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Gene Allen (I) (1918–2015)

Gene Allen was born on June 17, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eugene Allen. He was an art director and production designer, known for My Fair Lady (1964), A Star Is Born (1954) and Les Girls (1957). He was married to Iris. He died on October 7, 2015 in Newport Beach, California. See full bio »

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Known For

My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady Art Director
(1964)
A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born Production Designer
(1954)
Les Girls
Les Girls Art Director
(1957)
Let's Make Love
Let's Make Love Art Director
(1960)

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 1964 My Fair Lady
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
 1960 A Breath of Scandal (uncredited)
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights (as Eugene Allen)
 1958 Merry Andrew
 1957 Les Girls
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Eugene Allen
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George Cukor made Gene his second unit director for his film "A Star Is Born" when filming commenced on the project. Gene, while performing as the film's production designer, had planned the story-boarded opening sequence for the film, which was filmed during the night, at the exterior front of the Shrine Auditorium, downtown Los Angeles. The entire opening scenario of the feature film was ... See more »

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