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Ernest Vajda (1886–1954)

The Hungarian playwright and novelist Ernest Vajda was educated at a monastic college in Paps, where he graduated with a degree in electrochemistry in 1904. He added a Ph.D. to his name in 1908 and produced his first play the following year. Vajda held several editorial jobs in Hungary before moving to the United States, settling down in Beverly ... See full bio »

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 2016 Frantz (movie "Broken Lullaby" - uncredited)
 1980 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Gabriela y sus maridos (1980) ... (play)
 1952 Stars and Stripes Forever (story)
 1941 Smilin' Through (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1941 The Chocolate Soldier (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1941 They Dare Not Love (screenplay)
 1940 He Stayed for Breakfast (screenplay)
 1938 Dramatic School (screen play)
 1938 Marie Antoinette (screen play)
 1938 Port of Seven Seas (uncredited)
 1937 The Great Garrick (a play for the screen) / (play "Ladies and Gentlemen" - uncredited)
 1937 Personal Property (screenplay)
 1936 A Woman Rebels (screen play)
 1934 The Merry Widow (screen play)
 1934 The Barretts of Wimpole Street (screen play)
 1933 Queen Christina (uncredited)
 1933 Reunion in Vienna (writer)
 1932 Payment Deferred (screen play)
 1932 Smilin' Through (screenplay)
 1932 Monsieur Albert (novel "The Head Waiter") / (screenplay)
 1932 Broken Lullaby (screenplay)
 1932 Reserved for Ladies (novel "The Head Waiter")
 1931 Tonight or Never (written for the screen by)
 1931 The Guardsman (screen play)
 1931 Son of India (dialogue)
 1931 The Smiling Lieutenant (screenplay)
 1930 Monte Carlo (adaptation)
 1930 Such Men Are Dangerous (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1929 The Love Parade (by)
 1929 Innocents of Paris (writer)
 1929 Marquis Preferred (story)
 1928 Manhattan Cocktail (story)
 1928 His Private Life (story)
 1928 Manhattan Cowboy (writer)
 1928 Loves of an Actress (story)
 1928 His Tiger Wife (adaptation)
 1928 A Night of Mystery (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1927 Serenade
 1927 The Woman on Trial (play "Confession" - as Ernö Vajda)
 1927 Service for Ladies (story)
 1926 The Cat's Pajamas (story)
 1926 You Never Know Women (story)
 1926 The Crown of Lies (story)
 1925 Grounds for Divorce (novel "V'lópörös Hölay" - as Ernö Vajda)
 1924 Hotel Potemkin (as Sydney Garrick)
 1923 Das unbekannte Morgen (play - as Sydney Garrick) / (writer)
 1922 Samson und Delila (as Sydney Garrick)
 1922 Herren der Meere (novel - as Sydney Garrick) / (writer)
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Stage Play: The Harem. Comedy. Written by Ernest Vajda. Book adapted by Avery Hopwood. Directed by David Belasco. Belasco Theatre: 2 Dec 1924- May 1925 (closing date unknown/183 performances). Cast: Arthur Bowyer, William Courtenay, Robert Fischer, Virginia Hammond, Lennox Pawle (as "Petri"), Lenore Ulric (as "Carla"), Marjorie Vonnegut. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sydney Garrick | Ernö Vajda

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Child: Thomas (c. 1919)

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