Alfred Roome

Producer, Film editor

1908 – 1997

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Who was Alfred Roome?

Alfred Wallace Roome was an English film editor and occasional director.

Born in London, in 1908, he first worked in the film industry as a film editor on the 1932 British comedy film Thark. He went on to edit mostly comedies over the next forty years including many of the Aldwych Farces films, and Will Hay films such as Boys Will Be Boys.

He directed crime film My Brother's Keeper and comedy film It's Not Cricket.

In the latter years of his career he edited the Carry On series of films alongside the director, Gerald Thomas. He retired in 1975 after editing Carry on Behind.

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Born
Dec 22, 1908
London
Also known as
  • A.W. Roome
  • A. Roome
  • Alfred Wallace Roome
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  • England
  • United Kingdom
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Died
Nov 19, 1997
Gerrards Cross

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on July 23, 2013

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