Sunday, May 2, 2010

Dolores 2nd Husband Art Director Gibbons.

Austin Cedric Gibbons, was an Irish American art director who made a huge impact on motion picture theater architecture through the 1930s to 1950s, the period considered the golden-era of theater architecture. He is credited as the designer of the Oscar statuette in 1928.

In 1930, Gibbons married actress Dolores del Río and co-designed their house in Santa Monica, an intricate Art Deco residence influenced by Rudolf Schindler.

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