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Harry W. Gerstad (II) (1909–2002)

American film editor who occasionally directed, but won Oscars in his primary field. The son of Harry W. Gerstad, silent film cinematographer, Harry Donald Gerstad grew up in Hollywood. In his late teenage years he got work as a laboratory assistant at Hal Roach Studios, then Warner Bros., and finally at Republic Pictures. Following the Second ... See full bio »

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Adventures of Superman
Batman: The Movie
Big Jake
Big Jake Editor
Crossfire Editor


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 1975 Framed
 1973 Walking Tall (as Harry Gerstad)
 1972 Ben (as Henry Gerstad)
 1971 Big Jake (as Harry Gerstad)
 1970 Cover Me Babe (as Harry Gerstad)
 1969 Hard Contract
 1967 The High Chaparral (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Firing Wall (1967) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
- The Widow from Red Rock (1967) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
 1967 The War Wagon (as Harry Gerstad)
 1966 Batman: The Movie (as Harry Gerstad)
 1963 Of Love and Desire (as Harry Gerstad)
 1962 Walk on the Wild Side (as Harry Gerstad)
 1960 Freckles
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Aftermath (1960) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
 1960 13 Fighting Men (as Harry Gerstad)
 1959 The Rookie
 1958 Frontier Gun (uncredited)
 1953-1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Around the World with Superman (1954) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
- The Whistling Bird (1954) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
- Star of Fate (1954) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
- Lady in Black (1954) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
- Jimmy Olsen, Boy Editor (1954) ... (as Harry Gerstad)
 1954 Stamp Day for Superman (Short)
 1953 Combat Squad
 1953 The Juggler
 1951 Death of a Salesman (as Harry Gerstad)
 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac (as Henry Gerstad)
 1950 The Men (as Harry Gerstad)
 1950 Rocketship X-M (as Harry Gerstad)
 1950 Gun Crazy (as Harry Gerstad)
 1949 Tough Assignment (as Harry Gerstad)
 1949 Champion (as Harry Gerstad)
 1948 Unknown Island (as Harry Gerstad)
 1947 Crossfire (as Harry Gerstad)
 1946 Till the End of Time (as Harry Gerstad)
 1946 The Spiral Staircase (as Harry Gerstad)
 1944 Brazil (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Harry Gerstad | Henry Gerstad

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