Kubec Glasmon

Kubec Glasmon (August 12, 1897 – March 13, 1938) was an American screenwriter from Poland, who was nominated for the now defunct category of Best Story at the 4th Academy Awards. He was nominated for Best Story with John Bright for The Public Enemy.[1] It was based on the novel, The Public Enemy, by Kubec Glasmon and John Bright, published by Grosset & Dunlap in 1931.

Kubec Glasmon
Born(1897-08-12)August 12, 1897
DiedMarch 13, 1938(1938-03-13) (aged 40)
Los Angeles, California, US
Years active1931–42 (last work released after his death)


Personal life

Kubec was a former pharmacist in Chicago before he became a screenwriter. He wrote crime stories with John Bright. He was married to film actress Joan Blair, born Lilian Wilck.[2]

He died at age 40 of a heart attack.[3]


  1. "The 4th Academy Awards (1931) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Retrieved March 22, 2014.
  2. Joan Blair (1903–1997)
  3. "Kubec Glasmon". NYtimes.com. Archived from the original on March 30, 2014. Retrieved March 22, 2014.

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