Elizabeth Meehan

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Elizabeth Meehan
Born 22 August 1894
Isle of Wight
United Kingdom
Died 24 April 1967 (1967-04-25) (aged 72)
New York City
United States
Occupation Screenwriter

Elizabeth Meehan (22 August 1894 – 24 April 1967) was a British screenwriter who worked in both Britain and Hollywood. During the late 1930s she was employed by the studio head Walter C. Mycroft to work for British International Pictures.[1] Meehan frequently collaborated with the Irish director Herbert Brenon.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Harper p.184


  • Harper, Sue. Women in British Cinema: Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know. Continuum International, 2000.
  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film: Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.

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