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David Bretherton

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Also Known As: Died: May 11, 2000
Born: February 29, 1924 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Editing ...


Editing (feature film)

City Hall (1996) as Editor
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban
Malice (1993) as Editor
In a small New England college town, a surgeon, a college dean and his wife become inextricably drawn together into a web of intrigue.
Sea Of Love (1989) as Editor
A New York police detective falls in love with a suspect in a murder he is investigating.
Lionheart (1987) as Editor
Based on actual historical events that took place in 1189. Story centers around a group of children who band together in search of England's King Richard the Lionhearted, fighting in the Crusades.
Pick-Up Artist, The (1987) as Editor
Clue (1985) as Editor
An all-star cast gathers in a spooky old house to solve a murder in the fiendishly clever comedy spoof "Clue" (1985). Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum, Colonel Mustard and the rest of the gang are all suspects in the diabolical crime. With three possible endings! Based on the classic board game and star
Baby ... Secret Of The Lost Legend (1985) as Editor
While two scientists are on an expedition in the rain forest to find and study fossils they discover some living dinosaurs, two brontosauruses and their hatchling. The scientists intend to protect these creatures, but have fend off a tribe of native warriors and an unprincipled scientist to do so.
Lovelines (1984) as Editor
Man, Woman and Child (1983) as Editor
Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, The (1982) as Editor
The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a televison evanagelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
Cannery Row (1982) as Editor
A marine biologist falls for a prostitute in an offbeat waterfront town.
Caddyshack (1980) as Editor Supervisor
A young caddy strives for success at an exclusive golf club.
Breathless (1980) as Editor Supervisor
A small-time hood hides out from the cops with his American girlfriend.
The Formula (1980) as Editor Supervisor
A detective is in jeopardy after discovering a synthetic formula for gasoline.
The Great Train Robbery (1979) as Editor
Three crooks plot to steal a fortune in gold from a moving train.
Winter Kills (1979) as Editor
An assassinated president''s brother investigates the unsolved crime.
Coma (1978) as Editor
A lady doctor investigates a series of strange deaths and disappearing bodies at her hospital.
Silver Streak (1976) as Editor
A book editor takes a train from Los Angeles to Chicago, looking forward to a restful trip. During the journey, he has a love affair, witnesses a murder, is accused of committing it himself by an undercover FBI agent, becomes the target of the real murderer and enlists the help of a car thief to help him save himself and his new girlfriend.
Harry And Walter Go To New York (1976) as Editor
Two hopless con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the 19th century.
That's Entertainment! II (1976) as Editor
Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly dance together again for the first time in more than 30 years as they introduce classic musical numbers and comedy bits.
Bank Shot (1974) as Editor
Crooks hatch an original plot to rob a bank temporarily housed in a mobile home.
Man in the Glass Booth, The (1974) as Editor
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.
Slither (1973) as Editor
An ex-con and his misfit team search the underbelly of American life for a cache of embezzled loot.
Westworld (1973) as Editor
A future fantasy park turns deadly when robot workers go on a killing spree.
Save the Tiger (1973) as Editor
A clothing manufacturer faces a midlife crisis and a failing business.
Cabaret (1972) as Editing
A young writer gets mixed up with a pleasure-loving singer in the decadent world of 1930s Berlin.
No Drums, No Bugles (1971) as Film Editor
True story of Ashby Gatrell, a conscientious objector and deserter during the American Civil War in the 1860's.
Fools' Parade (1971) as Film Editor
When an ex-con tries to open a general store, a corrupt prison official and banker try to get in the way.
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) as Film Editor
A psychiatrist falls in love with a patient's past life.
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970) as Film Editor
A young couple''''s wedding plans lead to comic complications for all involved.
Villa Rides (1968) as Film Editor
Drama detailing the bandit career of Mexico's folk hero, Pancho Villa.
The Honey Pot (1967) as Film Editor
A millionaire fakes a terminal illness to fleece his former girlfriends.
The Train (1965) as Film Editor
French resistance fighters try to stop the Nazis from taking a trainload of art treasures to Germany.
The Sandpiper (1965) as Film Editor
An Episcopal priest falls for a free-living artist.
State Fair (1962) as Film Editor
Expectations are high as the Frake family arrives at the annual Texas State Fair.
Return to Peyton Place (1961) as Film Editor
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
Let's Make Love (1960) as Film Editor
A millionaire uses a fake name to infiltrate a musical making fun of him.
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) as Film Editor
A young girl comes of age while hiding from the Nazis.
Ten North Frederick (1958) as Film Editor
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatified wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love.
Valerie (1957) as Editing
A rancher has to prove that he didn''''t kill his wife''''s parents.
Bernardine (1957) as Film Editor
High school students enter a fictional woman''s name into a contest, when that name is drawn hilarity ensues.
Three Brave Men (1957) as Film Editor
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
Stopover Tokyo (1957) as Film Editor
Peyton Place (1957) as Film Editor
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
The Bottom of the Bottle (1956) as Film Editor
Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van Johnson)hiding in his garage. A former drunkard, Donald had been sent to the penitentiary five years previously for killing a man in a barroom brawl. It was in self-defense but P.M. hadn't defended his brother and he was convicted. Donald has escaped and wants his brother to help him across the Santa Cruz River into the Mexico-side Nogales, where his wife (Shirley Patterson as Shawn Smith)and children (Kim Charney and Sandy Deschler) are in dire straits. The straits get even dier when P.M. tells him the river is flooded and it will be days before anyone can cross. And P.M. is all a'twitter because his wife Nora (Ruth Roman), whom he married after Donald had gone to prison, doesn't know about his jail-bird brother. He introduces Donald to Nora and the rest of his Cadillac Cowboy and ranch society friends as an old friend, and is kept busy trying to make sure old Donald doesn't find anything harder that ginger ale to drink. Donald gets a telephone call telling him that his family has gone from dire straits to destitution and when P.M. won't get some money to them through his contacts in the Mexico side of Nogales, Donald knocks him down and grabs a couple of bottles of whiskey and dashes out of the house into the rain.
Hilda Crane (1956) as Film Editor

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