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Albert Akst (1899–1958)

Former saxophone player for the Meyer Davis orchestra, he worked as a musician in vaudeville until 1930. He joined Metro as a short subjects film cutter and worked his way up to one of the top editors of the company. See full bio »

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Meet Me in St. Louis
Royal Wedding
Royal Wedding Editor
Easter Parade
Easter Parade Editor
The Band Wagon


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 1955 Trial
 1955 Moonfleet
 1954 Brigadoon
 1953 Torch Song
 1953 The Band Wagon (film editor)
 1951 The Strip
 1951 Royal Wedding
 1950 Summer Stock
 1949 Tension
 1949 The Barkleys of Broadway (film editor)
 1948 Easter Parade
 1947 Good News
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis (film editor)
 1943 Girl Crazy
 1943 Pilot #5 (uncredited)
 1943 Heavenly Music (Short)
 1942 Sunday Punch
 1941 Johnny Eager (film editor)
 1941 Changed Identity (Short)
 1941 The Feminine Touch (film editor)
 1941 Sucker List (Short)
 1941 Your Last Act (Short)
 1941 Willie and the Mouse (Short)
 1941 Ye Olde Minstrels (Short)
 1941 Forbidden Passage (Short)
 1940 Waldo's Last Stand (Short)
 1940 Soak the Old (Short)
 1940 A Way in the Wilderness (Short)
 1940 The Hidden Master (Short)
 1940 Jack Pot (Short)
 1940 Alfalfa's Double (Short)
 1940 That Inferior Feeling (Short)
 1939 Drunk Driving (Short)
 1939 One Against the World (Short)
 1939 Home Early (Short)
 1935 The Raven
 1934 Tailspin Tommy (as Al Akst)
 1932 Flaming Guns

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Started at Universal in 1935. With MGM from 1941 to 1956.

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