Margaret Turnbull (screenwriter)

Margaret Turnbull (17 November 1872 12 June 1942) was a Scottish playwright and screenwriter.[1] She wrote for 51 films between 1914 and 1939. She also wrote novels, such as The Close Up (1918),[2] Alabaster Lamps (1925)[3] and The Bride's Mirror (1934).[4] She was born in Glasgow, Scotland and died in Yarmouthport, Massachusetts. She was the sister of producer Hector Turnbull. She worked for the Famous Players-Lasky studios in Islington, England, and also spent some of her career in Hollywood.

Margaret Turnbull
Margaret Turnbull in 1915
Born(1872-11-17)17 November 1872
Glasgow, Scotland
Died12 June 1942(1942-06-12) (aged 69)
OccupationWriter
Years active1914-1939

Selected filmography

References

  1. "Margaret Turnbull – Women Film Pioneers Project". wfpp.cdrs.columbia.edu. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. "The Close-up". The European Library. The European Library. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  3. "Alabaster Lamps". The European Library. The European Library. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. "The Bride's Mirror". The European Library. The European Library. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  5. "La BATAILLE (1923)". BFI.org. BFI. Retrieved 3 October 2016.


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