WARREN NEWCOMBE

 

Warren Newcombe, was head of matte department at MGM Studios from the 1920s until  his retirement in 1957.


 
 

A matte painting from "Easter parade" at MGM matte department.
From left to right sound man and inventor O.L. Dupy, assistant studio head William spencer, visual effects cameraman Mark Davis, matte department supervisor Warren Newcombe, and camera operator Bob Roberts

 

The final composite.

Pictures from the book "the invisible art" by Mark Cotta Vaz, Craig Barron

Links to Warren Newcombe art:
                              - Art print and biography.
           http://artoftheprint.com/artistpages/newcombe_warren_annakareninainhollywood.htm
 

                               - Two more art prints.
               http://www.annexgalleries.com/cgi-bin/gallery-preview.cgi?Warren-Newcombe
 

                                -Two more paintings.  http://artscenecal.com/ArtistsFiles/NewcombeW/WNewcomb.html
 

Filmography.

- Raintree County (1957) (special effects)
- Designing Woman (1957) (special effects)
- Forbidden Planet (1956) (special effects)
- Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) (special effects)
- Opposite Sex, The (1956) (special effects)
- Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) (special effects)
- Teahouse of the August Moon, The (1956) (special effects)
- It's Always Fair Weather (1955) (special effects)
- Love Me or Leave Me (1955) (special effects)
- Guys and Dolls (1955) (special effects)
- Glass Slipper, The (1955) (special effects)
- I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955) (special effects)
- King's Thief, The (1955) (special effects)
- Trial (1955) (special effects)
- Deep in My Heart (1954) (special effects)
- Long, Long Trailer, The (1954) (special effects)
- Rose Marie (1954) (special effects)
- Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) (special effects)
- Brigadoon (1954) (special effects)
- Executive Suite (1954) (special effects)
- Green Fire (1954) (special effects)
- Her Twelve Men (1954) (special effects)
- Valley of the Kings (1954) (special effects)
- Story of Three Loves, The (1953) (special effects)
- Kiss Me Kate (1953) (special effects)
- .Dream Wife (1953) (special effects)
- Actress, The (1953) (special effects)
- Naked Spur, The (1953) (special effects)
- Julius Caesar (1953) (special effects)
- Band Wagon, The (1953) (special effects)
- Cry of the Hunted (1953) (special effects)
- Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) (special effects)
- Give a Girl a Break (1953) (special effects)
- Remains to Be Seen (1953) (special effects)
- Young Bess (1953) (special effects)
- Merry Widow, The (1952) (special effects)
- Plymouth Adventure (1952) (special effects)
- Above and Beyond (1952) (special effects)
- Scaramouche (1952) (special effects)
- Singin' in the Rain (1952) (special effects)
- Bad and the Beautiful, The (1952) (special effects)
- Belle of New York, The (1952) (special effects)
- Desperate Search (1952) (special effects)
- Girl in White, The (1952) (special effects)
- Pat and Mike (1952) (special effects)
- Prisoner of Zenda, The (1952) (special effects)
- Talk About a Stranger (1952) (special effects)
- Washington Story (1952) (special effects)
- It's a Big Country (1951) (special effects)
- American in Paris, An (1951) (special effects)
- Across the Wide Missouri (1951) (special effects)
- Texas Carnival (1951) (special effects)
- Royal Wedding (1951) (special effects)
- Go For Broke! (1951) (special effects)
- People Against O'Hara, The (1951) (special effects)
- Great Caruso, The (1951) (special effects)
- Three Guys Named Mike (1951) (special effects)
- Show Boat (1951) (special effects)
- Angels in the Outfield (1951) (special effects)
- Law and the Lady, The (1951) (special effects)
- Light Touch, The (1951) (special effects)
- No Questions Asked (1951) (special effects)
- Painted Hills, The (1951) (special effects)
- Red Badge of Courage, The (1951) (special effects)
- Shadow in the Sky (1951) (special effects)
- Strip, The (1951) (special effects)
- Tall Target, The (1951) (special effects)
- Three Little Words (1950) (special effects)
- Crisis (1950) (special effects)
- Yellow Cab Man, The (1950) (special effects)
- Bribe, The (1949) (special effects)
- Challenge to Lassie (1949) (special effects)
- Barkleys of Broadway, The (1949) (special effects)
- Little Women (1949) (special effects supervisor)
- Malaya (1949) (special effects)
- In the Good Old Summertime (1949) (special effects)
- .Madame Bovary (1949) (special effects)
- On the Town (1949) (special effects)
- Secret Garden, The (1949) (special effects)
- Stratton Story, The (1949) (special effects)
- Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) (special effects)
- Easter Parade (1948) (special effects)
- B.F.'s Daughter (1948) (special effects)
- Hills of Home (1948) (special effects)
- Southern Yankee, A (1948) (special effects)
- Sun Comes Up, The (1948) (special effects)
- Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) (special effects)
- Three Musketeers, The (1948) (special effects)
- Sea of Grass, The (1947) (special effects)
- Beginning or the End, The (1947) (special effects)
- Cass Timberlane (1947) (special effects)
- High Barbaree (1947) (special effects)
- High Wall (1947) (special effects)
- Hucksters, The (1947) (special effects)
- If Winter Comes (1947) (special effects)
- Romance of Rosy Ridge, The (1947) (special effects)
- Harvey Girls, The (1946) (special effects)
- Bad Bascomb (1946) (special effects)
-.Hoodlum Saint, The (1946) (special effects)
- My Brother Talks to Horses (1946) (special effects)
- Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) (special effects)
- Yearling, The (1946) (special effects)
- Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) (special effects)
- Clock, The (1945) (special effects)
- Adventure (1945) (special effects)
- Sailor Takes a Wife, The (1945) (special effects)
- Son of Lassie (1945) (special effects)
- Valley of Decision, The (1945) (special effects)
- Weekend at the Waldorf (1945) (special effects)
- Yolanda and the Thief (1945) (special effects)
- Kismet (1944) (special effects)
- Gaslight (1944) (special effects)
- Dragon Seed (1944) (special effects)
- Mrs. Parkington (1944) (special effects)
- White Cliffs of Dover, The (1944) (special effects)
- Guy Named Joe, A (1943) (special effects)
- Above Suspicion (1943) (special effects)
- Cross of Lorraine, The (1943) (special effects)
- Du Barry Was a Lady (1943) (special effects)
- Lassie Come Home (1943) (special effects)
- Madame Curie (1943) (special effects)
- I Married an Angel (1942) (special effects)
- Tortilla Flat (1942) (special effects)
- Mrs. Miniver (1942) (special effects)
- Reunion in France (1942) (special effects)
- Tennessee Johnson (1942) (special effects)
- Yank at Eton, A (1942) (special effects)
- Smilin' Through (1941) (special effects)
- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) (special effects)
- Billy the Kid (1941) (special effects)
- Feminine Touch, The (1941) (special effects)
- Two-Faced Woman (1941) (special effects)
- Wizard of Oz, The (1939) (director of matte painting staff)
  
- China Seas (1935) (special effects)
- Mask of Fumanchu(1932)

- America (1924) (matte painter)
 
 


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