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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
Gone with the Wind Miscellaneous Crew
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)
Himself - Board Chairman of Selznick International (as Jock Whitney)
 1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (Documentary)
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2 Print Biographies | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jock Whitney | Mr. John Hay Whitney
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Reportedly put up half of the money for the $50,000 option for Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone With the Wind." Katherine (Kay) Brown, SIP's literary agent, had come across Mitchell's novel before it was published, and sensed a winner. The publishers, Macmillian, had already turned down a $25,000 option offer. The negotiations dragged on from May 21, 1936, when Brown first notified David O. ... See more »

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