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John W. Considine Jr.

John W. Considine Jr.
Motion picture producer John W Considine, Jr (SAYRE 22141).jpg
Considine in 1916
BornOctober 7, 1898
DiedMarch 22, 1961(1961-03-22) (aged 62)
OccupationProducer
Years active1925–1943 (film)

John W. Considine Jr. (October 7, 1898 – March 22, 1961) was an American film producer.[1]

He joined MGM from Fox in 1932 and remained with the company for the rest of his career.[2] That year he also directed his only film Disorderly Conduct.

He was born in Spokane, Washington[3] the son of Elizabeth Ann (Donnelan) and impresario John Considine.[4] He married Carmen Pantages (daughter of Alexander Pantages) and was the father of actor Tim Considine and writer and actor John Considine. He and Carmen divorced in 1958.[5]

Filmography

References

  1. ^ "JOHN CONSIDINE JR., MOVIE PRODUCER, 62". The New York Times. March 23, 1961.
  2. ^ Towlson p. 125
  3. ^ "John W. Considine Jr".
  4. ^ "Considine, John William (1863-1943)".
  5. ^ "Carmen Pantages Considine, 89, Gave Time and Money to Veterans | the Seattle Times".

Bibliography

  • Towlson, Jon. The Turn to Gruesomeness in American Horror Films, 1931-1936. McFarland, 2016.


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