Adelaide Heilbron

Adelaide Heilbron was an American screenwriter known for films like The Dressmaker from Paris and Lessons for Wives.[1]

Adelaide Heilbron
BornJune 25, 1892
DiedMarch 6, 1974
Seattle, Washington, United States
OccupationScreenwriter
Years active1921-1944 (film)

BiographyEdit

Adelaide Heilbron was born into a prominent Seattle family. Her parents were George H. Heilbron (editor at The Seattle Post Intelligencer)[2] and Adelaide Elizabeth Piper (daughter of W.H. Piper, a well-known Boston bookstore owner).[3] Heilbron graduated from Smith College in 1920 and got her start in the film industry providing coverage for Famous Players-Lasky in New York, moving into script supervising before becoming a screenwriter.[4][5][6]

Partial filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stenn p. 299
  2. ^ "16 Apr 1895, 4 - The Seattle Post-Intelligencer at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  3. ^ "Ladies Library Association revives Seattle". www.historylink.org. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  4. ^ "19 Apr 1919, Page 8 - The Seattle Star at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  5. ^ "4 Jul 1923, 2 - The Boston Globe at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  6. ^ "17 Apr 1935, Page 7 - The Portsmouth Herald at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-27.

BibliographyEdit

  • Stenn, David. Clara Bow: Runnin' Wild. Cooper Square Press, 2000.

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