Editor, Actress, Screenwriter, Director
Viola Lawrence (editor), Rosalind Russell (actress), Mary C. McCall Jr. (screenwriter) and Dorothy Arzner (director) during the 1936 production of Craig’s Wife.
“My philosophy is that to be a director you cannot be subject to anyone, even the head of the studio. I threatened to quit each time I didn’t get my way, but no one ever let me walk out.”
— “Silent Women: Pioneers of Cinema” edited by Melody Bridges and Cheryl Robson. The full text can be found in the Appendix.
Anne Bauchens was the editor of the 1928 version of Craig’s Wife by William C. DeMille (Cecil B.’s older brother).