Cedric Gibbons

Born: 23 March 1893
Died: 26 July 1960

Highlighted works

  • The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story

    The wisecracking screen partnership between Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn reached its peak in this adaptation of Philip Barry’s high-society stage comedy.

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz

    Whisked by a tornado from Kansas to the colourful Land of Oz, Dorothy soon learns there’s no place like home in MGM’s immortal musical fantasy.

  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain

    Hollywood’s troubled transition from silent to talking pictures at the end of the 1920s provided the inspiration for perhaps the greatest of movie musicals.

  • Greed

    Greed

    Silent cinema’s most famous ‘lost’ film, Von Stroheim’s monumental study of three ordinary lives destroyed by avarice was ruinously edited down by the studio.

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