Mel Bourne Biography (1923-)

Full name, Melvin B. Bourne; born November 22, 1923, in Newark, NJ (some sources cite Chicago, IL); son of Max and Frieda Bourne; married; children: Timothy, Tristan, Travis. Addresses: Office: 165 Duane St., New York, NY 10013.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Production designer, art director
Birth Details
November 22, 1923
Newark, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Production Designer
  • Interiors, United Artists, 1978
  • Nunzio, Universal, 1978
  • Manhattan, United Artists, 1979
  • (American unit) Luna, 1979
  • (As Melvin Bourne) Windows, United Artists, 1980
  • Stardust Memories, United Artists, 1980
  • Thief (also known as Violent Streets), United Artists, 1981
  • A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, Orion/Warner Bros., 1982
  • Still of the Night, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Zelig, Orion/Warner Bros., 1983
  • Broadway Danny Rose, Orion, 1984
  • The Natural, TriStar, 1984
  • F/X (also known as F/X--Murder by Illusion and Murder byIllusion), Orion, 1986
  • Manhunter (also known as Red Dragon: The Pursuit of Hannibal Lector), DEG, 1986
  • Fatal Attraction, Paramount, 1987
  • Cocktail, Buena Vista, 1988
  • The Accused (also known as Reckless Endangerment), Paramount, 1988
  • Rude Awakening, Orion, 1989
  • Reversal of Fortune, Warner Bros., 1990
  • The Fisher King, TriStar, 1991
  • Man Trouble, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Indecent Proposal, Paramount, 1993
  • Angie, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Kiss of Death, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995
  • Something to Talk About (also known as Grace under Pressure), Warner Bros., 1995
  • Striptease, Columbia, 1996
  • Gloria, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1999
  • Eventual Wife, AtomFilms, 2000
  • Film Art Director
  • (As Melvin Bourne) The Violators, 1957
  • That Night!, Universal, 1957
  • Annie Hall, United Artists, 1977
  • Windows, United Artists, 1980
  • Film Assistant Art Director
  • (With George Jenkins) The Miracle Worker, United Artists, 1962
  • The Greek Tycoon, Universal, 1978
  • Film Set Decorator
  • Nunzio, 1978
  • Film Design Consultant
  • The Accused, 1988
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Langdon Carmichael, The Fisher King, TriStar, 1991
  • Television Production Designer
  • Series
  • Howdy Doody, 1947-1960
  • We, the People, 1948-1949
  • Believe It or Not, 1949-1950
  • The Aldrich Family, 1949-1953
  • The Goldbergs, 1949-1954
  • The Robert Quinlan Show, 1949-1951
  • The Lux Video Theatre, 1950-1954
  • Kojak, 1973
  • Equal Justice, ABC, 1990
  • Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997-1998
  • Also worked as production designer on Mr. Own; Hallmark Hall ofFame; Armstrong Circle Theatre; Goodyear-Philco Playhouse;Star Star Stage.
  • Movies
  • Cupid & Cate, CBS, 2000
  • Television Art Director
  • Movies
  • The Silence, NBC, 1975
  • The Quinns, ABC, 1977
  • Specials
  • The Mike Wallace Profiles, CBS, 1981
  • Television Production Designer
  • Pilots
  • Miami Vice, NBC, 1985
  • Equal Justice, ABC, 1990
  • Television Visual Consultant: Movies
  • Miami Vice (also known as Miami Vice: Brother's Keepers), 1984
  • Stage Work
  • Designer of Broadway productions in the 1950s, including The Male Animal, Seagulls over Sorrento, The Millionairess, and End as a Man, and the Los Angeles Light Opera production of Carousel.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Theatre Crafts, January, 1984; April, 1991

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