Edith Skouras

Edith Skouras was an American screenwriter who primarily worked in Hollywood in the 1930s.[1]

Edith Skouras
Edith Helen Skouras

June 6, 1911
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
DiedJune 21, 2015 (aged 104)
Santa Barbara, California, USA
EducationHosmer Hall
Spouse(s)Jack Jungmeyer Jr.
Parent(s)Charles Skouras
RelativesGeorge Skouras (uncle)
Spyros Skouras (uncle)


Edith was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Charles Skouras and Florence Souders. The family spent time in Missouri, where Charles and his brothers built a theater business and Edith attended Hosmer Hall. After the extended family moved further west, her father eventually became head of Fox West Coast Theaters, which he ran with Edith's uncles.[2] Edith married Jack Jungmeyer Jr., an assistant film producer at 20th Century Fox, in 1938. The pair often collaborated on projects together.[2][3][4] She died in Santa Barbara, California, in 2015.[5]

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  1. ^ Wilson, Victoria (2015-11-24). A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4391-9406-5.
  2. ^ a b "When Greek ambassador to Washington, D.L. Sicilianos and Archbishop..." Getty Images. Retrieved 2020-04-24.
  3. ^ "Theater Chief's Daughter Weds". The Los Angeles Times. 26 Jun 1938. Retrieved 2020-04-24.
  4. ^ "Scenario Team Off to Texas on Sequel". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 20 Dec 1939. Retrieved 2020-04-24.
  5. ^ Noozhawk. "Edith Jungmeyer of Santa Barbara, 1911-2015". www.noozhawk.com. Retrieved 2020-04-24.

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