The Secret Life of Toys

The playroom set, including outside rooftop, co-designed by Cassie for The Secret Life of Toys

Alan Cassie is an English art director who worked on several Muppet movies: The Muppet Christmas Carol, Muppet Treasure Island (both as supervising art director), Muppets from Space & The Adventures of Elmo in GROUCHland (production designer). He was also co-set designer for The Secret Life of Toys (with Val Strazovec) & 1 of the art directors for the Creature Shop-effects film The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.

Cassies earliest credits in the 1960s were as a general set decorator on films (Fathom with Raquel Welch) & TV specials (The Bacharach Sound). He gradually moved up (working as a draftsmen on Superman) & after working as assistant art director to production designer Elliott Scott on the 1976 TV Beauty & the Beast (with George C. Scott), Scott used him again as a full art director on The Watcher in the Woods, Dragonslayer, The Pirates of Penzance, Evil Under the SUN & as chief art director on Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom. In 1985, he was production designer on D.A.R.Y.L. (with Michael McKean). Other credits include Patriot Games, The Saint, & The Medallion.

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