Walter Murch on Film Editing

In class we watched
The Cutting Edge The Magic of Movie Editing (Documentary)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cutting_Edge:_The_Magic_of_Movie_Editing
Students, send your notes on what you found most interesting in the video we viewed in class. Was there a film editor, era, or technique that you did not know about and would love to know more about? What did you take away from the documentary?
More Walter Murch:

In the Blink of an Eye is celebrated film editor Walter Murch ‘s vivid, multifaceted, thought-provoking essay on film editing. Starting with what might be the most basic editing question – Why do cuts work? – Murch treats the reader to a wonderful ride through the aesthetics and practical concerns of cutting film. Along the way, he offers his unique insights on such subject

The Film & Sound Editor behind Apocalypse Now & The English Patient reveals the relationship between editing and dance, the importance of rhythm – “like telling a good joke” – and how digital film has transformed his work.
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Walter Murch

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…a master of picture editing and sound design, Murch has worked with, among others, director Francis Ford Coppola on such cinematic milestones as The Conversation, The Godfather I, II and III, and Apocalypse Now.
from:
“Walter Murch: From The Godfather to the God Particle”
http://filmmakermagazine.com/84549-walter-murch-from-the-godfather-to-the-god-particle/#.UwtgxvRdWTI

Walter Murch on Editing:
http://youtu.be/WcBpXLNmS3Q