James Kevin McGuinness

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James Kevin McGuinness
Born (1893-12-20)December 20, 1893
Ireland
Died December 4, 1950(1950-12-04) (aged 56)
New York City, New York, U.S.
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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Articles[edit]

  • J. M. (February 28, 1925). "A slogan haunts the bishop". Behind the News. The New Yorker. 1 (2): 4. 
  • McGuinness, James Kevin (February 28, 1925). "Beginning at the bottom". Behind the News. The New Yorker. 1 (2): 5. 
  • — (February 28, 1925). "The laud will provide". The New Yorker. 1 (2): 22. 
  • J. M. (March 7, 1925). "Call 'Beekman 2,000'". Behind the News. The New Yorker. 1 (3): 2–3. 
  • McGuinness, James Kevin (March 14, 1925). "A symbol in pugilism". Profiles. The New Yorker. 1 (4): 15–16.  Jack Dempsey.
  • — (April 18, 1925). "Modom". The New Yorker. 1 (9): 7–8. 
  • — (April 25, 1925). "A process of law". The New Yorker. 1 (10): 7. 

List of poems[edit]

Title Year First published Reprinted/collected
A Bob ballad : modes 1925 McGuinness, James Kevin (March 7, 1925). "A Bob ballad : modes". The New Yorker. 1 (3): 18. 
Supper club lights 1925 McGuinness, James Kevin (May 23, 1925). "Supper club lights". The New Yorker. 1 (14): 6. 

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