John Stone
Date of Birth
Dec 19, 1888
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


An alumnus of the College of New York, John Stone had practically no prior show business experience when, in 1925, he signed on as a staff writer at Fox studios. Rising to prominence as the scrivener of several popular Tom Mix Westerns, Stone switched to the production end of the business. He was appointed assistant to Fox executive Winfield R. Sheehan, then weathered Sheehan's dismissal by...