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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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Known For

New York Confidential
(1955)
Chicago Confidential
(1957)
Bad Company
Bad Company Writer
(1931)
Girl Without a Room
(1933)

Filmography

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 1959 New York Confidential (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- The New Citizen (1959) ... (book)
 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")
 1929 Boy Wanted (Short)
 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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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote (w/Stephen Gross) "The Hook-up", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Scenic Design by Nat Karson. Directed by Frank Merlin. Cort Theatre: 7 May 1935-May 1935 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: Richard Abert (as "A Page Boy"), Mary Jane Barrett (as "Florence"), Elaine Blauvelt (as "Another Bridesmaid"), Gloria Castle ... See more »

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