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Grieve, Harold Walter

Harold Walter Grieve (1901-1993) was a Hollywood motion picture art and costume director during the 1920s (his credits included Ben-Hur, The Thief of Bagdad, and Lady Windermere’s Fan), and later an interior designer to the Hollywood A-List including George Burns, Walt Disney, Mary Pickford, Cecil B. DeMille and Bing Crosby. He was a founder member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927, known for its annual Acadmey Awards or popularly "The Oscars". He was born, lived and died in Los Angeles. He is known in cartographic circles for his whimsical (and waspish) "Being a map of Hollywood, from the best surveys of the time" (1926, later reprinted by the California Poster Co. in the 1960s)