Jack Whittingham
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1910

Biography

British screenwriter Jack Whittingham got his film career off to a good start with the tongue-in-cheek espionager Q Planes (1939). In the late '40s, Whittingham switched from action films to emotional "problem dramas." Two of his best films in this vein were Crash of Silence (1952), the story of a deaf child, and The Divided Heart (1952), a tale of a hotly contested adoption. He briefly turned to...