Philip Cahn

Philip Cahn (1894–1984) was an American film editor who edited more than eighty films and television series.[1] He also directed the 1935 film I've Been Around.

Philip Cahn
BornJune 18, 1894
DiedSeptember 28, 1984 (aged 90)
Thousand Oaks, California
United States
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1930 - 1962 (film)

Together with I. James Wilkinson and Ben Lewis, Cahn founded The Society of Motion Picture Film Editors in 1937, which was renamed the Motion Picture Editors Guild in 1944.[2]

Philip Cahn was the brother of the director Edward L. Cahn and the father of the editor Dann Cahn.

Selected filmography



  • Lisa Dombrowski. The Films of Samuel Fuller: If You Die, I’ll Kill You. Wesleyan University Press, 2015.

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