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Sarah Y. Mason (March 31, 1896 – November 28, 1980) was an American screenwriter and script supervisor.

Mason was born Sarah Yeiser Mason in Pima, Arizona. She and her husband Victor Heerman won the Academy Award for best screenplay adaptation for their adaptation for the 1933 film Little Women, based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Mason was one of the first people in Hollywood to specialize in script supervision and film continuity when the industry switched from silent film to talkies.

She and Heerman married in 1921. She died in Los Angeles and was cremated. Victor and Sarah had two children, Catharine Anliss Heerman, an artist and teacher of art in Southern California who was previously married to record producer Lester Koenig; and Victor, Jr., a successful breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses. The Academy Award for Little Women remains with the family.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sarah Y. Mason (March 31, 1896 – November 28, 1980) was an American screenwriter and script supervisor.

Mason was born Sarah Yeiser Mason in Pima, Arizona. She and her husband Victor Heerman won the Academy Award for best screenplay adaptation for their adaptation for the 1933 film Little Women, based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Mason was one of the first people in Hollywood to specialize in script supervision and film continuity when the industry switched from silent film to talkies.

She and Heerman married in 1921. She died in Los Angeles and was cremated. Victor and Sarah had two children, Catharine Anliss Heerman, an artist and teacher of art in Southern California who was previously married to record producer Lester Koenig; and Victor, Jr., a successful breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses. The Academy Award for Little Women remains with the family.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Female

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1896-03-31

Day of Death 1980-11-28

Place of Birth Pima, Arizona, USA

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Also Known As

  • Sarah Yeiser Mason
  • Sara Y. Mason

Writing TV ShowsMovies

1949 Little Women Screenplay
1939 Golden Boy Screenplay
1937 Stella Dallas Screenplay
1935 Magnificent Obsession Screenplay
1935 Break of Hearts Screenplay
1934 The Little Minister Screenplay
1934 The Age of Innocence Screenplay
1933 Little Women Screenplay
1933 Chance at Heaven Screenplay
1932 The Age of Consent Screenplay
1932 Shopworn Story
1931 The Man in Possession Adaptation
1930 Love in the Rough Adaptation
1930 They Learned About Women Scenario Writer
1927 The Cradle Snatchers Writer
1918 Arizona Writer

Crew

1931 The Man in Possession Additional Dialogue

Directing

1929 The Broadway Melody Continuity

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