Alexander Golitzen

Art director
Hollywood veteran who began his career at United Artists in the mid-1930s. From 1944 most of Golitzen's work was for Universal, where he was made supervising art director in 1960.
Born: 02/27/1908 in Russia

Filmography

Art Department (211)

Earthquake 1974 (Movie)

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Breezy 1973 (Movie)

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Joe Kidd 1972 (Movie)

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Showdown 1972 (Movie)

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Slaughterhouse-Five 1972 (Movie)

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That Man Bolt 1972 (Movie)

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The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid 1972 (Movie)

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How to Frame a Figg 1971 (Movie)

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Play Misty for Me 1971 (Movie)

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Raid on Rommel 1971 (Movie)

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Red Sky at Morning 1971 (Movie)

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Airport 1970 (Movie)

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Colossus: The Forbin Project 1970 (Movie)

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One More Train to Rob 1970 (Movie)

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Shoot Out 1970 (Movie)

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The Beguiled 1970 (Movie)

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A Man Called Gannon 1969 (Movie)

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Change of Habit 1969 (Movie)

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Death of a Gunfighter 1969 (Movie)

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Storia di una Donna 1969 (Movie)

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Sweet Charity 1969 (Movie)

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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here 1969 (Movie)

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The Lost Man 1969 (Movie)

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The Love God? 1969 (Movie)

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Winning 1969 (Movie)

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A Lovely Way to Die 1968 (Movie)

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Angel in My Pocket 1968 (Movie)

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Coogan's Bluff 1968 (Movie)

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Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady? 1968 (Movie)

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Don't Just Stand There! 1968 (Movie)

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In Enemy Country 1968 (Movie)

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Journey to Shiloh 1968 (Movie)

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Madigan 1968 (Movie)

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P.J. 1968 (Movie)

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The Hell With Heroes 1968 (Movie)

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The Pink Jungle 1968 (Movie)

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The Secret War of Harry Frigg 1968 (Movie)

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The Shakiest Gun in the West 1968 (Movie)

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What's So Bad About Feeling Good? 1968 (Movie)

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Banning 1967 (Movie)

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Gambit 1967 (Movie)

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Games 1967 (Movie)

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Gunfight in Abilene 1967 (Movie)

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Nobody's Perfect 1967 (Movie)

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The Ballad of Josie 1967 (Movie)

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Thoroughly Modern Millie 1967 (Movie)

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Tobruk 1967 (Movie)

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And Now Miguel 1966 (Movie)

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Beau Geste 1966 (Movie)

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Counterpoint 1966 (Movie)

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King's Pirate 1966 (Movie)

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Rosie 1966 (Movie)

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Rough Night in Jericho 1966 (Movie)

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The Appaloosa 1966 (Movie)

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The Perils of Pauline 1966 (Movie)

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The Reluctant Astronaut 1966 (Movie)

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A Very Special Favor 1965 (Movie)

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Blindfold 1965 (Movie)

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Bus Riley's Back in Town 1965 (Movie)

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Madame X 1965 (Movie)

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Mirage 1965 (Movie)

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Moment to Moment 1965 (Movie)

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Munster, Go Home 1965 (Movie)

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Shenandoah 1965 (Movie)

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Texas Across the River 1965 (Movie)

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The Art of Love 1965 (Movie)

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken 1965 (Movie)

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The Night Walker 1965 (Movie)

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The Pad, and How to Use It 1965 (Movie)

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The Plainsman 1965 (Movie)

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The Rare Breed 1965 (Movie)

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Bedtime Story 1964 (Movie)

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Father Goose 1964 (Movie)

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Fluffy 1964 (Movie)

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I Saw What You Did 1964 (Movie)

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Love and Kisses 1964 (Movie)

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Man's Favorite Sport? 1964 (Movie)

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Send Me No Flowers 1964 (Movie)

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Strange Bedfellows 1964 (Movie)

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That Funny Feeling 1964 (Movie)

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The Lively Set 1964 (Movie)

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The War Lord 1964 (Movie)

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Wild Seed 1964 (Movie)

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Wild and Wonderful 1964 (Movie)

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40 Pounds of Trouble 1963 (Movie)

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I'd Rather Be Rich 1963 (Movie)

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Kitten With a Whip 1963 (Movie)

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McHale's Navy 1963 (Movie)

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The Brass Bottle 1963 (Movie)

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The List of Adrian Messenger 1963 (Movie)

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The Ugly American 1963 (Movie)

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A Gathering of Eagles 1962 (Movie)

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Cape Fear 1962 (Movie)

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Captain Newman, M.D. 1962 (Movie)

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For Love or Money 1962 (Movie)

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Lonely Are the Brave 1962 (Movie)

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Tammy and the Doctor 1962 (Movie)

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That Touch of Mink 1962 (Movie)

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The Outsider 1962 (Movie)

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The Thrill of It All 1962 (Movie)

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To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 (Movie)

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Back Street 1961 (Movie)

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Flower Drum Song 1961 (Movie)

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If a Man Answers 1961 (Movie)

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Posse From Hell 1961 (Movie)

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The Last Sunset 1961 (Movie)

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The Spiral Road 1961 (Movie)

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Lover Come Back 1960 (Movie)

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Midnight Lace 1960 (Movie)

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Spartacus 1960 (Movie)

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Tammy Tell Me True 1960 (Movie)

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The Great Impostor 1960 (Movie)

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The Private Lives of Adam and Eve 1960 (Movie)

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Imitation of Life 1959 (Movie)

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Never Steal Anything Small 1959 (Movie)

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Operation Petticoat 1959 (Movie)

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Pillow Talk 1959 (Movie)

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The Leech Woman 1959 (Movie)

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A Time to Love and a Time to Die 1958 (Movie)

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Damn Citizen! 1958 (Movie)

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Day of the Badman 1958 (Movie)

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Live Fast, Die Young 1958 (Movie)

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Monster on the Campus 1958 (Movie)

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No Name on the Bullet 1958 (Movie)

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Once Upon a Horse 1958 (Movie)

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Ride a Crooked Trail 1958 (Movie)

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Showdown at Boot Hill 1958 (Movie)

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Step Down to Terror 1958 (Movie)

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Stranger in My Arms 1958 (Movie)

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Summer Love 1958 (Movie)

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The Female Animal 1958 (Movie)

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The Lady Takes a Flyer 1958 (Movie)

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The Perfect Furlough 1958 (Movie)

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The Restless Years 1958 (Movie)

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The Wild and the Innocent 1958 (Movie)

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This Earth Is Mine 1958 (Movie)

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This Happy Feeling 1958 (Movie)

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Touch of Evil 1958 (Movie)

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Twilight For the Gods 1958 (Movie)

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Voice in the Mirror 1958 (Movie)

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A Gun For a Coward 1957 (Movie)

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Battle Hymn 1957 (Movie)

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Interlude 1957 (Movie)

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Joe Butterfly 1957 (Movie)

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Man in the Shadow 1957 (Movie)

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Man of a Thousand Faces 1957 (Movie)

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Mister Cory 1957 (Movie)

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My Man Godfrey 1957 (Movie)

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Night Passage 1957 (Movie)

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Quantez 1957 (Movie)

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Slaughter on Tenth Avenue 1957 (Movie)

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The Deadly Mantis 1957 (Movie)

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The Great Man 1957 (Movie)

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The Incredible Shrinking Man 1957 (Movie)

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The Land Unknown 1957 (Movie)

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The Midnight Story 1957 (Movie)

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The Monolith Monsters 1957 (Movie)

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Wild Heritage 1957 (Movie)

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A Day of Fury 1956 (Movie)

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Away All Boats 1956 (Movie)

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Everything But the Truth 1956 (Movie)

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Never Say Goodbye 1956 (Movie)

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Star in the Dust 1956 (Movie)

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The Night Runner 1956 (Movie)

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The Rawhide Years 1956 (Movie)

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There's Always Tomorrow 1956 (Movie)

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Written on the Wind 1956 (Movie)

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All That Heaven Allows 1955 (Movie)

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Captain Lightfoot 1955 (Movie)

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Chief Crazy Horse 1955 (Movie)

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Female on the Beach 1955 (Movie)

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Foxfire 1955 (Movie)

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Man Without a Star 1955 (Movie)

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One Desire 1955 (Movie)

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Revenge of the Creature 1955 (Movie)

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Running Wild 1955 (Movie)

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Six Bridges to Cross 1955 (Movie)

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Smoke Signal 1955 (Movie)

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Tarantula 1955 (Movie)

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The Far Country 1955 (Movie)

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The Private War of Major Benson 1955 (Movie)

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The Purple Mask 1955 (Movie)

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The Spoilers 1955 (Movie)

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The Square Jungle 1955 (Movie)

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This Island Earth 1955 (Movie)

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To Hell and Back 1955 (Movie)

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Kiss of Fire 1954 (Movie)

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Lady Godiva 1954 (Movie)

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Sign of the Pagan 1954 (Movie)

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So This Is Paris 1954 (Movie)

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The Black Shield of Falworth 1954 (Movie)

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The Glenn Miller Story 1954 (Movie)

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The Shrike 1954 (Movie)

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All I Desire 1953 (Movie)

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City Beneath the Sea 1953 (Movie)

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Desert Legion 1953 (Movie)

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Gunsmoke 1953 (Movie)

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Law and Order 1953 (Movie)

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The Man From the Alamo 1953 (Movie)

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War Arrow 1953 (Movie)

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Duel at Silver Creek 1952 (Movie)

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Seminole 1952 (Movie)

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The World in His Arms 1952 (Movie)

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Letter From an Unknown Woman 1948 (Movie)

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Scarlet Street 1945 (Movie)

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The Climax 1944 (Movie)

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The Phantom of the Opera 1942 (Movie)

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That Uncertain Feeling 1940 (Movie)

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Foreign Correspondent 1939 (Movie)

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Hurricane 1936 (Movie)

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The Call of the Wild 1934 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Biography

Hollywood veteran who began his career at United Artists in the mid-1930s. From 1944 most of Golitzen's work was for Universal, where he was made supervising art director in 1960.

Milestones

1974

Last feature credit, "Earthquake"

1970

Served as art director on Clint Eastwood's directorial debut, "Play Misty For Me"

1957

Credited for art direction on six films directed by Jack Arnold from 1957-1959, beginning with, "The Incredible Shrinking Man"

1953

First collaboration with Douglas Sirk, as art director, "All I Desire"

1944

Feature debut as producer, "Salome - Where She Danced"

1935

Feature debut, credited for art direction, "The Call of the Wild"

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