Anne Morrison Chapin was a playwright, and screenwriter. The collection consists of motion picture, television, and stage
scripts and story material, with a small mount of clippings, correspondence, and contracts related to Chapin's career.
Mary Hazel Hawkins, later changed to Anne Morrison Chapin, was born on January 5, 1892 in Indiana. She started her career
as a Broadway stage actress in 1918 and performed in such plays as
The Bat within Four Walls,
A Proud Woman, and
Why Marry? From 1923 to 1934 Chapin wrote
No Questions Asked,
This Man is Mine, and
The Wild Westcotts, all of which were produced on Broadway. In 1934, her story
This Man is Mine was produced by RKO. She was a screenwriter for the next 14 years. Among her screen credits are
Big City (1948),
Dangerous Corner (1934),
Listen, Darling (1938),
Sailor Takes a Wife (1946), and
This Man Is Mine (1934). Her television credits include
Child of the Wind, an episode from the series
The Saint and the Senorita from the series
Fireside Theatre. Chapin died in West Hollywood, California on April 7, 1967.
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