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Viola Lawrence

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Editing (feature film)

Pepe (1961) as Film Editor
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
Who Was That Lady? (1960) as Film Editor
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions.
Pal Joey (1957) as Film Editor
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Film Editor
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956) as Film Editor
The famed pianist loses the love of his life and almost loses his son''''s love as well.
Three for the Show (1955) as Film Editor
A woman begins to enjoy life with two husbands in this remake of Too Many Husbands.
Chicago Syndicate (1955) as Film Editor
An accountant single-handedly tries to take down a powerful mobster.
Queen Bee (1955) as Film Editor
A manipulative Southern socialite sets out to destroy the lives of all those around her.
Tight Spot (1955) as Film Editor
A district attorney tries to get a hardboiled woman to testify against the mob.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Film Editor
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
The Miami Story (1954) as Film Editor
Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens, Beverly Garland, Dan Riss. Inspired by a U. S. Senate investigation, this documentary-styled melodrama pits a reformed gangster (posing as a Cuban racketeer) against a Miami syndicate chief. This Sam Katzman production features an introduction by Florida Senator George Smathers.
Miss Sadie Thompson (1954) as Film Editor
A moralist sets out to reform the legendary South Seas floozy.
Man in the Dark (1953) as Film Editor
After experimental brain surgery, a crook tries to reconstruct the memories of his criminal past.
Salome (1953) as Film Editor
Herod's stepdaughter discovers Christianity through her love for a Roman centurion.
Affair in Trinidad (1952) as Film Editor
A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.
Paula (1952) as Film Editor
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
The First Time (1952) as Film Editor
Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra bills and no more free time.
The Flying Missile (1951) as Film Editor
Sirocco (1951) as Film Editor
A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.
Harriet Craig (1950) as Film Editor
A woman''''s devotion to her home drives away friends and family.
The Traveling Saleswoman (1950) as Film Editor
In a Lonely Place (1950) as Film Editor
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
And Baby Makes Three (1949) as Film Editor
A woman on the verge of divorce and re-marriage discovers she''''s pregnant by her husband.
Tokyo Joe (1949) as Film Editor
An American in post-war Japan gets caught up in the black market.
Knock on Any Door (1949) as Film Editor
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
The Dark Past (1949) as Film Editor
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
Mary Lou (1948) as Film Editor
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Film Editor
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
Leather Gloves (1948) as Film Editor
The Gallant Blade (1948) as Film Editor
Down to Earth (1947) as Film Editor
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
Perilous Holiday (1946) as Film Editor
Based on a "serial" story by Robert Carson that ran in the Saturday Evening Post, this tale of an international counterfeiting-ring operating in Mexico starts with Patrick Nevil (Pat O'Brien)viewed as a suspicious character by newspaper woman Agnes Stuart (Ruth Warrick), who is working on a story to expose racketeering night-club owner Doc Lilley (Alan Hale.) She searches Lilley's home and finds the counterfeiting plates and thinks Nevil is part of the gang.
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) as Film Editor
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
Hit the Hay (1945) as Film Editor
Tonight and Every Night (1945) as Film Editor
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
The Fighting Guardsman (1945) as Film Editor
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
Secret Command (1944) as Film Editor
A surprise visit from his brother almost blows an undercover agent out of the water.
Cover Girl (1944) as Film Editor
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
One Dangerous Night (1943) as Film Editor
Michael Lanyard, alias the Lone Wolf and his man Friday, Jamison (Eric Blore), pick up Eve Andrews (Marguerite Chapman), when her car is wrecked. At her place, they discover the body of wealthy playboy Harry Cooper (Gerald Mohr) and are arrested. Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall), who doesn't believe the Lone Wolf has reformed, discovers jewels are missing. Lanyard and Jamison escape. Lanyard learns Cooper was blackmailing Eve, Sonia Budenney (Tala Birell), wife of a famous physician, and Jane Merrick (Mona Barrie), famous actress. He is spotted by gossip columnist Sidney Shaw (Warren Ashe), who agrees not to turn him in if he can tag along. Lanyard learns that Cooper planned to meet a woman at the airport. Hurrying there, he spots the girl and has Jamison trail her. Later, as he is questioning the girl, Patricia (Margaret Hayes), she is shot and wounded. After being turned in twice by Shaw and escaping , despite his promise not to do so, Lanyard and Jamison return again to Patricia's apartment where he learns that she is Shaw's wife.
First Comes Courage (1943) as Film Editor
A Norwegian resistance fighter seduces a Nazi officer to learn enemy secrets during World War II.
My Sister Eileen (1942) as Film Editor
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Film Editor
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942) as Film Editor
The Big Boss (1941) as Film Editor
The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941) as Film Editor
A reformed jewel thief fights to clear his name when he's framed for murder.
This Thing Called Love (1941) as Editing
A new bride insists on postponing the wedding night until she and her husband are sure it''''s forever.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) as Film Editor
A prizefighter who died before his time is reincarnated as a tycoon with a murderous wife.
You Belong to Me (1941) as Film Editor
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
Bedtime Story (1941) as Film Editor
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
Two in a Taxi (1941) as Film Editor
Five Little Peppers at Home (1940) as Film Editor
Five siblings enlist a crusty old businessman to help save their mother from bankruptcy.
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940) as Film Editor
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as Film Editor
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
Glamour for Sale (1940) as Film Editor
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939) as Film Editor
Blondie, Dagwood, Baby Dumpling and Daisy help an elderly couple save their mountain resort.
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939) as Film Editor
The mayor's secretary competes with her homicide detective fiancé's devotion to his job.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) as Film Editor
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
There's Always a Woman (1938) as Film Editor
While working on a simple case, married private eyes uncover a murder.
Penitentiary (1938) as Film Editor
There's That Woman Again (1938) as Film Editor
City Streets (1938) as Film Editor
I Am the Law (1938) as Film Editor
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
She Married an Artist (1937) as Film Editor
The Devil's Playground (1937) as Film Editor
Submarine officers Dorgan and Mason battle on land for the affections of dance-hall girl Carmen.
Life Begins with Love (1937) as Film Editor
Speed to Spare (1937) as Film Editor
Lady of Secrets (1936) as Film Editor
The King Steps Out (1936) as Film Editor
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn''''t love.
Craig's Wife (1936) as Editing
A woman puts her beautiful house ahead of her family.
Love Me Forever (1935) as Film Editor
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Film Editor
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
A Feather in Her Hat (1935) as Film Editor
A female shopkeeper sacrifices everything to give her son a theatrical career.
The Lone Wolf Returns (1935) as Film Editor
Party Wire (1935) as Film Editor
When a small-town girl's boyfriend leaves in disgrace, gossips spread false reports of her pregnancy.
The Party's Over (1934) as Film Editor
Lady by Choice (1934) as Film Editor
To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934) as Film Editor
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
Jealousy (1934) as Film Editor
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
No Greater Glory (1934) as Film Editor
A frail boy fights to win acceptance from the leader of a street gang.
Sailor Be Good! (1933) as Film Editor
Man's Castle (1933) as Editing
An unemployed man turns to crime when he gets his girlfriend pregnant.
Men Are Such Fools (1932) as Film Editor
The Pagan Lady (1931) as Film Editor
What a Widow (1930) as Film Editor
This Is Heaven (1929) as Film Editor
Bulldog Drummond (1929) as Film Editor
A British adventurer helps a blonde beauty rescue her uncle from an unscrupulous psychiatrist.
Two Lovers (1928) as Film Editor
The Awakening (1928) as Film Editor
Queen Kelly (1928) as Film Editor
After being seduced by a prince, a convent girl is sent to an African bordello.
The Devil Dancer (1927) as Film Editor
Devil Danger, The (1927) as Editor
Fighting the Flames (1925) as Film Editor

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