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Frederica Sagor Maas (1900–2012)

Frederica Sagor Maas was born in America, the youngest daughter of Russian immigrants. Feeling no great desire to complete her course in journalism at Columbia University, New York, she found film an exciting new artistic medium, and was hired by Universal Studios as a story editor, and later MGM as a fully fledged screenwriter. Thus began a bumpy... See full bio »

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Known For

The Plastic Age
(1925)
That Model from Paris
(1926)
Piernas de seda
(1935)

Filmography

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 1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (from a story by - as Frederica Maas)
 1935 Piernas de seda (story - as Frederica Sagor)
 1928 The Farmer's Daughter (writer - as Frederica Sagor)
 1928 Red Hair (uncredited)
 1927 Silk Legs (as Frederica Sagor)
 1927 Hula (uncredited)
 1927 The Way of All Flesh (story - uncredited)
 1927 Rolled Stockings (story - as Frederica Sagor)
 1927 The First Night (story - as Frederica Sagor)
 1926 Flesh and the Devil (uncredited)
 1926 That Model from Paris (as Frederica Sagor)
 1926 The Waning Sex (uncredited)
 1926 Dance Madness (script - as Frederica Sagor)
 1925 The Plastic Age (adaptation - as Frederica Sagor)
 1925 His Secretary (story - uncredited)
 1925 The Goose Woman (uncredited)
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 2004 Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic (TV Movie documentary) (thanks - as Frederica Maas)
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 2003 The Living Century (TV Series documentary)
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- 3 Voices (2003) ... Herself (as Frederica Sagor Maas)
 2002 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frederica Maas | Frederica Sagor
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[in 1999 of her autobiography] I can get my paycheck now. I'm alive and thriving and well you S.O.B.'s are all below. See more »

Trivia:

After moving to Hollywood in 1924, her first job as a screenwriter was for Preferred Pictures. She found success writing Clara Bow's hit The Plastic Age (1925), which got her a contract with MGM. She left MGM because, she claimed, others took credit for her work. She signed with Tiffany Productions, where she wrote--and received credit for--"flapper" comedies. See more »

Nickname:

Freddie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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