Boy Meets Girl Boy Meets Girl

Two lazy screenwriters need a story for the studio's cowboy star. A studio waitress turns out to be pregnant. This gives them the idea for a movie about a cowboy and a baby. The waitress's baby becomes the star. The cowboy and his agent run off with the waitress and her valuable asset. The writers retaliate by hiring an unemployed extra to impersonate the baby's father. But the extra already knows the waitress...

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

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Films Mentioned in David Bordwell’s “Reinventing Hollywood: How 1940s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling”

Not in Database: Adventures of a Ten-Mark Note (1928) Alias Nick Beale (1949) The Cradle Will Rock (1938) Dead's Man's…