Carol Littleton

Editor
A native Oklahoman, Carol Littleton was studying on a Fulbright scholarship in France during the mid-1960s at the height of the French New Wave cinema. After viewing "The Battle of Algiers" (1965), she decided to pursue ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1947 in Oklahoma, USA

Filmography

Editor (40)

A Walk in the Woods 2015 (Movie)

(Editor)

Darling Companion 2012 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Rum Diary 2011 (Movie)

(Editor)

Country Strong 2010 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Other Boleyn Girl 2008 (Movie)

(Editor)

In the Land of Women 2007 (Movie)

(Editor)

Margot at the Wedding 2007 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Manchurian Candidate 2004 (Movie)

(Editor)

Dreamcatcher 2003 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Truth About Charlie 2002 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Anniversary Party 2001 (Movie)

(Editor)

What Women Want 2000 (Movie)

(Editing)

Mumford 1999 (Movie)

(Editor)

Beloved 1998 (Movie)

(Editor)

Twilight 1998 (Movie)

(Editor)

Diabolique 1996 (Movie)

(Editor)

China Moon 1994 (Movie)

(Editor)

Wyatt Earp 1994 (Movie)

(Editor)

Benny & Joon 1993 (Movie)

(Editor)

Grand Canyon 1991 (Movie)

(Editor)

White Palace 1990 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Accidental Tourist 1988 (Movie)

(Editor)

Vibes 1988 (Movie)

(Editor)

Swimming to Cambodia 1987 (Movie)

(Editor)

Brighton Beach Memoirs 1986 (Movie)

(Editor)

Silverado 1985 (Movie)

(Editor)

Places in the Heart 1984 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Big Chill 1983 (Movie)

(Editor)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 (Movie)

(Editor)

Body Heat 1981 (Movie)

(Editor)

Roadie 1980 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

Battered 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Editor

French Postcards 1979 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Mafu Cage 1977 (Movie)

(Editor)

Legacy 1976 (Movie)

(Editor)

Premonition 1972 (Movie)

(Assistant Editor)

Greed 1924 (Movie)

editorial consultant(1999 restoration) (Editing)

All The Way (TV Show)

Editor

Tuesdays With Morrie (TV Show)

Editor
Sound (1)

Premonition 1972 (Movie)

(Sound Effects)
Other (1)

Crazy People 1990 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

Biography

A native Oklahoman, Carol Littleton was studying on a Fulbright scholarship in France during the mid-1960s at the height of the French New Wave cinema. After viewing "The Battle of Algiers" (1965), she decided to pursue a career in film editing and was befriended by editors Suzanne Baron and Francoise Bonnot. Returning to the USA, Littleton settled in Southern California and began editing TV commercials. Working at the American Film Institute, she began cutting short films, including Lee Grant's "The Stronger" and Karen Arthur's "To Die in California."

Relationships

John Bailey

Husband
married on March 11, 1972 born in 1942

EDUCATION

University of Oklahoma

Norman , Oklahoma

studied in Paris on a Fulbright scholarship

Milestones

1999

Was editor of the ABC drama special "Tuesdays With Morrie"

1998

Cut Jonathan Demme's screen adaptation of "Beloved"

1996

Reteamed with Chechik for the remake of "Diabolique"

1993

First collaboration with Jeremiah Chechik, "Benny & Joon"

1991

Edited "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe", directed by her husband John Bailey

1987

Elected President of the Editors Guild, the second woman ever to hold that office

1982

Earned Oscar nomination for editing Steven Spielberg's "E.T.-The Extraterrestrial"

1981

Edited "Body Heat"; first collaboration with director Lawrence Kasdan

1978

Edited TV movie, "Battered" leading to feature projects

1975

First film as editor "Legacy"

1972

First screen credit, as assitant editor on Alan Rudolph's "Premonition"

1969

Moved to California

Edited short films at the American Film Institute

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