Madeline Brandeis
(1897 – 6/28/1937)

Madeline Brandeis (1897 – 28 June 1937) was an American author of children's books, and a film producer.

Brandeis was best known for her "Children of America" and "Children of All Lands" series of books. Most of the fictional stories included photographs taken by the author, with child actors as the books' characters.

She was also a founder of The Little Players' Film Co., with offices in New York and Chicago, which featured casts composed almost entirely of children. She personally wrote and directed the feature The Star Prince in 1918, released in 1920 as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.

Brandeis was born as Madeline Frank in California. She died in Gallup, New Mexico, of injuries suffered in an automobile accident two weeks earlier while she and her daughter, Marie, were driving from New York to Los Angeles.

Available Films

The Shining Adventure (1925)

Children of all Lands (1928)