Hal Pereira

Production designer, Design consultant, Architect
One of Hollywood's most distinguished art directors. Pereira began his career designing film theaters in Chicago, moved to the West Coast in 1942 and was made supervising art director at Paramount in 1950--a post he ... Read more »
Born: 11/29/1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Art Department (177)

The President's Analyst 2008 (Movie)

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Arizona Bushwhackers 1968 (Movie)

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The Odd Couple 1968 (Movie)

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Will Penny 1968 (Movie)

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Barefoot in the Park 1967 (Movie)

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Easy Come, Easy Go 1967 (Movie)

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The Busy Body 1967 (Movie)

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Assault on a Queen 1966 (Movie)

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Chuka 1966 (Movie)

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El Dorado 1966 (Movie)

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Paradise Hawaiian Style 1966 (Movie)

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Red Tomahawk 1966 (Movie)

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The Spirit Is Willing 1966 (Movie)

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The Swinger 1966 (Movie)

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This Property Is Condemned 1966 (Movie)

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Warning Shot 1966 (Movie)

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Apache Uprising 1965 (Movie)

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Harlow 1965 (Movie)

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Johnny Reno 1965 (Movie)

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Nevada Smith 1965 (Movie)

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Red Line 7000 1965 (Movie)

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Sylvia 1965 (Movie)

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The Last of the Secret Agents 1965 (Movie)

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The Night of the Grizzly 1965 (Movie)

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The Oscar 1965 (Movie)

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The Sons of Katie Elder 1965 (Movie)

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The Spy Who Came in From the Cold 1965 (Movie)

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Waco 1965 (Movie)

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Billie 1964 (Movie)

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Lady in a Cage 1964 (Movie)

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Roustabout 1964 (Movie)

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The Family Jewels 1964 (Movie)

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The Patsy 1964 (Movie)

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The Slender Thread 1964 (Movie)

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Tickle Me 1964 (Movie)

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Town Tamer 1964 (Movie)

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A Girl Named Tamiko 1963 (Movie)

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A Girl Named Tamiko 1963 (Movie)

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A House Is Not a Home 1963 (Movie)

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Come Blow Your Horn 1963 (Movie)

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Donovan's Reef 1963 (Movie)

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For Those Who Think Young 1963 (Movie)

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Fun in Acapulco 1963 (Movie)

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Love With the Proper Stranger 1963 (Movie)

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The Carpetbaggers 1963 (Movie)

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The Disorderly Orderly 1963 (Movie)

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Where Love Has Gone 1963 (Movie)

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A New Kind of Love 1962 (Movie)

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Escape From Zahrain 1962 (Movie)

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Girls! Girls! Girls! 1962 (Movie)

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Hud 1962 (Movie)

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McLintock! 1962 (Movie)

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My Six Loves 1962 (Movie)

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Papa's Delicate Condition 1962 (Movie)

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The Nutty Professor 1962 (Movie)

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Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? 1962 (Movie)

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Who's Minding the Store? 1962 (Movie)

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A Pocketful of Miracles 1961 (Movie)

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Breakfast At Tiffany's 1961 (Movie)

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Hatari! 1961 (Movie)

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Hell Is For Heroes 1961 (Movie)

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It's Only Money 1961 (Movie)

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Love in a Goldfish Bowl 1961 (Movie)

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My Geisha 1961 (Movie)

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On the Double 1961 (Movie)

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Summer and Smoke 1961 (Movie)

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The Errand Boy 1961 (Movie)

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The Ladies' Man 1961 (Movie)

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1961 (Movie)

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The Pigeon That Took Rome 1961 (Movie)

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The Pleasure of His Company 1961 (Movie)

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A Breath of Scandal 1960 (Movie)

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All in a Night's Work 1960 (Movie)

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Blueprint For Robbery 1960 (Movie)

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Cinderfella 1960 (Movie)

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G.I. Blues 1960 (Movie)

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Heller in Pink Tights 1960 (Movie)

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It Started in Naples 1960 (Movie)

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One-Eyed Jacks 1960 (Movie)

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The Bellboy 1960 (Movie)

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The Rat Race 1960 (Movie)

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Visit to a Small Planet 1960 (Movie)

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That Kind of Woman 1959 (Movie)

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The Trap 1959 (Movie)

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Alias Jesse James 1958 (Movie)

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But Not For Me 1958 (Movie)

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Career 1958 (Movie)

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Desire Under the Elms 1958 (Movie)

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Don't Give Up the Ship 1958 (Movie)

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Hot Spell 1958 (Movie)

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Houseboat 1958 (Movie)

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King Creole 1958 (Movie)

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Last Train From Gun Hill 1958 (Movie)

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Li'l Abner 1958 (Movie)

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Maracaibo 1958 (Movie)

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Rock-a-Bye Baby 1958 (Movie)

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St. Louis Blues 1958 (Movie)

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Teacher's Pet 1958 (Movie)

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The Black Orchid 1958 (Movie)

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The Buccaneer 1958 (Movie)

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The Five Pennies 1958 (Movie)

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The Geisha Boy 1958 (Movie)

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The Hangman 1958 (Movie)

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The Jayhawkers 1958 (Movie)

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The Matchmaker 1958 (Movie)

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Vertigo 1958 (Movie)

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A Spanish Affair 1957 (Movie)

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Funny Face 1957 (Movie)

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 (Movie)

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Loving You 1957 (Movie)

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Omar Khayyam 1957 (Movie)

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Short Cut to Hell 1957 (Movie)

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The Delicate Delinquent 1957 (Movie)

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The Joker Is Wild 1957 (Movie)

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The Lonely Man 1957 (Movie)

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The Party Crashers 1957 (Movie)

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The Sad Sack 1957 (Movie)

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The Space Children 1957 (Movie)

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The Tin Star 1957 (Movie)

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The Young Captives 1957 (Movie)

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Wild Is the Wind 1957 (Movie)

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Hollywood or Bust 1956 (Movie)

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Pardners 1956 (Movie)

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That Certain Feeling 1956 (Movie)

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The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 (Movie)

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The Mountain 1956 (Movie)

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The Proud and the Profane 1956 (Movie)

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The Rainmaker 1956 (Movie)

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The Scarlet Hour 1956 (Movie)

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The Ten Commandments 1956 (Movie)

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The Vagabond King 1956 (Movie)

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Three Violent People 1956 (Movie)

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Lucy Gallant 1955 (Movie)

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Run For Cover 1955 (Movie)

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Strategic Air Command 1955 (Movie)

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The Desperate Hours 1955 (Movie)

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The Far Horizons 1955 (Movie)

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The Girl Rush 1955 (Movie)

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The Rose Tattoo 1955 (Movie)

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The Seven Little Foys 1955 (Movie)

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The Trouble With Harry 1955 (Movie)

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To Catch a Thief 1955 (Movie)

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We're No Angels 1955 (Movie)

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You're Never Too Young 1955 (Movie)

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Elephant Walk 1954 (Movie)

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Jivaro 1954 (Movie)

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Living It Up 1954 (Movie)

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Rear Window 1954 (Movie)

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Red Garters 1954 (Movie)

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Sabrina 1954 (Movie)

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Secret of the Incas 1954 (Movie)

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri 1954 (Movie)

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The Country Girl 1954 (Movie)

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White Christmas 1954 (Movie)

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Forever Female 1953 (Movie)

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Jamaica Run 1953 (Movie)

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Little Boy Lost 1953 (Movie)

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Roman Holiday 1953 (Movie)

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Shane 1953 (Movie)

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Detective Story 1951 (Movie)

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The Big Carnival 1951 (Movie)

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Double Indemnity 1944 (Movie)

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A Medal for Benny (Movie)

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And Now Tomorrow (Movie)

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And the Angels Sing (Movie)

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Blue Skies (Movie)

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Here Comes the Groom (Movie)

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Jumping Jacks (Movie)

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Just for You (Movie)

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Ministry of Fear (Movie)

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My Son, John (Movie)

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Red Mountain (Movie)

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Sailor Beware (Movie)

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Scared Stiff (Movie)

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Something to Live For (Movie)

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The Mating Season (Movie)

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The Redhead and the Cowboy (Movie)

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Biography

One of Hollywood's most distinguished art directors. Pereira began his career designing film theaters in Chicago, moved to the West Coast in 1942 and was made supervising art director at Paramount in 1950--a post he held for 18 years. Pereira worked on over 150 films and received 23 Academy nominations, each earned with at least one collaborator.

EDUCATION

University of Illinois

Urbana , Illinois

Milestones

1968

Last art directorial effort, "The Odd Couple"

1954

First Alfred Hitchcock film designed, "Rear Window"

1943

Feature art direction debut, "Ministry of Fear"

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