Jack Witikka

Jack Witikka (20 December 1916 – 28 January 2002; surname until 1942 Jakobsson) was a Finnish film director and screenwriter. He directed 15 films between 1951 and 1968. His 1961 film Little Presents was entered into the 12th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Jack Witikka
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Born(1916-12-20)20 December 1916
Died28 January 2002(2002-01-28) (aged 85)
Helsinki, Finland
OccupationFilm director
Screenwriter
Years active1951-1981

He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit

  • The Doll Merchant (1955)
  • A Man from This Star (1958)
  • Little Presents (1961)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IMDB.com: Awards for Little Presents". imdb.com. Retrieved 12 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Hietaniemen hautausmaa – merkittäviä vainajia" (PDF). Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä. Retrieved 27 August 2016.

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