Frances Marion (1888-1973) was one of the most…

Frances Marion (1888-1973) was one of the most
famous female screenwriters of the 20th century. She was the first
writer to win two Academy Awards.

Before starting work in the film industry, she
was an artist and journalist. She also served as a combat correspondent during
World War I, where she documented the efforts of women on the front lines.
Throughout her career she wrote more than 300 scripts and produced more than
130 films.