During his 40-year career, the author became one of the industry''s most respected television editors, receiving seven Emmy nominations and winning four times. But it was as a master of the jump cut-an editing style in which a sudden cut from one shot to another is made without a fadeout-that he is most remembered, and the term became his nickname. This is a behind-the-scenes look at the development of television, from the days when some editing was done with a razor blade and tape to the electronic editing of today.
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