Today is the 129th birthday of the writer and journalist Frances Marion. She was a trailblazer in Hollywood and a trailblazer in journalism. The world is a better place because she was in it and still feels the loss that she has left.
BEST KNOWN FOR: Screenwriter Frances Marion wrote more than 100 scripts during her career. She won Academy Awards for The Champ and The Big House.
Frances Marion was born on November 18, 1888, in San Francisco, California. With a career that spanned several decades, Marion wrote more than 100 film scripts and won two Academy Awards.
Before Marion moved in Los Angeles in the 1910s, she had worked as a newspaper…
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