Barbara McLean

Editor, Executive
Barbara McLean worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. She began as an assistant film editor in the 1920s. McLean worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including ... Read more »
Born: 11/16/1903 in Palisades, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Editor (22)

Untamed 1955 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Egyptian 1954 (Movie)

(Editor)

King of the Khyber Rifles 1953 (Movie)

(Editor)

Niagara 1953 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Desert Rats 1953 (Movie)

(Editor)

Viva Zapata! 1952 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Snows of Kilimanjaro 1951 (Movie)

(Editor)

All About Eve 1950 (Movie)

(Editor)

Twelve O'Clock High 1949 (Movie)

(Editor)

Nightmare Alley 1947 (Movie)

(Editor)

Margie 1946 (Movie)

(Editor)

Hello, Frisco, Hello 1942 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Song of Bernadette 1942 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Black Swan 1941 (Movie)

(Editor)

Jesse James 1938 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Rains Came 1938 (Movie)

(Editor)

Alexander's Ragtime Band 1937 (Movie)

(Editor)

In Old Chicago 1937 (Movie)

(Editor)

Suez 1937 (Movie)

(Editor)

Lloyd's of London 1935 (Movie)

(Editor)

Les Miserables 1934 (Movie)

(Editor)

Coquette 1928 (Movie)

(Editor)
Producer (1)

Seven Cities of Gold 1955 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Barbara McLean worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. She began as an assistant film editor in the 1920s. McLean worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Coquette" with Mary Pickford (1929), "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) and "The House of Rothschild" with George Arliss (1934). McLean was nominated for a Film Editing Academy Award for "Lloyd's of London" in 1936 as well as for a Film Editing Academy Award for "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1938. In the forties, McLean devoted her time to various credits, such as "Down Argentine Way" (1940), "Little Old New York" (1940) and "Maryland" (1940) starring Walter Brennan. She also worked on "A Yank in the R.A.F." (1941). McLean continued to exercise her talent in the forties and the fifties, taking on a mix of projects like "Prince of Foxes" (1949) starring Tyrone Power, "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949) starring Gregory Peck and "All About Eve" with Bette Davis (1950). Her credits also expanded to "No Way Out" (1950) and "The Gunfighter" (1950). McLean last edited the adaptation "Untamed" (1955) with Tyrone Power. McLean was married to Gordon McLean. McLean passed away in March 1996 at the age of 93.

Relationships

James Webb

Step-Son

Gordon McLean

Husband
divorced

Robert Webb

Husband
married from 1951 until his death

Milestones

1968

Retired from Fox

1949

Became chief of Twentieth Cetury Fox's editing division

1934

First film credits as editor, "The Affairs of Cellini" and "Gallant Lady"

Began as an assistant film editor in the 1920s

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