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Frank Santillo

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Frank Santillo
Born(1912-10-08)October 8, 1912
DiedJune 30, 1978(1978-06-30) (aged 65)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationFilm editor

Frank Santillo (October 8, 1912 – June 30, 1978) was an American film editor who won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for Grand Prix in 1966. He was an associate of Slavko Vorkapich and Peter Ballbusch at MGM during the 1930s and 1940s and was known for his creative montage work.[1] He was under contract as an editor at MGM from 1956 to 1966.[2]

He died in his sleep in Los Angeles.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Obituaries". Variety. July 12, 1978. p. 79.
  2. ^ Finler, Joel W. (April 2, 1992), The Hollywood Story (Second ed.), Mandarin, p. 231, ISBN 0-7493-0637-8

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