Lou Breslow

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Lou Breslow
Born (1900-07-18)July 18, 1900
Boston, Massachusetts[1]
Died November 10, 1987(1987-11-10) (aged 87)
Los Angeles, California
Other names Louis Breslow
Occupation Screenwriter
Film director
Years active 1928-1961

Louis Breslow (née Lewis Breslow; July 18, 1900 – November 10, 1987) was an American screenwriter and film director. He wrote for 70 films between 1928 and 1955. He also directed seven films between 1932 and 1951 and wrote scripts for both Laurel and Hardy in their first two films at 20th Century Fox, and Abbott and Costello.

Lou Breslow married film actress and comedienne Marion Byron in 1932, and remained married until her death in 1985.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Lewis Breslow, 1900, Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915, Index & Images, FamilySearch, original document pg 152, film no. 1843721, digital folder no. 4383932, image no. 164
  2. ^ Obituary — Scriptwriter Lou Breslow; "Wrote Bedtime for Bonzo," Trenton Evening Times, November 15, 1987, pg. 76

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