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Glazer, Benjamin, 1887-1956



  • Existence: 1887 - 1956


Benjamin Glazer was born on May 7, 1887 in Belfast, Ireland. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and passed the bar exam to become a lawyer in 1906. Glazer was one of the founding members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He is best known for his Oscar-winning writing for "7th Heaven" (1927) and "Arise, My Love" (1941). Additional screenwriting credits include "The Merry Widow," "Flesh and the Devil," "Mata Hari," "A Farewell to Arms," "We're Not Dressing," and "Tortilla Flat.". Glazer died on March 18, 1956.

Glazer also directed one film, the 1948 Song of My Heart, a highly fictionalized biography of Tchaikovsky.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Theatre Guild, Inc. records on the production of "The Fifth Column"

Identifier: MS-1330
Date(s): 1938 to 1940

"The Fifth Column." The collection contains a typescript of Ernest Hemingway's play adapted by Benjamin Glazer as well as numerous letters, contracts and notes concerning its theatrical production.

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