Fred Allen (film editor)

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Fred Allen
Born(1896-12-16)December 16, 1896
Petaluma, California, United States
DiedMay 22, 1955(1955-05-22) (aged 58)
OccupationFilm editor
Film director

Fred Allen (December 16, 1896 – May 22, 1955) was an American film editor, and occasional director and writer. [1]


Born in Petaluma, California, Allen was active from 1921 through 1955, and is credited with editing over 100 movies. In silent films, he worked with Mack Sennett and Thomas H. Ince, and appears to be most active at Republic Pictures and RKO Radio Pictures. His seven directorial credits are all Westerns.

Selected filmography

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  1. "Fred Allen". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-02-24.