Sarah Y. Mason

Active - 1927 - 1954  |   Born - Mar 31, 1896   |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Musical

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Biography by Hal Erickson

In films from 1920, screenwriter Sarah Y. Mason usually wrote in collaboration with her director husband Victor Heerman. Mason kept busy at such major studios as RKO and MGM, and such second-echelon firms as Columbia. Most of her screen assignments were literary and theatrical adaptations, including Age of Innocence (1934), The Little Minister (1934), Stella Dallas (1937) and Golden Boy (1939). In 1933, Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman shared an Academy Award for their cinemadaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women.

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