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Written by Women

This list is for scripts or source material written or co-written by women. Recs welcome!

Of interest: letterboxd.com/film/without-lying-down-frances-marion-and-the-power-of-women-in-hollywood/

letterboxd.com/film/tales-from-the-script/

There are 795 films in this list released in the 1920s.

  • Metropolis

    37

  • Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

    92

  • Greed

    97

  • The Phantom Carriage

    117

  • The Wind

    147

  • Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache

    153

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    207

  • Lucky Star

    208

  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler

    229

  • Diary of a Lost Girl

    298

  • The Unknown

    411

  • Cœur fidèle

    445

  • Spies

    464

  • Destiny

    491

  • Fragment of an Empire

    626

  • Show People

    643

  • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

    658

  • Wings

    742

  • The Scarlet Letter

    806

  • Woman in the Moon

    900

  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

    916

  • Laugh, Clown, Laugh

    960

  • Michael

    997

  • Women of Ryazan

    1186

  • My Best Girl

    1269

  • Stella Dallas

    1450

  • Chicago

    1476

  • Under the Lantern

    1512

  • Almost Human

    1676

  • The King of Kings

    1685

  • The Little Girl

    1719

  • Forbidden Paradise

    1726

  • Moana

    1764

  • Lazybones

    1773

  • Norrtullsligan

    1775

  • Saturday Night

    1890

  • The Devious Path

    1976

  • Little Lord Fauntleroy

    2056

  • Heart to Heart

    2058

  • The Enchanted Cottage

    2117

  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

    2148

  • Synthetic Sin

    2151

  • Today

    2228

  • Mannequin

    2263

  • Sentimental Tommy

    2273

  • The Road to Yesterday

    2283

  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    2293

  • The Constant Nymph

    2297

  • The Winning of Barbara Worth

    2321

  • It

    2331

  • Bare Knees

    2343

  • Il Mostro di Frankenstein

    2362

  • Conrad in Quest of His Youth

    2380

  • Not For Sale

    2386

  • The Waning Sex

    2392

  • The Saga of Gosta Berling

    2403

  • Remodeling Her Husband

    2434

  • The Story of a Little Parisian

    2435

  • The Enemy

    2452

  • The Skipper's Wooing

    2462

  • The Ingmar Inheritance

    2474

  • Beverly of Graustark

    2509

  • Three Live Ghosts

    2557

  • The Last Attraction

    2606

  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey

    2622

  • The Rescue

    2636

  • Rough House Rosie

    2637

  • Blind Hearts

    2677

  • The Dressmaker from Paris

    2687

  • Exquisite Sinner

    2690

  • Lilies of the Field

    2706

  • Married Alive

    2709

  • The Only Thing

    2717

  • Potash and Perlmutter

    2720

  • Such a Girl

    2729

  • Little Annie Rooney

    2821

  • The Tower of Lies

    2848

  • Song

    2853

  • The First Born

    2867

  • The Awakening

    2877

  • The Bedroom Window

    2878

  • Changing Husbands

    2885

  • L'Italia s'è desta

    2902

  • The First Year

    2938

  • The Devil Dancer

    2974

  • La Belle dame sans merci

    2993

  • Sandy

    3017

  • The Swan

    3021

  • A Woman's Error

    3038

  • Am besten gefällt mir die Lore

    3069

  • Am roten Kliff

    3070

  • April Showers

    3072

  • Auferstehung. Katjuscha Maslowa

    3073

  • Bag and Baggage

    3074

  • Boy of Mine

    3078

  • The Cat's Pajamas

    3080

  • Daisy. Das Abenteuer einer Lady

    3085

  • Das begrabene Ich

    3086

  • Das Mädel aus der Hölle

    3089

  • Den forvandlede Don Juan

    3094