Albert Akst was an American musician turned film editor, played saxophone in Meyer Davis Orchestra and on vaudeville until 1930. He became a film cutter of short subjects and later became an editor on 53 feature films, including Forbidden Passage, Johnny Eager, Ziegfeld Follies, Summer Stock, Brigadoon and Meet Me in Las Vegas. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Somebody Up There Likes Me.
Thursday, 31 August 1899
Saturday, 19 April 1958
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