From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James E. Newcom (August 29, 1905 – October 6, 1990) was an American film editor who had over 40 films during his long career. All 4 of these nominations were in the category of Best Film Editing 12th Academy Awards-Gone with the Wind. Shared with Hal C. Kern. Won. 17th Academy Awards-Nominated for Since You Went Away. Nomination shared with Hal C. Kern. Lost to Wilson. 23rd Academy Awards-Nominated for Annie Get Your Gun. Lost to King Solomon's Mines. ... Read more
29 August 1905
Wayne, Indiana, USA
1957 . Drama, War . 1h 50m
Executive producer. The story of Frank W. "Spig" Wead - a Navy-flyer turned screenwriter.
1951 . Adventure, Drama, Western . 1h 58m
Executive producer. In a time when "The West" pretty much ends in Texas and only California is slowly being populated by the white men, there's a severe lack of women among the workers on Roy Whitman's farm in the California Valley. So he goes back east to Chicago to recruit 150 women willing to become wives for his employees. From the candidates he selects 138 who seem able to survive a months long journey across "The Great American Desert" and the Rocky Mountains. Written by Tom Zoerner
1944 . Drama, Thriller . 2h 1m
Executive producer. Evelyn, an emotionally vulnerable and unstable woman, stays at the home of her doctor Dan Proctor. There she meets and falls in love with his brother, Douglas, who is happily married to Ann. Evelyn then sets forth to break up the happy marriage and win the love of Douglas.
1936 . Action, Crime, Drama . 1h 16m
Executive producer. An unhappy child, accompanied by his dog, runs away from home and is befriended by a gangster on the lam.
1940 . Documentary . 30 m
As Himself. This 1940 presentation features highlights of earlier (1928 onward) Oscar ceremonies including Shirley Temple and Walt Disney, plus acceptance speeches for films released in 1939 with recipients and presenters including Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, Hattie McDaniel, Fay Bainter, Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Sinclair Lewis, and more, with host Bob Hope.
1948 . Comedy . 1h 16m
Executive producer. Eddie Tayloe's grandfather leaves him six thousand dollars and the money belt it came in, freeing Tayloe to leave his dull newspaper job in Texas and move to New York to become a playwright. Along the way, his car breaks down and a girl walking along the highway asks for a lift. It turns out she's a nice girl, named Perry, running away from a job at a gasoline station. Soon they're off to New York together, but part ways once they arrive. Time passes and Eddie is failing to sell his play; Perry is failing to find a job. Odd circumstances, involving an old pickpocket named Mandy, bring them together again.
1946 . Drama . 1h 40m
Executive producer. A young bride tries to rebuild her life after she learns her husband has been killed in the war.
1933 . Comedy . 1h 8m
Executive producer. A charlatan posing as Baron Munchhausen is invited to be guest speaker at a girls' school.
1951 . Action, Drama, War, History . 1h 32m
Executive producer. A tribute to the U.S. 442nd Regimental Combat Team, formed in 1943 by Presidential permission with Japanese-American volunteers. We follow the training of a platoon under the rueful command of Lt. Mike Grayson who shares common prejudices of the time. The 442nd serve in Italy, then France, distinguishing themselves in skirmishes and battles; gradually and naturally, Grayson's prejudices evaporate with dawning realization that his men are better soldiers than he is.