A veteran Hollywood film editor of features and TV, Capacchione emigrated from Italy to Los Angeles at the age of nine and broke into the film industry as a gate guard at MGM. He eventually joined MGM's editing department and worked eight years in the Arthur Freed unit. Capacchione worked on various musicals including "Girl Crazy" (1943), "Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944) and "Easter Parade" (1948). He also worked at Hal Roach Studios, Warner Bros., 20th Century-Fox, and Paramount before shifting to TV in its early days. Capacchione served as the editor on "The Lone Ranger." His TV career continued through the 1970s as he racked up credits on "The Wild, Wild West," "Gilligan's Island," "The Brady Bunch" and "Hawaii Five-O." Capacchione made a brief return to features with his award-winning editing of the celebrated football sequence in Robert Aldrich's "The Longest Yard" (1974).
Emigrated from Italy to Los Angeles at the age of nine
Edited the celebrated football sequence of Robert Aldrich's "The Longest Yard"