Victor Heerman

Victor Heerman (August 27, 1893 – November 3, 1977) was an English-American film director, screenwriter and film producer.[1] After writing and directing short comedies for Mack Sennett, Heerman teamed with his wife Sarah Y. Mason to win the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay of Louisa May Alcott's novel Little Women in 1933. He directed the Marx Brothers' second film, Animal Crackers, in 1930. He and Mason were the first screenwriters involved in early, never-produced scripts commissioned for what would become MGM's Pride and Prejudice (1940 film).[2]

Victor Heerman
BornAugust 27, 1893
DiedNovember 3, 1977
Spouse(s)Sarah Y. Mason

Life and career

As director

As writer

References

  1. Vazzana, Eugene Michael (2001). Silent Film Necrology. McFarland, ISBN 9780786410590
  2. Looser, Devoney (2017). The Making of Jane Austen. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 130. ISBN 1421422824.
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