Samuel M. Comer

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Samuel M. Comer (July 13, 1893 – December 27, 1974) was a set decorator who worked on over 300 films during a career spanning four decades. He won four Academy Awards and was nominated for another 22 in the category Best Art Direction.[1]

Samuel M. Comer
Born(1893-07-13)July 13, 1893
Topeka, Kansas
DiedDecember 27, 1974(1974-12-27) (aged 81)
Years active1934-1968
ChildrenAnjanette Comer (b. 1939)
AwardsBest Art Direction - Color
1945 Frenchman's Creek
1950 Samson and Delilah
Best Art Direction - Black and White
1950 Sunset Boulevard
1955 The Rose Tattoo

He guided his niece, Anjanette Comer into "the biz."

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  1. ^ " Samuel M. Comer - Awards". Retrieved 2008-12-13.

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