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Also Known As: Died: May 23, 2002
Born: February 2, 1909 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Covington, Kentucky, USA Profession: Editing ...
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1929:
Became an editor at Fox Studios; first film, "Married in Hollywood"
1935:
Free-lanced; worked primarily on films distributed by United Artists; worked regularly with director Tay Garnett
1939:
Received first of four Oscar nominations for editing the landmark John Ford Western, "Stagecoach"; nomination shared with Otho Lovering
1941:
Earliest collaborations with director Henry Hathaway include "Sundown"
1943:
Returned to Fox (now Twentieth Century-Fox); first films there, "Happy Land" and "Heaven Can Wait"
1951:
Received second Oscar nomination for "Decision Before Dawn", directed by Anatole Litvak
1960:
First of eight films with director Mark Robson, "From the Terrace"
1963:
Edited the overblown "Cleopatra"; received third Academy Award nomination
1964:
Last collaboration with director Henry Hathaway, "Circus World"
1967:
Last films for Twentieth Century-Fox, "A Guide for the Married Man" and "Valley of the Dolls"
1974:
Last of four Oscar nominations, "Earthquake", one of several Mark Robson-directed features produced by The Filmmakers Group
1979:
Last feature credit, "The Concorde--Airport '79"

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