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Adrienne Fazan was an award-winning American film editor who first started cutting films in 1933. She worked on many MGM films, including The Tell-Tale Heart (1941), Anchors Aweigh (1945), Singin' in the Rain (1952), and Kismet (1955).[1]

Adrienne Fazan
BornMay 9, 1906
Germany
DiedAugust 23, 1986(1986-08-23) (aged 80)
Los Angeles, California, USA
OccupationFilm editor

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Fazan was born in Germany, to John Fazan and Magdalena Fremdling. She became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1923, and by 1930 was living in Los Angeles and working as a film editor at a studio.

Fazan was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for An American in Paris in 1951,[2] and received the award for Gigi in 1958.[3] Both of these films were directed by Vincente Minnelli, with whom Fazan collaborated on 11 films. She retired in 1970[4] after editing The Cheyenne Social Club.

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  1. ^ Meuel, David (2016). Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema. McFarland. pp. 179–180. ISBN 9781476625201.
  2. ^ Boardman, Madeline (November 11, 2016). "This Is What the 1951 'An American in Paris' Premiere Looked Like". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  3. ^ Meuel, David (2016). Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema. McFarland. p. 179. ISBN 9781476625201.
  4. ^ Meuel, David (2016). Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema. McFarland. p. 182. ISBN 9781476625201.

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