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Valles (1886–1970)

Valles was born on May 4, 1886 in London, England as Fred Valles. He is known for his work on Spartacus (1960), Easter Parade (1948) and Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945). He was married to Ethel Johnson and Caroline Harris. He died on April 12, 1970 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Spartacus Costume Designer
Easter Parade
Easter Parade Costume and Wardrobe Department
National Velvet
National Velvet Costume and Wardrobe Department


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 1960 Spartacus (costumes by)
 1951 Adventures of Captain Fabian (as Arlington Valles)
 1950 Kim (costumes designed by)
 1949 That Forsyte Woman (costumes: men)
 1949 Challenge to Lassie (costumes: men)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss (costumes: men)
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime (costumes: men)
 1949 The Great Sinner (costumes: men)
 1949 The Barkleys of Broadway (costumes: men)
 1949 Big Jack
 1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game (costumes: men)
 1948 Luxury Liner
 1947 Good News (costumes: men)
 1947 Desire Me
 1947 Green Dolphin Street (costumes: men)
 1947 Merton of the Movies (costumes: men)
 1947 Song of Love (costumes: men)
 1947 The Sea of Grass (costumes: men)
 1946 The Yearling (costumes by)
 1946 Till the Clouds Roll By (costumes: men)
 1946 Bad Bascomb (costumes: men)
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint (costumes: men)
 1946 The Harvey Girls (costumes: men)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray (costumes: men's)
 1944 Lost in a Harem (costumes: men)
 1944 Mrs. Parkington (costumes: men)
 1944 The Canterville Ghost (costumes: men)
 1944 Dragon Seed
 1940 Broadway Melody of 1940 (costumes: men's)
 1939 Balalaika (costumes: men)
 1939 Bad Little Angel (costumes: men)
 1939 At the Circus (costumes: men)
 1939 Thunder Afloat (costumes: men)
 1939 Lady of the Tropics (costumes: men)
 1939 Maisie (costumes: men)
 1939 The Kid from Texas (costumes: mens')
 1939 Broadway Serenade (costumes: men)
 1939 Let Freedom Ring (costumes: men)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight (costumes: men)
 1938 A Christmas Carol (costumes by)
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Alternate Names:

Arlington Valles

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Designer of men's outfits, primarily at MGM (1938-1950), often in collaboration with Walter Plunkett, Helen Rose and Dolly Tree. See more »

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