Arthur Lueker

About Arthur Lueker

Who is it?: Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Production Manager
Birth Day: December 15, 1900
Birth Place: Proviso, Illinois, USA

Arthur Lueker

Arthur C. Lueker was born in Chicago, December 15, 1900, then moved to Los Angeles in 1920. He served in the Navy and...
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As per our current Database, Arthur Lueker has been died on 29 March, 1970 at Los Angeles County, California, USA.

๐ŸŽ‚ Arthur Lueker - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Arthur Lueker die, Arthur Lueker was 70 years old.

Popular As Arthur Lueker
Occupation Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Age 70 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 15, 1900 (Proviso, Illinois, USA)
Birthday December 15
Town/City Proviso, Illinois, USA
Nationality USA

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Arthur Luekerโ€™s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Arthur Lueker was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

Arthur C. Lueker was born in Chicago, December 15, 1900, then moved to Los Angeles in 1920. He served in the Navy and was married to Anna Violet Brown in 1925. In 1931 he was employed by director Mervyn Leroy and his father-in-law, Jack Warner, as their personal driver.

In mid 1933, Arthur was brought to Warner Brothers to begin working on the lot as a Second Assistant Director. The first productions Art worked on were 42nd Street (1933) and The House on 56th Street (1933).

These films were released in early 1933.In 1936 Arthur was promoted to First Assistant Director, and also traveled the world scouting locations. In 1950, still with Warner Brothers, Lueker went on to become Unit Production Manager with 20th Century Fox.

In the mid 50s he was involved in television production and worked as First Assistant Director in several episodes of "The Screen Directors Playhouse" and other TV shows of the day.During his 34 year span of working in the film and television industry, Art worked with all the great directors including John Houston and John Ford.

He worked with an array of the true film stars of the era including Errol Flynn, Josephine Hutchenson, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Dick Powell, Ida Lopino, Orson Wells, and Paul Newman to name a few.

Arthur was one of the first inductees to the film Directors Guild of America, and was a member of The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.Arthur and his wife Violet never had any children of their own, but were devoted to their niece Penny Stalcup and later to her five children of Huntington Beach, California.

Arthur and Violet resided in Beverly Hills for 30 years. After retirement they moved to the Cheviot Hills section of West Los Angeles. Arthur died March 29, 1970 but helped to create a legacy of films for all to enjoy.

Biography information provided by Grand Nephew, Kurt Blakesley.

Arthur Lueker Movies

  • White Witch Doctor (1953) as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
  • Deep Valley (1947) as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
  • The Enemy Below (1957) as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
  • My Cousin Rachel (1952) as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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