November 17, 1898|
|Died||January 25, 1959
Los Angeles, California
William Edward Flannery (November 17, 1898 – January 25, 1959) was an American art director and architect for William Randolph Hearst. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Picnic.
As an architect his projects included a beachside mansion for Hearst's girlfriend Marion Davies. The main mansion was demolished, but part of the property survives as the Annenberg Community Beach House.
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- "The 28th Academy Awards (1956) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
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