Inman Hunter

Inman Hunter (25 August 1914 – July 1986) was a British-born film editor who worked in both Australia and England from 1938 to 1969.

Inman Hunter
Edward Inman Hunter

(1914-08-25)25 August 1914
Died1 July 1986(1986-07-01) (aged 71)
Richmond, Surrey, England, UK
Other namesE. M. Inman Hunter
E. M. Hunter
Occupationfilm and television editor
Years active1938-1972


His first film editing project was for Reginald Denham's 1938 crime thriller Queen of Crime. He then went to Australia in 1945 to work on the 1946 film The Overlanders. He returned to Australia in 1946 on a special Halifax bomber, a trip that achieved much publicity at the time,[1] and worked at Film Australia.[2] He then worked in Australian film production for several years, also providing the original story for the 1959 film The Siege of Pinchgut.

Hunter later returned to England where he worked mainly in television, editing until 1969.[3] He also served as supervising editor on the 1949 film Alice in Wonderland.[4]

Partial filmography





  1. "Mystery Girl Flying To Australia Soon". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 18 April 1946. p. 1. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  2. "SOMETHING NEW IN LOCAL FILMS". The Sunday Herald. Sydney: National Library of Australia. 17 December 1950. p. 5 Supplement: Sunday Herald Features. Retrieved 9 April 2012.
  3. Inman Hunter at BFI Database
  4. David Robinson. 'Cinema' Times [London, England] 27 Dec. 1985: 8. The Times Digital Archive 22 Apr. 2012
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