Edwin L. Marin

Edwin L. Marin (February 21, 1899 May 2, 1951) was an American film director who directed 58 films between 1932 and 1951, working with Randolph Scott, Anna May Wong, John Wayne, Peter Lorre, George Raft, Bela Lugosi, Judy Garland, Eddie Cantor, and Hoagy Carmichael, among many others.

Edwin Lee Marin
Edwin L. Marin and Elisabeth Bergner in Paris Calling (1941)
Born(1899-02-21)February 21, 1899
DiedMay 2, 1951(1951-05-02) (aged 52)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1932–1951
Spouse(s)Ann Morriss

Marin was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and died in Los Angeles, California. He was married to actress Ann Morriss. They had three children: Denis Anthony, Reese Andrew and Randi Alexandra.

He studied at the University of Pennsylvania and broke into the industry as an assistant director at MGM. He was under contract to MGM for 15 years and RKO for five. When he died he was under contract to Warner Bros.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Edwin marin, long-time film director, dies. (May 3, 1951). Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/166209127
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