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Bill Newberry

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Art Director (feature film)

Flood Tide (1958) as Art Director
The finding of a body on the beach leads to the conviction for murder of Bill Holleran (who claims innocence), thanks to the testimony of a 10-year-old boy, David Gordon. In flashback, Holleran's landlord Steve Martin recalls his prior involvement with David's widowed mother Anne, broken off because of the disabled boy's vindictive jealousy. Now that a man's life is at stake, Steve reluctantly re-enters the lives of the Gordons to find the truth. Is David a monster or just misunderstood?
Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) as Art Director
An outlaw is mistaken for a U.S. marshal while planning a bank robbery.
Appointment with a Shadow (1958) as Art Director
Kathy O' (1958) as Art Director
In person, child film star Kathy O'Rourke belies her sweet image. Studio publicity man Harry Johnson must keep Celeste, a national magazine writer, from discovering this when writing a piece on Kathy. This won't be easy; Celeste is Harry's ex-wife. To Harry's surprise, Kathy and Celeste make friends; it seems all Kathy really needed was love... But when Kathy runs away to join Celeste, Harry is suspected of kidnapping.
Joe Dakota (1957) as Art Director
The Tattered Dress (1957) as Art Director
After an out-of-town lawyer gets an acquittal for a man who killed another man for sexually roughing up his trophy wife, the vengeful local sheriff frames him for jury tampering.
Kelly and Me (1957) as Art Director
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) as Art Director
A country girl saves a pilot after a plane crash.
Pillars of the Sky (1956) as Art Director
A cavalry officer trying to stop an Indian war gets involved with a married woman.
World in My Corner (1956) as Art Director
A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his Long Island estate. Shea soon falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy, but fears he doesn't have the money to support her in proper style. To get this money, Shea decides to work with crooked fight-promoter Harry Cram, even though this means dropping his honest manager, Dave Bernstein. As the big fight approaches, however, Shea begins to have second thoughts.
Everything but the Truth (1956) as Art Director
Willie Taylor, small-town 4th-grade schoolboy, takes to heart his admired teacher's words about truthfulness, and repeats in public his uncle's remark about paying a kickback to the mayor. Result: principal Miss Dabney (a political appointee) suspends Willie from school, and teacher Joan Madison, up against a political machine, enlists amorous columnist Ernie Miller to turn Willie's case into a cause celebre...
Walk the Proud Land (1956) as Art Director
A government agent tries to treat the Apaches with respect.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955) as Art Director
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
Francis in the Navy (1955) as Art Director
The Man from Bitter Ridge (1955) as Art Director
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) as Art Director
Two bumblers get mixed up with Egyptian grave robbers and a murderous mummy.

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