World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Edwin Justus Mayer

Article Id: WHEBN0016912996
Reproduction Date:

Title: Edwin Justus Mayer  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: The Affairs of Cellini, To Be or Not to Be (1983 film), The Devil Dancer, Wild Girl (film), 1945 in music
Collection: 1858 Births, 1923 Deaths, American Male Screenwriters, American Screenwriters
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Edwin Justus Mayer

Edwin Justus Mayer
Born (1896-11-08)November 8, 1896
New York, New York
Died September 11, 1960(1960-09-11) (aged 63)
New York, New York
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 1927-1960
Spouse(s) Frances O'Neill McIntyre

Edwin Justus Mayer (November 8, 1896 – September 11, 1960) was an American screenwriter. He wrote or co-wrote the screenplays for 47 films between 1927 and 1958.

He was born and died in New York, New York. He is the grandfather of film director Daisy von Scherler Mayer.

Edwin Justus Mayer worked on many screenplays but he is remembered now for his work with Ernst Lubitsch. He worked with Lubitsch on the scripts for To Be or Not to Be (1942) and A Royal Scandal (1945). A Royal Scandal (1945) was a box office failure, but is considered by many as one of Lubitsch's finest films.

Selected filmography

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.