncredited)
 1929 Weary River (as Max Ree, costume director)
 1929 His Captive Woman (uncredited)
 1929 Synthetic Sin
 1929 Queen Kelly (uncredited)
 1928 The Barker
 1928/I Adoration
 1928 Outcast (uncredited)
 1928 Show Girl
 1928 The Whip
 1928 Night Watch (uncredited)
 1928 Out of the Ruins (uncredited)
 1928 Heart to Heart (uncredited)
 1928 Yellow Lily
 1928 The Noose
 1927 The Love Mart
 1927 The Tender Hour (uncredited)
 1926 The Girl from Montmartre (uncredited)
 1924 The Shooting of Dan McGrew (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Production designer for the 1924 edition of "Earl Carroll's Vanities".

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Max Ree


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Max Rée's Oscar statuette is kept at the Danish Film Institute in Copenhagen, where it is occasionally on display.

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