Marguerite Roberts


Screenwriter

About

Birth Place
Nebraska, USA
Born
November 26, 1905
Died
February 17, 1989
Cause of Death
Atherosclerosis

Family & Companions

John Sanford
Husband
Screenwriter, novelist. Blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities for taking the Fifth Amendment.

Biography

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Sea Of Grass, The (1947) - Parties Unknown Cattle baron Brewton (Spencer Tracy, his first scene), his bride-to-be (Katharen Hepburn) just in from St. Louis observing, as the judge (Robert Barratt) presides over a bent verdict in his favor, plaintiff's lawyer Chamberlain (Melvyn Douglas) infuriated, early in The Sea Of Grass, 1947.
Sea Of Grass, The (1947) - The Way God Made It Who knew, that Elia Kazan directed Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, as New Mexico cattle baron Col. Jim Brewton and his new from St. Louis wife Lutie, taking in lots of landscape, in their first extended scene together, in The Sea Of Grass, 1947.
Sea Of Grass, The (1947) - Vast Grazing Empire Aiming for grandeur in director Elia Kazan's opening, late 1800's St. Louis, Lutie (Katharine Hepburn) with father (Charles Trowbridge), then travel to New Mexico, meeting the Halls (Ruth Nelson, James Bell), in The Sea Of Grass, 1947, from a Conrad Richter novel, co-starring Spencer Tracy.
Desire Me (1947) - I Knew You Weren't Dead Escaped POW Paul (Richard Hart) visits the Normandy home and hears narration by his comrade Paul (Robert Mitchum), whom he believes to be dead, and encounters his wife Marise (Greer Garson), who has not given up hope, in MGM's Desire Me, 1947.
Desire Me (1947) - Sounds Like A Man Going Home SPOILER here, as we see that ex-POW Paul (Robert Mitchum) really is alive and returning to Brittany, where his wife Marise (Greer Garson), believing him dead, is selling his business (to Morris Ankrum) and is near to marrying his ex-comrade Jean (Richard Hart), who kind-of left him to die, in the MGM wartime melodrama Desire Me, 1947.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941) - I'm Always Chasing Rainbows Susie (Judy Garland) working with "Pop" (Charles Winninger) on a song by Harry Carroll and Joe McCarthy, when roommate Sandra (Hedy Lamarr), colleague Sheila (Lana Turner) and little bro Jerry (Jackie Cooper) show up, getting ready to take the show on the road in MGM's Ziegfeld Girl, 1941.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941) - Cucaracha, Look At That One! New hires Susie (Judy Garland) and Sheila (Lana Turner) dazzled by singer Frank (Tony Martin), and kid brother Jerry (Jackie Cooper) with a not so silly comment upon seeing Sandra (Hedy Lamarr), with violinist husband (Philip Dorn) and friend (Felix Bressart), in MGM's Ziegfeld Girl, 1941.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941) - Laugh? I Thought I'd Split My Sides Introduction of Judy Garland as anxious Susie, meeting just-recruited Sheila (Lana Turner) in the lobby of the great impresario, then knocking out a Roger Edens tune with her father (Charles Winninger), in MGM's all-star 1920's showbiz melodrama Ziegfeld Girl, 1941.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941) - Nod Once If You've Heard Me First scene for Manhattan elevator girl Sheila (Lana Turner), whose passengers include boyfriend Gilbert (James Stewart) and "Noble Sage," (Edward Everett Horton) who, it transpires, was sent on business by his talent-hunting boss, showman Florenz Ziegfeld, in MGM's Ziegfeld Girl, 1941.
Diamond Head (1963) - By The Right Sire We discover that sexy native Hawaiian Mei (France Nuyen) is the mistress of widower local titan Howland (Charlton Heston), who has pretty much embraced his inner bigot, in the face of his sister's proposed marriage to her native beau, in Diamond Head, 1963.
Diamond Head (1963) - Who Owns The Ocean? Ship to Honolulu brings family friends and new lovers Paul (James Darren) and Sloan (Yvette Mimieux) home from school, his native Hawaiian mom (Aline MacMahon) and her prospective-senator brother Richard (Charlton Heston), with sister-in-law (Elizabeth Allan), greeting, in Diamond Head, 1963.
Diamond Head (1963) - Kings Are Out Of Date Director Guy Green is biting off huge chunks of Hawaii scenery through the opening, leading man Charlton Heston, we learn, is land-owner Howland, Laura (Elizabeth Allan) his sister-in-law, greeted by political operatives (Vaughn Taylor, Edward Mallory) in from Honolulu, in Diamond Head, 1963.

Companions

John Sanford
Husband
Screenwriter, novelist. Blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities for taking the Fifth Amendment.

Bibliography