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Joseph Moncure March (1899–1977)


Best known for writing "The Wild Party," a tale of Manhattan hedonism and the tragic hipsters who indulge in it. A 1975 movie and (much later) subsequent musical were based on it. See more trivia »

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Known For

Hell's Angels
Hell's Angels Writer
Her Jungle Love
Wagons Westward
The Set-Up
The Set-Up Writer


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (28 credits)
 1975 The Wild Party (narrative poem)
 1961 A Touch of Magic (Short) (as Joseph March)
 1953 The American Road (Documentary short) (writer)
 1949 The Set-Up (from the poem by)
 1940 Lone Star Raiders (screenplay)
 1940 Scatterbrain (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1940 Three Faces West (original screenplay)
 1940 Wagons Westward (original screenplay)
 1940 Forgotten Girls (screenplay)
 1939 Woman Doctor (writer)
 1938 Flirting with Fate (screenplay)
 1938 Her Jungle Love (screenplay)
 1936 Hideaway Girl
 1936 And Sudden Death (screenplay)
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round (contract writer - uncredited)
 1935 Let 'em Have It (story)
 1934 Jealousy
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (additional dialogue and scenes)
 1934 Two Alone (screen play)
 1933 Hoopla (screenplay - as J.M. March)
 1933 Jennie Gerhardt (screenplay)
 1932 Madame Butterfly (screenplay)
 1932 Hot Saturday (adapted by)
 1932 Sky Devils (dialogue) / (screen story)
 1931 Susan Lenox (uncredited)
 1930 A Man from Wyoming (story)
 1930 Hell's Angels (dialogue written by) / (story)
 1930 Journey's End

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Wild Party", 1979.

Alternate Names:

J.M. March | Joseph March


6' 1" (1.85 m)

Did You Know?


March's work in turning the silent film classic Hell's Angels (1930) into a talkie is consistently underrated. Martin Scorsese's Hughes biopic The Aviator (2004) omits his integral role entirely. See more »

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