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Written by Women

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

Be sure to check out my other lady-centric lists:
Directed by Women | Edited by Women | Top Women-Directed Films with Less than 1k Views | Top Women-Directed Documentaries

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 312 comedy films in this list released in the 1930s.

  • The Thin Man

    163

  • Bringing Up Baby

    235

  • The Awful Truth

    357

  • The Women

    441

  • The Tale of the Fox

    564

  • Libeled Lady

    643

  • After the Thin Man

    659

  • Easy Living

    680

  • Destry Rides Again

    786

  • The Gay Divorcee

    1393

  • Dinner at Eight

    1516

  • On Borrowed Time

    1621

  • Another Thin Man

    1781

  • Merrily We Go to Hell

    1857

  • Girls About Town

    2072

  • Hands Across the Table

    2075

  • The Countess of Monte Cristo

    2085

  • Be Mine Tonight

    2135

  • Das Lied einer Nacht

    2136

  • Night Nurse

    2154

  • De tre måske fire

    2389

  • Show Boat

    2605

  • Sehnsucht 202

    2626

  • Carefree

    2726

  • Folies Bergère de Paris

    2733

  • No More Love

    2784

  • Gigolettes

    2952

  • Love Birds

    2961

  • Up the River

    2985

  • Half Angel

    3294

  • Too Many Crooks

    3378

  • Girl of the Rio

    3397

  • Mad About Music

    3435

  • Hat Check Girl

    3467

  • By Candlelight

    3521

  • Blonde Trouble

    3756

  • Die Tänzerin von Sanssouci

    3770

  • Everybody's Baby

    3772

  • Mr. Skitch

    3812

  • Lady Killer

    3823

  • Little Accident

    3845

  • The County Chairman

    3864

  • Ein idealer Gatte

    3874

  • Reunion

    3900

  • Safety in Numbers

    3903

  • Sailor Be Good

    3905

  • The Arizona Wildcat

    4084

  • Change of Heart

    4130

  • Cheating Cheaters

    4133

  • Clarence

    4142

  • Der Frechdachs

    4173

  • Der Tanzhusar

    4178

  • Drei blaue Jungs, ein blondes Mädel

    4206

  • Ex-Bad Boy

    4222

  • A Gentleman's Gentleman

    4253

  • The Harvester

    4270

  • Hasenklein kann nichts dafür

    4271

  • Her Splendid Folly

    4279

  • Meet the Girls

    4389

  • Mickey the Kid

    4392

  • Nobody's Fool

    4409

  • Opernredoute

    4421

  • Passport Husband

    4429

  • Princess O'Hara

    4440

  • Redhead

    4449

  • Rose Bowl

    4457

  • Schwarzfahrt ins Glück

    4469

  • Sergeant Berry

    4478

  • She Couldn't Say No

    4483

  • She Married an Artist

    4484

  • The Single Sin

    4493

  • Stop, Look and Love

    4510

  • Three Married Men

    4532

  • When Love Is Young

    4581

  • Wild Money

    4590

  • Winner Take All

    4592

  • Busman's Holiday

    4656

  • Ein ganzer Kerl

    4681

  • Ein Lied für Dich

    4682

  • The Happy Family

    4705

  • Leave It to Me

    4727

  • What a Widow!

    4787

  • Keep Smiling

    4823

  • Turn Off the Moon

    4829

  • Angelina, o El honor de un brigadier

    4835

  • Abschied

    4900

  • As Good as Married

    4911

  • Hot Water

    4921

  • Was bin ich ohne Dich

    4958

  • A Lady's Profession

    5057

  • Little Orphan Annie

    5111

  • The Broken Jug

    5139

  • Der var engang en vicevært

    5173

  • Borrowing Trouble

    5177

  • Lady Tubbs

    5194

  • Versprich mir nichts!

    5209

  • Le bal

    5351

  • Over She Goes

    5362

  • Florida Special

    5367

  • The Foundling

    5461