Edward Curtiss

Edward Curtiss was an American film editor who worked in Hollywood from the 1920s through the 1960s.

Edward Curtiss
BornJuly 7, 1898
Los Angeles, California, USA
DiedNovember 7, 1970 (aged 72)
Los Angeles, California, USA
OccupationFilm editor


Curtiss was born in Los Angeles, California, to Frank Curtiss and Mabel West. He got his start in the film industry as a stuntman, and he had an aviator's license.[1] He later transitioned into editing after impressing director Howard Hughes on set; he went on to edit a number of Hawks' films.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. "Worried". The Los Angeles Times. October 7, 1928.
  2. McCarthy, Todd (2000). Howard Hawks: The Grey Fox of Hollywood. Grove Press. ISBN 9780802137401.
  3. Kear, Lynn; Rossman, John (2016-03-30). The Complete Kay Francis Career Record: All Film, Stage, Radio and Television Appearances. McFarland. ISBN 9781476602875.
  4. Tuska, Jon (1992). The Complete Films of Mae West. Citadel Press. ISBN 9780806513591.
  5. Staff, Variety; Staff, Variety (1939-01-01). "Tower of London". Variety. Retrieved 2019-04-18.
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