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Also Known As: Died: May 28, 1983
Born: July 1, 1930 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Editing ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Editing (feature film)

1.
Romantic Comedy (1983) as Editor
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
2.
History of the World Part I (1981) as Editor
A funny look at the history of the world according to Mel Brooks.
3.
Why Would I Lie? (1980) as Editor
Cletus is a man who lies with ease. After he takes a job as a social worker, Cletus begins to care about a little boy named Jorge who has been taken away from his mother, who was wrongly convicted of a crime and jailed. Before he can reunite the boy with his mother, Cletus has to concoct a story to keep the child from being adopted. And while he is working on this, he meets the mother's counselor and falls in love with her.
4.
Americathon (1979) as Editor
In the not too distant future, the United States government is virtually bankrupt and in danger of being foreclosed on by a group of Native Americans, now owners of the massive Nike Corporation. A desperate President decides to make a last-ditch effort to save the country... by raising money with a telethon!
5.
Nightwing (1979) as Editor
Rabid vampire bats which are indiscriminately slaughtering cattle and humans alike on a New Mexico Indian reservation are tracked to their deadly lair by an English Biologist (David Warner) in an effort to avenge the death of his father, who was eaten by them. Duran (Nick Mancuso) is a reservation cop who doesn't believe the tribal lore that explains the bats' strange behavior as part of some sort of spiritual revenge.
6.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) as Associate Editor
A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.
7.
High Anxiety (1977) as Editor
A man must come to terms with his own "high anxiety" in this loving parody of the films of Alfred Hitchcock.
8.
March Or Die (1977) as Editor
Foreign Legion Major Foster (Hackman), an American haunted by his memories of the recently-ended Great War, is assigned to protect a group of archaeologists at their dig. Foster's unit includes the charming, thieving rascal Marco (Hill), who joined the Legion only to avoid prison. After long stretches portraying the boredom and hardship of day-to-day life in the Legion, Foster's command occupies a small village where the archaeologists believe they've found a burial site sacred to the Arabs. An Arab leader (Holm) uses this affront to unite the tribes in Jihad, and attacks the tiny Legion garrison at the dig. An epic battle follows, very reminiscent of the film "Zulu". Costumes, firearms, and props are all very authentic-looking, and show great attention to detail.
9.
Silent Movie (1976) as Editor
A film director struggles to produce a major silent feature film.
10.
W.C. Fields and Me (1976) as Editor
The relationship between the iconic comedian W.C. Fields and his mistress Carlotta Monti is dramatized.
11.
The Drowning Pool (1975) as Editor
A private eye's investigation of an anonymous letter leads to murder.
12.
Blazing Saddles (1974) as Editor
A black sheriff takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
13.
Young Frankenstein (1974) as Editor
Victor Frankenstein, (that's pronounced Frahnken-steen) is a neurosurgeon who has spent his life distancing himself from the legend of his grandfather who created the monster. But when Victor inherits Frankenstein Castle, he is drawn into the family business of reanimating life. Now proudly reclaiming the original pronunciation of his surname, Victor is aided in his work by his pretty assistant Inga, hunchback Igor (pronounced Eye-gor) and Frau Bl├╝cher who turns out to have been his grandfather's girlfriend! Together, they create a new monster/man-about-town.
14.
Scalawag (1973) as Editor
A pirate is relying on the memory of a drunken parrot to find when a valuable treasure is hidden. Eventually, he is aided by two young men who help him face his mutinous crew, hostile natives, and dangerous terrain.
15.
A Separate Peace (1972) as Editing
Gene and Finny are two boys who are best friends living in 1943, at the height of World War II. The idea that the boys will most likely be drafted when they turn eighteen is surrounding them, and they are practically forced to live their lives to the fullest. The two boys attend the Devon School, which prepares them for military life that they will most likely be subjected to. The film begins with a narration by an older Gene, traveling back to Devon some years later. The thing he wishes most to see is the tree, which had a great effect on the boys' lives.
16.
Believe in Me (1971) as Film Editor
Young marrieds become addicted to speed.
17.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as Film Editor
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.

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