lieutenant was Amy"s editing that was one of the main reasons Warners" films got their reputation for their fluid style and breakneck pace. He received Oscar nominations for Curtiz"s Yankee Doodle Dandy in 1942 and Raoul Walsh"s fanciful war film Objective, Burma! in 1945. Although Amy directed several shorts and a few features (including She Had to Say Yes) on his own for Warners, they didn"t meet with much success.
In the 1950s he turned to editing and directing for television