Editors to fete 2 aces

Blewitt, Clark honored for lifetime achievement

The American Cinema Editors have tapped David Blewitt and Jim Clark to receive the group’s lifetime career achievement award.

Kudos will be presented at the 55th annual ACE Eddie Awards Feb. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Blewitt went to work for the David L. Wolper organization in 1962 as a film editor. He won an Emmy two years later for co-editing “The Making of the President” and received an Oscar nom for “The Competition.”

His credits include “Butterflies Are Free,” docu “That’s Entertainment!” and TV specs “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau” and “Hollywood: The Selznick Years.”

Clark, who won the Oscar for “The Killing Fields,” began his career in 1951 as a cutting-room trainee at Ealing Film Studios.

Other credits include “Marathon Man,” “Darling” and “Vera Drake.”

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