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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 8 November 1896New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 11 September 1960New York City, New York, USA

Spouse (1)

Mrs. Frances O'Neill McIntyre (1927 - 1927)

Trivia (3)

Father of Paul Avila Mayer
Grandfather of Daisy von Scherler Mayer
Former journalist and playwright, active on and off-Broadway from the mid-1920's. Moved to Hollywood as a press agent for Samuel Goldwyn and then became a title writer for De Mille and Pathe. Wrote his first screenplays from 1929. He was under contract at Paramount from 1932 to 1938, associated with Ernst Lubitsch on a couple of noted comedies, particularly To Be or Not to Be (1942).

Salary (1)

Gone with the Wind (1939) $4,167

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