George Marion, Jr.

Biography

The son of American stage and film actor George Marion, George Marion Jr. inaugurated his own show-business career writing subtitles for the 1925 Rudolph Valentino vehicle The Eagle. Moving to Paramount in 1926, Marion composed brief, witty titles for the films of Bebe Daniels, Clara Bow and other favorites. In 1929, he earned an Academy Award nomination for his titling efforts on 1927's Oh,...