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Viola Lawrence (1894–1973)

Regarded as Hollywood's first lady film cutter, Viola Lawrence began her career holding title cards for the Brooklyn-based film company Vitagraph. In 1911, she earned a meager $5 as a messenger. But she persisted in the business and worked her way up to edit her first film in 1912. Five years later, she resettled in Hollywood where she was signed ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »

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Pal Joey Editor
Pepe Editor


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 1960 Pepe
 1957 Pal Joey
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
 1955 Queen Bee
 1955 Tight Spot
 1953 Salome
 1952 Paula
 1951 Sirocco
 1950 Harriet Craig
 1949 Tokyo Joe
 1948 The Dark Past
 1948 Mary Lou
 1947 Down to Earth
 1945 Hit the Hay
 1944 Cover Girl
 1941 Bedtime Story
 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan (film editor)
 1941 Two in a Taxi
 1941 The Big Boss
 1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (film editor)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife (film editor)
 1940 Five Little Peppers at Home (film editor)
 1938 I Am the Law
 1938 City Streets
 1938 There's Always a Woman (film editor)
 1938 Penitentiary
 1936 Craig's Wife
 1935 Party Wire (film editor)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking (film editor)
 1934 Jealousy
 1934 Lady by Choice (film editor)
 1933 Man's Castle
 1932 Queen Kelly (film editor)
 1930 What a Widow!
 1928 The Awakening
 1928 Two Lovers
 1920 Once to Every Woman (uncredited)
 1920 The Virgin of Stamboul (uncredited)
 1919 Blind Husbands (uncredited)
 1919 His Divorced Wife (as Viola Mallory)
 1919 Loot (as Viola Mallory)
 1918 The Heart of Humanity (as Viola Mallory)
 1917 An Alabaster Box (as Viola Mallory)
 1917 Within the Law (as Viola Mallory)

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Viola Mallory

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