Edward C. Jewell

Edward C. Jewell (1894–1963) was an American art director who worked on the sets of over a hundred and fifty film productions during his career. He worked for a variety of studios including Columbia Pictures in the 1930s and Producers Releasing Corporation in the 1940s, and along with Dave Milton he is one of the best known set designers for second features.[1] Earlier in his career he was part of the design team which worked on Cecil B. DeMille's 1927 epic The King of Kings

Edward C. Jewell
BornJanuary 5, 1894
DiedSeptember 25, 1963
Other namesEdward Jewell, Ed Jewell
OccupationArt Director
Years active1927–1963 (film)

Selected filmography


  1. Stephens p.177


  • Michael L. Stephens. Art Directors in Cinema: A Worldwide Biographical Dictionary. McFarland, 1998.

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