Owen Davis, Sr.
Date of Birth
Jan 29, 1874


At various points across the first half of the twentieth century, Owen Davis was recognized in print as America's "most produced" playwright. That reference carried more of a distinctly two-edged meaning than would seem to be the case at first glance. Davis was massively successful at authoring plays (as many as 200 of them) that were popular entertainment but not highly regarded on a dramatic or...