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: 02/02/1905 in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Art Department (238)

Posse 1975 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Stand Up and Be Counted 1972 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Bless The Beasts & Children 1971 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Doctors' Wives 1971 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Love Machine 1970 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Marooned 1969 (Movie)

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Where Angels Go... Trouble Follows 1968 (Movie)

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The Big Mouth 1966 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

In Harm's Way 1965 (Movie)

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The Best Man 1963 (Movie)

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The Cardinal 1963 (Movie)

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Advise and Consent 1962 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Can-Can 1960 (Movie)

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From the Terrace 1960 (Movie)

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Let's Make Love 1960 (Movie)

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The Story of Ruth 1960 (Movie)

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Wake Me When It's Over 1960 (Movie)

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Wild River 1960 (Movie)

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Compulsion 1959 (Movie)

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Five Gates to Hell 1959 (Movie)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth 1959 (Movie)

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Seven Thieves 1959 (Movie)

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The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker 1959 (Movie)

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The Sound and the Fury 1959 (Movie)

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The Story on Page One 1959 (Movie)

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A Certain Smile 1958 (Movie)

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A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed 1958 (Movie)

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A Private's Affair 1958 (Movie)

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Beloved Infidel 1958 (Movie)

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Blue Denim 1958 (Movie)

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From Hell to Texas 1958 (Movie)

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Here Come the Jets 1958 (Movie)

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Holiday For Lovers 1958 (Movie)

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Hound Dog Man 1958 (Movie)

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In Love and War 1958 (Movie)

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Mardi Gras 1958 (Movie)

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Rally Round the Flag, Boys! 1958 (Movie)

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Return of the Fly 1958 (Movie)

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Say One For Me 1958 (Movie)

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Sing Boy Sing 1958 (Movie)

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Ten North Frederick 1958 (Movie)

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The Alligator People 1958 (Movie)

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The Barbarian and the Geisha 1958 (Movie)

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The Best of Everything 1958 (Movie)

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The Bravados 1958 (Movie)

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The Diary of Anne Frank 1958 (Movie)

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The Fiend Who Walked the West 1958 (Movie)

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The Fly 1958 (Movie)

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The Gift of Love 1958 (Movie)

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The Hunters 1958 (Movie)

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The Long, Hot Summer 1958 (Movie)

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The Man Who Understood Women 1958 (Movie)

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The Young Lions 1958 (Movie)

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These Thousand Hills 1958 (Movie)

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Warlock 1958 (Movie)

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Woman Obsessed 1958 (Movie)

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A Hatful of Rain 1957 (Movie)

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An Affair to Remember 1957 (Movie)

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Desk Set 1957 (Movie)

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Kiss Them For Me 1957 (Movie)

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No Down Payment 1957 (Movie)

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Oh, Men! Oh, Women! 1957 (Movie)

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Peyton Place 1957 (Movie)

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Stopover Tokyo 1957 (Movie)

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The Sun Also Rises 1957 (Movie)

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The Three Faces of Eve 1957 (Movie)

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The Way to the Gold 1957 (Movie)

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The Wayward Bus 1957 (Movie)

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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? 1957 (Movie)

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23 Paces to Baker Street 1956 (Movie)

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Bigger Than Life 1956 (Movie)

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D-Day the Sixth of June 1956 (Movie)

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Love Me Tender 1956 (Movie)

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Teenage Rebel 1956 (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Enemy Below 1956 (Movie)

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The Girl Can't Help It 1956 (Movie)

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The King and I 1956 (Movie)

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit 1956 (Movie)

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The Revolt of Mamie Stover 1956 (Movie)

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The True Story of Jesse James 1956 (Movie)

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Three Brave Men 1956 (Movie)

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A Man Called Peter 1955 (Movie)

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Daddy Long Legs 1955 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Good Morning, Miss Dove 1955 (Movie)

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House of Bamboo 1955 (Movie)

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How to Be Very, Very Popular 1955 (Movie)

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Love Is a Many Splendored Thing 1955 (Movie)

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Seven Cities of Gold 1955 (Movie)

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Soldier of Fortune 1955 (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing 1955 (Movie)

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The Left Hand of God 1955 (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Lieutenant Wore Skirts 1955 (Movie)

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The Rains of Ranchipur 1955 (Movie)

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The Seven Year Itch 1955 (Movie)

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The Tall Men 1955 (Movie)

(Art Director)

The View From Pompey's Head 1955 (Movie)

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The Virgin Queen 1955 (Movie)

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Untamed 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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Garden of Evil 1954 (Movie)

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Hell and High Water 1954 (Movie)

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Prince Valiant 1954 (Movie)

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Prince of Players 1954 (Movie)

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River of No Return 1954 (Movie)

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The Egyptian 1954 (Movie)

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The Racers 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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Niagara 1953 (Movie)

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Pickup on South Street 1953 (Movie)

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The Desert Rats 1953 (Movie)

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The Glory Brigade 1953 (Movie)

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White Witch Doctor 1953 (Movie)

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Inferno 1952 (Movie)

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My Cousin Rachel 1952 (Movie)

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Viva Zapata! 1952 (Movie)

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Fourteen Hours 1951 (Movie)

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The House on Telegraph Hill 1951 (Movie)

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro 1951 (Movie)

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All About Eve 1950 (Movie)

(Art Director)

U.S.S. Tea Kettle 1950 (Movie)

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I Was a Male War Bride 1949 (Movie)

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Pinky 1949 (Movie)

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Gentleman's Agreement 1947 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Nightmare Alley 1947 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Anna and the King of Siam 1946 (Movie)

(Art Director)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 1945 (Movie)

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Laura 1944 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Rebecca 1940 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Gone With the Wind 1939 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Nothing Sacred 1936 (Movie)

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A Guy Named Joe (Movie)

(Art Director)

A Wing and a Prayer (Movie)

(Art Director)

Apartment for Peggy (Movie)

(Art Director)

Call Northside 777 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Centennial Summer (Movie)

(Art Director)

Chicken Every Sunday (Movie)

(Art Director)

Colonel Effingham's Raid (Movie)

(Art Director)

Cry of the City (Movie)

(Art Director)

Daisy Kenyon (Movie)

(Art Director)

David and Bathsheba (Movie)

(Art Director)

Deep Waters (Movie)

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Diamond Horseshoe (Movie)

(Art Director)

Diplomatic Courier (Movie)

(Art Director)

Do You Love Me? (Movie)

(Art Director)

Doll Face (Movie)

(Art Director)

Don Juan Quilligan (Movie)

(Art Director)

Down to the Sea in Ships (Movie)

(Art Director)

Dragonwyck (Movie)

(Art Director)

Dreamboat (Movie)

(Art Director)

Elopement (Movie)

(Art Director)

Everybody Does It (Movie)

(Art Director)

Fallen Angel (Movie)

(Art Director)

Flight to Holocaust (TV Show)

Art Director

Follow the Sun (Movie)

(Art Director)

For Heaven's Sake (Movie)

(Art Director)

Forever Amber (Movie)

(Art Director)

Fury at Furnace Creek (Movie)

(Art Director)

Give My Regards to Broadway (Movie)

(Art Director)

Half Angel (Movie)

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House of Strangers (Movie)

(Art Director)

Junior Miss (Movie)

(Art Director)

Leave Her to Heaven (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Love That Brute (Movie)

(Art Director)

Lydia Bailey (Movie)

(Art Director)

Made for Each Other (Movie)

(Art Director)

Meet Me After the Show (Movie)

(Art Director)

Mister 880 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Molly and Me (Movie)

(Art Director)

Mother Is a Freshman (Movie)

(Art Director)

Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (Movie)

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Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (Movie)

(Art Director)

My Pal Gus (Movie)

(Art Director)

My Wife's Best Friend (Movie)

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Nob Hill (Movie)

(Art Director)

Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Movie)

(Art Director)

On the Riviera (Movie)

(Art Director)

Panic in the Streets (Movie)

(Art Director)

People Will Talk (Movie)

(Art Director)

Perfect Gentlemen (TV Show)

Production Designer

Pony Soldier (Movie)

(Art Director)

Prince of Foxes (Movie)

(Art Director)

Red Skies of Montana (Movie)

(Art Director)

Sentimental Journey (Movie)

(Art Director)

Shock! (Movie)

(Art Director)

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)

(Art Director)

The Foxes of Harrow (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Frogmen (Movie)

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The Gunfighter (Movie)

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The House on 92nd Street (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Iron Curtain (Movie)

(Art Director)

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)

(Art Director)

Whirlpool (Movie)

(Art Director)

Winged Victory (Movie)

(Art Director)

With a Song in My Heart (Movie)

(Art Director)

Yellow Sky (Movie)

(Art Director)

You Are There (TV Show)

Art Director

You Were Meant for Me (Movie)

(Art Director)
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

South Pacific 1958 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

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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