Jay Hunt (director)

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Jay Hunt
Jay Hunt Lightnin (1925).jpg
Hunt in Lightnin' (1925)
Born(1855-08-04)August 4, 1855
DiedNovember 18, 1932(1932-11-18) (aged 77)
Years active1911–1931

Jay Hunt (August 4, 1855 November 18, 1932) was an American film director and actor. [1] He directed nearly 70 films between 1911 and 1919. He continued his career as an actor until 1931. The White Squaw, a 1920 film directed by Hunt, was preserved by the Academy Film Archive in 2011. [2]


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  3. "Theatrical", The Allentown Leader, July 31, 1915, page 8