Oswald Hafenrichter

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Oswald Hafenrichter
Born 1899
Died 1973 (aged 73–74)
Nationality Austrian
Occupation Film editor
Years active 1931–1973

Oswald Hafenrichter (1899–1973) was an Austrian-born film editor began his career with a series of German films in the early 1930s and some Italian films in the mid-1940s.

He moved to England at the end of World War II and worked on some British films of the time, including An Ideal Husband in 1947. He also worked on classic films for Carol Reed,[1] The Fallen Idol in 1949 and, the following year, The Third Man, for which he received an Academy Award nomination.

Hafenrichter then alternated between Italy and England for the rest of his career, which ended in the 1970s with the editing of a series of Hammer horror films.

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