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William Ziegler

William Ziegler



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Also Known As: Died: July 2, 1977
Born: September 4, 1909 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Editing ...


Editing (feature film)

McQ (1974)
A police lieutenant tackles corruption when his best friend is killed.
1776 (1972) as Supervising Film Editor
The founding fathers struggle to draft the Declaration of Independence.
The Omega Man (1971) as Film Editor
The only human survivor of a biological war fights to end a plague that has turned everybody else into monsters.
El Condor (1970) as Film Editor
A chain-gang escapee and an Apache search for a fortune in gold buried in a Mexican fortress.
Topaz (1969) as Film Editor
A French agent is sent to Cuba to spy for the CIA.
The Big Bounce (1969) as Film Editor
A handsome young farm worker finds himself having an affair with his boss'' young mistress and becoming the object of affections of an older woman who lives in town. Soon, the passions of the two women drive them to commit terrible acts, which cause the young man to leave town.
Firecreek (1968) as Film Editor
A pacifist sheriff must use tougher means when his town is threatened by a band of outlaws.
Pretty Poison (1968) as Film Editor
A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
A Covenant With Death (1967) as Film Editor
A lawyer defends a convicted man who killed his hangman before being cleared of the earlier crime.
A Fine Madness (1966) as Film Editor
A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
Never Too Late (1965) as Film Editor
A woman with grown children discovers she's pregnant again.
Two on a Guillotine (1965) as Film Editor
A magician''''s estranged daughter must stay in his mansion for seven nights alone to inherit his fortune.
Brainstorm (1965) as Film Editor
A young scientist fakes insanity so he can kill the husband of the woman he loves.
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Film Editor
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.
My Fair Lady (1964) as Film Editor
A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady.
Critic's Choice (1963) as Film Editor
A Broadway critic must write a negative review about his wife's play.
Island of Love (1963) as Film Editor
A con artist scams a gangster into financing his movie.
Wall of Noise (1963) as Film Editor
Story of an ambitious horse trainer working at the Hollywood Race Track.
The Music Man (1962) as Film Editor
A con artist hawks musical instruments and band uniforms to small-town America.
Rome Adventure (1962) as Film Editor
A rebellious teacher moves to Rome and finds love.
Susan Slade (1961) as Film Editor
A pregnant teen allows her mother to pass the baby off as her own.
A Fever in the Blood (1961) as Film Editor
A former governor is murdered and his killer''''s trial is sensationalized in the media.
Ice Palace (1960) as Film Editor
A money-hungry white man tries to plunder post-World War I Alaska for all that he can, but goes up against a local fisherman who resents his ways, and they battle it out up until Alaska becomes a State.
Yellowstone Kelly (1959) as Film Editor
A trapper gets caught between his young assistant and a beautiful Arapaho woman.
The Young Philadelphians (1959) as Film Editor
A young lawyer from the wrong side of town tries to break into society.
No Time for Sergeants (1958) as Film Editor
A hillbilly draftee turns the Air Force upside down.
Onionhead (1958) as Film Editor
An irresponsible student enlists in the Coast Guard expecting to sit out World War II.
Auntie Mame (1958) as Film Editor
An eccentric heiress raises her nephew to be a free spirit.
The Pajama Game (1957) as Film Editor
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!
Serenade (1956) as Film Editor
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
Toward the Unknown (1956) as Film Editor
A dishonored pilot who is no longer allowed to fly attempts to clear his name.
Battle Cry (1955) as Film Editor
A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Film Editor
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955) as Film Editor
An alienated teenager tries to handle life's troubles and an apron-wearing dad.
Young at Heart (1954) as Film Editor
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
The Eddie Cantor Story (1954) as Film Editor
The beloved entertainer rises to stardom from humble beginnings in the slums.
The Desert Song (1953) as Film Editor
A French professor secretly leads a band of desert freedom fighters.
The Lion and the Horse (1952) as Film Editor
A cowboy fights to save a wild horse from its exploitative owner.
Strangers on a Train (1951) as Film Editor
A man's joking suggestion that he and a chance acquaintance trade murders turns deadly.
Starlift (1951) as Film Editor
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
Hard, Fast and Beautiful (1951) as Film Editor
A domineering mother tries to turn her daughter into a tennis star.
The Admiral Was a Lady (1950) as Film Editor
Not Wanted (1949) as Film Editor
Twentyish Sally Kelton is unhappy at home and in the drab town in which she lives, until she meets roving musician Steve Ryan. Sally falls for Steve, but to Steve, she's just another fling before he heads to another town. Sally decides to "pull up stakes" and heads on a bus to Steve's next stop. On the road, she meets Drew Baxter, owner of a gaseteria in the town where she's heading. Drew sets Sally up with a room at a local boarding house and a job at his business. Try as he might, Drew can't win Sally's heart from Steve, who has remained indifferent to Sally since her arrival. When Steve heads off to South America, Sally is even more despondent--especially after she learns that she's pregnant with his child.
The Dude Goes West (1948) as Film Editor
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
Strike It Rich (1948) as Supervising Editor
Perilous Waters (1948) as Supervising Editor
Rope (1948) as Film Editor
Two wealthy young men try to commit the perfect crime by murdering a friend.
High Tide (1947) as Supervising Editor
A reporter hires a bodyguard to protect him from a gang boss he has been investigating. After a car accident traps the two of them inside the car with the tide coming in, the reporter recounts for his bodyguard the circumstances leading up to their predicament.
The Guilty (1947) as Supervising Editor
Abie's Irish Rose (1946) as Supervising Film Editor
Anne Nichols updated her original play by moving the time to the (then) present by starting the film with the V-E Day celebration in London, but no fundimental changes otherwise. This first film from Bing Crosby's production company (known as Bing Crosby Producers, Inc. and not as Bing Crosby Productions) was released in the US with a "General Audience" classification (and not the unknown-in-1946 classification of "Unrated") and starred newcomers Joanne Dru (Rosemary Murphy)and Richard Norris (Abie Cohen) in the roles defined in the title. Their respective fathers and mothers are none too keen on Abie and Rosemary's oil-and-water romance, and get even less keener when the two are married by a Protestant minister, a marriage that is quickly done again by a Jewish rabbi and then again by a Catholic priest. The contrast between Yiddish and Celtic dialects and religious practices is also maintained. Providence lends a helping hand at the end to effect the reconciliation of the fathers to their respective children and the choice they have made.
Spellbound (1945) as Assoc film ed
A psychiatrist tries to help the man she loves solve a murder buried in his subconscious.
A WAVE, a WAC and a Marine (1944) as Film Editor
Henny (Henny Youngman), talent scout for the Margaret Ames (Sally Eilers) Film Agency in Hollywood, mistakes Judy (Anne Gillis) and Marian (Elyse Knox), the understudies, for Eileen (Marjorie Woodworth) and Betty (Ramsay Ames), the real stars of a Broadway show and signs them up for movies. Margaret, furious with Henny for the blunder, fires him---but only temporarily. Another agent, Marty Allen (Richard Lane), once married to and still in love with Margaret, signs Betty and Eileen. Henny arrives with Judy and Marian, and the nightclub manager asks Henny to emcee the show. Though he is not sure himself what they can do, Henny introduces the girls and they make a hit in a dramatic sketch. (Simmer down, it's just a Monogram movie, and their nightclub attendees can react anyway director Phil Karlstein/Karlson wants them to.) Big-time movie producer R. J. (Alan Dinehart) signs them to a film contract. So, what does this have to do with the title, "A WAVE, a WAC and a Marine"? Because Judy joins the WAVES, Marian the WACS and Marty the Marines and all have two weeks before induction, and that is more than long enough to shoot a Monogram musical-within-a-Monogram musical and have a few days to spare.
The Hairy Ape (1944) as Supervising Editor
A ship's stoker becomes obsessed with a society beauty who finds him repulsive.
I'll Be Seeing You (1944) as Film Editor
A soldier meets a woman on Christmas furlough from prison and they fall in love.
Aerial Gunner (1943) as Editing
Alaska Highway (1943) as Editing
Pop Ormsby (Harry Shannon) wins the contract from the Army Engineer Corps for the construction of the Alaska Highway connecting Alaska to Canada. The elder of his two sons, Woody Ormseby (Richard Arlen), decides he had rather fight with bullets than bulldozers but is assigned by the Army to work on the project. Woody and his younger brother Steve (William Henry) are both rivals for the affection of Ann Caswell (Jean Parker), the daughter of Road Engineer Blair Caswell (Edward Earle).
Submarine Alert (1943) as Editing
Nazi spies use a stolen shortwave transmitter prototype to broadcast top secret shipping info to an offshore Japanese sub. To nab the spy ring, the Government has the West Coast's top radio engineers fired and shadowed to see if the Nazis recruit them to complete work on the prototype radio. Radio engineer Lew Deerhold, a resident alien without a job to pay for his adorable little ward Gina's life-saving operation, falls prey to the spy ring, and is swept up in a maelstrom of deceit and danger.
Tornado (1943) as Editing
High Explosive (1943) as Editing
Jack London (1943) as Film Editor
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.
Wildcat (1942) as Editing
Wildcatter Johnny Maverick (Richard Arlen) and his pal, Chicopee Nevins (Elisha Cook, Jr.) are speeding toward Antril Bend, a small town in the oil region, that has offered $25,000 to the person bringing in the first oil well.They accidently find oil on the town's outskirts, and Johnny writes a $4000 hot check for the property. He covers that by having Chicopee sell his half interest to oil promoter Gus Sloane (John Dilson) for $7000. Sloane hires a crew to start drilling on his half of the property, with Johnny's old enemy, Mile Rawlins (Larry "Buster" Crabbe) as his foreman. Rawlins sabotages Johnny's rig, causing Chicopee's death. Confidence man Oliver Westbrook (William Frawley) and his confederate, Nan Dearing (Arline Judge) hatch a plan to swindle Johnny by having Nan pose as Chicopee's sister. It works and Johnny makes Nan his partner. Another accident staged by Rawlins forces Johnny to sign a note to get money for repair. Nan falls in love with Johnny and abandons her plan to swindle him. As the note deadline approaches, Johnny learns that Sloane has purchased it as a means of taking over the well.
Wrecking Crew (1942) as Editing
Torpedo Boat (1942) as Editing
I Live on Danger (1942) as Editing
No Hands on the Clock (1941) as Editing
Private detective Humphrey Campbell informs his harried boss that not only has he tracked down the missing girl from his last case, but also married her. Before they can start their honeymoon, Campbell is dragged into another missing person case, which develops into a kidnapping related to a plague of bank robberies. By investigating a skein of blondes, redheads and brunettes, he invokes the suspicions of the Feds, as well as his jealous new bride.
Saps at Sea (1940) as Film Editor
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
Her First Romance (1940) as Film Editor
A rather plain coed Fellows and her beautiful sister Wells compete for the same man Evans. When Ladd thinks Evans is moving in on Linden he knocks him down, but things get straightened out.
A Chump at Oxford (1940) as Film Editor
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) as Editing
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
Captain Fury (1939) as Film Editor
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
Vagabond Lady (1935) as Asst cutter
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Editing (short)

Vamp Till Ready (1936)
Charley Chase''''s prudish wife pretends to be a party girl in this comedic short film.
Pan Handlers (1936)
In this comedic short, Patsy Kelly and Pert Kelton get jobs selling aluminum cookware door to door with little success.
Manhattan Monkey Business (1935)
After a man accidentally over-tips, he must find a way to pay for his dinner and impress a girl in this comedic short.

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