John Lee Mahin

Screenwriter, Actor, Journalist
Veteran Hollywood writer, mostly at MGM; instrumental in the formation of the Writers Guild.
Born: 08/23/1902 in Evanston, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Writer (37)

Moment to Moment 1965 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Spiral Road 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

North to Alaska 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Horse Soldiers 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

No Time For Sergeants 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Bad Seed 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Lucy Gallant 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Elephant Walk 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mogambo 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Quo Vadis 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1940 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Boom Town 1939 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Captains Courageous 1936 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Devil Is a Sissy 1935 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Naughty Marietta 1934 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Chained 1933 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Scarface 1932 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Scarface 1932 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

The Prizefighter and the Lady 1932 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Red Dust 1931 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Down to the Sea in Ships (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Eskimo (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Hell Below (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Johnny Eager (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Love That Brute (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Love on the Run (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

My Son, John (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Show Boat (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Adventures of Tartu (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Beast of the City (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Last Gangster (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Wet Parade (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Too Hot to Handle (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Tortilla Flat (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Treasure Island (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Wife vs. Secretary (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Production Management (1)

My Son, John (Movie)

(Adaptation by)
Actor (1)

Hell Below (Movie)

Lt. Nelson (Actor)
Producer (1)

The Horse Soldiers 1959 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Veteran Hollywood writer, mostly at MGM; instrumental in the formation of the Writers Guild.

Relationships

Patsy Miller

Wife
divorced

EDUCATION

Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts

Milestones

1966

Last film, "Moment to Moment"

1959

Only producing credit, "The Horse Soldiers" (also screenplay)

1933

Only acting role, bit part in "Hell Below"

1932

First screenplay credit, "Scarface"

1932

Signed with MGM

1931

Co-wrote first screenplay (uncredited), "The Unhol;y Garden"

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