Glazer, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Floyer), 1887-1956

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Glazer was born on May 7, 1887 in Belfast, Ireland; he became an attorney, and then a journalist with the Philadelphia press; wrote several plays and stage adoptions; in the early 1920s, he began writing screenplays for silent films, which he occasionally produced or directed as well; in the late 1920s, he served as head of production at Pathé; he continued with sound productions, and in the 1930s worked mainly for Paramount, chiefly as a producer; screenplays include The merry widow (1925), The dance of life (1929), A farewell to arms (1933), and Tortilla Flat (1942); he died in 1958.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1930-1950. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39028439

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Glazer was born on May 7, 1887 in Belfast, Ireland; he became an attorney, and then a journalist with the Philadelphia Press ; wrote several plays and stage adoptions; in the early 1920s, he began writing screenplays for silent films, which he occasionally produced or directed as well; in the late 1920s, he served as head of production at Pathé he continued with sound productions, and in the 1930s worked mainly for Paramount, chiefly as a producer; screenplays include The Merry Widow (1925), The Dance of Life (1929), A Farewell to Arms (1933), and Tortilla Flat (1942); he died in 1958.

From the guide to the Benjamin F. Glazer Papers, ca. 1930-1950, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Halsey, Forrest. Foam, by Forrest Halsey and Benjamin Glazer. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Benjamin F. Glazer Papers, ca. 1930-1950 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Glazer, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Floyer), 1887-1958. Papers, ca. 1930-1950. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Schüler, Karl, 1867-. District Attorney Alexander : drama in 4 acts / by Carl Schüler. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Scrapbooks of James Branch Cabell [manuscript], 1886-1958 (bulk 1904-1926). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bahr, Hermann, 1863-1934. The master. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Carson, Norma Bright, 1883-. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1918. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Glazer, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Floyer), 1887-1958. Correspondence file, 1929, from Horace Liveright, Inc. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. The fifth column, from the published play by Ernest Hemingway, adapted by Benjamin Glazer. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Bahr, Hermann, 1863-1934. person
associatedWith Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Halsey, Forrest. person
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. person
associatedWith Schüler, Karl, 1867- person
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Motion picture producers and directors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
Screenwriters--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
Motion picture producers and directors--Archival resources
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Birth 1887-05-07

Death 1956-03-18

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