Marcel Vertès

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Marcel Vertès
Born (1895-08-10)10 August 1895
Budapest, Hungary
Died 31 October 1961(1961-10-31) (aged 66)
Other names Marcel Vertes
Occupation Costume designer
Years active 1933 - 1952

Marcel Vertès (10 August 1895 – 31 October 1961) was a French costume designer and illustrator of Hungarian origins. He won two Academy Awards (Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design) for his work on the 1952 film Moulin Rouge.,[1]

Vertès is also responsible for the original murals in the Café Carlyle in the Carlyle Hotel in New York City, New York.

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  1. ^ "1953 Oscars". Retrieved 21 February 2015. 

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