Benjamin Glazer (1887-1958) was born in Belfast, Ireland. He was an attorney, a journalist with the
Philadelphia Press and wrote several plays and stage adoptions. In the 1930s, he worked for Paramount, chiefly as a producer. The collection
consists of manuscripts, copies, outlines, notes, synopses, musical scores, business materials, ephemera, and correspondence
relating to screenplays written or produced by Benjamin Glazer.
Glazer was born on May 7, 1887 in Belfast, Ireland; he became an attorney, and then a journalist with the Philadelphia Press; wrote several plays and stage adoptions; in the early 1920s, he began writing screenplays for silent films, which he occasionally
produced or directed as well; in the late 1920s, he served as head of production at Pathé he continued with sound productions,
and in the 1930s worked mainly for Paramount, chiefly as a producer; screenplays include The Merry Widow (1925), The Dance of Life (1929), A Farewell to Arms (1933), and Tortilla Flat (1942); he died in 1958.
18 boxes (9 linear ft.)
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