Margaret Booth
Date of Birth
Jan 16, 1898
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA


The sister of Broadway and film actor Elmer Booth, Margaret Booth entered films as a patcher, or film joiner, for D.W. Griffith. In 1921 she was hired as an assistant film editor by independent producer Louis B. Mayer. She remained with Mayer when his operation merged into the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer maw in 1924, cutting such important productions as The Mysterious Lady (1928), The Rogue Song (1930),...