Selected Takes: Film Editors on Editing


Interviews with 21 prominent feature film editors highlight this long-overdue look at the role of film editors, the importance of their work, and the nature of their craft. Organized to provide historical as well as collaborative continuity, Selected Takes features editors whose credits include films such as Ben Hur, The French Connection, The Godfather, and E.T. Each chapter includes a brief introduction to the artist, background information, a filmography, and personal recollections of specific films, producers, and directors, as well as instructive comments on editing techniques and procedures.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Robert Wise
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1991


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