• The Jack London Story (1943)

The Jack London Story

Release Date: 1943

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

This biopic portrays thrill-seeking writer Jack London (Michael O'Shea) and his travels in the late 19th and early 20th century. London becomes an oyster pirate, prospects in the Klondike, lives as a hobo and works as a sailor and war reporter. After several romantic adventures, he marries his publisher's secretary, Charmian (Susan Hayward), who accepts his frenetic lifestyle. London then witnesses the brutality of the Imperial Japanese army and tries to warn others of their hostile intentions.

Cast: Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward, Frank Craven, Osa Massen, Harry Davenport, Virginia Mayo, Ralph Morgan, Louise Beavers

Director: Alfred Santell

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Samuel Bronston Productions

Keywords: Marriage, Wife, Fascinating, Quest, Engaging, New York City

Awards

Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)