Alan Osbiston

Alan Brigstocke Osbiston (7 May 1914[1] – 1971) was an Australian-born British film editor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing in 1962 for The Guns of Navarone.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

Osbiston was born in Crows Nest, New South Wales, to Charles Alan and Emily Florence "Bae" Osbiston, née Brigstocke of Brockley Farm, Mount Druitt, New South Wales.[1]

Osbiston attended "Shore School"[4] and for much of his early life lived in Chatswood, Sydney.

Prior to joining the British Ministry of Information, Osbiston worked for Cinesound in Sydney.[5]

PersonalEdit

Osbiston married Lyla Cranston of London, on 15 August 1942 in London.[6]

He was a cousin of Australian actor Max Osbiston (7 August 1914 – 12 March 1981).

Selected filmography (as editor)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Family Notices". The Sydney Morning Herald. New South Wales, Australia. 30 May 1914. p. 20. Retrieved 15 January 2020 – via Trove.
  2. ^ Born: 7 May 1914, Array (2 July 2015). "Alan Osbiston". BFI. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  3. ^ Hollywood.com Staff (3 February 2015). "Alan Osbiston | Biography and Filmography | 1914". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  4. ^ "The Torchbearer". May 1928. p. 71. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Australia To Have Film Unit". The Mercury (Hobart). Tasmania, Australia. 28 April 1945. p. 9. Retrieved 15 January 2020 – via Trove.
  6. ^ "Family Notices". The Sydney Morning Herald. New South Wales, Australia. 7 November 1942. p. 16. Retrieved 15 January 2020 – via Trove.

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