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Francis D. Lyon (1905–1996)

Although born in North Dakota, Francis D. Lyon's film career began in England as an editor on several prestigious J. Arthur Rank productions. Coming to Hollywood, he worked as an editor or supervising editor on numerous films, and won an Academy Award for editing Body and Soul (1947). Turning to directing in 1955, Lyon's output has been mostly ... See full bio »

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Known For

Body and Soul Editorial Department
(1947)
The Destructors Director
(1968)
(1966)
Gunsight Ridge Director
(1957)

Filmography

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 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Deep End (1964)
 1962 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Reward for Gaine (1962)
- Moneyrun (1962)
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Hunters (1961)
- Cry Fraud (1961)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Glass Jungle (1961)
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hired to Die (1961)
- The Blind Gun (1961)
 1959-1960 Laramie (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Drifter's Gold (1960)
- The Dark Trail (1960)
- Hour After Dawn (1960)
 1959-1960 M Squad (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- A Debt of Honor (1960) ... (uncredited)
 1959 Hudson's Bay (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Black Barrier (1959)
 1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Client: Steele (1959)
- Client: Martinez (1959)
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Loner (1959)
 1959 Escort West
 1958 South Seas Adventure (first segment)
 1957 The Oklahoman
 1956 The Great Locomotive Chase (as Francis Lyon)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Unforgivable (1955)
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Saturday Story (1954)
 1954 Man Against Crime (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- No Place to Hide (1954)
- Will o' the Wisp (1954)
 1953 Crazylegs
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
Show Show Editor (26 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (13 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
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Trivia:

Brother of producer Earle Lyon.

Nickname:

"Pete"

Star Sign:

Leo

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