Lyle Wheeler

Production designer, Illustrator, Sketch artist
Former magazine illustrator and industrial designer who began his film career in the mid-1930s. Wheeler was named supervising art director at 20th Century-Fox in 1944 and promoted to the head of the art department three ... Read more »
Born: 02/01/1905 in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Art Department (126)

Desk Set 1957 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Bigger Than Life 1956 (Movie)

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How to Be Very, Very Popular 1955 (Movie)

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Soldier of Fortune 1955 (Movie)

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The Seven Year Itch 1955 (Movie)

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The Virgin Queen 1955 (Movie)

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Violent Saturday 1955 (Movie)

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Broken Lance 1954 (Movie)

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Demetrius and the Gladiators 1954 (Movie)

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Desiree 1954 (Movie)

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Hell and High Water 1954 (Movie)

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River of No Return 1954 (Movie)

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Three Coins in the Fountain 1954 (Movie)

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Woman's World 1954 (Movie)

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Destination Gobi 1953 (Movie)

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King of the Khyber Rifles 1953 (Movie)

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Man in the Attic 1953 (Movie)

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The Desert Rats 1953 (Movie)

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The Glory Brigade 1953 (Movie)

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Inferno 1952 (Movie)

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Nightmare Alley 1947 (Movie)

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Laura 1944 (Movie)

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Rebecca 1940 (Movie)

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Gone With the Wind 1939 (Movie)

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A Guy Named Joe (Movie)

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A Wing and a Prayer (Movie)

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Apartment for Peggy (Movie)

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Call Northside 777 (Movie)

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Centennial Summer (Movie)

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Chicken Every Sunday (Movie)

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Colonel Effingham's Raid (Movie)

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Cry of the City (Movie)

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Daisy Kenyon (Movie)

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David and Bathsheba (Movie)

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Deep Waters (Movie)

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Diamond Horseshoe (Movie)

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Diplomatic Courier (Movie)

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Do You Love Me? (Movie)

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Doll Face (Movie)

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Don Juan Quilligan (Movie)

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Down to the Sea in Ships (Movie)

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Dragonwyck (Movie)

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Dreamboat (Movie)

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Elopement (Movie)

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Everybody Does It (Movie)

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Fallen Angel (Movie)

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Flight to Holocaust (TV Show)

Art Director

Follow the Sun (Movie)

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For Heaven's Sake (Movie)

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Forever Amber (Movie)

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Fury at Furnace Creek (Movie)

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Give My Regards to Broadway (Movie)

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Half Angel (Movie)

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House of Strangers (Movie)

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Junior Miss (Movie)

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Leave Her to Heaven (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Love That Brute (Movie)

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Lydia Bailey (Movie)

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Made for Each Other (Movie)

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Meet Me After the Show (Movie)

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Mister 880 (Movie)

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Molly and Me (Movie)

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Mother Is a Freshman (Movie)

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Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (Movie)

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Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (Movie)

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My Cousin Rachel (Movie)

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My Pal Gus (Movie)

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My Wife's Best Friend (Movie)

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Nob Hill (Movie)

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Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Movie)

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On the Riviera (Movie)

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Panic in the Streets (Movie)

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People Will Talk (Movie)

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Perfect Gentlemen (TV Show)

Production Designer

Pony Soldier (Movie)

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Prince of Foxes (Movie)

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Red Skies of Montana (Movie)

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Sentimental Journey (Movie)

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Shock! (Movie)

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Sitting Pretty (Movie)

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Slattery's Hurricane (Movie)

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Smoky (Movie)

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Something for the Boys (Movie)

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Stars and Stripes Forever (Movie)

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State Fair (Movie)

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Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (Movie)

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That Lady in Ermine (Movie)

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That Wonderful Urge (Movie)

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The Big Lift (Movie)

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The Big Noise (Movie)

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The Bullfighters (Movie)

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The Desert Fox (Movie)

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The Dolly Sisters (Movie)

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The Foxes of Harrow (Movie)

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The Frogmen (Movie)

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The Gunfighter (Movie)

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The House on 92nd Street (Movie)

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The Iron Curtain (Movie)

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The Luck of the Irish (Movie)

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The Model and the Marriage Broker (Movie)

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The President's Lady (Movie)

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The Pride of St. Louis (Movie)

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The Robe (Movie)

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The Secret of Convict Lake (Movie)

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The Silver Whip (Movie)

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The Snake Pit (Movie)

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The Street with No Name (Movie)

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Thieves' Highway (Movie)

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Three Came Home (Movie)

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Three Little Girls in Blue (Movie)

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Tonight We Sing (Movie)

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Under My Skin (Movie)

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Wabash Avenue (Movie)

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Wake up and Dream (Movie)

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Way of a Gaucho (Movie)

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What Price Glory? (Movie)

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When My Baby Smiles at Me (Movie)

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When Willie Comes Marching Home (Movie)

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Where the Sidewalk Ends (Movie)

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Whirlpool (Movie)

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Winged Victory (Movie)

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With a Song in My Heart (Movie)

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Yellow Sky (Movie)

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You Are There (TV Show)

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You Were Meant for Me (Movie)

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Biography

Former magazine illustrator and industrial designer who began his film career in the mid-1930s. Wheeler was named supervising art director at 20th Century-Fox in 1944 and promoted to the head of the art department three years later. His distinguished work adorned everything from lush period melodramas ("Gone With the Wind" 1939), to dank film noirs ("Call Northside 777" 1948) to swank musicals ("South Pacific" 1958). Son W Brooke Wheeler is a production designer who has worked on several recent J Lee Thompson films.

Relationships

Brooke Wheeler

Son

EDUCATION

School of Architecture, University of Southern California

Los Angeles , California

Milestones

1943

Became supervising art director at 20th Century-Fox

1936

First screen credit as art director, "The Garden of Allah"

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