Biography: Irene Temple Bailey, an American novelist and short story writer, began publishing her work in national magazines in the first years of the 1900s. Her work appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, McClure's and other magazines. Several of her novels became bestsellers, including The Tin Soldier (1918), The Dim Lantern (1922) and The Blue Window (1926). A screenwriter as well as a novelist, Bailey wrote the screenplay for the 1914 film Auntie, and also had some of her books, such as Peacock Feathers (1924) adapted to film.

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