Thornton Wilder

Novelist, Playwright


Life Events


Movie Clip

Shadow Of A Doubt (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Do You Believe In Telepathy? Director Alfred Hitchcock detailing the family (on location in Santa Rosa, California), Mom, Dad, sister and brother (Patricia Collinge, Henry Travers, Edna May Wonacott, Charles Bates) as restless Charlie (Teresa Wright) decides to send an unnecessary telegram, in Shadow Of A Doubt, 1943.
Shadow Of A Doubt (1943) -- (Movie Clip) You've Nothing On Me! Alfred Hitchcock has established an Eastern city and his languid male lead Joseph Cotten, attended by his landlady (Constance Purdy), and not much else, in Shadow Of A Doubt, 1943, co-starring Teresa Wright, Thornton Wilder and Mrs. Hitchcock, Alma Reville, among credited writers.
Shadow Of A Doubt (1943) -- (Movie Clip) I Know A Secret About You We know, without detail, that visiting Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) is a fugitive, as he diverts the younger kids (Edna May Wonacott, Charles Bates) from the newspaper, while swooning niece Charlie (Teresa Wright) continues to assume all is well, in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow Of A Doubt, 1943.
Our Town (1940) -- (Movie Clip) The Way A Person's Born Frank Craven narrates into Martha Scott's first movie scene, as Emily, daughter of Charlie (Guy Kibbee), waylaid by smitten George (William Holden), and William Cameron Menzies' vision of Grover's Corners, NH, replacing the empty set from Thornton Wilder's play, early in Our Town, 1940.
Our Town (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Grover's Corners Actor and writer Frank Craven begins, in the screenplay he helped adapt, his role slightly modified from the Stage Manager he played on Broadway, in the Sol Lesser independent production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town, 1940, with William Holden and Martha Scott.


"The Bridge of San Luis Rey"
Thornton Wilder