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‘Django Unchained’ Art Director, 2 Others Tapped For Hall Of Fame

Clatworthy, Goff, Riva to be inducted in February

Django Unchainedart director J. Michael Riva has been selected for the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame along with “Touch of Evil” art director Robert Clatworthy and “Casablanca” set docorator Harper Goff.

The trio will be formally inducted at the guild’s 18th Annual Production Design Awards ceremony to be held at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 8.

Clatworthy worked at Paramount starting in 1938 and later at Universal until 1964.  He was the art director for Orson Welles’ “Touch of Evil” and was nominated for Oscars for Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” “That Touch of Mink,” “Inside Daisy Clover” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” and won for “Ship of Fools.”

Goff was a set decorator on “Charge of the Light Brigade,” “Sergeant York” and “Casablanca” and worked for the U.S. Navy designing confusing ship silhouettes. Goff joined the artistic team at Walt Disney Studios and worked on “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” and “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” He contributed heavily to the concept art for Disneyland, including Main Street U.S.A. and the Jungle Cruise.

Riva, the grandson of Marlene Dietrich, died last year. He received an Oscar nom for “The Color Purple” and also worked on “A Few Good Men,”  “Spider-Man 3,” “Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2” and “The Amazing Spider-Man.”

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