Edwin Justus Mayer


Screenwriter

Biography

Filmography

 

Writer (Feature Film)

To Be or Not to Be (1983)
From Story
The Foxes of Harrow (1947)
Contr to dial
Masquerade in Mexico (1946)
Based on a Story by
A Royal Scandal (1945)
Screenwriter
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Screenwriter
They Met in Bombay (1941)
Screenwriter
Underground (1941)
Story
Exile Express (1939)
Screenwriter
Rio (1939)
Screenwriter
Midnight (1939)
Story
The Buccaneer (1938)
Screenwriter
Give Us This Night (1936)
Screenwriter
Till We Meet Again (1936)
Screenwriter
Desire (1936)
Screenwriter
Wives Never Know (1936)
Contr to Screenplay const
So Red the Rose (1935)
Screenwriter
Peter Ibbetson (1935)
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Here Is My Heart (1934)
Screenwriter
I Am Suzanne! (1934)
Story and Screenplay
Thirty Day Princess (1934)
Adaptation
Tonight Is Ours (1933)
Screenwriter
The Song of Songs (1933)
Contract Writer
Wild Girl (1932)
Dial and Adapted
The Phantom of Paris (1931)
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Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931)
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Cheri-Bibi (1931)
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Le spectre vert (1930)
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Romance (1930)
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The Lady of Scandal (1930)
Dial
Not So Dumb (1930)
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Redemption (1930)
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Romance (1930)
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In Gay Madrid (1930)
Cont
In Gay Madrid (1930)
Dial
The Unholy Night (1929)
Screenwriter
Sal of Singapore (1929)
Titles
The Divine Lady (1929)
Titles
Ned McCobb's Daughter (1929)
Titles
Man-Made Women (1928)
Titles
The Whip Woman (1928)
Titles
The Blue Danube (1928)
Titles
The Love Mart (1927)
Titles
Husbands for Rent (1927)
Story
Women Love Diamonds (1927)
Titles
The Devil Dancer (1927)
Titles

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Not So Dumb (1930) - Sunny California Opening with Marion Davies (as nutty Dulcy, the title role in the original George S. Kaufman-Marc Connelly play) and fiancè Gordon (Elliott Nugent) in the rain, awaiting potential investor Forbes (the other actor William Holden, 1862-1932), wife and daughter (Sally Starr, Julia Faye), with King Vidor directing, in Not So Dumb, 1930.
Merrily We Go To Hell (1932) — (Movie Clip) Less Ventilation And More Smoke! Joan (Sylvia Sidney) has just told her drunken playwright faithless husband Jerry (Fredric March) that she’s willing to try a modern, open marriage so she’s met his dashing actor friend Charlie (Cary Grant!) for lunch, then they join a theater-scene party (pals Skeets Gallagher and Adrianne Allen attending), with humor masking bitterness, Dorothy Arzner directing, in Merrily We Go To Hell, 1932.
To Be Or Not To Be (1942) - Do We Not Bleed? Pilot Stanislav (Robert Stack) with actress Maria in her Warsaw dressing room, news of the Nazi invasion, her husband Joseph (Jack Benny) confused, director Ernst Lubitsh's documentation resumes, actors Greenberg and Bronski (Felix Bressart, Tom Dugan) reflecting, in To Be Or Not To Be, 1942.
To Be Or Not To Be (1942) - August 1939 Director Ernst Lubitsch's famous opening, Tom Dugan as the German chancellor, stopping traffic in Warsaw, Jack Benny as the Nazi colonel, Charles Halton tangling with actor Felix Bressart, revealing the narrative device, in To Be Or Not To Be, 1942.
To Be Or Not To Be (1942) - I Love My Slippers! Bachelor pilot Stanislav (Robert Stack) on a secret mission back from England, discovered by actor Joseph (Jack Benny) in his apartment in occupied Warsaw, his actress wife Maria (Carole Lombard) returning with news of the suspected traitor, in Ernst Lubitsch's To Be Or Not To Be, 1942.
Redemption (1930) - I'm Afraid I'm A Barbarian Still in the opening scene, Russian playboy Fedya (John Gilbert) revels with his Gypsy friends, especially Renée Adorée as Masha, when he’s distracted by Lisa (Eleanor Boardman) and old friend Victor (Conrad Nagel), in MGM’s Redemption 1930, remotely based on a Tolstoy play.
Redemption (1930) - Thou Has Not Promised Thyself... Director Fred Niblo clinging to silent-film conventions, shifting from a fledgling pre-revolutionary Russian romance to a high Orthodox wedding, in a lofty MGM soundstage, John Gilbert as rogue Fedya and Eleanor Boardman as smitten Lisa, in Redemption 1930, remotely based on a Tolstoy play.
Phantom Of Paris, The (1931) - It's A Mischievous God Observing popular magician Cheri-Bibi (John Gilbert) and his hostess, socialite Cecile (Leila Hyams), with a dazzled guest (Tyrell Davis) are Ian Keith as her fiancè Touchais, whom her father has just disinherited, and Natalie Moorhead as Vera, who appears to be only a vile hanger-on, early in The Phantom Of Paris, 1931.
Phantom Of Paris, The (1931) - I'd Rather Not Watch This From the top, we meet John Gilbert as the title character, a celebrated magician, from a Gaston Leroux serial novel (as was MGM’s The Phantom Of The Opera, 1925), Leila Hyams his admirer in the balcony, Louise Mackintosh her affronted companion, in The Phantom Of Paris, 1931, with Ian Keith, Jean Hersholt and Alfred Hickman.
Romance (1930) - Harder To Be Good Young Manhattan pastor Tom (Gavin Gordon) deals first with a gossipy guest (William Stack), then with his parishoner and host Van Tuyl (Lewis Stone), before briefly meeting the star Greta Garbo, early in her second talkie, Romance, 1930.
Romance (1930) - Perhaps The Boat Will Sink New Yorker Miss Armstrong (Clara Blandick) with Van Tuyl (Lewis Stone), prepared to be offended by opera singer Rita Cavallini (Greta Garbo), and both aiming to discourage her friendship with her pastor brother Tom (Gavin Gordon), in MGM's Romance, 1930.
To Be Or Not To Be (1942) - While He's Still Young Warsaw stage star Maria Tura (Carole Lombard) with dresser (Maude Eburne), receives a note from a fan, hammy husband Joseph (Jack Benny) beginning his soliloquy, handsome lieutenant Stanislav (Robert Stack) paying his first visit, in Ernst Lubitsch's To Be Or Not To Be, 1942.

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