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Marguerite Bertsch (1889–1967)

A successful playwright, Marguerite Bertsch was hired by Vitagraph in 1913 as a screenwriter. After writing several successful pictures for the studio, she was given the chance to direct, at first with a co-director (William P.S. Earle) on The Law Decides (1916), then on her own with The Devil's Prize (1916). She directed four films altogether, ... See full bio »


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Shadows of the Past
Shadows of the Past
A Florida Enchantment
The Law Decides


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 1915 His Phantom Sweetheart (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Enemies (Short) (scenario)
 1915 The Silent Plea (Short) (scenario)
 1914 The Wheat and the Tares (Short) (scenario)
 1914 Uncle Bill (Short)
 1914 Shadows of the Past (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1914 Too Much Uncle (Short)
 1914 He Never Knew (Short)
 1914 Never Again (Short) (scenario)
 1914 The Vavasour Ball (Short) (scenario)
 1913 The Wreck (Short) (writer)
 1913 The Diver (Short) (writer)
 1913 Bunny for the Cause (Short) (scenario)
 1913 The Tiger (Short) (writer)
 1913/I The Call (Short) (scenario)
 1913/I The Flirt (Short)
 1913 The Prince of Evil (Short) (writer)
 1913 The Carpenter (Short) (writer)
 1913 The Butler's Secret (Short) (story)
 1913 One Can't Always Tell (Short) (writer)
 1913 The Midget's Revenge (Short) (writer)
 1913 Two's Company, Three's a Crowd (Short) (scenario)
 1913 Getting Up a Practice (Short) (story)
 1913 Cutey and the Twins (Short) (writer)
 1913/II The Trap (Short) (story)
 1912 Una of the Sierras (Short)
 1912 Nothing to Wear (Short)
 1912 The Indian Mutiny (Short) (scenario)
 1912 The Troublesome Step-Daughters (Short) (scenario)
 1910 The Fruits of Vengeance (Short) (story)
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Show Show Director: Movie (4 credits)

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Book: "How to Write for Motion Pictures" (George Doran Publishers).

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