Elliott J. Clawson


Like so many of his contemporaries, Utah-born screenwriter Elliott J. Clawson (the initial stood for Judd) had begun his professional life as a newspaper reporter, in his case in San Francisco and as a foreign correspondent. Entering films in the early 1910s, Clawson gained some reputation for penning Madame La Presidente (1916), a vehicle for the era's… More


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