William Cameron Menzies

Born in July 29th, 1896

From New Haven, Connecticut, USA

William Cameron Menzies Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. William Cameron Menzies (July 29, 1896 – March 5, 1957) was an Academy Award-winning American film production designer (a job title he invented) and art director who also worked as a director, producer, and screenwriter during a career spanning five decades. He earned acclaim for his work in silent movies, and later pioneered the use of color in film for dramatic effect.

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