R.I.P. Dede Allen

She died Saturday at age 86. She was the first film editor to get a solo credit on a feature, 1967’s Bonnie And Clyde for which she “revolutionized imagery, sound, and pace” and “included a staccato tempo sometimes called shock cutting, and beginning the sound from the next scene while the previous scene was still playing,” which all ushered in a new aesthetic that’s now the standard in Hollywood moviemaking,” says the Los Angeles Times‘ excellent obituary today.

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