Philip T. Hartung

Philip T. Hartung (1903 – July 24, 1973) was an American writer.

He was the film critic for Commonweal from 1938 until his death in 1973 at the age of 70. He served as a consultant for the Office of Film and Broadcasting at the United States Catholic Conference. From 1942 to 1945 he also worked for the Museum of Modern Art. His work appeared in Esquire, Scholastic, Time, and Woman's Home Companion.


  • "Philip Hartung, Film Critic For Commonweal, Is Dead". The New York Times. July 28, 1973. p. 26.
  • "Philip T. Hartung 1903-1973". Commonweal. August 10, 1973. p. 419.
  • "Obituary: Philip Hartung". Daily News. July 29, 1973. p. 88.