Benjamin Glazer

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Writer / Lawyer | * 05/07/1887 († 68, 03/18/1956) | Belfast, Ireland, UK [now Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK]
Benjamin F. Glazer (May 7, 1887 – March 18, 1956) was a screenwriter, producer, foley artist, and director of American films from the 1920s through the 1950s. He made the first translation of author / playwright Ferenc Molnár's play Liliom (1909) into English from its original Hungarian (Magyar) in 1921. His translation was used in the first American live stage play performance that year and later in the subsequent Liliom' (1930) film version, and in every production in English of the play for the 115 years since its 1909 writing until recently. It also served as the basis for the libretto for the famed music / lyrics composing team of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, (Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II), as well as for Phoebe and Henry Ephron's screenplay for the later Carousel (1956) film version of the classic musical play of 11 years earlier, still highly regarded and popular three-quarters of a century later. Glazer was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland / Ulster, (Unite... ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Romance / Love | Drama | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Benjamin Glazer

Academy Award for Best Story Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Story Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
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Movies with Benjamin Glazer as Crew(65)

Writing/Writer1967 Carousel
Writing/Adaptation1956 Carousel
Directing/Director1948 Song of My Heart
Writing/Writer1948 Song of My Heart
Writing/Screenplay1942 Tortilla Flat
Production/Producer1941 Paris Calling
Writing/Screenplay1941 Paris Calling
Writing/Story1940 Arise, My Love
Production/Associate Producer1939 They Made Me a Criminal
Production/Producer1937 Exclusive
Production/Producer1937 Internes Can't Take Money
Production/Producer1937 Mountain Music
Production/Producer1936 Anything Goes
Production/Producer1935 Paris in Spring
Production/Producer1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Production/Producer1935 Love in Bloom
Production/Producer1935 Enter Madame
Writing/Story1934 We're Not Dressing
Production/Producer1934 She Loves Me Not
Writing/Writer1934 She Loves Me Not
Production/Producer1933 The Story of Temple Drake
Production/Producer1933 The Way to Love
Writing/Screenplay1933 The Way to Love
Writing/Writer1933 A Bedtime Story
Writing/Writer1933 The Song of Songs
Production/Associate Producer1932 The Big Broadcast
Production/Associate Producer1932 A Farewell to Arms
Writing/Screenplay1932 A Farewell to Arms
Writing/Writer1932 Mister Albert
Writing/Writer1932 Two Kinds of Women
Production/Associate Producer1932 This Is the Night
Writing/Writer1932 This Is the Night
Writing/Writer1931 Mata Hari
Writing/Dialogue1930 The Boudoir Diplomat
Writing/Screenplay1930 The Boudoir Diplomat
Crew/Translator1930 Liliom
Writing/Adaptation1930 The Devil to Pay!
Writing/Writer1930 Tol'able David
Writing/Screenplay1929 The Dance of Life
Directing/Director1929 Strange Cargo
Production/Producer1929 Strange Cargo
Writing/Story1929 Strange Cargo
Writing/Screenplay1929 Strange Cargo
Writing/Story1928 Street of Sin
Writing/Screenplay1928 The Barker
Directing/Continuity1928 The Trail of '98
Writing/Adaptation1928 The Trail of '98
Writing/Adaptation1928 Beggars of Life
Writing/Scenario Writer1928 Happiness Ahead
Writing/Adaptation1927 The Lady in Ermine
Writing/Writer1927 A Gentleman of Paris
Writing/Screenplay1927 7th Heaven
Writing/Adaptation1927 The Love Mart
Writing/Writer1927 Paid to Love
Writing/Story1927 Service for Ladies
Writing/Original Story1926 Memory Lane
Writing/Writer1926 Diplomacy
Writing/Scenario Writer1926 Everybody's Acting
Writing/Screenplay1926 The Merry Widow
Writing/Adaptation1926 The Skyrocket
Writing/Screenplay1926 The Skyrocket
Writing/Writer1926 You Never Know Women
Writing/Screenplay1926 Flesh and the Devil
Writing/Adaptation1925 The Great Divide
Writing/Writer1925 Fine Clothes

Full Name: Benjamin Glazer
Born: Saturday, 05/07 1887 (May) in Belfast, Ireland, UK [now Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK]
Died: Sunday, 03/18 1956 (March) in Hollywood (aged: 68)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: University of Pennsylvania Law School
Spouses (current/former): Sharon Lynn
Other names for Benjamin Glazer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Benjamin F. Glazer"
Benjamin Glazer frequently works together with these people:
Hans Dreier (9x, Crew)
Travis Banton (7x, Crew)
John Leipold (6x, Crew)
Bing Crosby (5x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (5x, Crew)
Charles Ruggles (5x, Actor)
Irving Bacon (5x, Actor)
Ralph Rainger (5x, Crew)
Marshall Neilan (5x, Crew)
Charles Lang (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:104126, Added: 06/23/2018, Last updated: 01/27/2024