Jane Loring

by Kristen Hatch

A Denver native, Loring edited movie trailers before becoming a film cutter for Paramount-Famous Players Lasky in 1927. She would remain with Paramount until the early 1930s, when she moved to RKO as an assistant director.

See alsoHettie Gray BakerAnne BauchensMargaret Booth, Winifred DunnKatharine HillikerViola LawrenceIrene MorraBlanche Sewell, Rose Smith


The bibliography for this essay is included in the “Cutting Women: Margaret Booth and Hollywood’s Pioneering Female Film Editors” overview essay.


A. Archival Filmography: Extant Film Titles:

1. Jane Loring as Editor

Pointed Heels. Dir.: Edward Sutherland, sc.: Florence Ryerson, ed.: Jane Loring (Paramount Famous Lasky Corp. US 1929) cas.: William Powell, Fay Wray, Helen Kane, si&so, b&w, 7 reels; 5, 689 ft. Archive: UCLA Film & Television Archive.

The Saturday Night Kid. Dir.: Edward Sutherland, sc.: Ethel Doherty, ed.: Jane Loring (Paramount Famous Lasky Corp. US 1929) cas.: Clara Bow, James Hall, Jean Arthur, si&so, b&w. Archive: BFI National Archive.

B. Filmography: Non-Extant Film Titles:

1. Jane Loring as Editor

Avalanche, 1928; The Water Hole, 1928; Fast Company, 1929; Sunset Pass, 1929.


Hatch, Kristen. "Jane Loring." In Jane Gaines, Radha Vatsal, and Monica Dall’Asta, eds. Women Film Pioneers Project. New York, NY: Columbia University Libraries, 2013.  <https://doi.org/10.7916/d8-7sn0-x271>

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