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McLean, Barbaralocked

(16 November 1903–28 March 1996)
  • Bruce J. Evensen

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McLean, Barbara (16 November 1903–28 March 1996), film editor, was born Barbara Pollut in the borough of Palisades Park, New Jersey. Nothing is known of her mother, but her father, Charles Pollut, exerted a strong influence, encouraging “Bobbie’s” interest in film by teaching her at an early age to chop and splice one-reel releases at the film lab he ran. Early moviemaking radiated out from ...

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