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Also Known As: Died: January 17, 1987
Born: April 23, 1926 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: director, editor, educator

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Edited "Girl of the Night" (1960), noted as an early example of an American film using freeze frame and jump cut techniques. As a director, Avakian helmed several first rate adaptations, notably "End of the Road" (1970), from John Barth's novel.

Edited "Girl of the Night" (1960), noted as an early example of an American film using freeze frame and jump cut techniques. As a director, Avakian helmed several first rate adaptations, notably "End of the Road" (1970), from John Barth's novel.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  11 Harrowhouse (1974) Director
2.
  End of the Road (1970) Director
3.
  Lad: A Dog (1962) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 End of the Road (1970)
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1956:
Worked as co-editor of TV series "See It Now"
1959:
First feature documentary as editor (also co-producer), "Jazz On a Summer's Day"
1960:
First fiction feature as editor, "Girl of the Night"
1960:
Co-directing debut (with Leslie H. Martinson), "Lad: A Dog"
1964:
Solo directing debut (also co-writer; actor), "End of the Road"
1968:
Directed only the football sequences of "Paper Lion" (dir. Alex March)
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Taught film at SUNY-Purchase
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Education

Yale University: New Haven , Connecticut -
Sorbonne, University of Paris: -
Horace Mann School: Bronx , New York -

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wife:
Dorothy Trisan. Actor. Divorced.
companion:
Allegra Kent. Ballerina. Danced with New York City Ballet.

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