Jack Cunningham

Jack Cunningham

Known for: Writing
Biography: 1882-04-01
Deathday: 1941-10-04 (59 years old)

Biography

Date of Death 4 October1941, Santa Monica, California  (cerebral hemorrhage)


One the more prolific and fast working screenwriters in Hollywood. He once completed ten five-reel films in ten-weeks. Between 1918 and 1925 he turned out one hundred full-length films.


Had been the editor of The Pittsburgh Leader and The New York Evening Sun.


Was working for the publicity department of an Eastern US film company when he decided to try his hand at scenario writing. His father, Maurice Frederick Cunningham (c.1861-1937), was a building contractor who had built many of the Hollywood studios constructed in the early 1920s.


Never recovered from a stroke he suffered while working on the film Union Pacific (1939).

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Filmography

all 76

Movies 76

Writer 75

Producer 1

Writer
Union Pacific

Union Pacific (1939)

Movie
Writer
The Arkansas Traveler

The Arkansas Traveler (1938)

Movie
Writer
Painted Desert

Painted Desert (1938)

Movie
Writer
Professor Beware

Professor Beware (1938)

Movie
Producer
Easy to Take

Easy to Take (1936)

Movie
Writer
Poppy

Poppy (1936)

Movie
Writer
Man on the Flying Trapeze

Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935)

Movie
Writer
Mississippi

Mississippi (1935)

Movie
Writer
It's a Gift

It's a Gift (1934)

Movie
Writer
Wagon Wheels

Wagon Wheels (1934)

Movie
Writer
The Old-Fashioned Way

The Old-Fashioned Way (1934)

Movie
Writer
Double Door

Double Door (1934)

Movie
Writer
The Last Round-up

The Last Round-up (1934)

Movie
Writer
To the Last Man

To the Last Man (1933)

Movie
Writer
Man of the Forest

Man of the Forest (1933)

Movie
Writer
Sunset Pass

Sunset Pass (1933)

Movie
Writer
Under the Tonto Rim

Under the Tonto Rim (1933)

Movie
Writer
Silent Men

Silent Men (1933)

Movie
Writer
The Thundering Herd

The Thundering Herd (1933)

Movie
Writer
Terror Trail

Terror Trail (1933)

Movie
Writer
Flaming Guns

Flaming Guns (1932)

Movie
Writer
The Fourth Horseman

The Fourth Horseman (1932)

Movie
Writer
The Texas Bad Man

The Texas Bad Man (1932)

Movie
Writer
The Rider of Death Valley

The Rider of Death Valley (1932)

Movie
Writer
The Guilty Generation

The Guilty Generation (1931)

Movie
Writer
Shanghaied Love

Shanghaied Love (1931)

Movie
Writer
Fifty Fathoms Deep

Fifty Fathoms Deep (1931)

Movie
Writer
Clearing the Range

Clearing the Range (1931)

Movie
Writer
The Iron Mask

The Iron Mask (1929)

Movie
Writer
White Shadows in the South Seas

White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)

Movie
Writer
The Viking

The Viking (1928)

Movie
Writer
The Adventurer

The Adventurer (1928)

Movie
Writer
Captain Salvation

Captain Salvation (1927)

Movie
Writer
West of Broadway

West of Broadway (1926)

Movie
Writer
The Black Pirate

The Black Pirate (1926)

Movie
Writer
Rocking Moon

Rocking Moon (1926)

Movie
Writer
Don Q Son of Zorro

Don Q Son of Zorro (1925)

Movie
Writer
The Man Who Fights Alone

The Man Who Fights Alone (1924)

Movie
Writer
The Light That Failed

The Light That Failed (1923)

Movie
Writer
Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound (1923)

Movie
Writer
A Gentleman of Leisure

A Gentleman of Leisure (1923)

Movie
Writer
The Heart Raider

The Heart Raider (1923)

Movie
Writer
The Tiger's Claw

The Tiger's Claw (1923)

Movie
Writer
The Covered Wagon

The Covered Wagon (1923)

Movie
2
Writer
The Ghost Breaker

The Ghost Breaker (1922)

Movie
Writer
A Trip to Paramountown

A Trip to Paramountown (1922)

Movie
Writer
Beyond the Rocks

Beyond the Rocks (1922)

Movie
Writer
The Call of the North

The Call of the North (1921)

Movie
Writer
The Rowdy

The Rowdy (1921)

Movie
Writer
Where Lights Are Low

Where Lights Are Low (1921)

Movie
Writer
Double Adventure

Double Adventure (1921)

Movie
Writer
The Devil to Pay

The Devil to Pay (1920)

Movie
Writer
The Tiger's Coat

The Tiger's Coat (1920)

Movie
Writer
The House of Whispers

The House of Whispers (1920)

Movie
Writer
The Green Flame

The Green Flame (1920)

Movie
Writer
The Adventures of Daredevil Jack

The Adventures of Daredevil Jack (1920)

Movie
Writer
The Dream Cheater

The Dream Cheater (1920)

Movie
Writer
It Happened in Paris

It Happened in Paris (1919)

Movie
Writer
The World Aflame

The World Aflame (1919)

Movie
Writer
Playthings of Passion

Playthings of Passion (1919)

Movie
Writer
All Wrong

All Wrong (1919)

Movie
Writer
The Silver Girl

The Silver Girl (1919)

Movie
Writer
Todd of the Times

Todd of the Times (1919)

Movie
Writer
Adele

Adele (1919)

Movie
Writer
The Midnight Stage

The Midnight Stage (1919)

Movie
Writer
The Narrow Path

The Narrow Path (1918)

Movie
Writer
The Goddess of Lost Lake

The Goddess of Lost Lake (1918)

Movie
Writer
Border Raiders

Border Raiders (1918)

Movie
Writer
The Heart of Rachael

The Heart of Rachael (1918)

Movie
Writer
The Bells

The Bells (1918)

Movie
Writer
A Law Unto Herself

A Law Unto Herself (1918)

Movie
Writer
Hands Up

Hands Up (1918)

Movie
Writer
Limousine Life

Limousine Life (1918)

Movie
Writer
A Stormy Knight

A Stormy Knight (1917)

Movie
Writer
The Wrong Man

The Wrong Man (1917)

Movie
Writer
In the Fall of '64

In the Fall of '64 (1914)

Movie

Ratings

Average 3.88
Based on 25.9 Thousand movie and tv ratings over time
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Information

Known For
Writing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1882-04-01

Deathday
1941-10-04 (59 years old)

Birth Place
Ionia, United States of America

Citizenships
United States of America


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