Ford, Harriet (c. 1863–1949)

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Ford, Harriet (c. 1863–1949)

American playwright and screenwriter. Born c. 1863 in Seymour, Connecticut; died Dec 12, 1949, in New York, NY; m. Dr. Fordé Morgan.

Following career as an actress, wrote such plays as The Awakening (with Caroline Duer), The Fourth Estate (with J.M. Paterson), The Argyle Case, The Dummy, On the Hiring Line, Mr. Lazarus (with Harvey O'Higgins), The Greatest Thing in the World (with Beatrice de Mille), Christopher Rand (with Eleanor Robson) and The Land of the Free (with Fannie Hurst); also adapted many of her plays for the screen.

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