Edwin Milton Royle
Edwin Milton Royle (March 2, 1862 – February 16, 1942) was an American playwright. He was born in Lexington, Missouri, and died in New York City. Over 30 of his plays were performed. His best-known play is The Squaw Man (1905), which became the first Hollywood film directed by Cecil B. DeMille in 1914.
California Motion Picture Company made a film adaptation of his play "Unwritten Law" (Unwritten Law (1916 film)).
He was married to Selena Fetter. Their daughter Selena Royle (1904–83) was a successful stage and film actress.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 2nd, 1862 (Lexington), Died February 16th, 1942
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1911
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-2875||10-in.||11/9/1905||Don't be what you ain't||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-10232||10-in.||4/26/1911||Don't be what you ain't||Lilian Homesley||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Royle, Edwin Milton," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103877.
Royle, Edwin Milton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103877.
"Royle, Edwin Milton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.
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