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Marcel Vertès (1895–1961)

Marcel Vertès was born on August 10, 1895 in Budapest, Hungary as Vértes Marcell. He was a costume designer and production designer, known for Moulin Rouge (1952), The Thief of Bagdad (1940) and The Mikado (1939). He died on October 31, 1961. See full bio »


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Moulin Rouge
Moulin Rouge Production Designer
The Thief of Bagdad
The Thief of Bagdad Costume Designer
The Mikado
The Mikado Costume Designer
Miss Iza
Miss Iza Production Designer


Hide Hide Show Show Costume designer (8 credits)
 1945 Tonight and Every Night (as Marcel Vertes, gowns and costumes)
 1941 Lydia (as Marcel Vertes)
 1940 The Thief of Bagdad (as Marcel Vertes)
 1939 The Mikado (uncredited)
 1933 Les aventures du roi Pausole (as Vertès)
 1924 Tragödie im Hause Habsburg (as Marcell Vértes)
Hide Hide Show Show Production designer (5 credits)
 1952 Moulin Rouge (uncredited)
 1933 Les aventures du roi Pausole (as Vertès)
 1933 Miss Iza (as Marcell Vértes)
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 1952 Moulin Rouge (as Vertes, decor)
 1939 The Mikado (as Vertès, decor)
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 1952 Moulin Rouge
Henri's Sketching Hand (uncredited)
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 1952 Moulin Rouge (costumes - as Vertes)
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 1953 The 25th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - winner for Costume Design color production

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Alternate Names:

Marcel Vertes | Vertes | Vertès | Marcell Vértes

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Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1961

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