Kathleen Butler

Kathleen Butler was a British screenwriter who worked on the scripts of over 40 films. She also worked as assistant director on four films. Butler was part of a group of women given increasing control over the writing of scripts in British cinema of the time, writing The Temptress (1949) alone.[1] She worked for much of her career for the production company Butcher's Film Service.[2][3][4]

Kathleen Butler
Years active1934-1949 (film)

Selected filmography



  1. Harper p.177
  2. "Kathleen ButlerBiography". fandango.com. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
  3. "actor guides: bios & class information". theactorsguidetoeverything.com. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
  4. Handelman, Jay. "Behind the Scenes: Considering the theater world without critics". arts.heraldtribune.com. Retrieved 6 March 2014.


  • Harper, Sue. Women in British Cinema: Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2000.

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