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theater designer

Robert Edmond Jones, American theater designer.

Background

Jones, Robert Edmond was born on December 12, 1887 in Milton, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Fred Plummer and Emma Jane (Cowell) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1910.

Career

Began designing for the theatre, New York, 1911. Designer for “The Man Who Married a Dumb Wife”. “The Jest”; “Richard III “.

“The Birthday of the Infanta”. “Macbeth”; “Redemption”. “Green Pastures”; “The Iceman Cometh”.

Began designing for color films in 1933. color designer of “La Cucaracha” and “Becky Sharp.”.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Drawings for the Theatre. The Dramatic Imagination.

Membership

Clubs: Harvard, Players, Century.

Connections

Married Margaret Huston Carrington, June 21, 1933.

father:
Fred Plummer Jones

mother:
Emma Jane (Cowell) Jones

spouse:
Margaret Huston Carrington