Jack White

Film Producer
Born Mar 2, 1897

Jack White was an Hungarian film producer, director and writer. His career with film began in the late 1910s and continued until the early 1960s. White produced over 300 films; directed more than 60 of these, and wrote more than 50. He directed some of his sound comedies under the pseudonym "Preston Black."… Read More

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1897 Birth Born on March 2, 1897.


1926 29 Years Old While still a teenager, Jack White became the leading producer for Educational Pictures, making very popular comedy shorts with Lloyd Hamilton, Lupino Lane, Lige Conley, and Al St. John. In 1926 Jack White hired one of his younger brothers, Jules White, as a film editor. … Read More


1937 40 Years Old Jack's first Stooges film was Ants in the Pantry; he worked in Columbia's shorts department through 1937.


1951 54 Years Old He rejoined the unit briefly in the early 1940s before serving in the military, then returned to Columbia for good in 1951. … Read More


1957 60 Years Old White worked at Columbia until the comedy shorts unit closed on December 20, 1957. … Read More
1984 87 Years Old White died on April 10, 1984.
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