Max Marcin

Max Marcin (5 May 1879 30 March 1948) was a Polish screenwriter and film director. He wrote for 47 films between 1916 and 1949. He also directed six films between 1931 and 1936. His stage work includes See My Lawyer (1915), directed by Frank M. Stammers; he wrote and/or produced almost 20 plays for Broadway from 1916-38.[1] Marcin wrote for and produced The FBI in Peace and War[2] and created, produced and wrote for the Crime Doctor radio program, which became the basis for a series of 10 Crime Doctor films.[3]

Max Marcin
Born(1879-05-05)5 May 1879
Posen, Germany (now Poznań, Poland)
Died(1948-03-30)30 March 1948 (aged 68)
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Years active1916-1949

He was born in Posen, Germany (now Poznań, Poland) and died in Tucson, Arizona, aged 68. He was survived by a brother and a sister.[2][4]

Selected plays

Selected filmography


  1. "Max Marcin". Internet Broadway Database. Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
  2. "Max Marcin" (PDF). Broadcasting. 5 April 1948. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  3. Wilt, David (1991). Hardboiled in Hollywood. Bowling Green State University Popular Press. ISBN 0-87972-525-7. P. 77.
  4. (1 April 1948). Max Marcin Dead; Wrote Mysteries, The New York Times
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