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Also Known As: Died: April 17, 2010
Born: December 3, 1923 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Profession: Editing ...


Producer (feature film)

Reds (1981) as Executive Producer
American activist John Reed travels to Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath.
Story of a Woman (1970) as Cons to the prod

Editing (feature film)

Fireflies in the Garden (2011)
It seems like the Taylors are a picture perfect American family, with prestigious careers and exciting futures. But a serious accident interrupts their lives and brings underlying complications within the family to light.
West Texas Children's Story, A (2007)
A magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult, existence.
Final Cut (2004) as Editor
In a world where people are implanted with a chip that records their lives, one man has final cut on the recorded history of his clients. Alan Hackman is the best "cutter" in the business, his ability to grant the corrupt absolution of the sins of his clients, has put him in high demand. However, hi
John Q (2002) as Editor
John Q. Archibald is an ordinary man who works at a factory and takes care of his family. His wife Denise and young son Michael are his world. But when Michael falls seriously ill and needs an emergency heart transplant operation that John Q. can''t afford and his health insurance won''t cover, he vows to do whatever it will take to keep his son alive. With time and options running out, a desperate gamble becomes his only hope--he takes the emergency room hostage. As John Q. barricades himself inside the hospital along with his unwitting group of emergency room hostages, many of them in need of medical care themselves, he faces off with a veteran police hostage negotiator and a quick-tempered police chief who both want to bring a swift end to the stand-off.
Wonder Boys (2000) as Editing
An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet, an unstable student, a fed-up wife, a pregnant lover--it's safe to say that Grady Tripp has a number of issues to deal with this weekend. Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years--not since he wrote his award-win
Addams Family, The (1991) as Editor
The Addams family attempts to save their fortune from a group of thieves.
Henry & June (1990) as Editor
The erotic relations among authors Henry Miller, Anais Nin, and Miller's wife, June, in Paris during the 1930s.
Let It Ride (1989) as Editor
Story of a horse racing gambler who hits the jackpot.
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988) as Editor
Impoverished farmers in New Mexico fight off land-grabbing developers.
Off Beat (1986) as Editor
Library worker(Reinhold), filling in for policeman friend at rehearsal for a dance recital, falls in love with female cop.
Breakfast Club, The (1985) as Editor
A diverse group of high schoolers forced to spend detention on a Saturday in the library. Forced to make the best of their circumstances, they learn to understand each other and discover that in spite of their initial differences, they actually share many common feelings and problems.
Harry & Son (1984) as Editor
Mike's Murder (1984) as Editor
Bank teller Betty is a single woman living in Los Angeles. After she has an affair with an attractive tennis instructor named Mike, she doe not see him for months. When they run into each other again, they arrange a date, but Mike never shows up. Mike has been supplementing his income by dealing drugs, and Betty learns that he was killed when a deal went bad. Shaken, Betty decides to investigate Mike''s murder, which leads her into a sordid world and puts her own life in danger.
Reds (1981) as Editor
American activist John Reed travels to Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath.
The Wiz (1978) as Editor
A schoolteacher is swept to a magical land to face witches, wizards and a singing scarecrow.
Slap Shot (1977) as Editor
A failing hockey team bounces back when they switch to a more violent approach.
The Missouri Breaks (1976) as Editor
An outlaw''''s attempts to go straight fall short when a rival rancher hires a psychotic gunman.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) as Editor
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover''''s operation.
Night Moves (1975) as Editor
An L.A. private detective puts aside his own marital woes while tracing a topless nymphet to the Florida Keys.
Serpico (1974) as Editor
A rookie risks his life going undercover to ferret out police corruption.
Visions of Eight (1973) as Editor
Eight noted directors document the Olympic games that took place at Munich in 1972. Included are segments by: Arthur Penn, who recorded the pole vaulting competition; Kon Ichikawa, who filmed the 100-meter dash featuring portions in extreme slow motion; Claude Lelouch, who documented a segment deali
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) as Film Editor
"Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." The opening words of the famous novel are the quickest summary of this haunting, funny film. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story of Pilgrim, whosurvives the 1945 firebombing of Dresden, then lives simultaneously in his pastas a young American POW, in the future as a well-cared-for resident of a zoo on the planet Tralfamadore, and in the present as a middle-aged optometrist in Ilium, N.Y.
Little Big Man (1970) as Film Editor
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
Alice's Restaurant (1969) as Film Editor
A young folksinger becomes a fugitive after dumping trash in the wrong place.
Rachel, Rachel (1968) as Film Editor
A small town teacher tries to overcome her shyness.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) as Film Editor
The legendary bank robbers run riot in the South of the 1930s.
America America (1963) as Film Editor
A young Greek stops at nothing to secure a passage to America.
The Hustler (1961) as Film Editor
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) as Film Editor
Desperate losers plan a bank robbery with unexpected results.
Terror from the Year 5,000 (1958) as Film Editor
Prof. Erling and his financial backer Victor build a prototype time machine to snatch objects from the past. Latest find, a statuette, radiometrically dates to 5200 AD! When this draws colleague Richard Hedges to the island lab, Erling reveals that 20th-century objects put in the machine seem to be "traded" for analogous future objects by intelligent life. And on the sly, Victor's been trying to get a living visitor. Does the future need help, or is the present in danger?
The Story of Life (1948) as Film Editor
Sally and Bob have been married a year. She might be pregnant, so Dr. West picks up a test sample and tells them to come by in a week for the result. They recall problems they had just before marriage when they found out about each other's past (V.D. and pregnancy). Dr. West had helped them with good counsel and two films ("The Story of V.D." and "The Story of Reproduction"). A week later at his office he has good news and shows them another film, "The Story of Life." Dr. West wants them to know about modern medical science and to teach their kids the facts of life. The movie ends with a commercial for a new five-book-in-one, "The Mid-Century Marriage Guide."

Cast (special)

NYTV: By the People Who Made It (1998) as Interviewee
History of New York television as told through the collective voices of its celebrities and innovators. Interviews are supplemented by archival film clips from classic programs made in New York as well as scenes from shows currently produced in New York.

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