Thomas Pratt (film editor)

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Thomas Pratt
Born(1898-11-08)November 8, 1898
Santa Barbara, California
Died August 4, 1973(1973-08-04) (aged 74)
Netherlands
Occupation Film editor

Thomas Pratt (November 8, 1898 – August 4, 1973) was an American film editor.

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Biography

Born in Santa Barbara, California, Pratt was active as an editor from 1928 through 1959, apparently exclusively for Warner Brothers. His films include:

Santa Barbara, California City in California, United States

Santa Barbara is the county seat of Santa Barbara County in the U.S. state of California. Situated on a south-facing section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States, the city lies between the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Santa Barbara's climate is often described as Mediterranean, and the city has been promoted as the "American Riviera". As of 2014, the city had an estimated population of 91,196, up from 88,410 in 2010, making it the second most populous city in the county after Santa Maria. The contiguous urban area, which includes the cities of Goleta and Carpinteria, along with the unincorporated regions of Isla Vista, Montecito, Mission Canyon, Hope Ranch, Summerland, and others, has an approximate population of 220,000. The population of the entire county in 2010 was 423,895.

Filmography

<i>Sensation Seekers</i> (film) 1927 film by Lois Weber

Sensation Seekers is a 1927 American silent romantic drama film directed by Lois Weber, produced and distributed by Universal Pictures and starring Billie Dove.

<i>The Terror</i> (1928 film) 1928 film by Roy Del Ruth

The Terror is a 1928 early American, pre-Code, slasher film written by Harvey Gates and directed by Roy Del Ruth, based on the play of the same name by Edgar Wallace. It was the second "all-talking" motion picture released by Warner Bros.. The film was also the first all-talking horror film, made using the Vitaphone sound-on-disc system.

<i>Glorious Betsy</i> 1928 film by Gordon Hollingshead and Alan Crosland

Glorious Betsy is a 1928 silent film with talking sequences. It is based on a play of the same name by Rida Johnson Young, and it stars Dolores Costello. It was produced by Warner Bros. and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Adaptation in 1929. The film was directed by Alan Crosland with cinematography by Hal Mohr. A mute print of this film survives in the Library of Congress, and while the copy is missing some of the sound reels, it's unknown whether other copies of the sound have been preserved elsewhere. Vitaphone track survive incomplete at UCLA Film and Television Archive.

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