Lenore J Coffee

Screenwriter, Novelist
This veteran Hollywood scenarist with a career dating back to the 1920s collaborated on a number of Cecil B. DeMille films. Coffee worked for various studios, though most notably MGM and Warners for whom she wrote ... Read more »
Born: 07/13/1896 in San Francisco, California, USA

Filmography

Writer (27)

Cash McCall 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Another Time, Another Place 1958 (Movie)

("Weep No More") (Source Material (from novel))

The End of the Affair 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Young at Heart 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sudden Fear 1952 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Beyond the Forest 1949 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Four Daughters 1937 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

White Banners 1937 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Downstairs 1931 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

East Lynne (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Evelyn Prentice (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Four Frightened People (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Good Girls Go to Paris (Movie)

(Short Story Author)

Lightning Strikes Twice (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Marriage Is a Private Affair (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Old Acquaintance (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Street of Chance (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Temptation (Movie)

(Short Story Author)

The Bishop Murder Case (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Great Lie (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Night of Love (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Rose of Paris (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Squaw Man (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Till We Meet Again (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Tomorrow Is Forever (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Torch Singer (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Vanessa, Her Love Story (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Biography

This veteran Hollywood scenarist with a career dating back to the 1920s collaborated on a number of Cecil B. DeMille films. Coffee worked for various studios, though most notably MGM and Warners for whom she wrote mostly romantic melodramas and suspense thrillers in the 1940s. Her vast credits include "East Lynne" (1925), "Torch Singer" (1933), "Evelyn Prentice" (1934), "Beyond the Forest" (1949), "Young at Heart" and "Footsteps in the Fog" (both 1955). In 1958, her novel "Another Place" was adapted to the screen, one year before she wrote her final screenplay, "Cash McCall".

Relationships

William J Cowen

Husband

EDUCATION

Dominican College

San Rafael , California

Milestones

1959

Final feature sceenplay, "Cash McCall"

1926

First collaboration with Cecil B DeMille, "For Alimony Only"

1921

First screenplay credit, "Alias Ladyfingers"

1919

Feature debut, received story credit on "The Better Wife", based on her novel "The Love Quest"

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