‘Titanic’ top fare at 48th Eddie gala

ACE nods to 'ER,' 'George Wallace'

HOLLYWOOD — Adding to its growing stack of statuettes, “Titanic’s” trio of editors — Conrad Buff, helmer-writer James Cameron and Richard A. Harris — took the Eddie award for feature film at the 48th American Cinema Editors awards, held Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Other top Eddie awards went to the second part of TNT’s “George Wallace” in the TV miniseries category, edited by Antony Gibbs; Lifetime telepic “Little Girls in Pretty Boxes,” edited by Martin Nicholson; the “ER” episode “The Long Way Around,” edited by Randy Morgan; and “Frasier” seg “Perspectives on Christmas,” edited by Ron Volk.

ACE career achievement awards were presented to John M. Woodcock and Gerry Hambling. Presenters at the ceremony included Frances Fisher, Steve Guttenberg, Swoosie Kurtz, Alan Parker and Daryl Hannah.

A complete list of winners follows.

FILM

“Titanic” — Conrad Buff, James Cameron, Richard Harris (Paramount/20th Century Fox).

TV MINISERIES

“George Wallace, Part Two” — Antony Gibbs (TNT).

TV MOVIE (COMMERCIAL TV)

“Little Girls in Pretty Boxes” — Martin Nicholson (Lifetime).

ONE-HOUR TV SERIES

“ER” (“The Long Way Around”) — Randy Morgan (NBC).

HALF-HOUR SERIES

“Frasier” (“Perspectives on Christmas”) — Ron Volk (NBC).

DOCUMENTARY

“Frank Capra’s American Dream” — Arnold Glassman (American Movie Classics).

TV MOVIE (NON-COMMERCIAL)

“Don King: Only in America” — Steven Cohen (HBO).

STUDENT EDITING

Sharon Teo, Ohio State U.

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