Fred J. McConnell
|Born||September 29, 1883|
|Died||November 21, 1962, age 79|
|Occupation||motion picture producer, writer|
|Known for||work with Frank Buck|
|Spouse(s)||Jennie M McConnell|
McConnell studied at the University of Wisconsin, and worked for the Chicago American and the Cleveland News. He worked in advertising with Kaufman & Handy and other Chicago agencies, and entered films in 1923 as manager of serial production at Universal Pictures. In 1926 he was an independent producer of Western and dog features for Pathé. He was eastern sales manager for The March of Time and joined the Columbia Pictures short subject sales department in 1936. Among the films he worked on: The Fighting Ranger, The Last Frontier, and The Return of the Riddle Rider.
Work with Frank Buck