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Sarah Y. Mason (1896–1980)

Sarah Y. Mason was born on March 31, 1896 in Pima, Arizona, USA. Sarah Y. was a writer, known for Little Women (1933), Magnificent Obsession (1954) and The Girl Said No (1930). Sarah Y. was previously married to Victor Heerman. Sarah Y. died on November 28, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Little Women Writer
Golden Boy Writer


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 1954 Magnificent Obsession (based upon the screenplay by)
 1949 Little Women (screen play)
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis (uncredited)
 1941 A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1940 Pride and Prejudice (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1939 Golden Boy (screenplay)
 1937 Stella Dallas (screenplay)
 1935 Magnificent Obsession (screenplay)
 1935 Break of Hearts (screen play)
 1934 The Little Minister (screen play)
 1934 Imitation of Life (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1934 The Age of Innocence (screen play)
 1933 Little Women (screen play)
 1933 Chance at Heaven (screen play)
 1932 The Age of Consent (screenplay)
 1932 Shopworn (story)
 1931 The Man in Possession (additional dialogue) / (screen adaptation)
 1930 Love in the Rough (adaptation)
 1930 The Girl Said No (adapted by)
 1930 They Learned About Women (scenario)
 1927 The Cradle Snatchers (scenario)
 1927 Backstage (story)
 1927 One Hour of Love (scenario)
 1924 Leap Year (from the story by)
 1923 Modern Matrimony (writer)
 1921 A Divorce of Convenience (scenario)
 1921 The Girl from Nowhere (scenario)
 1921 The Chicken in the Case (scenario)
 1920 The Poor Simp (scenario)
 1920 Held in Trust (scenario)
 1920 Bright Skies (scenario)
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5' 3" (1.6 m)


Victor Heerman  (his death)  (2 children)

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The very first continuity girl, a job now known as script supervisor. She suggested the position to Allan Dwan, who accepted the idea for his film Arizona (1918). See more »

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