Emile Kuri and Walt Disney
June 11, 1907|
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
|Died||October 10, 2000
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Years active||1938 – 1972|
Emile Kuri (June 11, 1907 – October 10, 2000) was a Mexican-born American set decorator of Lebanese parentage. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for six more in the category Best Art Direction.
Kuri won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated for six more:
- Silver Queen (1942)
- Carrie (1952)
- Executive Suite (1954)
- The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
- Mary Poppins (1964)
- Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
- "Emile Kuri; Oscar-Winning Designer Worked on Disneyland". LA Times. Retrieved September 18, 2011.
- "IMDb.com: Emile Kuri - Awards". IMDb.com. Retrieved December 14, 2008.
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