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Jack Jevne
American screenwriter

Jack Jevne

Jack Jevne
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Intro American screenwriter
Was Screenwriter
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 25 January 1892, Provo, USA
Death 25 May 1972, Los Angeles, USA (aged 80 years)
Star sign Aquarius
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Jack Jevne (January 25, 1892 – May 25, 1972) was an American screenwriter. He also worked as an actor, and served as sergeant first class during World War I. He wrote for 58 films between 1919 and 1956, notably working with Laurel and Hardy on several occasions. He was born in Provo, Utah, son of Lloyd Jevne, a professional billiard player, and Anna Anderberg, a Swedish immigrant.

During the Hollywood blacklist era, Jean Rouverol Butler, wife of blacklisted screenwriter Hugo Butler, wrote Autumn Leaves (1956) with her husband based on her novella. Jack Jevne fronted for her, that is, feigned authorship.

Jevne died in Los Angeles, California.

Selected filmography

  • Air Raid Wardens (1943)
  • Barnacle Bill (1941)
  • The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939)
  • Captain Fury (1939)
  • Merrily We Live (1938)
  • Topper (1937)
  • Way Out West (1937)
  • Our Relations (1936)
  • The Ghost Rider (1935)
  • The Cowboy and the Bandit (1935)
  • Palooka (1934)
  • I Cover the Waterfront (1933)
  • Eve's Leaves (1926)
  • The Jay Bird (1920)
  • The Trail of the Holdup Man (1919)
  • The Fighting Line (1919)
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