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Martin Flavin (1883–1967)

Playwright Martin Flavin was born in San Francisco and moved with his mother to Chicago at an early age when his father died. He attended college there and took an interest in dramatics. Upon graduation he got a job on a newspaper and supplemented his income by writing short stories for magazines. He met with a degree of success in that endeavor ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Big House
The Big House Writer
The Criminal Code
Convicted Writer
Passion Flower


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 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Criminal Code (1956) ... (play)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Broken Dishes (1951) ... (play)
 1950 Convicted (play "Criminal Code")
 1940 Calling All Husbands (play "Broken Dishes")
 1938 Penitentiary (play)
 1936 Love Begins at Twenty (play "Broken Dishes")
 1933 Criminel (play "The Criminal Code")
 1932 The Age of Consent (play "Cross Roads")
 1931 Three Who Loved (by)
 1931 Laughing Sinners (dialogue - uncredited)
 1931 Too Young to Marry (story "Broken Dishes")
 1931 El código penal (play "The Criminal Code")
 1931 The Criminal Code (from the stage play by)
 1930 Passion Flower (adaptation and dialogue)
 1930 El presidio (additional dialogue)
 1930 The Big House (additional dialogue)

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Playwright: "Casualties". See more »

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Personal Quote:

Talkies, while forcing their influence on the speaking stage, will never supplant the stage in the hearts and minds of the American people.

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