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Dorothy Farnum (1900–1970)

Dorothy Farnum was born on June 10, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA. She was a writer and actress, known for The Temptress (1926), Sinner or Saint (1923) and Bardelys the Magnificent (1926). She was married to Maurice Barber. She died on January 27, 1970 in North Andover, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 1934 Lorna Doone (screenplay)
 1934 Forbidden Territory (adaptation)
 1934 Power (adaptation)
 1934 Evensong
 1934 Autumn Crocus
 1933 The Constant Nymph (writer)
 1932 Lilac (adaptation)
 1931 Jenny Lind (original story)
 1931 A Free Soul (uncredited)
 1930 Sevilla de mis amores (story)
 1930 A Lady's Morals (story)
 1930 Call of the Flesh (story)
 1930 Redemption
 1929 The Unholy Night (adaptation)
 1929 The Pagan (scenario)
 1928 Dream of Love (writer)
 1928 The Divine Woman (writer)
 1926 The Temptress (scenario)
 1926 Bardelys the Magnificent (adaptation and scenario)
 1926 Torrent (adapted for the screen by)
 1925 Rose of the World (adaptation)
 1925 Off the Highway (adaptation)
 1925 Recompense
 1924 A Lost Lady (adaptation)
 1924 The Lover of Camille (adaptation)
 1924 Lovers' Lane (adaptation)
 1924 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (adaptation)
 1924 Babbitt
 1924 Beau Brummel
 1924 Daring Youth (story)
 1923 Sinner or Saint (screenplay) / (story)
 1923 Loyal Lives (story)
 1923 Modern Marriage (adaptation)
 1923 Jacqueline, or Blazing Barriers (adaptation)
 1922 How Women Love (adaptation)
 1922 Secrets of Paris (adaptation)
 1922 Fair Lady (scenario)
 1921 Salvation Nell (adaptation)
 1920 Good References (scenario)
 1919 The Broken Melody (story)
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American screenwriter, at MGM 1924-29, later in England. Known for her adaptations of famous plays and novels into screenplays.

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