Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power…

This documentary, first shown on the Turner Classic Movies cable channel, tells of the life and career of screenwriter Frances Marion. By the mid 1920s, she was the most respected and highest paid script writer in Hollywood. She also became the first person to win two Oscars for her work (for The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1931)).

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