October 8, 1912|
|Died||April 4, 2004
Ralph Kemplen (8 October 1912 – 4 April 2004) was a British film editor with more than fifty film credits between 1933 and 1982. Kemplen had a notable collaboration with director John Huston on six films between 1951 and 1966. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Editing for The Day of the Jackal (1973) and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing (for Moulin Rouge (1952), Oliver! (1968), and Day of the Jackal).
The director of each film is indicated in parenthesis.
- Death on the Set (1935)
- Man in the Mirror (1936)
- Dusty Ermine (Vorhaus-1936)
- Young Man's Fancy (Stevenson-1939)
- Carnival (Haynes-1946)
- Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill (1948)
- The African Queen (Huston-1951)
- Moulin Rouge (Huston-1952)
- Room at the Top (Clayton-1959)
- The Night of the Iguana (Huston-1964)
- A Man for All Seasons (Zinneman-1966)
- Oliver! (Reed-1968)
- The Day of the Jackal (Zinneman-1973) (for which he won the 1974 BAFTA Award).
- The Dark Crystal (Henson & Oz-1982)
- "Obituary: Ralph Kemplen". The Times(London). April 14, 2004. Subscription required.
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