Maurice Pivar (11 August 1894 in Manchester, United Kingdom – 14 June 1982 in Los Angeles, California, United States) was an English-American film editor, producer and writer. He edited 21 films, oversaw editing of 59 films, produced 4 films and wrote the dialogue descript to the film The Cohens and the Kellys in Africa between years 1921 and 1936. He died of a heart attack at the age of 88.
Movies & TV shows
The Bride of Frankenstein
James Whale's Frankenstein ended in 1931. Dr. He wants to get away from the mad experiments now that he has not been killed as previously portrayed. When his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Franken...
East of Java
Survivors of a shipwreck find refuge on a tropical island--but so do the ship's cargo of lions and tigers.
Storm Over the Andes
The stories of flyers involved in the conflict between the two countries can be found in a war between the two countries.
Romance in the Rain
The publisher of a tabloid-type romance magazine decided to get some publicity by sponsoring a "Cinderella and Prince Charming" contest.
The Human Side
The story of a theatrical producer, his divorced wife and their four children.
One Exciting Adventure
One Exciting Adventure is a 1934 American comedy film directed by Ernst L. Frank. It is a remake of the 1933 German film What Women Dream.
Pip stole food from Magwitch, an escaped prisoner. Pip became friends with the girl after the convict was captured. A mysterious benefactor gives Pip wealth and he goes off to London for an education....
The son of a criminal is used by the police to get to him.
Hollywood studios used the same sets and costumes for foreign-language versions of their films in the early days of sound. Most of the foreign language versions no longer exist. The Spanish version is...
Heaven on Earth
A young boy learns that the man he thought was his father killed his real father and then adopted him.
A hopelessly silly young flibbertigibbet from Mississippi is faced with the choice of her poor, boorish New Jersey boyfriend or a man of experience.
British estate agent Renfield travels to Transylvania to meet with the mysterious Count Dracula, who is interested in leasing a castle in London and is,Unbeknown to Renfield, a vampire. The pair sail ...
Dr. A man tries to create life by assembling a creature from dead people. The monster is aided by his assistant, but it escapes into the countryside and wreaks havoc. After searching for the elusive b...
The Cohens and the Kellys in Africa
Cohen and Kelly families travel to Africa to buy elephant tusks.
King of Jazz
Made during the early years of the movie musical, this exuberant revue was one of the most extravagant, eclectic, and technically ambitious Hollywood productions of its day. Starring the bandleader Pa...
What Men Want
A playboy's mistress is in love with another man. Her younger sister is in town. Complications occur.
All Quiet on the Western Front
A young soldier is in World War I. He was not aware of the evil of war when he signed up to fight. They become sad and confused of their purpose.
A Lady Surrenders
To cool off, a wealthy industrialist's wife goes on an ocean trip. He married another woman because he thought she left him for good. There are problems when his first wife comes back.
Ray Sturgis, leader of the fashionable Long Island jazz set, is engaged to "Egypt" Hagen, an up-to-date girl in every respect. Egypt is arrested at a roadhouse raid, and at her mother's bidding, the R...
The Phantom of the Opera
The opera house in Paris has a composer known as "The Phantom" who is grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. The Phantom told her that he loved her. Christine is going to elope with de Chagny. T...