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Jack Lait (1883–1954)

Lait was the editor of the "New York Daily and Sunday Mirror" and was known as one of the leading newspapermen of the era. He later worked as an executive for the Hearst newspapers. In 1953 he was confined to his home with a circulatory ailment which eventually took his life. Writer of five plays that appeared on Broadway. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1957 Chicago Confidential (book)
 1955 New York Confidential (suggested by the book)
 1939 Truth Aches (Short) (writer)
 1939 Home Boner (Short) (writer)
 1933 Girl Without a Room (novel)
 1931 Bad Company (novel "Put On the Spot")
 1927 Ten Modern Commandments (story)
 1925 The Sky Raider (story "The Great Air Mail Robberty")
 1919 The Love Burglar (play "One of Us")
 1917 The Black Stork (scenario)
 1915 Help Wanted (play)
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 1932 Madison Sq. Garden
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Stage: Wrote book for "Spice of 1922", produced on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by J. Fred Coots, Henry Creamer and James F. Hanley. Lyrics by McElbert Moore [earliest Broadway credit], Jack Stanley and Turner Layton [credited as J. Turner Layton]. Musical Director: Alfred Goodman. Scenic Design by H. Robert Law Studios. Directed by ... See more »

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