Bill Butler (film editor)

Bill Butler (1933 4 June 2017) was an English film editor. He was known for editing A Clockwork Orange (1971), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing. Other notable films edited by Butler include Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968), A Touch of Class (1973) and The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976), all directed by Melvin Frank. He died in Sherman Oaks, California in 2017.[1] A Clockwork Orange was listed as the 40th best-edited film of all time in a 2012 survey of members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild.[2]


  1. Barnes, Mike (16 June 2017). "Bill Butler, Oscar-Nominated Film Editor on 'A Clockwork Orange,' Dies at 83". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. "The 75 Best Edited Films". Editors Guild Magazine. 1 (3). May 2012. Archived from the original on 17 March 2015.

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