Dorothy Farnum

Biography

American screenwriter Dorothy Farnum was active from 1920 to 1935. Farnum was adept at transferring popular literary properties to the screen, as witness the silent versions of Tess of the D'Urbervilles and {#Beau Brummel). At MGM in the mid-to-late 1920s, she worked on Garbo's The Temptress and The Divine Woman. She spent her last professional years in England, once again adapting novels and...