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Hal Ashby

Hal Ashby

Hal Ashby was an American film director and editor associated with the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. Before his career as a director Ashby edited films for Norman Jewison, notably The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, which earned Ashby an Oscar nomination for Best Editing, and In the Heat of the Night, which earned him his only Oscar for the same category. Ashby received a third Oscar nomination; this time for Best Director for Coming Home but...

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