Film editor Bud S. Smith sells Hollywood Hills home for $880,000


Film editor Bud S. Smith and his wife, sound editor Lucy Coldsnow-Smith, have sold their Hollywood Hills home of more than 40 years for $880,000.

The hillside storybook cottage-style home, built in 1926, is surrounded by patios and gardens. Features include a step-down living room with high ceilings and a fireplace, two bedrooms and a separate one-bedroom guest apartment.

Smith was nominated for Oscars for his film editing work on “The Exorcist” (1973) and “Flashdance” (1983). His credits include “The Karate Kid” (1984), “Darkman” (1990) and “Ladder 49” (2004).


Lucy Coldsnow-Smith was a dialogue editor for “Gran Torino” (2008), “Million Dollar Baby” (2004) and “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” (2007).

Gary Bergevin of Prudential California Realty in Los Feliz office was the listing agent. Neil Rain Persad of Nelson Shelton & Associates in Beverly Hills office represented the buyers.

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