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John Emerson (I) (1874–1956)

John Emerson was born on May 29, 1874 in Sandusky, Ohio, USA as Clifton Paden. He was a writer and director, known for San Francisco (1936), Come on In (1918) and Good-Bye, Bill (1918). He was married to Anita Loos. He died on March 7, 1956 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »

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San Francisco Producer
(1936)
Come on In Writer
(1918)
(1918)
The Americano Writer
(1916)

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 1961 Ishayat hub (play "The Whole Town's Talking")
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (original screenplay)
 1934 Social Register (story)
 1931 The Struggle (from the screen story by)
 1931 Ex-Bad Boy (story "The Whole Town's Talking")
 1930 Conspiracy (play - uncredited)
 1929 The Fall of Eve (story)
 1928 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (writer)
 1926 The Whole Town's Talking (play)
 1925 Learning to Love (screenplay) / (story)
 1923 Dulcy (writer)
 1922 Polly of the Follies (scenario) / (story)
 1922 Red Hot Romance (screenplay) / (story)
 1921 Woman's Place (story)
 1921 Mama's Affair
 1920 The Perfect Woman (screenplay) / (story)
 1920 Two Weeks (scenario)
 1919 A Virtuous Vamp (scenario)
 1919 The Isle of Conquest (writer)
 1919 A Temperamental Wife (scenario)
 1919 Oh, You Women! (scenario) / (story)
 1919 Getting Mary Married (writer)
 1919 Under the Top (story)
 1918 Good-Bye, Bill (writer)
 1918 Come on In (writer)
 1918 Hit-the-Trail Holliday (writer)
 1918 Let's Get a Divorce (writer)
 1917 Down to Earth
 1916 The Americano (scenario)
 1916 The Matrimaniac (Short) (screenplay)
 1916 Macbeth
 1915 Ghosts (unconfirmed - unconfirmed)
 1914 The Conspiracy (play) / (screenplay)
 1912 Geronimo's Last Raid (Short)
 1912 The Agitator (Short)
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Stage: Appeared in "Are You a Mason?" on Broadway. Farce (revival). Book adapted by Leo Ditrichstein (also in cast). Adapted from the German of Lauf and Kraatz. Garrick Theatre: 5 Sep 1904-Sep 1904 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Edith Barker, Charles J. Greene, Henry Kolker, Amy Lesser, Jennie Reiffarth, Marguerite ... See more »

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6' (1.83 m)
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Son of an Episcopalian minister. Attended universities in Heidelberg (Germany) and Chidcago. First acted on the New York stage in 1904, later graduating to theater management and direction. Joined D.W. Griffith's Triangle Films as director/scenarist in 1915. Successful collaboration on screenplays with his wife Anita Loos (married 1919). President of Actor's Equity, 1920-28. See more »

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