Michael C. Chorlton

Michael C. Chorlton (27 December 1913 25 October 1951) was an English film editor and, occasionally, director. He was born in Disley, Cheshire. He particularly worked with Powell and Pressburger, including editing The Silver Fleet and the motorcycle sequences for A Matter of Life and Death

Other films he edited include Juggernaut, Love on the Dole, The Volunteer, the Charters and Caldicott vehicle Crook's Tour and The Day Will Dawn.

Chorlton died in a plane crash near Shottesbrooke, Berkshire in his own plane on 25 October 1951. He was on a flight from the West London Aero Club, White Waltham with a local man.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. (26 October 1951). "Four killed in air crashes". The Times.

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