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Elinor Glyn (1864–1943)

Elinor Glyn was born on October 17, 1864 in Jersey, Channel Islands as Elinor Sutherland. She was a writer and actress, known for It (1927), Beyond the Rocks (1922) and The Only Thing (1925). She was married to Clayton Glyn. She died on September 23, 1943 in London, England. See full bio »

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It Writer
Beyond the Rocks
The Only Thing
His Hour
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 1977 Romance (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Three Weeks (1977) ... (story)
 1930 The Price of Things (novel)
 1930 Such Men Are Dangerous (story)
 1930 Knowing Men (adaptation) / (novel)
 1929 The Man and the Moment (story)
 1928 Three Weekends (story)
 1928 Red Head (novel "The Vicissitudes of Evangeline")
 1928 Mad Hour (novel "The Man and the Moment")
 1927 Ritzy (story)
 1927 It (story and adaptation)
 1925 Soul Mates (novel "The Reason Why")
 1925 The Only Thing (adaptation) / (story)
 1925 Man and Maid (novel) / (screenplay)
 1924 His Hour (novel) / (screenplay)
 1924 How to Educate a Wife (story)
 1924 Three Weeks (novel) / (screenplay)
 1923 Six Days (novel)
 1922 The World's a Stage (story)
 1922 Beyond the Rocks (based on the novel by)
 1921 The Great Moment (story)
 1918 Érdekházasság (novel)
 1918 Sphynx
 1918 The Man and the Moment (novel)
 1918 The Reason Why (uncredited)
 1917 Három hét (novel)
 1916 One Day (adaptation and scenario) / (novel "One Day: A Sequel to 'Three Weeks'")
 1914 Three Weeks (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Reason Why" (filmed as Soul Mates (1925)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 33 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Madame Elinor Glyn | Madame Glyn | Elinor Sutherland

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Coined the term "it" (eg. "an 'it' girl") and defined it as "a strange magnetism that attracts both sexes." She claimed only four people in Hollywood had "it": Antonio Moreno, Rex the Wild Stallion, the Ambassador Hotel doorman, and Clara Bow. See more »

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