Owen Marks (August 8, 1899 – September 18, 1960) was an English film editor who worked in the US.

Owen Marks
BornAugust 8, 1899 (1899-08-08)
England, United Kingdom
Died18 September 1960 (1960-09-19) (aged 61)
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1928–1961

Born in England, Marks spent time as a prizefighter[1] before his film career began in 1928, when Warner Bros. contracted him as a film editor. He edited over 95 films during his tenure. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for Casablanca[2] (1942) and Janie[3] (1944), but did not win either time.

Marks died on September 18, 1960, in Los Angeles, California. His final films as editor, The Sins of Rachel Cade and Parrish, were released posthumously in 1961.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Harmetz, Aljean (2002). The Making of Casablanca: Bogart, Bergman, and World War II. Hyperion. p. 262. ISBN 9780786888146. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "The 16th Academy Awards (1944) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  3. ^ "The 17th Academy Awards (1945) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  4. ^ a b Donati, William (2013). Ida Lupino: A Biography. University Press of Kentucky. p. 251. ISBN 9780813143521.

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