Margaret Fitts

Margaret "Peggy" Fitts (November 15, 1923-July 17, 2011) was an American screenwriter and television writer active from the 1940s through the 1960s.

Margaret Fitts
Margaret Freeman Fitts

November 15, 1923
Los Angeles, California, USA
DiedJuly 17, 2011(2011-07-17) (aged 87)
Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA
EducationWestlake School for Girls
Stanford University
OccupationScreenwriter, TV writer
Spouse(s)Francis Marion Scott III


Margaret was the daughter of L. Nathaniel and Eleanor Fitts, and she was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she attended the Westlake School. She later graduated from Stanford University, and afterward, she began writing films at MGM. She married Capitol Records executive Francis Marion Scott III in 1953.[1] She wrote a string of films between 1949 and 1956, and mostly concentrated on TV writing through the 1960s.

Selected filmography


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  2. Scott, John L. (December 22, 1956). "'King and Four Queens' an Entertaining Western". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  3. Daniel, Blum (1930). Screen World Vol. 8 1957. Biblo & Tannen Publishers. ISBN 9780819602633.
  4. Fujiwara, Chris (2015-05-07). Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall. McFarland. ISBN 9781476608112.
  5. "The Sun Comes Up - WGA Directory". Retrieved 2019-04-17.
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