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Emma Bell Clifton

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Emma Bell Clifton
Emma Bell McGraw

Pennsylvania, USA
DiedAugust 3, 1922
Los Angeles, California, USA
OccupationScreenwriter, author
Spouse(s)Wallace C. Clifton

Emma Bell Clifton was a screenwriter during the silent film era in the United States. She wrote for various studios, including Vitagraph and Universal Studios.[1]

Her husband was screenwriter Wallace C. Clifton.[2] The pair had a daughter, Emma Clifton Bucci, who worked as an actress from around 1913 to 1917.

Emma Bell Clifton died from a heart attack at her home in Los Angeles on August 3, 1922. She was living at the Virginia Apartments on Hollywood Boulevard after recently moving to Hollywood to serve as Olga Petrova's agent.[3][4][5]



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  3. ^ (4 August 1922). Emma Bell Clifton Dies in Los Angeles, The Morning Telegraph, p. 3, col. 5 ("She was the wife of Wallace Clifton, also a scenario writer.")
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  5. ^ (19 August 1922). Deaths in the Profession, Billboard
  6. ^ American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913_ÑÐ1929. McFarland. Jan 31, 2013. ISBN 9780786487905 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Within Our Gates: Ethnicity in American Feature Films, 1911-1960. University of California Press. Jan 19, 1997. ISBN 9780520209640 – via Google Books.
  8. ^ "Catalogue of Copyright Entries: Pamphlets, leaflets, contributions to newspapers or periodicals, etc.; lectures, sermons, addresses for oral delivery; dramatic compositions; maps; motion pictures. Part 1, group 2". U.S. Government Printing Office. Jan 19, 1920 – via Google Books.
  9. ^ Silent Mystery and Detective Movies: A Comprehensive Filmography. McFarland. May 1, 2009. ISBN 9780786443505 – via Google Books.
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