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Also Known As: Erwin Crane Wilbur Died: October 18, 1973
Born: November 17, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Athens, New York, USA Profession: actor, screenwriter, playwright, director

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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.

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.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  The Bat (1959) Director
3.
  Outside the Wall (1950) Director
4.
  The Story of Molly X (1949) Director
5.
  Canon City (1948) Director
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  The Devil on Wheels (1947) Director
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  City in Terror (1939) Director
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  The Patient in Room 18 (1938) Director
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  El carnaval del diablo (1937) Director
10.
  Navy Spy (1937) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Born to Speed (1947) Radio announcer
2.
 The Rest Cure (1936) General
3.
 Captain Calamity (1936) Dr. Kelkey
4.
 Yellow Cargo (1936) Monty Brace
5.
 Public Opinion (1935) Paul Arnold
6.
 High School Girl (1934) Bryson
7.
 Name the Woman (1934) Blake
8.
 Tomorrow's Children (1934) Father O'Brien
9.
 The Heart of Maryland (1921) Alan Kendrick
10.
 Something Different (1920) Don Luis Vargas
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1904:
Stage acting debut
1910:
Film acting debut
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Directed his first film in the 1930s

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