Written by Women

This list is for scripts or source material written or co-written by women. Recs welcome!

Of interest: letterboxd.com/film/without-lying-down-frances-marion-and-the-power-of-women-in-hollywood/

letterboxd.com/film/tales-from-the-script/

There are 858 films in this list released in the 1930s.

  • The Lady Vanishes
  • The Thin Man
  • The Gay Divorcee
  • Roberta
  • The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
  • The Awful Truth
  • She Done Him Wrong
  • Sylvia Scarlett
  • Merrily We Go to Hell
  • I'm No Angel
  • Hot Saturday
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Young and Innocent
  • Jamaica Inn
  • Destry Rides Again
  • Made for Each Other
  • Laughing Heirs
  • Murder!
  • Anna Karenina
  • Fire Over England
  • St. Martin's Lane
  • Farewell Again
  • Triumph of the Will
  • Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations
  • Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty
  • The Blue Light
  • Death Takes a Holiday
  • Back Street
  • Little Miss Marker
  • Poor Little Rich Girl
  • Captain January
  • The Cat Creeps
  • Good Girls Go to Paris
  • There's Always a Woman
  • Seed
  • White Woman
  • Double Door
  • Enter Madame
  • The Lady Objects
  • Strictly Dishonorable
  • A Message to Garcia
  • Slave Ship
  • In Old Kentucky
  • There's That Woman Again
  • It's A Small World
  • The County Chairman
  • Little Accident
  • Reunion
  • She Married an Artist
  • Midnight Madonna
  • After the Thin Man
  • Another Thin Man
  • Naughty Marietta
  • Rose Marie
  • Penthouse
  • Hide-Out
  • Small Town Girl
  • Ah, Wilderness!
  • The Firefly
  • The Secret of Madame Blanche
  • Fugitive Lovers
  • Society Lawyer
  • Nancy Drew... Reporter
  • Nancy Drew: Detective
  • Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
  • Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter
  • King of the Newsboys
  • The Walking Dead
  • Lady Killer
  • Front Page Woman
  • They Call It Sin
  • Big City Blues
  • Miss Pinkerton
  • Housewife
  • Ever Since Eve
  • Bedside
  • Registered Nurse
  • Her Jungle Love
  • The White Cockatoo
  • Big Hearted Herbert
  • King of Chinatown
  • Television Spy
  • Expensive Husbands
  • Personal Maid's Secret
  • That Man's Here Again
  • Penrod and Sam
  • Disbarred
  • Blonde Trouble
  • Her Husband's Secretary
  • Unmarried
  • Sons of the Legion
  • On the Border
  • I Take This Woman
  • Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk
  • 23 1/2 Hours Leave
  • Elinor Norton
  • Beloved Enemy
  • Alias Mary Dow
  • Madam Satan
  • Daughter of Shanghai