Richard Day
Date of Birth
May 09, 1896
Birth Place:
Victoria, BC, Canada

Biography

American production designer Richard Day first gained industry notice as one of the most trusted associates of director Erich von Stroheim. After successfully translating Stroheim's designs to on-set reality in 1919's Blind Husbands, Day remained as the director's principal set decorator throughout the '20s. Day's cathedral altar set for 1928's The Wedding March was so authentic looking that...