George Amy (George Joseph Amy)

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Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Starting as a film editor at age 17, George Amy found his niche at Warner Brothers in the 1930s. It was Amy's editing that was one of the main reasons Warners' films got their reputation for their fluid style and breakneck pace. He was a favorite of such top Warners directors as Michael Curtiz and Howard Hawks, and won an Academy Award for editing Hawks' Air Force (1943). Although Amy directed several shorts and a few features on his own for Warners, they didn't meet with much success. In the 1950s he turned to editing and directing for television. Read more...