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Bill Butler

  • Birthplace: London, England
Date of passing: 
June 04, 2017

Bill Butler was a British-born film editor best known for his Oscar-nominated work on Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 classic A Clockwork Orange.

Butler also contributed to several films directed by Melvin Frank, including The Prisoner of Second Avenue, A Touch of Class, The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox and Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell. 

Additionally, Butler cut episodes of the television series St. Elsewhere, Man in a Suitcase and Deadly Games, as well as the telefilm Great Expectations.

To edit A Clockwork Orange, Butler worked closely with Kubrick seven days a week, 14 hours a day, for nearly a year.

Butler died June 4, 2017, in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 83.

Bill Butler was a British-born film editor best known for his Oscar-nominated work on Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 classic A Clockwork Orange.

Butler also contributed to several films directed by Melvin Frank, including The Prisoner of Second Avenue, A Touch of Class, The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox and Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell. 

Additionally, Butler cut episodes of the television series St. Elsewhere, Man in a Suitcase and Deadly Games, as well as the telefilm Great Expectations.

To edit A Clockwork Orange, Butler worked closely with Kubrick seven days a week, 14 hours a day, for nearly a year.

Butler died June 4, 2017, in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 83.

 

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