J Leo Meehan 1927
Newspaper Editor Also Is Photoplay Director J. Leo Meehan, who recently directed directed "The Magic Garden," to be seen this week at the Karlton Theatre, is also the owner and publisher of the Pasadena Morning Sun. Besides managing managing a newspaper, .Mr. Meehan directs directs two production! a' year, and both of these are taken from books written by the late Gene Stratton-I'orter, Stratton-I'orter, Stratton-I'orter, his mother-in-law. mother-in-law. mother-in-law. mother-in-law. mother-in-law. Mr. Meehan has to his credit "The Girl of the Limber-lost," Limber-lost," Limber-lost," "The Keeper of the Bees," "Laddie" and "The Magic Garden." Aside from having directed the Porter Porter pictures, Mr. Meehan has also written either the continuity or the adaptation for each of the productions. He was so immediately associate with the author during her lifetime, and so thoroughly understood her message to humanity and philosophy of life, that he can transpose her Btories to the screen as no one else could. While thus occupied with directing and writing, writing, Mr. Meehan finds the time and energy to give his services to his newspaper. newspaper.