Geoffrey Foot

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Geoffrey
Family name: 
Foot
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Interview Number: 
28
Interview Date(s): 
6 Jan 1988
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Duration (mins): 
75
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Geoffrey  Foot (19 May 1915 – 9 September 2010) was a British film editor. He was born in Putney and began his career with Ealing Studios. Foot was a co-founder of the Guild of British Film and Television Editors  .After the Second World War, during which he worked for the Crown Film Unit, he assisted David Lean, most notably on The Sound Barrier (1952), written by Terence Rattigan, which won an Oscar. His work was noticed by Walt Disney, who hired him for Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1953). In 1967, Foot was supervising editor on the cult television series The Prisoner. This interview was recorded on the 6th January 1988.