Mildred Dein

Mildred Dein (born Mildred Gilrod) was an American screenwriter who worked primarily on genre films during 1950s.

Mildred Dein
Born
Mildred Gilrod

November 8, 1911
New York, USA
DiedSeptember 5, 1997 (aged 85)
Encino, California, USA
OccupationScreenwriter
Spouse(s)Edward Dein

BiographyEdit

Born in New York to Jewish immigrants from Russia and Germany, she married writer-director Edward Dein in Los Angeles in 1934, and the pair would go on to collaborate on half a dozen films over the next 20 years. The pair also wrote books like 1947's The Pencil Is Sharp together.[1] For years, they resided in a castle-like home in Los Angeles's Laurel Canyon.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "27 Mar 1947, Page 17 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-28.
  2. ^ a b Senn, Bryan (2019-03-05). "Twice the Thrills! Twice the Chills!": Horror and Science Fiction Double Features, 1955-1974. McFarland. ISBN 9781476635712.
  3. ^ "5 Sep 1959, Page 10 - Shamokin News-Dispatch at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-28.
  4. ^ "23 May 1957, 521 - Daily News at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-28.
  5. ^ Doherty, Thomas; Doherty, Thomas Patrick (2010-06-04). Teenagers And Teenpics: Juvenilization Of American Movies. Temple University Press. ISBN 9781592137879.
  6. ^ "26 May 1956, 8 - Vidette-Messenger of Porter County at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-28.
  7. ^ "9 Mar 1956, 6 - Shamokin News-Dispatch at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-28.