Eric Maschwitz
Date of Birth
Jun 10, 1901
Birth Place:
Edgbaston, Birmingham, England

Biography

Eric Maschwitz was a quadruple-threat writer -- of plays, operettas, songs, and film scripts -- garnering an Oscar nomination in the latter category, despite an active screenwriting career that ran only intermittently across ten years, from the mid-'30s into the 1940s. Born in Edgbaston near Birmingham, England, in 1901 to a Lithuanian immigrant family, he attended the Repton School, Gonville,...