The Margaret Booth papers span the years 1935-1988 (bulk from 1972-1984) and encompass 1.7 linear
feet. The collection consists primarily of scripts from Booth's work in 1935-1936, and during the 1970s
and 1980s. Also, there is correspondence related to Booth's Honorary Academy Award.
Margaret Booth was an American film editor. She was supervising film editor at MGM from 1936 to 1969.
She then worked as a freelance editor and associate producer from the 1970s through the mid-1980s. Booth
was nominated for an Oscar for editing MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY and received a 1977 Honorary Academy
1.7 linear feet of papers.
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