Edwin Justus Mayer biography

Edwin Justus Mayer

Playwright, Film story contributor

1896 – 1960

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Who was Edwin Justus Mayer?

Edwin Justus Mayer was an American screenwriter. He wrote or co-wrote the screenplays for 47 films between 1927 and 1958.

He was born and died in New York, New York. He is the grandfather of film director Daisy von Scherler Mayer.

Edwin Justus Mayer worked on many screenplays. But he is famous today for working with Ernst Lubitsch. He worked with Lubitsch on To Be or Not to Be and A Royal Scandal. A Royal Scandal was a box office failure, but today, is considered by many as one of Lubitsch's finest films.

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Born
Nov 8, 1896
New York City
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  • United States of America
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Died
Sep 11, 1960
New York City

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on July 23, 2013

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