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Jack Kirkland (1901–1969)


Father of ballerina-actress-author Gelsey Kirkland. See more trivia »

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Known For

Mandingo Writer
The Golden Coach
Tobacco Road
Tobacco Road Writer


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 1975 Mandingo (play)
 1952 The Golden Coach (story and screenplay)
 1951 Amazing Monsieur Fabre (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Traitor (1950) ... (adaptation)
 1941 Tobacco Road (stage play)
 1936 Adventure in Manhattan (screen play)
 1936 Frankie and Johnnie (story)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
 1935 Hands Across the Table (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1935 Under Pressure (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Wings in the Dark (screenplay)
 1935 The Gilded Lily (suggested by a story by)
 1934 Now and Forever (story "Honor Bright")
 1933 Zoo in Budapest (story)
 1933 Married or Single (Short) (writer)
 1930 Fast and Loose (story)
 1930 Heads Up (screenplay)
 1929 Wall Street (story)
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 1941 Tobacco Road (producer: stage play)

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Other Works:

(2009-2010 Season) His play, "Tobacco Road," was performed at the American Blues Theater in Chicago, Illinois. James Leaming was scenic designer. Sarah E. Ross and Kristin DeiTois were costume designers. See more »

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Father of ballerina-actress-author Gelsey Kirkland. See more »

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