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Verna Fields (I) (1918–1982)

Verna Fields was born on March 21, 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Verna Hellman. She is known for her work on Jaws (1975), American Graffiti (1973) and Paper Moon (1973). She was married to Sam Fields. She died on November 30, 1982 in Encino, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Jaws Editor
(1975)
(1973)
Paper Moon Editor
(1973)
El Cid Sound Department
(1961)

Filmography

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 1972 Pickup on 101 (sound editor)
 1968 Targets (sound editor)
 1963 Face in the Rain (sound editor)
 1963 The Balcony (sound editor)
 1962 Story Of... (TV Series documentary) (sound effects editor - 1 episode)
- Story of an Actress (1962) ... (sound effects editor)
 1961 El Cid (sound editor)
 1961 Ring of Terror (sound editor)
  The Tom Ewell Show (TV Series) (sound effects - 6 episodes, 1961) (sound effects editor - 1 episode, 1960)
- Never Do Business with Relatives (1961) ... (sound effects)
- Passenger Pending (1961) ... (sound effects)
- Handy Man (1961) ... (sound effects)
- Big Brother (1961) ... (sound effects)
- Put It On, Take It Off (1961) ... (sound effects)
 1960-1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) (sound effects - 25 episodes)
- Barney's Bounty (1961) ... (sound effects)
- Dead Reckoning (1961) ... (sound effects)
- The Long Search (1961) ... (sound effects)
- Monday Morning (1961) ... (sound effects)
- Detour (1961) ... (sound effects)
 1960 The Savage Eye (sound editor)
  Death Valley Days (TV Series) (sound effects editor - 44 episodes, 1956 - 1958) (sound effects - 27 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
- Forty Steps to Glory (1959) ... (sound effects)
- Valley of Danger (1959) ... (sound effects)
- Half a Loaf (1959) ... (sound effects)
- RX: Slow Death (1959) ... (sound effects)
- The Talking Wire (1959) ... (sound effects)
  Sky King (TV Series) (sound effects - 38 episodes, 1956 - 1959) (sound effects editor - 4 episodes, 1956)
- Mickey's Birthday (1959) ... (sound effects)
- Ring of Fire (1959) ... (sound effects)
- Dead Giveaway (1959) ... (sound effects)
- A Mickey for Sky (1959) ... (sound effects)
- Terror Cruise (1959) ... (sound effects)
 1958 How to Make a Monster (sound effects editor)
 1957 Fury (TV Series) (sound editor - 3 episodes)
- Bike Road-eo (1957) ... (sound editor)
- Mercy Flight (1957) ... (sound editor)
- Community Chest (1957) ... (sound editor)
 1957 Black Patch (sound editor - as Verna H. Fields)
 1957 Snowfire (sound effects editor)
 1957 Crime of Passion (sound effects editor)
 1956 Dance with Me, Henry (sound effects editor)
 1956 While the City Sleeps (sound editor)
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Alternate Names:

Verna H. Fields
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She was such a brilliant editor that she was actually promoted to a studio executive at Universal. Among her many accomplishments she is credited with introducing two young directors to each other while at Universal: George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. See more »

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Mother Cutter

Star Sign:

Aries

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