William W. Hornbeck
Date of Birth
Aug 23, 1901
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA

Biography

William W. Hornbeck was a film editor from the late '20s through the late '50s. He began his career as a lab assistant at Keystone when he was 15; there he worked his way up to supervising editor of Mack Sennett's comedies. He went to England in 1934 where he was in charge of editing Alexander Korda productions such as The Four Feathers (1939) and The Thief of Baghdad (1940). When WW II erupted,...