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Alyson Shaffer

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Alyson Shaffer
BornDecember 17, 1894
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
DiedJune 1974 (aged 79)
New York, New York, USA
OccupationFilm editor

Alyson Shaffer was an American film editor active during the late 1920s and early 1930s. She worked at Paramount and collaborated with filmmakers like William A. Wellman.[1][2] Her first known credit was on 1928's The Legion of the Condemned.[3]

Alyson, who was born in Virginia, moved to Hollywood by 1920, where she first worked as a studio stenographer before working her way up into an editing role. She lost her job in 1932 and never worked in the industry again.[4]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ "Tom Sawyer". Variety. 1930-01-01. Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  2. ^ "Follow Thru  /  Becky Sharp | UCLA Film & Television Archive". Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  3. ^ Film Daily; Film Daily (1929). Film Daily Year Book (1929). Media History Digital Library. New York, The Film Daily.
  4. ^ "20 Jul 1932, 16 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-02-27.

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