Crane Wilbur

Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright
Crane Wilbur brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. He directed his first film in the 1930s. Wilbur worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career ... Read more »
Born: 11/17/1886 in Athens, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (22)

The George Raft Story 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

House of Women 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mysterious Island 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Solomon and Sheba 1958 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Bat 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Monkey on My Back 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Phenix City Story 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Women's Prison 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Crime Wave 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Mad Magician 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Mad Magician 1954 (Movie)

(From Story)

House of Wax 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

He Walked By Night 1948 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

He Walked By Night 1948 (Movie)

(From Story)

Roger Touhy, Gangster 1944 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Roger Touhy, Gangster 1944 (Movie)

(From Story)

Hell's Kitchen 1939 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hell's Kitchen 1939 (Movie)

(From Story)

Girls on Probation 1938 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Crime School 1937 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Crime School 1937 (Movie)

(From Story)

Alcatraz Island 1936 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (3)

The Bat 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

We're in the Legion Now 1936 (Movie)

(Director)

Tomorrow's Children 1934 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (2)

Tomorrow's Children 1934 (Movie)

Father O'Brien (Actor)

The Perils of Pauline 1913 (Movie)

Harry Marvin (Actor)

Biography

Crane Wilbur brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. He directed his first film in the 1930s. Wilbur worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Children of Pleasure" (1930), "Lord Byron of Broadway" (1930) and "On Probation" (1935). He also contributed to "The Monster" (1925) starring Lon Chaney, "The Perils of Pauline" (1914) and "Tomorrow's Children" (1934). Toward the end of his career, Wilbur wrote the spy picture "I Was a Communist For the FBI" (1951) with Frank Lovejoy, the Gilbert Roland drama "The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima" (1952) and the Vincent Price horror film "House of Wax" (1953). He also appeared in "Crime Wave" (1954) with Sterling Hayden. Wilbur more recently wrote "The George Raft Story" (1961). Wilbur was married to Beatrice Blinn. Wilbur passed away in October 1973 at the age of 87.

Milestones

1910

Film acting debut

1904

Stage acting debut

Directed his first film in the 1930s

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