Erma Horsley

Erma Horsley was an American film editor and screenwriter who worked for Republic Pictures during the 1920s and 1930s.[1]

Erma Horsley
Erma Ruth Dunkell

Los Angeles, California, USA
EducationHollywood High School
OccupationFilm editor, screenwriter
Spouse(s)Arthur Horsley


Born Erma Dunkell in California, she attended Hollywood High School before marrying Fox producer Arthur Horsley in 1916.[2][3][4] She worked as a film editor at the studios and also got a writing credit on 1928's Mystery Valley.[5] She and fellow editor Robert O. Crandall ran their own company, Erro Film Service, in the 1940s.[6]

Selected filmography

As editor:

As writer:


  1. "3 Apr 1918, 20 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  2. "26 Jun 1914, 17 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  3. "3 Apr 1918, 20 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  4. "Los Angeles Herald 31 October 1916 — California Digital Newspaper Collection". Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  5. Institute, American Film (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520209695.
  6. "29 Aug 1947, Page 11 - Covina Argus at". Retrieved 2019-03-10.
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