Elliott J. Clawson

Elliott J. Clawson (January 19, 1883 – July 21, 1942) was an American screenwriter. He wrote for 81 films between 1913 and 1929. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and died in Vista, California. At the 2nd Academy Awards in 1930, four of his films were nominated for Best Writing: The Cop, Sal of Singapore, Skyscraper, and The Leatherneck.[1]

Elliott J. Clawson
Born(1883-01-19)January 19, 1883
DiedJuly 21, 1942(1942-07-21) (aged 59)
Years active1913–1929
RelativesDal Clawson (brother)

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  1. ^ "The 2nd Academy Awards (1930) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved March 24, 2012.

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