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Ernst Fegté (1900–1976)

Ernst Fegté was born on September 28, 1900 in Hamburg, Germany. He was an art director and production designer, known for Frenchman's Creek (1944), Destination Moon (1950) and The Princess and the Pirate (1944). He died on December 15, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Frenchman's Creek Art Director
Destination Moon Production Designer
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 1971 B.S. I Love You (as Ernest Fegte)
 1960 Tarzan and the Trappers (TV Movie) (as Ernst Fegte)
 1957-1958 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Boy Alone (1958)
 1957 Ghost Diver
 1957 Sierra Stranger (as Ernst Fegte)
 1957 The Christophers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Gentle Warrior (1957)
 1957 The Quiet Gun
 1955-1956 Medic (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- This Strange Ending (1956) ... (as Ernest Fegte')
- She Walks in Beauty (1956) ... (as Ernst Fegte)
- Till the Song Is Done, till the Dance Is Gone (1956) ... (as Ernest Fegte')
- Reach of the Giant: Part 2 (1956) ... (as Ernest Fegte')
- Reach of the Giant: Part 1 (1956) ... (as Ernst Fegte)
 1956 Mohawk
 1954 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Special) (as Ernst Fegte)
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Christmas Is Magic (1953) ... (as Ernest Fetge)
- Lady's Choice (1953)
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Woman's World (1953)
- Test of Love (1953)
 1953 Run for the Hills (as Ernst Fegte)
 1952 Models Inc. (as Ernest Fegte)
 1951 Superman and the Mole-Men (as Ernst Fegte)
 1951 Quebec
 1951 Of Men and Music (Documentary) (as Ernest Fegté)
 1947 Christmas Eve (as Ernst Fegte)
 1946 London Town
 1945 And Then There Were None (as Ernst Fegte)
 1945 Wonder Man
 1944 The Uninvited
 1943 Riding High
 1942 Lucky Jordan
 1941 The Lady Eve
 1941 Virginia
 1940 Safari
 1939 Never Say Die
 1939 Cafe Society
 1938 You and Me
 1938 College Swing
 1937 Exclusive
 1937 Easy Living
 1936 Anything Goes
 1935 Accent on Youth (uncredited)
 1935 Enter Madame!
 1934 Here Is My Heart (uncredited)
 1934 Ladies Should Listen (uncredited)
 1934 Kiss and Make-Up (uncredited)
 1934 Murder at the Vanities (uncredited)
 1934 We're Not Dressing (uncredited)
 1934 Death Takes a Holiday (uncredited)
 1930 The Golf Specialist (Short) (as Ernest Fegté)
 1930 Animal Crackers (uncredited)
 1930 General Ginsberg (Short) (as Ernest Fegte)
 1930 Campus Sweethearts (Short)
 1929 Black and Tan (Short)
 1929 The Talk of Hollywood (as Ernest Fegte)
 1925 Womanhandled
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Alternate Names:

Ernest Fegte' | Ernest Fegte | Ernst Fegte | Fegte | Ernest Fegté | Ernest Fetge

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German-born art director and production designer. Worked in the German film industry in the late 1910's. Moved to the U.S., starting at Paramount in 1925. Again under contract to Paramount from 1933 to 1945, then at RKO in 1945 and United Artists, 1946-48.

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