Harold Grieve was an art director in the film industry during the 1920s. His credits include
The Prisoner of Zenda (1922),
So This Is Paris (1926), and
The Devil Dancer (1927). The collection consists of sketches, renderings, and set plans related to his career.
Harold Walter Grieve was born February 1, 1901 in LA, California. He attended Hollywood High School and studied art both
locally in Los Angeles and abroad during the early 1920s. He worked at Metro Pictures and Marshall Nielan Studios. His credits
include The Prisoner of Zenda (1922), The Thief of Bagdad (1924), Lady Windermere's Fan (1925). Ben-Hur (1925), and So This Is Paris (1926), and The Devil Dancer (1927). Grieve left film in the late 1920s to pursue a career as an interior decorator, often for clients in the movie business
including George Burns, Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, and Irving Thalberg and Norman Shearer. He married actress Jetta Goudal
in 1930 and was married for more than fifty years. He died November 3, 1993.
1 box (.5 linear ft.) 1 flat box (1 linear ft.) 3 flat oversize boxes (3 linear ft.)
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