Frederick Hugh Herbert
Date of Birth
May 29, 1897
Birth Place:
Vienna, Austria

Biography

Born in Vienna and raised and educated in London, screenwriter F. Hugh Herbert was a novelist and short-story author when he began his film work in the mid '20s. Among his first screenplay assignments was the 1926 adaptation of his own novel, There You Are. Herbert gained a reputation as a risque writer, inasmuch as his works were full of carefree sexual banter, sniggering innuendo and suggestive...