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Helga Cranston (1921–2013)

Cranston was born Helga May, to a Jewish painter and composer in Darmstadt, Germany. At the age of 18 she emigrated to England to escape the Nazis. After editing films with Lawrence Oliver, Otto Preminger and others in London, she immigrated to Israel in 1958, with the aim of developing a film industry there. She directed short documentaries in ... See full bio »


(age 91) in Tel Aviv, Israel

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Hell Below Zero Editorial Department
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 1954 Hell Below Zero (montages)
 1945 The Seventh Veil (first assistant editor - uncredited)
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart! (assembly cutter - uncredited)
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 1961 Ashdod 1961 (Documentary short)

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"Kunstpioniere in Eretz Israel: die Geschicthe des Bildhauers Rudi Lehmann und der Keramikerin Hedwig Grossmann", book. See more »

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