Job Art director, set decorator
Years active 1919 - 1956
Top Roles Himself
Top GenresAction, Adventure, Film Adaptation
Top TopicsPre-Code Cinema, Book-Based, Sequels
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Cedric Gibbons Overview:

Director, Cedric Gibbons, was born Austin Cedric Gibbons on Mar 23, 1893 in Dublin, Ireland. Gibbons died at the age of 67 on Jul 26, 1960 in Hollywood, CA .



Cedric Gibbons was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Art Direction for The Bridge of San Luis Rey in 1928/29.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1928/29Best Art DirectionThe Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)N/AWon
1932/33Best Art DirectionWhen Ladies Meet (1933)N/ANominated
1938Best Art DirectionMarie Antoinette (1938)N/ANominated

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By Annmarie Gatti on Mar 23, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born March 23, 1893 Over the course of his 32-year film career, served as Supervising Art Director for over 1500 MGM films (his contract specified that he receive an art director credit for every MGM film released in the US) –?with direct responsibility for about ... Read full article

Tarzan and His Mate (1934, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 21, 2015 From The Stop Button

For a film called Tarzan and His Mate, Johnny Weissmuller’s Tarzan doesn’t get much to do. He spends the film rescuing Maureen O’Sullivan (which is one of the more frustrating aspects of the film–she doesn’t exhibit any jungle survival skills until the finale) from a va... Read full article

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