Alice D. G. Miller

Alice D. G. Miller (1894 – 1985) was an early American screenwriter. She was sometimes erroneously credited as Alice Duer Miller, another writer of no relation.[1][2][3]

Alice D. G. Miller
Alice Dorothea Georgianna Miller

June 28, 1894
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
DiedJuly 24, 1985
Los Angeles, California, USA


Miller was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Robert Miller and Louise Haas. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she grew up with her mother and brother in Milwaukee. Her first job was as a secretary to a businessman in town.[4]

In 1919, she and her mother arrived in Hollywood, and soon she had found work writing film scenarios. During the 1920s through the 1930s, she was credited on dozens of motion pictures, and was under contract for much of that time at Samuel Goldwyn Studios (later MGM), and briefly at Paramount.[5][6] Her work was in demand, and a number of studios vied to get her.[7]

During World War II, she enlisted in the Women's Army Corps.[8]

Partial filmography


  1. Frederica Maas (12 September 2010). The Shocking Miss Pilgrim: A Writer in Early Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 65 & 67. ISBN 0-8131-2707-6.
  2. "9 Mar 1919, 36 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  3. "4 Jul 1921, Page 26 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  4. "7 Sep 1926, 3 - The Tampa Times at". Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  5. "7 Oct 1928, 13 - Quad-City Times at". Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  6. "4 Sep 1930, 8 - The Times at". Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  7. "6 Nov 1930, 27 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  8. "4 May 1944, 17 - The Los Angeles Times at". Retrieved 2019-01-24.

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