“Forgotten Hollywood”- Passing Parade Claims Noted Editor…

Posted on December 26, 2017 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here… 

“`Jerry Greenberg was a film editor who created one of the most legendary car chase scenes in history. He was best-known for his Oscar and BAFTA-winning work on The French Connection. In 1979, his assignment on Apocalypse Now earned him a second Academy Award nod as well as BAFTA and ACE Eddie Award recognition, along with his co-editors. He earned a second Oscar nomination in the same year for his job on Kramer vs. Kramer.

“`Jerry’s career began as an assistant to pioneering editor Dede Allen on America America in 1963; and he went on to assist her on  Bonnie and Clyde, which received notable acclaim for their climatic ambush scene. He collaborated with director Brian De Palma on Dressed to Kill, which kicked off a relationship that would go on to produce five additional films, including The Untouchables. The American Cinema Editors, of which Greenberg was a member, honored him with its Career Achievement Award in 2015.

“`His other noteworthy credits include ScarfaceThe Taking of Pelham One Two Three, RedsThe Missouri BreaksAlice’s Restaurant, The Boys in the Band, The AccusedBody DoubleNational Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,  Get CarterDressed To Kill, Heaven’s GateAwakeningsAmerican History X, and Point Break.

“`Jerry Greenberg (above) was 81.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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