Emmy winner Arthur Schneider dies

Worked on 'Laugh-In,' 'Sonny and Cher Show'

Arthur Schneider, an Emmy-winning editor, died Oct. 1 in Port Hueneme, Calif. He was 79.

Schneider's career spanned more than 35 years, working on such shows as "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," "The Sonny and Cher Show," "The Julie Andrews Hour" and numerous Bob Hope comedy specials. Hope gave Schneider the nickname "Jumpcut."

Schneider earned four Emmy Awards and seven nominations.

After he retired, Schneider published a number of books about both the technical side of postproduction and editing as well as his personal experiences in the early days of television.

Schneider is survived by his wife, Dee; two children, Robert and Lori; and three grandchildren.