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John C. Jay, Jr., U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Museum.

John C. Jay, Jr.

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

Eleventh Annual Little Movie Party, 1940

Films:

Skis Over Skoki (1939)

Profession:

Publicity Director

Biographical Notes:

"John Jay was a leader in the production of ski films, pioneering in the field that eventually opened to other great ski film makers like Warren Miller and Dick Barrymore. He was a legend shooting his films with a hand held camera, doing his own editing then showing his films to live audiences in the fall around the country while making a name for himself with his humorous style that captured the fun and excitement of the sport."
From Williamstown, MA.

Bibliographic Resources:

"John Jay," 1981 US National Ski Hall of Fame, Honored Members - U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Museum.
"Program Notes," Eleventh Annual International Show of Amateur Motion Pictures (1940), Margaret Herrick Library.
See website: John Jay Ski Films