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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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Gone with the Wind
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1939

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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 their 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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To be fair is not enough any more. We must be ferociously fair. See more »

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Chairman of the Board of David O. Selznick's Selznick International Inc., in which he was a major investor. He and his cousin C.V. Whitney (a great-great grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt), helped finance "Gone With the Wind" (1939) and "Rebecca" (1940), Selznick's back-to-back Best Picture Oscar winners. See more »

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