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Walter Holscher

Walter Holscher



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Art Director (feature film)

Winter A-Go-Go (1965) as Art Director
A teenaged ski bum tries to turn the lodge he''''s inherited into a hit music club.
Cattle King (1963) as Art Director
Cattlemen square off over a hotly contested strip of grazing land.
13 West Street (1962) as Art Director
Despite police warnings, an engineer takes on a teen gang.
Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961) as Art Director
A surfer girl triggers romantic confusion during a Hawaiian vacation.
Cry for Happy (1961) as Art Director
Army photographers on leave in Japan take over a geisha house.
Song Without End (1960) as Art Director
Musical genius Franz Liszt betrays his lover to court a married princess.
Me and the Colonel (1958) as Art Director
A Polish officer unwillingly helps a Jewish refugee escape from the Nazis.
Pal Joey (1957) as Art Director
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
Escapade in Japan (1957) as Art Director
After his plane crashes in Tokyo, an American boy tries to find his way home.
Reprisal! (1956) as Art Director
New ranch owner Frank Madden, half Indian but posing as white, arrives just as an all white jury finds the three white Shipley brothers who lynched three Indians innocent. There is soon trouble between Frank and the Shipleys who are using Frank's land to graze their cattle. When the brother of one of the Indian victims kills a Shipley, Frank is accused and put in jail. The Shipleys then organize a lynch mob and head for the jail.
Bundle of Joy (1956) as Art Director
A shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling.
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956) as Art Director
The famed pianist loses the love of his life and almost loses his son''''s love as well.
He Laughed Last (1956) as Art Director
When a chorus girl inherits a gangster''''s nightclub, her boyfriend accuses her of cheating.
My Sister Eileen (1955) as Art Director
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
Three for the Show (1955) as Art Director
A woman begins to enjoy life with two husbands in this remake of Too Many Husbands.
Drive a Crooked Road (1954) as Art Director
A mechanic gets caught up with the mob when he falls for a gangster's girlfriend.
Bad for Each Other (1954) as Art Director
A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.
Pushover (1954) as Art Director
A police detective falls for the bank robber's girlfriend he is supposed to be tailing.
The Wild One (1954) as Art Director
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953) as Art Director
Ex-cons searching for buried loot are interrupted by an Indian attack.
Let's Do It Again (1953) as Art Director
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
All Ashore (1953) as Art Director
Three sailors on shore leave sing and dance their way to love.
Indian Uprising (1952) as Art Director
It's 1885 in Arizona and an Army Captain has dispersed his troops to keep the whites off of Government land thereby keeping the peace with the Apaches. But there are those in Tucson that want the miners back looking for gold and they put pressure on officials in Washington. Soon a new commander arrives, the troops are recalled, and the miners go after gold. Whites then kill a miner with an arrow so they can attack the Indians hoping the troops wipe them out when they retaliate.
Affair in Trinidad (1952) as Art Director
A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.
The Sniper (1952) as Art Director
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
Sunny Side of the Street (1951) as Art Director
A TV station receptionist tries to make her boyfriend a singing star only to lose him to the sponsor''''s daughter.
Santa Fe (1951) as Art Director
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
Two of a Kind (1951) as Art Director
Brandy Kirby (Lizabeth Scott ) and crooked Lawyer Vincent Mailer (Alexander Knox) plan to rob William (Griff Barnett) and Maida McIntyre (Virginia Brissac) by producing a convincing double for their long-lost son. Brandy charms gambler Lefty Farrell (Edmond O'Brien) into impersonating the missing son. Kathy (Terry Moore), the McIntyre's niece, who likes Lefty, introduces him to the McIntyres who soon become convinced he is their son, but the old man refuses to change his will. Lefty balks at killing McIntyre and exposes Mailer's attempted swindle. Brandy and Lefty end up together as "two of a kind."
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951) as Art Director
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father''''s name.
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) as Art Director
Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents and the deadly smallpox virus.
Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Art Director
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
The Petty Girl (1950) as Art Director
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
Harriet Craig (1950) as Art Director
A woman''''s devotion to her home drives away friends and family.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Art Director
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Art Director
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) as Art Director
An inept secretary goes to work for a bogus real estate firm thinking it's for real.
The Woman from Tangier (1948) as Art Director
It's in B&W, has a sultry dame, much crime, set in the 40's, and many dark scenes, so the biggest surprise is that somebody hasn't dubbed this "film noir", since that seems to be the rivisionist guidelines of late. Whatever, any film that has the two leading ladies called "Nylon" and "Flo-Flo" deserves some attention just for that. This one has Nylon (Adele Jergens, born to play a character named Nylon), an American dancer fleeing Morocco after her employer gets into trouble with the police, and she stops off at Tangier on her way to Gibraltar, and that begs the question of why this wasn't titled "Woman from Morocco." $50,000 is stolen from the ship's safe and the captain tells the police that the purser was the thief and that he had to kill him in self defense, but the purser must have hidden the money before he got dead. The purser isn't in any position to make a disclaimer. Everybody buys that with the exception of an insurance detective (Stephen Dunne) who, along with the audience, suspects the captain of being the thief. With Nylon's help, he discovers that her old Morocco employer was actually the thief and was working with the captain.
Relentless (1948) as Art Director
Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman, Willard Parker, Akim Tamiroff, Barton MacLane, Mike Mazurki. When his prize mare is stolen, cowboy Robert Young goes in pursuit of the culprit, only to learn that he is also being pursued by the law for a murder he didn''t commit
Thunderhoof (1948) as Art Director
The Mating of Millie (1948) as Art Director
A businesswoman who wants to adopt a child must find a husband.
Best Man Wins (1948) as Art Director
The Jolson Story (1947) as Art Director
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) as Art Director
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
Renegades (1946) as Art Director
A prominent citizen''''s daughter marries an outlaw''''s son.
Meet Me on Broadway (1946) as Art Director
When his career crashes and burns, a director tries to come back staging country club shows.
Rough, Tough and Ready (1945) as Art Director
Brad Crowder (Chester Morris) is co-owner in the Crowder Salvage Company with Jo Matheson (Jean Rogers), who inherited her father's share of the business. She is in love with Brad, while he thinks of her as a brat in overalls. Brad is a wolf after all the girls, especially those of his best friend Owen McCarey (Victor McLaglen.) When the war begins, Brad offers his salvage equipment and men to the Navy, provided he gets an officer's commission. The Navy isn't interested but the Army is, minus the commission, and send Brad and his men to training school for thirteen weeks. Brad has a dinner date with Jo, but breaks it when Owen bets him he can't take his latest girl, Kitty Duval (Amelita Ward.) Kitty phones while Owen is taking a shower, and Brad tells he Owen is still working but he will pick her up. By the time Owen catches up, Kitty is showing a decided preference for Brad, and Owen consoles himself with Lorine Gray (Veda Ann Borg), a Brooklyn girl pretending to be an innocent little gal from the South who wants a home and a husband. Brad returns from training to find that Jo has joined the WAC abd that Owen is about to marry Lorine. Brad, seeing that Owen is really in love, has no intention of breaking up the romance. Kitty can't make a date with Brad and sends Lorine to explain. Lorine falls for Brad and jilts Owen. Presuming that Brad has deliberately taken her, they fight and both men are badly mauled. Before the breach between them can be mended, bot are ordered overseas. Unless one has missed the other 123 versions of this plot, the only question remaining is which man will save the other's life at the risk of his own?
Snafu (1945) as Art Director
A 14-year-old has to re-adjust when he''''s returned to his family after falsifying his age to become a World War II hero.
The Fighting Guardsman (1945) as Art Director
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
Stars on Parade (1944) as Associate (Art Direction)
The Racket Man (1944) as Associate (Art Direction)
Strange Affair (1944) as Art Director
A mystery writer and his wife investigate a murder at a charity benefit.
Louisiana Hayride (1944) as Art Director
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
Address Unknown (1944) as Art Director
A German-born art dealer finds himself falling for Nazi propaganda.
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
Something to Shout About (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A producer on a losing streak accepts backing from a would-be star with no talent.
After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A reformed thief gets himself arrested fetching some jewels for a friend.
The Heat's On (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A would-be censor''''s brother produces a Broadway show with a controversial star.
Murder in Times Square (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
It's a Great Life (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
The Boy from Stalingrad (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
Russian children out in the fields gathering grain find themselves in the path of the invading German army making its way to Stalingrad, a target city of their onslaught. The four youths, Kolya, Grisha, Pavel, and the girl, Nadya, realize the German army, is attacking so they set fire to the grain field's harvest. Returning to their village the children find Tommy, a hurt English consulate's son fleeing the city with his parents who perished in the attempt. They stretcher him to their village for recovery. Still alive in the rubble of the village is a young child Yuri whom the group takes in also. Kolya, the oldest assumes leadership and skirmishes to find food for the group, living in a village cellar. He discovers a German tank encampment and sabotages a tank. A Nazi Major commander sends men to scout the village who are met by resistance from the children using found weapons. The Major believes a large guerilla force is present and halts his advance to neutralize it. The Nazi soldiers capture Grisha who feigns dim wittedness. The Major believing the boy harmless, lets him go, thinking he will lead him to the Russian resistance forces. But Grisha leads the Major into a trap where the children overpower him and take him to their village refuge for questioning. The Germans, searching for their commander come upon the village and in the shooting kill all the children save Tommy who while in their midst explodes a grenade destroying himself, and the Germans around him. A German General later views the scene with much consternation and bewilderment. The surviving child patriots Kolya and Pavel are subsequently lauded by the defending Russian forces for having delayed the Nazis attacking the city long enough to allow Soviet forces time to mount their defenses against the attack on Stalingrad.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Lucky Legs (1942) as Associate (Art Direction)

Art Department (feature film)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Set Design
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.

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