William Hornbeck

Editor, Executive, Lab assistant
One of Hollywood's most distinguished editors. Hornbeck began his career with Mack Sennett, worked as head editor for Alexander Korda in England, became part of Frank Capra's Army Signal Corps documentary unit and went ... Read more »
Born: 08/22/1901 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Editor (38)

Suddenly, Last Summer 1959 (Movie)

editorial consultant (Editing)

A Hole in the Head 1958 (Movie)

(Editor)

I Want to Live! 1958 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Quiet American 1957 (Movie)

(Editor)

Giant 1956 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Girl Rush 1955 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Barefoot Contessa 1954 (Movie)

(Editor)

Act of Love 1953 (Movie)

(Editor)

Shane 1953 (Movie)

(Editor)

A Place in the Sun 1950 (Movie)

(Editor)

State of the Union 1948 (Movie)

(Editor)

It's a Wonderful Life 1946 (Movie)

(Editor)

Tunisian Victory 1942 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

Why We Fight 1941 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

The Thief of Bagdad 1939 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

The Thief of Bagdad 1939 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

The Four Feathers 1938 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

Elephant Boy 1936 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

Storm in a Teacup 1936 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

The Man Who Could Work Miracles 1935 (Movie)

editor supervisor (Executive Editor)

The Goodbye Kiss 1927 (Movie)

(Editor)

21 Days (TV Show)

Editor

Dark Journey (Movie)

(Editor)

Hypnotized (Movie)

(Editor)

Knight Without Armour (Movie)

(Editor)

Lydia (Movie)

(Editor)

Men Are Not Gods (Movie)

(Editor)

Over the Moon (TV Show)

Editor

Rembrandt (Movie)

(Editor)

Riding High (Movie)

(Editor)

Sanders of the River (Movie)

(Editor)

Singapore (Movie)

(Editor)

Something to Live For (Movie)

(Editor)

That Hamilton Woman (Movie)

(Editor)

The Battle of Britain (Movie)

(Editor)

The Divorce of Lady X (Movie)

(Editor)

The Heiress (Movie)

(Editor)

The Jungle Book (Movie)

(Editor)

Biography

One of Hollywood's most distinguished editors. Hornbeck began his career with Mack Sennett, worked as head editor for Alexander Korda in England, became part of Frank Capra's Army Signal Corps documentary unit and went on to earn an Academy Award for "A Place in the Sun" (1951).

Milestones

1966

Appointed vice president

1960

Became Universal executive

1934

Moved to England

Became supervising editor of Mack Sennett comedies

Returned to US during WWII; joined Army

Began editing Alexander Korda productions

Began career as lab assistant at Keystone aged 15

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