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Hans Dreier

Hans Dreier
Born (1885-08-21)August 21, 1885
Bremen, Germany
Died October 24, 1966(1966-10-24) (aged 81)
Bernardsville, New Jersey
Occupation Art director
Years active 1919-1951

Hans Dreier (August 21, 1885 – October 24, 1966) was a film art director.

Born in Bremen, Germany, Dreier began his career in German film in 1919 and by the end of the 1920s had relocated to Hollywood.

He made contributions to nearly 500 films during his lengthy career, including It's a Gift (1934) starring W.C. Fields.[1] He was nominated for Academy Awards for his art direction, on 23 occasions.

He won Academy Awards for Best Art Direction (Color) for Frenchman's Creek (1944) and Samson and Delilah (1950). He also won the award for Art Direction (Black and White) for Sunset Boulevard (1950).

Selected filmography

See also


  1. ^ Deschner, Donald (1966). The Films of W.C. Fields. New York: Cadillac Publishing by arrangement with The Citadel Press. p. 103.  Introduction by Arthur Knight

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