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Gordon Sawyer (I) (1905–1980)

For over 50 years, Gordon E. Sawyer served as the Sound Director for Samuel Goldwyn Studios, and later for M.G.M. He was honored with three Oscars for his work on The Bishop's Wife (1947), The Alamo (1960), and West Side Story (1961), and received twelve additional Oscar nominations over the course of his career. The Gordon E. Sawyer Award, named ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Alamo Sound Department
(1960)
I, the Jury Sound Department
(1953)
The New Breed Sound Department
(1961-1962)
Heaven Only Knows Sound Department
(1947)

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 1968 Hell in the Pacific (recording supervisor - uncredited)
 1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (sound supervisor - uncredited)
  The New Breed (TV Series) (technical supervision - 13 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (technical supervisor - 1 episode, 1962)
- So Dark the Night (1962) ... (technical supervision)
- Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here (1962) ... (technical supervision)
- Thousands and Thousands of Miles (1962) ... (technical supervision)
- Echoes of Hate (1962) ... (technical supervision)
- The Deadlier Sex (1962) ... (technical supervision)
 1961 The Children's Hour (sound - uncredited)
 1961 West Side Story (sound supervisor - uncredited)
 1961 The Deadly Companions (sound - uncredited)
 1960 The Alamo (sound recording supervisor)
 1960 The Apartment (sound - uncredited)
 1956 Friendly Persuasion (sound recordist: Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department - uncredited)
 1953 I, the Jury (assistant sound)
 1952 Hans Christian Andersen (sound - uncredited)
 1951 I Want You (sound director - uncredited)
 1948 Red River (studio sound department head - uncredited)
 1947 Heaven Only Knows (sound)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1945 Wonder Man (sound director - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (supervising sound editor - uncredited)
 1930 Whoopee! (sound recordist - uncredited)
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