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Editing (feature film)

Showdown at Abilene (1956) as Film Editor
Star in the Dust (1956) as Film Editor
In this western, a lawman tries to mediate between irate farmers and angry ranchers who are trying to decide the fate of a captured killer. The killer was hired by the ranchers who want him freed. The farmers, egged on by a schoolteacher, want to see the gunman swing. Meanwhile the real troublemaker
Francis in the Navy (1955) as Film Editor
Running Wild (1955) as Film Editor
Riders of the Pony Express (1950) as Film Editor
In a rigged gunfight Tom Blake is forced to shoot a man in self defense and is then hunted for murder. After a long trip fleeing the posse he uses a false name and joins the Pony Express which is just about to commence operatons. Relegated to the most dangerous section of the route, he finds himself fighting the District Manager's scheme to sabotage the inital run. But just then a wanted poster with his picture on it arrives.
The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946) as Film Editor
Jean (Brenda Joyce) takes the job of caretaker/companion (before the word took on a completly alternate-life style meaning) to blind woman Zenobia (Gale Sondergaard.) Also hanging around the house, in this horror/western, is Mario (Rondo Hatton), a deaf-mute servant who evidently wasn't much help to Zenobia when it came to identifying the source of a noise Zenobia couldn't see. Jean is a little slow in realizing that Zenobia is slowly killing her by taking her blood. Nothing personal. Zenobia needs her blood to feed some plants. She uses the blossoms of the plants to make poison to kill cattle in order to drive away the local ranchers so she can buy all the
Gun Town (1946) as Film Editor
Indian Agent Kip Lewis arrives in Gun Town where Buckskin Sawyer is having her payroll shipments robbed by Indians. Kip and his men are ready the next time and learn the robbers are white men dressed as Indians. Kip finds Davy Sawyer's case at the scene and confronts him. When Davy accuses Talbot whom he lent it to, Talbot shoots him. But Davy names Talbot before he dies and Kip goes after him.
Lover Come Back (1946) as Film Editor
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
White Tie and Tails (1946) as Film Editor
Smooth as Silk (1946) as Film Editor
I'll Tell the World (1945) as Film Editor
Frontier Gal (1945) as Film Editor
Beyond the Pecos (1945) as Film Editor
Oil is discovered on the ranch lands causing the dormant Remington-Randall feud to break out again. Lew Remington (Rod Cameron) returns home to find himself embroiled in the struggle. The Randall faction is represented by Bob Randall (Eddie Dew), who is the unwitting tool of John Heydrick (Gene Roth) and his henchmen who have a vested interest in and gains to be made if the feud continues . Both Bob and Lew are in love with Ellen Tanner (Jennifer Holt) who tries to warn both men that they should work together to save the Pecos country from the crooks.
Swing Out Sister (1945) as Film Editor
The Beautiful Cheat (1945) as Film Editor
Jungle Woman (1944) as Film Editor
Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill somebody.
Her Primitive Man (1944) as Film Editor
This Is the Life (1944) as Film Editor
18-year-old Angela (Susanna Foster), reared in a New England town by her Aunt Betsy (Dorothy Peterson), receives an inheritance which she uses to go to New York, ostensibly for voice training, but she is pursuing Major Hilary Jarret (Patric Knowles), an Army surgeon with whom she has become infatuated. Her departure depresses her childhood friend Jimmy Plum (Donald O'Connor.) Dr. Plum (Jonathan Hale) devises an errand on which to send his love-sick son to New York, where Jimmy discovers Angela thinks she is Jarret's fiancee. Jimmy also renews acquaintances with a group of show people, including Sally McGuire (Peggy Ryan), who attempts to console him. Jimmy meets Jarret's divorced wife, Harriet (Louise Allbritton), famed photographer. Jimmy engineers a meeting of Jarret and Harriet with Angela present, which forms the beginning of an understanding that Jarret is not for her. Jimmy is inducted into the Army.
The Pearl of Death (1944) as Film Editor
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
Riders of the Santa Fe (1944) as Film Editor
Moonlight and Cactus (1944) as Film Editor
Keep 'Em Slugging (1943) as Film Editor
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hire them. Finally one of them gets a job at the department store where his sister works, but runs afoul of a store executive who is in league with a ring of hijackers.
The Lone Star Trail (1943) as Film Editor
Rancher Blaze Barker (Johnny Mack Brown) returns to Dead Falls after being framed by land-grabbers and spending two years in jail. Paroled, he can't wear a gun, but is aided by Marshal Fargo Steele (Tex Ritter). The gang is out to gain control of all of the valley land before a dam is constructed. When Blaze raises the money to pay off the taxes on his ranch, he finds it has been marked to incriminate him.
Get Going (1943) as Film Editor
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943) as Film Editor
A young woman marries a soldier to fulfill the conditions of a will. However, when she gets ready to divorce him, she realizes that she actually loves him, and determines to find a way to stay married to him.
Always a Bridesmaid (1943) as Film Editor
The Old Chisholm Trail (1942) as Film Editor
A cattle driver gets caught in the battle between a ruthless female rancher and the woman running a trading post.
Brooklyn Orchid (1942) as Film Editor
The owners of a taxicab company become guardian angels to a beautiful blonde in trouble.
Gangs of Sonora (1941) as Film Editor
Outlaws of Cherokee Trail (1941) as Film Editor
Desert Bandit (1941) as Film Editor
Pals of the Pecos (1941) as Film Editor
Prairie Pioneers (1941) as Film Editor
One Million B.C. (1940) as Editing
An exiled caveman finds love when he joins another tribe.
Grand Ole Opry (1940) as Film Editor
The Covered Trailer (1939) as Editing
The Duke Comes Back (1937) as Film Editor
Nobody's Baby (1937) as Film Editor
Nursing school students have to care for an abandoned baby.
General Spanky (1936) as Film Editor
Three youngsters get mixed up in a crucial Civil War battle.
Law Beyond the Range (1935) as Film Editor
Tim is dismissed from the Rangers for letting his friend Kane who is accused of murder escape. When newspaper editor Alexander dies, Tim takes over to continue that fight against Heston and his stooge Sheriff. He also hopes to find the notorious leader of an outlaw gang and to also help Kane prove his innocence.
Rocky Rhodes (1934) as Editing
The Prescott Kid (1934) as Film Editor
The Westerner (1934) as Film Editor
Tim Addison buys a ranch which is having cattle rustled. Tim suspects Wallace is the culprit, so Wallace frames Tim and has his stooge Sheriff arrest him. Escaping jail, Tim needs proof against Wallace and he and Joe Allen find the answer.
Laughing at Life (1933) as Film Editor
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's.
The Pride of the Legion (1932) as Editing
Desert Vengeance (1931) as Film Editor
Brother and sister Hugh and Anne Dixon pull their fake suicide scam on Jim Cardew. Hugh leaves a note for Jim to take care of Anne. After Jim proposes and leaves money to Anne, he learns of their scheme. Not revealing his knowledge he gets them to return with him to his desert hideout where he and his outlaw gang reside and from which the Dixon's only escape is 30 miles of desert on foot.
The Avenger (1931) as Film Editor
Goss, Mason, and Kelly force Joaquin Murieta to watch as they hang his brother Juan for a crime he did not commit. To exact his revenge on the three, Joaquin becomes the notorious Black Shadow.
Call of the West (1930) as Film Editor
Nightclub entertainer Violet La Tour (Dorothy Revier) collapses during a performance in Sagebrush, Texas, and is taken to the ranch of Lon Dixon (Matt Moore). They fall in love and are married. Feeling deserted when Lon joins a posse in search of rustlers, she returns to New York. There, she is wooed by her agent, Maurice Kane (Alan Roscoe), but confirms her love for Lon when he comes to claim her.
Men Without Law (1930) as Film Editor
Returning from the war, Buck finds his younger brother in trouble. Trailing him he gets caught by Murdock who takes his letter of introduction to the Del Ray's. Posing as Buck, Murdock takes Del Ray's jewels and his daughter Jaunita. To effect Murdock's capture and to rescue Juanita, Buck now poses as Murdock.
Wall Street (1929) as Film Editor
Midnight Life (1928) as Film Editor
Through the Breakers (1928) as Film Editor

Editing (short)

At Sea Ashore (1936)
In this comedic short, trouble ensues when Patsy Kelly is sent to pick up the niece of her boss who has just arrived in America.
Slightly Static (1935)
In this comedic short, Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly go to a radio station in hopes of starting an acting career.
Thicker Than Water (1935)
Oliver Hardy suffers some pretty serious money troubles in this comedic short film.
The First Round-Up (1934)
A gang of children attempt a camping trip in this comedic short film.
Done in Oil (1934)
To raise money for rent, a woman poses as a French artist in this comedic short.

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