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George Amy (1903–1986)

Starting as a film editor at age 17, George Amy found his niche at Warner Brothers in the 1930s. It was Amy's editing that was one of the main reasons Warners' films got their reputation for their fluid style and breakneck pace. He was a favorite of such top Warners directors as Michael Curtiz and Howard Hawks, and won an Academy Award for editing... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (10 episodes, 1953 - 1956) (supervising editor - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Mechanical Cook (1956) ... (supervising editor)
- Fedar (1955)
- Midnight Haul (1954)
 1953 Wonder Valley
 1951 The Blue Veil (as George J. Amy)
 1943 Air Force
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (film editor)
 1941 Dive Bomber
 1941 The Sea Wolf
 1940 Santa Fe Trail (film editor)
 1940 The Letter (film editor)
 1940 The Sea Hawk (film editor)
 1940 Virginia City (film editor)
 1939 The Old Maid (film editor)
 1939 Dodge City (film editor)
 1938 Garden of the Moon (film editor)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel (film editor)
 1937 Varsity Show (film editor)
 1937 Kid Galahad (film editor)
 1935 Captain Blood
 1934 6 Day Bike Rider (edited by)
 1934 Wonder Bar (film editor)
 1933 Lady Killer (edited by)
 1933 Footlight Parade (edited by)
 1933 She Had to Say Yes (edited by)
 1933 Mystery of the Wax Museum (edited by)
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (edited by)
 1932 The Cabin in the Cotton (edited by)
 1932 Doctor X (edited by)
 1931 The Ruling Voice (edited by)
 1930 The Gorilla
 1926 Rainbow Riley
 1925 The Live Wire
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Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Director (7 credits)

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George J. Amy
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