Faith Thomas (screenwriter)

Faith Thomas was an American screenwriter active during the 1920s through the 1940s.

Faith Thomas
Born
Faith Helen Thomas

April 24, 1902
Superior, Wisconsin, USA
DiedAugust 7, 1982 (aged 80)
West Hollywood, California, USA
OccupationScreenwriter

Biography

Faith was born in Superior, Wisconsin, to Benjamin Thomas and Matilda Koehler. After her schooling, she became a stenographer and a court reporter in her home state.[1] By the early 1920s, she had relocated to Hollywood, where after working as a stenographer she eventually began writing screenplays for Universal Pictures.[2][3] She was on staff at Universal early as 1924 (when she was noted as the person in charge of production on Where the Worst Begins), although she didn't get her first credit until 1928's That's My Daddy.[4]

Selected filmography

References

  1. "9 Nov 1923, 27 - The Los Angeles Times at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  2. "16 Jun 1927, 25 - The Los Angeles Times at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  3. "19 Jun 1928, 13 - The San Francisco Examiner at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  4. "17 Jul 1924, 27 - The Los Angeles Times at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  5. "12 Apr 1939, 37 - The Los Angeles Times at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  6. Sanford, John (2013-09-12). A Palace of Silver. A&C Black. ISBN 9781448213269.
  7. Norman, Marc (2008). What Happens Next: A History of American Screenwriting. Three Rivers Press. ISBN 9780307393883.
  8. "7 Apr 1929, 57 - The Baltimore Sun at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  9. "27 Apr 1928, 2 - The Independent-Record at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
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