Harold F. Kress

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Harold F. Kress was an American film editor with more than fifty feature film credits; he also directed several feature films in the early 1950s. He won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for How the West Was Won (1962) and again for The Towering Inferno (1974), and was nominated for four additional films; he is among the film editors most... read more

Harold F. Kress was an American film editor with more than fifty feature film credits; he also directed several feature films in the early 1950s. He won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for How the West Was Won (1962) and again for The Towering Inferno (1974), and was nominated for four additional films; he is among the film editors most recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. He also worked publicly to increase the recognition of editing as a component of Hollywood filmmaking.

Born

Thursday, 26 June 1913

Died

Saturday, 18 September 1999

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1975 Oscar Best Film Editing Won
1973 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1964 Oscar Best Film Editing Won
1947 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1943 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1942 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
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