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Irene Morra
editor
Irene Morra worked as a negative cutter at D. W. Griffith’s Los Angeles studios before becoming a cutter for Jackie Coogan Productions and Fox Films.
DOB: 07/31/1893
US

Irene Morra

Lived:
July 31, 1893 - November 25, 1978
Worked as:
editor, film cutter
Worked In:
United States
by Kristen Hatch

Irene Morra worked as a negative cutter at D. W. Griffith’s Los Angeles studios before becoming a cutter for Jackie Coogan Productions and Fox Films. She worked as an editor until her retirement in 1958.

See alsoHettie Grey BakerAnne BauchensMargaret BoothWinifred DunnKatherine HillikerViola LawrenceJane LoringBlanche SewellRose Smith


Selected Bibliography

This essay does not have a selected bibliography. Please see the Cutting Women: Margaret Booth and Hollywood's Pioneering Female Film Editors essay and bibliography for more resources.

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Filmography

A. Archival Filmography: Extant Film Titles:

1. Irene Morra as Editor

My Boy. Dir.: Victor Heerman, sc.: Max Abramson, Victor Heerman, Shirley Vance Martin, ed.: Irene Morra (Jackie Coogan Productions US 1921) cas.: Jackie Coogan, Claude Gillingwater, si, b&w, 35mm. Archive: FRB, USW, NLA, USC, ITC, BEB, USL, USF, USB, ESM, USR, ESB, FRC, FRL.

Oliver Twist. Dir.: Frank Lloyd, adp.: Frank Lloyd, Walter Anthony, ed.: Irene Morra (Jackie Coogan Productions US 1922) cas.: Jackie Coogan, Lon Chaney, si, b&w, 35mm. Archive: ITG, RUR, USW, USL, ILS, GBB, AUC, CAQ.

Trouble. Dir.: Albert Austin, sc.: Max Abraham, ed.: Irene Morra (Jackie Coogan Productions US 1922) cas.: Jackie Coogan, Wallace Beery, si, b&w. Archive: RUR, NLA.

Circus Days. Dir.: Edward F. Cline, sc.: Edward F. Cline, Harry Weil, James Otis Kaler, Eve Unsell, ed.: Irene Morra (Sol Lesser US 1921) cas.: Jackie Coogan, Barbara Tennant, si, b&w, 35mm. Archive: FRB, RUR, ESM, ESB, FRL.

Daddy. Dir.: E. Mason Hopper, sc.: Jack Coogan, Mrs. Jack Coogan, ed.: Irene Morra (Jackie Coogan Productions US 1923) cas.: Jackie Coogan, Arthur Edmund Carew, si, b&w, 35mm. Archive: USL, ITN.

A Boy of Flanders. Dir.: Victor Schertzinger, sc.: Walter Anthony, Marion Jackson, ed.: Irene Morra (Jackie Coogan Productions US 1924) cas.: Jackie Coogan, Nigel De Brulier, si, b&w. Archive: RUR.

Little Robinson Crusoe. Dir.: Edward F. Cline, sc.: Willard Mack, ed.: Irene Morra (Jackie Coogan Productions US 1924) cas.: Jackie Coogan, Daniel J. O’Brien, si, b&w. Archive: RUR.

One of the Bravest. Dir.: Frank O’Connor, sc.: James J. Tynan, ed.: Irene Morra ( Gotham Productions US 1925) cas.: Ralph Lewis, Edward Hearn, si, b&w. Archive: USW.

The Phantom of the Forest. Dir.: Henry McCarthy, sc.: James J. Tynan, ed.: Irene Morra (Gotham Productions US 1926) cas.: Edward G. Phillips, Betty Francisco, si, b&w, 35mm. Archive: USW, GBB.

B. Filmography: Not Extant Titles:

1. Irene Morra as Editor

The Rag Man, 1925; Prep and Pep, 1928; The News Parade, 1928; Win That Girl, 1928.

Citation

Hatch, Kristen. "Irene Morra." In Jane Gaines, Radha Vatsal, and Monica Dall’Asta, eds. Women Film Pioneers Project. Center for Digital Research and Scholarship. New York, NY: Columbia University Libraries, 2013. Web.   September 27, 2013.   <https://wfpp.cdrs.columbia.edu/pioneer/irene-morra-2/>

Related

Below are lists of other pioneers that are related to Irene Morra by occupation or geography.

Occupation: editors


Occupation: film cutters


Place: United States