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Carl Mahakian

Carl Mahakian



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Editing (feature film)

Death Hunt (1981) as Dialogue Editor
Reclusive trapper Albert Johnson lives in the frigid mountains near the Yukon river. When he is wrongfully accused of murder by his enemies and persecuted by the police, Johnson's expert knowledge of the wilderness allows him to survive as his defends his freedom.
Dangerous Charter (1962) as Film Editor
A fishing boat discovers a deserted luxury yacht at sea with a dead body on board. They claim the yacht as salvage, not knowing that a drug smuggling ring has hidden $500,000 worth of heroin on the boat.
The Nun and the Sergeant (1962) as Film Editor
A sergeant commanding a mission in Korea is joined by a schoolgirl and a nun.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) as Film Editor
A Korean War hero doesn''''t realize he''''s been programmed to kill by the enemy.
The World's Greatest Sinner (1962) as Film Editor
A bored insurance salesman quits his job to go into politics.
The Half Pint (1960) as Supervising Film Editor
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Editing
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Boulevard Nights (1979) as Post-Production Effects Editor
A young Latino tries to escape gang life with little luck.

Sound (feature film)

Bed & Breakfast (1992) as Sound Editor
A man washes ashore and is cared for by three women at a bed and breakfast, changing their lives.
Switch (1991) as Sound Editor
A male chauvinist dies and is reincarnated as a woman, thereby forcing him/her to endure the same sexist behavior he practiced as a man.
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) as Foley Editor
Convinced that he's dying, a man agrees to jump into a volcano to save an island from an angry god.
Sibling Rivalry (1990) as Sound Editor
A frustrated housewife gets more excitement than she bargained for when she embarks on an extramarital affair.
Masquerade (1988) as Sound Editor
A love triangle spawns betrayal and murder at a wealthy summer resort.
Mannequin (1987) as Sound Editor
Teen Wolf Too (1987) as Sound Editor
Todd, a bookish freshman discovers that he has inherited the family werewolf curse. But he soon realizes that his full-moon transformation bring him girls, glory and a conflict of values.
Band Of The Hand (1986) as Sound Editor
Miracles (1986) as Sound Editor
Nobody's Fool (1986) as Sound Editor
Cassie was very sad and lonely. When she got pregnant, her boyfriend Billy left her. Cassie finally gave the baby up for adoption, a choice she regretted, and attempted suicide several times. She is working unhappily at her job in a bar in the small town of Buckeye when a Los Angeles theater group a
Body Rock (1984) as Sound Editor
Amityville 3: The Demon (1983) as Additional Sound Editor
Boys in Company C, The (1978) as Sound Effects Editor
This war drama (which prefigures the later "Full Metal Jacket") follows the lives of five young Marine inductees from their training in boot camp in 1967 through a tour in Vietnam in 1968 that quickly devolves into a hellish nightmare. Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they can defeat a rival soccer team, they can spend the rest of their tour playing exhibition games behind the lines. But as they might have predicted, nothing in Vietnam is as simple as it seems.
And I Alone Survived (1978)
A dramatization of the true story of a woman's ordeal following a plane crash in the Sierra Nevadas that killed her two companions in April 1976.
Fedora (1978) as Sound Editor
Fedora, an aging and reclusive film star, dies in Paris, struck by a train. At her funeral, a film producer thinks back over the past two weeks and the part he might have played in her death. He'd gone to Corfu to track her down, pushing himself into her island villa, where she lived with a nurse, an old countess, and the plastic surgeon who's success at keeping her looking young is amazing. We see her mental stability fail as the producer offers her a script for "Anna Karenina;" soon she's locked away in a Parisian asylum and the producer is in the hospital with a concussion. His reverie ended, the countess takes up the narration and completes Fedora's story.
Savage! (1962) as Sound Editing
The Girl in Lovers Lane (1960) as Sound Editing
Danny, son of a wealthy family, is running away from home. He meets Bix, a long-time drifter, who agrees to "mentor" Danny. Danny's naivete leads him to commit gaffe after gaffe, leaving Bix to straighten things out. But when they stop in a diner in the next town, Bix finds himself attracted to the waitress, Carrie, and is forced to reexamine his whole drifting career. Meanwhile, Jesse (Jack Elam) goes around creeping everyone out.
The Far Horizons (1955) as Sound Editing
Romanticized version of Lewis and Clarks voyage of discovery through the American West.
Mambo (1955) as Sound Editing
A sultry dancer is torn between two men--one a wealthy nobleman who is enamored of her and wishes to help her rise to the top and the other a sleazy, macho type who tries to convince her to bilk the richer man out of his money.

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