Dede Allen Biography (1924?-)

Full name, Dorothea Carothers Allen; born December 3, 1924 (some sources cite1925), in Cleveland, OH; father worked for Union Carbide; mother, an actress; married Stephen Fleischman (a director, documentary producer, news executive, and writer), c. 1950; children: Tom (a sound mixer), Ramey Ellis Ward (daughter; a production coordinator). Addresses: Manager: Martin Bauer, Bauer Co., 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Penthouse, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Film editor, producer
Birth Details
December 3, 1924?
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Editor
  • Because of Eve, International, 1948
  • Endowing Your Future (short film), 1957
  • Terror from the Year 5000 (also known as Cage of Doom, The Girl from 5000 A.D., and Terror from 5000 A.D.), American International Pictures, 1958
  • Odds against Tomorrow, United Artists, 1959
  • The Hustler, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961
  • America, America (also known as The Anatolian Smile), Warner Bros., 1963
  • It's Always Now (short film), 1965
  • Bonnie and Clyde, Warner Bros., 1967
  • Rachel, Rachel, Warner Bros., 1968
  • Alice's Restaurant, United Artists, 1969
  • Little Big Man, National General, 1970
  • Slaughterhouse-Five, Universal, 1972
  • Coeditor, Visions of Eight, Cinema V, 1973
  • (With Richard Marks) Serpico, Paramount, 1973
  • Dog Day Afternoon, Warner Bros., 1975
  • (With Jerry Greenberg and Stephen Rotter) Night Moves, Warner Bros., 1975
  • (With Greenberg and Rotter) The Missouri Breaks, United Artists, 1976
  • Slap Shot, Universal, 1977
  • The Wiz, Universal, 1978
  • (With Craig McKay; also executive producer, with Simon Relph) Reds, Paramount, 1981
  • Harry and Son, Orion, 1984
  • (With Jeff Gourson) Mike's Murder, Warner Bros., 1984
  • The Breakfast Club, Universal, 1985
  • (With Angelo Corrao) Off Beat, Buena Vista, 1986
  • (With Jim Miller) The Milagro Beanfield War, Universal, 1988
  • (With Miller) Let It Ride, Paramount, 1989
  • Coeditor, Henry & June, Universal, 1990
  • Coeditor, The Addams Family, Paramount, 1991
  • Wonder Boys (also known as Die Wonder Boys), Paramount, 2000
  • John Q, New Line Cinema, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Interviewee, NYTV: By the People Who Made It, PBS, 1998
  • Herself, Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood, BBC (England), 2003
  • Episodic
  • Appeared in an episode of American Cinema, PBS.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 4: Writers and Production Artists, St. James Press, 1996
    • Women Filmmakers and Their Films, St. James Press, 1998
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, March 23, 2001, p. 52
    • Los Angeles, March, 2002, p. 84

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