Frank E. Woods

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Frank E. Woods
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Died1 May 1939 (aged 78–79)
Hollywood, California, United States
Years active1908-1925
Spouse(s)Ella Woods
Edgar Allan Poe (1909), silent movie by D.W. Griffith as director and Woods as screenwriter.

Frank E. Woods (1860 – May 1, 1939) was an American screenwriter of the silent era. He wrote for 90 films between 1908 and 1925, and first became a writer with the Biograph Company. Woods was also a pioneering film reviewer. As a writer, his contributions to film criticism are discussed in the documentary, For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism. He was also known for his screenplay collaborations with D. W. Griffith, including the co-scripting of The Birth of a Nation. He is interred in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, CA.

Woods was one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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