Edward S. "Ted" Haworth (September 26, 1917 – February 18, 1993) was an American production designer and art director. Active from 1950 to 1992, he was the production designer or art director on more than 50 feature films. He won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction for Sayonara (1957) and was nominated for the same award for five other films: Marty (1955), Some Like It Hot (1959), Pepe (1960), The Longest Day (1962), and 'What a Way to Go! (1964).
Haworth had three marriages, to Miriam Severy, Hallie Stagner, and Anna Wackevitch. All three marriages ended in divorce. He had four children: production designer Sean Haworth, pop artist Jann Haworth, and daughters Maria and Holly.From 1973 until his death in 1993, Haworth lived in Sundance, Utah. He was in an automobile accident in December 1992 and developed a blood clot in his brain. He died three months later in February 1993, at age 75.He was posthumously inducted into the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame in 2009.
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The residents of the block of apartments resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so that a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When mechanical aliens land for a refill, they de...
The Legend of Billie Jean
Texas teens are caught up in a fight for justice. One day, she will be followed and harrased by local boys, who will decide to trash her brother's scooter. The father doesn't want to pay back the cost...
Rico 'Honeyboy' Ramirez is a Puerto Rican from the South Bronx who finds fame and fortune as a boxer. When he loses sight of his goals, he learns that it's not all he's cracked up to be. He has to pro...
Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold can't lose with Willie. They wanted to collect on Harold's ...
A middle-aged married wealthy white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a working-class black teen-age son who wants to be adopted into the almost-exclusively-white upper-middle-c...
The territory of Canada in 1931. Albert Johnson, a trapper who lives alone in the mountains, buys a dog almost dead after a brutal dogfight, a good deed that will put him in trouble.
Cross of Iron
In 1943, the German army hastily retreated from the Russian front. In the midst of madness, there is a conflict between two men. The Third Reich is superior to the Russian army according to Stransky. ...
The Killer Elite
Mike Locken is one of the principle members. The majority of their work is for the C.I.A. He was shot in the elbow and knee by one of his friends. His assignment went up in flames. With braces, he is ...
Harry and Tonto
Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is tor...
Claudine is a single mother who lives in New York City and works as a maid for wealthy families in the suburbs. She met Roop in a white community. Even though he is good natured, he is reluctant to ta...
A Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier finds refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war becomes the object of young women's sexual fantasies. It's difficu...
Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling t...
The Way West
In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster w...
Half a Sixpence
There is a screen version of the Broadway and London musical hit. "If I had the money, I'd buy me a banjo!" says struggling sales clerk Arthur Kipps. Soon he'll be able to buy an entire orchestra. Mul...
People with a lot of money are offered a second chance. The organisation alters the customer to look like the intended person, stages the customer's death, gets rid of the intended person, and the cus...
The Professionals was a 1966 American Western film. A kidnap-rescue adventure set in 1917 features a small group of experts heading into Mexico to free the Mexican-born wife of a wealthy Texan from hu...
Escape from East Berlin
The Berlin Wall was built in East Berlin. Kurt and his family dig a tunnel to escape to West Berlin as they struggle to overcome obstacles blocking their underground path to freedom.
The Longest Day
From the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French, the story of June 6, 1944 was recounted. When the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach, according ...
Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get the horse back (as he cons...
Who Was That Lady?
In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To help him with ...
Some Like It Hot
Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the mobsters. They only have a chance to join an all-girl band when they leave on a tour. To make th...
Middle of the Night
In the hard-boiled atmosphere of Manhattan's garment district, an attractive 24 year old divorcee named Betty Preisser works as a secretary. Jerry is feeling the effects of his own mortality. He's lon...
The Monster That Challenged the World
Giants Mollusks are released from the earth by an earthquake and start killing people.
An Air Force Major is assigned to a Japanese air base and is confronted with prejudice against the Japanese people. A number of soldiers became romantically involved with Japanese women in defiance of...
A frontiersman and his son are trying to build a new home.
The Naked Street
The story of a mobster, his sister, and their small-time hoodlum husband is being told by a reporter.
Marty and his mother live in the Bronx. He faces constant badgering from family and friends to get married, but has reluctantly resigned himself to bachelorhood. Marty met Clara, an unattractive schoo...
His Majesty O'Keefe
Men steal for it. Nations go to war for it. The it is oil - and it grows on trees. Coconut oil is the precious lifeblood of 1870s South Seas traders. And lots of real blood will be spilled to get it! ...
Aladdin and His Lamp
A poor young man finds a lamp with a genie trapped inside. The genie promises to grant the man three wishes if he frees him from the lamp.
In the beginning of the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall was commissioned to run the British blockade and get an unofficial war loan from France. Marshall recruits a former British Navy captain as ...
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