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John Hay Whitney (1904–1982)

John Hay "Jock" Whitney, the multi-millionaire sportsman, pioneering color-movie producer, soldier, financier, philanthropist, art-collector, diplomat, and newspaper publisher was born in Elsworth, Maine on August 27, 1904. He was a descendant of John Whitney, a Puritan who settled in Massachusetts in 1635, as well as of William Bradford, who came... See full bio »

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 1939 Gone with the Wind (production associate - uncredited)
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 1956 Lust for Life (we wish to thank for cooperation - as Mr. John Hay Whitney)
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 1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (Documentary short)
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 1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (TV Movie documentary)
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 1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (Documentary)
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2 Print Biographies | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Jock Whitney | Mr. John Hay Whitney
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The role we can play every day, if we try, is to take the whole experience of every day and shape it to involve American man. It is our job to interest him in his community and to give his ideas the excitement they should have. See more »

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His paternal grandfather William Collins Whitney helped rid New York City of Boss Tweed's gang and helped Buffalo, New York mayor Grover Cleveland to the presidency in 1884. He served as Cleveland's Secretary of the Navy, and after Cleveland was defeated for reelection in 1888, Whitney was a favorite for the 1892 Democratic presidential nomination, until Cleveland stood for re-election. See more »

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