Frederic Knudtson

Frederic Knudtson ( born April 9, 1906 in North Dakota, † February 15, 1964 in Los Angeles ) was an American film editor at.


Frederic Knudtson collected in 1932 first at RKO Pictures experience as an assistant editor of George Cukor's film What Price Hollywood. In the 1930s and 1940s, he came in numerous B- movies used, so in 1938 at the RKO Western The Renegade Ranger with George O'Brien and Rita Hayworth. Only after the Second World War he also major productions have been entrusted. In 1950 he received his first of six Oscar nominations in the category Best Editing for Ted Tetzlaffs eerie thriller The Window ( The Window, 1949). For the Drama ... and Not as a Stranger ( Not as a Stranger, 1955 ), he first worked with director Stanley Kramer. It was followed by several more films together, was nominated for the Academy Award for Knudtson, including the star-studded film drama Judgment at Nuremberg ( Judgement at Nuremberg, 1961).

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Best Editing