BiographySan Diego, California, USA
Jack Pollexfen began his professional life in the newspaper business, working his way up from copyboy at the "Los Angeles Express" to reporter on several other dailies. During this period he also found time to write and produce three plays that he once said could be classified as "off-Broadway--a LONG way off!" He found himself in the movie business when MGM offered him a contract to turn one of his magazine articles into a screenplay. Read more... series of screenplays for adventure pictures like Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949) and The Desert Hawk (1950). A short time later Pollexfen's producing career got started, in collaboration with co-writer Aubrey Wisberg, and they turned out a string of low-budget sci-fi films in the 1950s.