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Encyclopedia > John Meehan

A former student of the University of Southern California, art director John Meehan was nominated three times for an Academy Award and won each time. He picked up Oscars for William Wyler's 1949 "The Heiress", for Billy Wilder's 1950 "Sunset Boulevard" and for Richard Fleischer's adaptation of the Jules Verne classic for Walt Disney, "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" (1954). In between times, he also worked on "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers" (one of his first films in 1946), and "It Should Happen to You" in 1956. He is not to be confused with another John Meehan, writer of such films as "Boys Town" (1938). The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern California and Southern Cal), was founded in 1880 and is Californias oldest private research university, and is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ... The term art director, is an overall title for a variety of similar job functions in advertising, publishing, film and television, the Internet, and video games. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Academy Awards The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world. ... William Wyler (July 1, 1902 - July 27, 1981) was a prolific and Oscar-winning motion picture director. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Heiress is a 1949 film which tells the story of two young people who want to marry despite the girls fathers objections. ... Billy Wilder Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was a screenwriter, film director and producer whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sunset Boulevard (officially known as West Sunset Boulevard, except in Beverly Hills) is a street in the western part of Los Angeles County, California, that stretches from Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Palisades. ... Richard Fleischer (born December 8, 1916) is an American film director. ... Jules Verne. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Front page of Vingt Mille Lieues Sous les Mers 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (or Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea) is a classic science fiction novel by Jules Verne, published in 1870 under the title Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Strange Love of Martha Ivers is a black-and-white film noir released in the U.S. in 1946. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... It Should Happen to You is a 1954 motion picture comedy starring Judy Holliday, notable as the first screen appearance of Jack Lemmon. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Several things are commonly known as Boys Town, Boys Town, Boys Town, or Boystown: Places Boys Town, Nebraska — a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska and the headquarters of the Boys Town organization Boys Town, Nuevo Laredo — a district in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, notorious for its prostitution and also known... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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John Meehan Jr. (639 words)
Meehan continued to support the chamber for a number of years in ways that were not high profile but absolutely critical for safe operation.
John P. Meehan Jr., 79, retired USC professor of physiology who studied the effects of weightlessness and acceleration for NASA, died Oct. 23 in Los Angeles of leukemia.
Meehan joined the USC faculty in 1947, and served as chairman of its physiology department from 1966 until his retirement in 1987.
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