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Oscar Medlock

 (1895 - 1980)
Oscar Harrison Medlock was active/lived in California, Oregon.  

Biography   Oscar Medlock

Oscar Harrison Medlock was born in Kelso, Washington on April 1, 1895, Medlock studied at the Otis Art Institute in 1923-26.  He then worked in Los Angeles for MGM Studios as a Matt Shot artist on and off, until the early 1940s.  He was known as  a sky artist and worked on National Velvet, the Wizard of Oz and several Westerns.  He died in Sweet Home, Oregon in January 1980.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Thumb Tack, October 1925; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).

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