Carl Pierson

Carl Pierson was an American film editor who cut more than 200 films (primarily low-budget Westerns for Monogram and Republic) and television episodes over the course of his lengthy career in Hollywood. He also produced and directed a handful of movies.[1][2]

Carl Pierson
Carl Leo Pierson

June 26, 1891
DiedFebruary 11, 1977
OccupationFilm editor, director, producer
Spouse(s)Minerva Jane Sherwood (div.)
Mary (div.)


Carl Pierson was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was married at least twice: first Minerva Jane Sherwood in 1924, who filed for divorce in 1930;[3] and then to an actress Mary; she sued for divorce in 1939.[4] He had a daughter, Lois, with his first wife.[3]

Filmography (as editor)


  1. Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third series. 1952.
  2. Mavis, Paul (2011-03-03). The Espionage Filmography: United States Releases, 1898 through 1999. McFarland. ISBN 9780786449156.
  3. "Wife's Plea for Gayer Life Wins". The Los Angeles Times. 19 Dec 1930. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  4. "Says Husband Sulky". The Albuquerque Journal. 5 Aug 1939. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
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