Elmo Williams

Director, Producer, Editor
Elmo Williams worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Williams worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Forever and a Day" (1943) starring Anthony ... Read more »
Born: 04/30/1913 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Filmography

Producer (7)

Ernest Goes to Camp 1987 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Man, Woman and Child 1983 (Movie)

(Producer)

Caravans 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

Sidewinder One 1976 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Blue Max 1966 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Longest Day 1961 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)
Editor (7)

The Vikings 1958 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

Hell Ship Mutiny 1957 (Movie)

(Editor)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 1954 (Movie)

(Editor)

High Noon 1952 (Movie)

(Editor)

Bodyguard 1948 (Movie)

(Editor)

Irene 1939 (Movie)

(Editor)

Nurse Edith Cavell 1938 (Movie)

(Editor)
Director (3)

The Big Gamble 1961 (Movie)

African action sequences director (Segment Director)

The Vikings 1958 (Movie)

2nd unit director (Director)

Hell Ship Mutiny 1957 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (1)

History Vs. Hollywood 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor
Production Management (1)

The Longest Day 1961 (Movie)

(Production Coordinator)

Biography

Elmo Williams worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Williams worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Forever and a Day" (1943) starring Anthony Collins, "Irene" (1940) and "Nocturne" (1946) starring George Raft. He also contributed to "Nurse Edith Cavell" with Anna Neagle (1939), "Sunny" (1941) starring Anna Neagle and "They Won't Believe Me" (1947). In the forties and the fifties, Williams devoted his time to various credits, such as "Bodyguard" (1948), "The Miracle of the Bells" with Fred MacMurray (1948) and "Follow Me Quietly" (1949). Williams won a Film Editing Academy Award for "High Noon" in 1952. Williams was nominated for a Film Editing Academy Award for "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" in 1954. Williams last worked on "History Vs. Hollywood" (History, 2001-02). Williams passed away in October 2002 at the age of 89.

Milestones

1970

Named head of Fox's worldwide productions

1952

Film directing debut with "The Tall Texan"

1939

Hired by RKO as an editor

1933

First film job as cutter in England

Named head of Fox's British productions

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