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E.R. Hickson (1892–1952)

E.R. "Ernie" Hickson grew up in Columbus, Ohio, where he was born on September 2, 1892, and began acting in high school, where he excelled at set design. He joined a theater troupe as a set designer and traveled throughout the United States with them. Reaching the West Coast in 1922, he sought employment in the movie business, earning his first (... See full bio »

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The Mystery Man Art Director
Fashion Model Art Director
Wolf Call Art Director


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 1950 The Return of Jesse James (technical advisor)
 1948 The Hunted (technical director - as Ernest R. Hickson)
 1947 King of the Bandits (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1947 Robin Hood of Monterey (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1947 High Conquest (technical director)
 1947 Riding the California Trail (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1946 Beauty and the Bandit (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1946 South of Monterey (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1946 The Gay Cavalier (technical director - as Ernest R. Hickson)
 1945 Allotment Wives (technical director - uncredited)
 1944 The Utah Kid (technical director)
 1944 Marked Trails (technical director)
 1944 Lady, Let's Dance (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1943 The Ghost Rider (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1942 West of the Law (technical director)
 1942 Riders of the West (technical director)
 1942 Down Texas Way (technical director)
 1942 Ghost Town Law (technical director)
 1942 Below the Border (technical director)
 1941 Forbidden Trails (technical director)
 1941 Roar of the Press (technical director)
 1941 Ridin' the Cherokee Trail (technical director)
 1940 Take Me Back to Oklahoma (technical director)
 1940 The Old Swimmin' Hole (technical director)
 1940 The Ape (technical director)
 1940 Queen of the Yukon (technical director)
 1940 Roll Wagons Roll (technical director)
 1940 Doomed to Die (technical director)
 1940 Rainbow Over the Range (technical director)
 1940 The Golden Trail (technical director)
 1940 The Cowboy from Sundown (technical director)
 1940 Son of the Navy (technical director)
 1940 Rhythm of the Rio Grande (technical director)
 1940 The Fatal Hour (technical director)
 1939 Westbound Stage (technical director)
 1939 Mr. Wong in Chinatown (technical director)
 1939 Down the Wyoming Trail (technical director)
 1939 Man from Texas (technical director)
 1939 The Mystery of Mr. Wong (technical director)
 1939 Navy Secrets (technical director)
 1938 Tough Kid (technical director)
 1938 Gangster's Boy (technical director)
 1938 Mr. Wong, Detective (technical director)
 1938 Starlight Over Texas (technical director)
 1938 Under the Big Top (technical director)
 1938 Romance of the Limberlost (technical director)
 1938 Port of Missing Girls (technical director)
 1937 Boy of the Streets (technical director)
 1937 Telephone Operator (technical director)
 1937 Luck of Roaring Camp (technical director - as Ernest R. Hickson)
 1937 A Bride for Henry (technical director - as Ernest R. Hickson)
 1937 Paradise Isle (technical director)
 1937 Hoosier Schoolboy (technical director)
 1935 Lawless Range (technical director)
 1935 The New Frontier (technical director)
 1935 Westward Ho (technical director)
 1935 Paradise Canyon (technical director)
 1935 The Dawn Rider (technical director)
 1935 The Hoosier Schoolmaster (technical director)
 1935 The Desert Trail (technical director)
 1935 Rainbow Valley (technical director)
 1935 Texas Terror (technical director)
 1934 Sing Sing Nights (technical director)
 1934 Tomorrow's Youth (technical director)
 1934 Happy Landing (technical director)
 1934 The Moonstone (technical director)
 1934 Jane Eyre (technical director)
 1934 The Star Packer (technical director)
 1934 Randy Rides Alone (technical director)
 1934 Money Means Nothing (technical director)
 1934 The Loudspeaker (technical director)
 1934 Monte Carlo Nights (technical director)
 1934 The Man from Utah (technical director)
 1934 Blue Steel (technical director)
 1934 Manhattan Love Song (technical director)
 1934 City Limits (technical director)
 1934 House of Mystery (technical director)
 1934 Mystery Liner (technical director)
 1934 Beggars in Ermine (technical director)
 1934 West of the Divide (technical director)
 1934 The Lucky Texan (technical director)
 1934 Sixteen Fathoms Deep (technical director)
 1933 Sagebrush Trail (technical director)
 1933 Broken Dreams (technical director)
 1933 Riders of Destiny (technical director)
 1933 The Return of Casey Jones (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1933 Oliver Twist (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
 1932 The Fighting Champ (technical director)
 1932 Klondike (technical director - as Ernest R. Hickson)
 1932 Mason of the Mounted (technical director - as Ernest R. Hickson)
 1932 Law of the West (technical director - as Ernest R. Hickson)
 1929 Handcuffed (technical director)
 1927 Better Days (technical director - as Ernest Hickson)
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Show Show Set decorator (29 credits)
Show Show Art department (16 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ernest Hickerson | Ernest R. Hickson | Ernest Hickson | Ernie Hickson | H. R. Hickson | Hickson

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1934: Worked as Art Director and Purchasing Agent for Monogram Pictures.



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