Jack Yellen
Date of Birth
Jul 06, 1892

Biography

American librettist/lyricist Jack Yellen was one of many Broadway-ites who migrated to Hollywood when talkies arrived. Before settling at Fox Studios, Yellen wrote lyrics and special material for such early musicals as MGM's They Learned About Women (1930) and Universal's King of Jazz (1930). At Fox he scripted and/or penned lyrics for Shirley Temple (Captain January, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)...