Set-up Sketches

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Several directors with a strong visual style were keen to use her quick penmanship in creating set up sketches, Vincente Minnelli hired her for four months whilst shooting Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1961) in Paris. One of her favoured directors was Michael Anderson who recognized her skill and they worked on several Elstree pictures including 1984 (1955) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1956). The Art Director Terence Verity hired her on Dark Avenger (1955) where she created scenic paintings and continuity sketches. Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) starring Ingrid Bergman as the missionary in 1930's China saw her work with Art Director John Box.

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