Film story contributor
1894 – 1985
Who was Talbot Jennings?
He was born in 1894 in Shoshone, Idaho, his father was an Episcopal archdeacon for Idaho and Wyoming. He attended Nampa High School before World War I in which he served. After to war he went to University of Idaho and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1924. He followed it up with a masters degree at Harvard University, then attended Yale Drama School.
He was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Writing and Screenplay, for Mutiny on the Bounty in 1935 and Anna and the King of Siam in 1946. A story he wrote became The Sons of Katie Elder, and was his last film.
He died at East Glacier Park, Montana.
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