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Jean C. Havez (1872–1925)

Songwriter ("Darktown Poker Club"), author and agent who wrote special material for musical comedy and vaudeville, also scenarios for Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd, and a press agent for Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. A charter member of ASCAP (1914), Havez' other novelty and popular-song compositions included "Everybody Works but ... See full bio »
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 1999 The Bachelor (1925 screenplay "Seven Chances")
 1925 Seven Chances (screen version - screen version, as Jean Havez)
 1924 The Navigator (story - as Jean Havez)
 1924 Racing Luck (as Jean Havez)
 1924 Sherlock Jr. (story - as Jean Havez)
 1923 Our Hospitality (scenario - uncredited) / (story by - as Jean Havez) / (titles - uncredited)
 1923 Three Ages (story and titles - as Jean Havez)
 1923 Safety Last! (uncredited)
 1922 Dr. Jack (story by - as Jean Havez)
 1922 Grandma's Boy (story by - as Jean Havez)
 1921 A Sailor-Made Man (story by - as Jean Havez)
 1920 The Garage (Short) (story)
 1919 The Hayseed (Short) (story)
 1919 Back Stage (Short) (story)
 1917 Oh Doctor! (Short) (story)
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Songwriter and vaudeville sketch writer.

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Jean Havez

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His ASCAP biography lists his birth year as 1874.

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