Adele Comandini, daughter of Italian immigrants, was born in New York in 1898. She began her career as a screenwriter in the film industry in Hollywood in 1926 with the literary adaptation for the film Subway Sadie. Over time, she wrote the screenplays for more than 20 films and TV episodes.
At the Academy Awards in 1937, she was nominated for the Academy Award for best original story for Three Smart Girls (1936). Other well-known films she wrote screenplays for were Beyond Tomorrow (1940), Strange Illusion (1945), and Christmas in Connecticut (1945).
- Subway Sadie (1926)
- The Joy Girl (1927)
- The Girl from Woolworth's (1929)
- The Love Racket (1929)
- Playing Around (1930)
- Hell Bound (1931)
- A Girl of the Limberlost (1934)
- Three Smart Girls (1936)
- The Road to Reno (1938)
- Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
- Her First Romance (1940)
- Always in My Heart (1942)
- Strange Illusion (1945)
- Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
- Danger Signal (1945)
- The Mating of Millie (1948)
- Flame of the Islands (1956)
- Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
- "The 9th Academy Awards (1937) Nominees and Winners". Oscars.org. Retrieved August 15, 2014.