Verna Fields

Editor
Born: 03/21/1918 in St Louis, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Editor (11)

Jaws 1975 (Movie)

Film Editor (Editor)

The Sugarland Express 1974 (Movie)

(Editor)

American Graffiti 1973 (Movie)

(Editor)

Daisy Miller 1973 (Movie)

(Editor)

Memory of Us 1973 (Movie)

(Editor)

Paper Moon 1973 (Movie)

(Editor)

What's Up Doc? 1972 (Movie)

(Editor)

Medium Cool 1969 (Movie)

(Editor)

Track of Thunder 1967 (Movie)

(Editor)

Deathwatch 1965 (Movie)

(Editor)

Studs Lonigan 1960 (Movie)

(Editor)
Production Management (1)

The Big Fix 1978 (Movie)

(Production Supervisor)
Sound (1)

A Face in the Rain 1962 (Movie)

(Sound)

Relationships

Sam Fields

Husband
married until his death in 1954

Milestones

1975

Received an Oscar for her superlative work on "Jaws", directed by Spielberg

1974

First collaboration with Steven Spielberg, "The Sugarland Express"

1973

With Marcia Lucas, edited "American Graffiti"

1972

Was editor on Peter Bogdanovich's "What's Up, Doc?"

1968

Edited "Medium Cool"

1954

Worked in television as an assistant editor or editor

1943

Began career as an assistant editor on such features as "Belle of the Yukon" and "The Woman in the Window"

Reteamed with Bogdanovich to cut "Paper Moon" (1973) and "Daisy Miller" (1974)

Promoted to vice president of feature films at Universal; held post until her 1982 death

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