Edith Kennedy, often credited as Edith M. Kennedy, was an American writer and screenwriter active during the silent era.
Edith May Kennedy
April 19, 1880
Auburn, New York, USA
|Died||November 8, 1963|
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Spouse(s)||Albert D. Jewett (div.)|
|Relatives||Clara Genevieve Kennedy (sister)|
Edith May Kennedy was born in to Frederick Kennedy and Clara Lane in Auburn, New York. The family moved several times during Edith's childhood, eventually heading west and settling in Pasadena, California, where Edith began her career as a writer.
Edith wrote short stories before turning her attentions to Hollywood. After moving to Pasadena in 1915, she began writing film scenarios and found her work in high demand. She penned dozens of scripts between 1917 and 1924 at Lasky Studios, working with directors like George Melford and Walter Edwards and often writing for Constance Talmadge.
- Pal o' Mine (1924)
- Youth to Youth (1922)
- Seeing's Believing (1922)
- Glass Houses (1922)
- Fourteenth Lover (1922)
- Don't Call Me Little Girl (1921)
- Her First Elopement (1920)
- Oh, Lady, Lady (1920)
- Food for Scandal (1920)
- Crooked Streets (1920)
- The Ladder of Lies (1920)
- Young Mrs. Winthrop (1920)
- All of a Sudden Peggy (1920)
- His Official Fiancée (1919)
- The Third Kiss (1919)
- The Home Town Girl (1919)
- Rustling a Bride (1919)
- Romance and Arabella (1919)
- Jane Goes a' Wooing (1919)
- The Way of a Man with a Maid (1918)
- Mirandy Smiles (1918)
- Mrs. Leffingwell's Boots (1918)
- Her Country First (1918)
- The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918)
- A Pair of Silk Stockings (1918)
- Sandy (1918)
- The Bravest Ways (1918)
- The Fair Barbarian (1917)
- Molly Entangled (1917)
- Bond of Fear (1917)
- Giving Becky a Chance (1917)
- The Marcellini Millions (1917)
- "Obituary Notices". Progress-Bulletin. 10 Nov 1963. Retrieved 2020-03-19.
- "31 Mar 1921, 35 - The Los Angeles Times at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-31.
- "17 Jul 1921, Page 13 - Oakland Tribune at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-31.
- "28 Sep 1922, Page 7 - The Ithaca Journal at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-31.
- "2 Oct 1921, Page 8 - The Atlanta Constitution at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2018-12-31.
- "Obituary". Progress-Bulletin. 11 Nov 1963. Retrieved 2020-03-19.