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Van Nest Polglase

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  1. Van Nest Polglase was an American art director. He was nominated for six Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. Best remembered as head of the design department at RKO Pictures, he worked on 333 films between 1925 and 1957.
    • also known as Van Nest Poglase, Polglase
    • born on (117 years ago) in Brooklyn
    • nationality: United States of America
    • profession: Film art director, set decorator, production designer
    • Marriage with Helen Polglase until
    • parent of Van Nest Polglase
    • died on (47 years ago) in Los Angeles of burn
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Production Design - "The Gay Divorcee" (came in 2nd), with Carroll Clark
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Production Design - "Top Hat" (came in 2nd), with Carroll Clark
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Production Design - "Carefree"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Production Design - "Love Affair", with Alfred Herman
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White - "My Favourite Wife", with Mark-Lee Kirk
        • Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame
  2. Van Nest Polglase is the son of Helen Polglase and art director Van Nest Polglase.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Epic Films (2014)

by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito, Djoymi Baker

cinematograPher: Gregg Toland eDitor: Robert Wise set/ interior Decoration: Darrell Silvera, Perry Ferguson, Van Nest Polglase, A. Roland Fields art Direction: Van Nest Polglase costumes: Edward Stevenson Music ...

Google previewDictionary of Films (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

Wilde based on a story by Hager Wilde Photog Russell Metty Mus Roy Webb Art Dir Van Nest Polglase, Perry Ferguson Ed George Hively Cast Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, May Robson, Charlie Ruggles, Barry Fitzgerald Prod RKO.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film (2000)

Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young

William Dieterle SCR: Sonya Levien & Bruno Frank, from Victor Hugo's novel Notre Dame de Paris PHQTOG: Joseph August SPCL-FX: Van Nest Polglase Definitive "Hunchback" melodrama: Deformed bellringer loves persecuted gypsy girl.

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