Mayer, Edwin Justus


Mayer, Edwin Justus
(1897-1960)
   The playwright and motion picture writer was born in New York City. He did freelance writing while working at various jobs, and published his autobiography, A Preface to Life (1923), when he was 25. He was press agent for Arthur Hopkins. His two major Broadway plays were The Firebrand (1924) and Children of Darkness* (1930), both of which were later revived. He also wrote The Last Love of Don Juan (1955).

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