Philip W. Anderson (film editor)

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Philip W. Anderson (June 23, 1915[1] – March 27, 1980[2]) was an American film editor with more than fifty film credits commencing with the 1939 films, Marine Circus and Dark Magic.[3]

Philip W. Anderson
Philip William Anderson

June 23, 1915
DiedMarch 27, 1980(1980-03-27) (aged 64)
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1939–1971

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for three films: Giant (directed by George Stevens - 1956; with William Hornbeck and Fred Bohanan), Sayonara (directed by Joshua Logan - 1957; with Arthur P. Schmidt), and The Parent Trap (directed by David Swift - 1961). His final credit is for A Man Called Horse (directed by Elliot Silverstein - 1970).[3]


  1. ^ "Philip William Anderson, 1980". California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  2. ^ "Philip W. Anderson". British Film Institute. Retrieved June 15, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Philip W. Anderson on IMDb