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Employer Zora Neale Hurston
Between 1933 and 1941, she was a Drama Professor at Bethune-Cookman College (Daytona, Florida) and North Carolina College for Negroes , now North Carolina Central University . In 1941, she was a staff...
Employer Elinor Glyn
EG produced and appeared as herself in her film It. Clara Bow played the leading role. Clarence Badger directed the film, which had been designed by Paramount 's Benjamin Schulberg .
Hardwick, Joan. Addicted to Romance: The Life and Adventures of Elinor Glyn. Andre Deutsch, 1994.
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Employer Elinor Glyn
To boost her persona as a dignified foreign lady, she called herself Madame Glyn.
Glyn, Elinor. Romantic Adventure. E. P. Dutton, 1937.
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Hardwick, Joan. Addicted to Romance: The Life and Adventures of Elinor Glyn. Andre Deutsch, 1994.
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In 1921 she produced her first film, The Great Moment, which was directed by Sam Wood
Employer Elinor Glyn
Elinor Glyn Ltd was formed to govern her finances, to secure her the copyrights in and royalties from her films, and to help her gain negotiating credibility. As a member of the board, Rhys-Williams went...
Occupation Elinor Glyn
EG entered the Hollywood film industry, accepting a contract with Jesse Lasky of Famous-Players-Lasky (later Paramount) to study film-writing and to compose film-scripts.
Glyn, Elinor. Romantic Adventure. E. P. Dutton, 1937.
299-300, 309
Hardwick, Joan. Addicted to Romance: The Life and Adventures of Elinor Glyn. Andre Deutsch, 1994.
219-21
Publishing Elinor Glyn
EG signed a contract with Jesse Lasky of Famous-Players-Lasky (later Paramount) to write film scripts; she would earn 10,000 dollars US for each script written, and if the films did well her contract could be...
Publishing Elinor Glyn
Under contract again with Famous-Players-Lasky (now Paramount) , EG adapted her popular novella It for silent film. Clara Bow , who made her debut in this film, became known as the It Girl.
Etherington-Smith, Meredith, and Jeremy Pilcher. The "It" Girls. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.
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Textual Production Elinor Glyn
EG adapted this script for Famous-Players-Lasky from her 1906 novel of the same title. The film, which she co-wrote with Jack Cunningham , was released in 1922. Though it was not a good film and...
Textual Production Elinor Glyn
In the same year and again for Paramount , EG had also written the film-script for the light-hearted film Ritzy, which did not achieve the box-office success of It or of her previous films...
Textual Production Marghanita Laski
ML dedicated this novel to her son Jonathan. She took her title from Blake 's The Little Boy Lost: Father, father where are you going? / Oh, do not walk so fast! / Speak...
Textual Production Anne Devlin
AD adapted Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë for Paramount Films . The official title, for copyright reasons involving the film version of 1939, was Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights.
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Schrank, Bernice, and William W. Demastes, editors. Irish Playwrights, 1880-1995. Greenwood Press, 1997.
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“Anne Devlin”. Alan Brodie Representation.
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Textual Production May Edginton
This serial was adapted by Hugh Perceval in 1931 as a black-and-white Paramount film called Man of Mayfair, starring Jack Buchanan and Joan Barry .
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ME did not publish her novel The Child in...

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