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Frank E. Woods (1860 – May 1, 1939) was an American screenwriter of the silent era. He wrote for 90 films between 1908 and 1925, and first became a writer with the Biograph Company. Woods was also a pioneering film reviewer. As a writer, his contributions to film criticism are discussed in the documentary, For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism. He was also known for his screenplay collaborations with D. W. Griffith, including the co-scripting of The Birth of a Nation. He is interred in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, CA.

Frank E. Woods
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Born1860
Died1 May 1939 (aged 78–79)
Hollywood, California, United States
OccupationScreenwriter
Years active1908-1925
Spouse(s)Ella Woods
Edgar Allan Poe (1909), silent movie by D.W. Griffith as director and Woods as screenwriter.

Woods was one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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