Albert Akst

Editor
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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. read more

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.

Born

Thursday, 31 August 1899

Died

Saturday, 19 April 1958

1957 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
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