Center for Latter-day Saint Arts

On This Day...

A DAILY FACTOID OF OUR ART HISTORY

August 30

Grant Whytock was part of the first wave of Mormons working in Hollywood film. From the 1920s up until the 1960s, he collaborated and assistant-produced several films, most notably The Devil's Passkey (which premiered on this day, 1920), The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Scaramouche, The Emperor Jones, The Count of Monte Cristo, Timbuktu, and Jack Giant Killer. - Mormon Cinema: Origins to 1952, Randy Astle, (2018), pp 125; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil%27s_Pass_Key

Glen Nelson