Howard Bretherton

Howard Bretherton (13 February 1890, Tacoma, Washington – 12 April 1969, San Diego, California) was an American film director, film editor, and the father of film editor David Bretherton.

Howard Bretherton
BornFebruary 13, 1890
Tacoma, Washington, United States
DiedApril 12, 1969
San Diego, California, United States
OccupationFilm editor

CareerEdit

He began his career as a propman and then became a film editor during the early 1920s for MGM. He directed his first film, While London Sleeps, in 1926, and thereafter spent more than three decades working mostly as a film director. Of the roughly 100 pictures he directed, most of them were westerns and action/adventure films. The final film he directed was Night Raiders in 1952. Afterwards, he occasionally worked as a director in television through 1958.

Partial filmographyEdit

As directorEdit

As editorEdit

As associate producerEdit

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