Adele Comandini

Adele Comandini (April 29, 1898 July 22, 1987) was an American screenwriter who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Story for Three Smart Girls (1936).


Adele Comandini, daughter of Italian immigrants, was born in New York in 1898. She began her career as a screenwriter in the film industry in Hollywood in 1926 with the literary adaptation for the film Subway Sadie. Over time, she wrote the screenplays for more than 20 films and TV episodes.

At the Academy Awards in 1937, she was nominated for the Academy Award for best original story for Three Smart Girls (1936).[1] Other well-known films she wrote screenplays for were Beyond Tomorrow (1940), Strange Illusion (1945), and Christmas in Connecticut (1945).

Comandini died in 1987 in Los Angeles, California, aged 89.

Partial filmography


  1. "The 9th Academy Awards (1937) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved August 15, 2014.
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