Franz Nicholas Bachelin was born in Germany on Nov. 10, 1895. Bachelin worked for for 36 years as an art director for various studios in Hollywood. He was nominated for an Academy Award for "Journey to the Center of the Earth." He died in Los Angeles on May 25, 1980.
Exh: Santa Monica Public Library, 1933.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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