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Art & Design in The British Film #22 George Provis 0

Continuing a series about Art Directors in the British film industry up to 1948, when the book containing these articles was published. This chapter deals with George Provis. After starting work in a solicitor’s office George Provis found that his heart wasn’t in it and so set out to learn architecture and the building trade. […]

Art & Design in The British Film #21 Peter Proud 2

Continuing a series about Art Directors in the British film industry up to 1948, when the book containing these articles was published. This chapter deals with Peter Proud. When he was 15, his money was finished and he left school and applied for a job as sound recordist at B.I.P., Elstree, where `mention’ of some […]

Art & Design in The British Film #20 C.P.Norman 2

Continuing a series about Art Directors in the British film industry up to 1948, when the book containing these articles was published. This chapter deals with C.P.Norman, also known as Norman Delany. CP. NORMAN approaches film decor as a scenic artist with the knowledge of the photographer – he is lucky in knowing how far […]

Art & Design in The British Film # 12: Roger Furse 3

Continuing a series about Art Directors in the British film industry up to 1948, when the book containing these articles was published. This chapter deals with Roger Furse (1903 – 1972) IMDB reveals that Furse was the son of Lieutenant General Sir William Furse, and that he was educated at Eton and the Slade School […]