James Sweeney (film editor)

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James Sweeney
Born(1901-02-27)February 27, 1901
Illinois, United States
DiedMarch 11, 1957(1957-03-11) (aged 56) [1]
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Film editor

James R. Sweeney (February 27, 1901 – March 11, 1957) was an American film editor. [2]

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Sweeney was born in Illinois and started his Hollywood career in 1929. After starting as a film editor for Columbia, including a number of Three Stooges short subjects, Sweeney spent most of the rest of his career on Columbia features and programmers. He was active through 1957, and worked on about 100 films and some early television series.

On March 11, 1957, Sweeney died of a heart attack. [1]

Filmography

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References

  1. 1 2 "James Sweeney Obituary". Los Angeles Evening Citizen News. March 13, 1957. p. 26. Retrieved March 27, 2024.
  2. Smith, Fredrick Y., ed. (July 1961). "In Memoriam". ACE First Decade Anniversary Book. American Cinema Editors, Inc. p. 74. James R. Sweeney [died on] March 11, 1957