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  • Million Dollar Baby

  • Mystic River

  • Slap Shot

  • High Plains Drifter

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

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At Home
  • A Gathering of Eagles

  • The Spiral Road

  • Harry and Son

  • The Great Impostor

  • The Secret War of Harry Frigg

  • Raid on Rommel

  • Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

  • Tobruk

  • The Hangman

  • Run for Cover

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Henry Bumstead Biography

  • Profession: Art Director, Production Designer
  • Born: Mar 17, 1915
  • Died: May 24, 2006
  • Birth Name: Lloyd Henry Bumstead

An A.B.A. graduate from the University of Southern California, Henry Bumstead began his long career as a Hollywood art director and set designer in 1948 as assistant to Paramount's [[Performer~P88243~Hans Dreier~hansdreier]]. On his own, Bumstead worked on several of [[Performer~P94487~Alfred Hitchcock~alfredhitchcock]]'s best features, earning an Academy Award nomination for [[Feature~V52324~Vertigo~vertigo]] (1958). Moving to Universal in the early '60s, Bumstead won Oscars for his contributions to 1962's [[Feature~V50165~To Kill a Mockingbird~tokillamockingbird]] and 1973's [[Feature~V46920~The Sting~thesting]]. Still active in his ninth decade, Henry Bumstead worked on [[Performer~P88601~Clint Eastwood~clinteastwood]]'s [[Feature~V51847~The Unforgiven~unforgiven]] (1992) -- securing still another Oscar nomination -- and [[Feature~V119911~A Perfect World~aperfectworld]] (1993). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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