Harold F. Kress

Harold F. Kress
Born(1913-06-26)June 26, 1913
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedSeptember 18, 1999(1999-09-18) (aged 86)
Palm Desert, California, U.S.
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1933–1978
Spouse(s)Zelda Raphael Kress
ChildrenCarl Kress

Harold F. Kress (June 26, 1913 – September 18, 1999) was an American film editor with more than fifty feature film credits; he also directed several feature films in the early 1950s. He won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for How the West Was Won (1962) and again for The Towering Inferno (1974), and was nominated for four additional films; he is among the film editors most recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. He also worked publicly to increase the recognition of editing as a component of Hollywood filmmaking.[1][2][3][4]

  1. ^ Oliver, Myrna (September 28, 1999). "Harold F. Kress; Film Editor Won 2 Oscars". The Los Angeles Times.
  2. ^ Bergan, Ronald (October 21, 1999). "Harold Kress: Film editor who cut together Hollywood's greatest hits". The Guardian.
  3. ^ Sloman, Tony (October 26, 1999). "Obituary: Harold Kress". The Independent. Retrieved 2015-12-12.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference AMPAS was invoked but never defined (see the help page).