Robert L. Simpson (film editor)
|Robert L. Simpson|
|Born||July 31, 1910
|Died||June 1977 (aged 66)|
During a 55-year career, Simpson edited one hundred films, including Drums Along the Mohawk (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The Pride of St. Louis (1952), Call Me Madam, The King and I (1956), South Pacific (1958), Fate is the Hunter (1964), and Tony Rome (1967). He collaborated with director George Seaton on several projects, including Miracle on 34th Street, The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, Apartment for Peggy, and Chicken Every Sunday. He also worked with John Ford, Sidney Lanfield, and Walter Lang.
Simpson was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for The Grapes of Wrath.
- List of film director and editor collaborations - From 1940-1960, Simpson edited ten films directed by Walter Lang; The King and I (1956) was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Picture and the Academy Award for Best Director.
- Robert L. Simpson on IMDb
- "Most popular works with Robert L. Simpson and Walter Lang". Internet Movie Database.
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