Jack London (film)

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Jack London
Film poster
Directed by Alfred Santell
Produced by Samuel Bronston
Written by Ernest Pascal
Charmian London (book)
Starring Michael O'Shea
Susan Hayward
Music by Fred Rich
Cinematography John W. Boyle
Lee Garmes
Edited by William H. Ziegler
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
December 24, 1943 (1943-12-24)
Running time
94 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Jack London, also known as The Story of Jack London, is a 1943 American biographical film made by Samuel Bronston Productions and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Alfred Santell and produced by Samuel Bronston with Joseph H. Nadel as associate producer, from a screenplay by Isaac Don Levine and Ernest Pascal based on the book The Book of Jack London by Charmian London.

The film starred Michael O'Shea as Jack London and Susan Hayward with Osa Massen, Harry Davenport, Frank Craven and Virginia Mayo.


The film follows the adventures of the writer-adventurer Jack London (Michael O'Shea) who was, among other things, oyster pirate, hobo, sailor, prospector and war correspondent.

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