TITLE

BOB ON ROB: Leighton's Career as Reiner's Editor

AUTHOR(S)
Fernandez Jr., Walter
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
CinemaEditor;2010 1st Quarter, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the career of Robert Leighton, an American Cinema Editors (ACE) who worked with Rob Reiner, a cinema director, in the editing room. It notes that Leighton and Reiner met in Hollywood in early 1980s. It mentions that the film "This is Spinal Tap" is considered to be Leighton's most demanding project with Reiner. It states that the duo shares the same creative style. Moreover, it offers information on journey of Leighton and how he landed into an editing career.
ACCESSION #
48724053

 

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