This memoir traces Elmo Williams’s life from his early childhood to his views on life at age 93.
“Fate has thrown me some interesting curves,” says Elmo Williams, the farm boy turned film editor, director and producer.
As a young boy, he traveled with his family in a covered wagon to a new life in a New Mexico homestead. After struggling to help raise his siblings, in 1932 as a young teen he began working for film editor Merrill White. As White’s gopher, he spent his spare time watching and learning the art of film editing. Within three years he was a partner in an editing company with White in London. Continue reading Elmo Williams, A Hollywood Memoir by Elmo Williams
Every year Lorraine Williams (wife of Elmo Williams, Oscar-winning, longtime film editor and film producer of Twentieth Century-Fox), found the time to write to family and friends around the world. As she typed her letters of love, inspiration and humor, little did she know that they would be awaited with such anticipation. Lorraine’s annual Christmas letters, along with letters regaling her film-related escapades, found their way into the hearts of the people she loved as she traveled through England, France, Germany, Afghanistan and the United States with her family. Continue reading Hollywood Loved, One Woman’s Message of Christmas and Love that Touched Hearts Around the World
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