From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Jacobs was an American writer and producer. He was active as a writer from 1929 to 1950. During those years he wrote 20 plays and stories, most notably, Song of the Saddle. Jacobs started to produce in 1940 as the associate producer of Ladies Must Live. He was active as a producer until 1953. During those years, he produced 61 movies. He is known for Calamity Jane, Over the Goal, Christmas in Connecticut, and Tea for Two. Jacobs was born on 31 October 1887 in Chicago, Illinois and died on 30 September 1953 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California.