James Kevin McGuinness

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James Kevin McGuinness
Born (1893-12-20)December 20, 1893
Died December 4, 1950(1950-12-04) (aged 56)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Other names J.K. McGuiness
James K. McGuiness
J.K. McGuinness
James K. McGuinness
Years active 1927-1950

James Kevin McGuinness (December 20, 1893 – December 4, 1950) was an American screenwriter and film producer. He wrote for 36 films between 1927 and 1950. He wrote for The New Yorker magazine.

He was born in Ireland and immigrated to New York in 1904. He arrived in Los Angeles in the 1920s at the dawn of the "talkies" era and thereafter worked in the film industry as a writer and later a producer. He died in New York in 1950 from a heart attack.

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Contributions to The New Yorker[edit]

Title Department Volume/Part Date Page(s) Subject(s)
Beginning at the Bottom Behind the News 1/2 28 February 1925 5 Humour
The Laud will Provide 1/2 28 February 1925 22 Humour
A Bob Ballad: Modes 1/3 7 March 1925 18 Poem
A Symbol in Pugilism Profiles 1/4 14 March 1925 15-16 Jack Dempsey

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