Crane Wilbur


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Crane Wilbur (November 17, 1886 – October 18, 1973) was an American writer, actor and director for stage, radio and screen. He was born in Athens, New York. Wilbur is best remembered for playing Harry Marvin in The Perils of Pauline. He died in Toluca Lake, California. more »

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  • ''I'm going to give the people what they want. Sensation, horror, shock. Send them out in the streets to tell their friends how wonderful it is to be scared to death.''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Henry Jarrod (Vincent Price), House of Wax, explaining how his new wax museum will differ ...
  • ''Oh, forgive me. Shaking hands with me is an unpleasant experience. My hands are no longer hands.''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Henry Jarrod (Vincent Price), House of Wax, in his new wax museum (1953). Price's hand...
  • ''I'm afraid the visit of such a distinguished critic may cause my children to become conceited. To you they are wax, but to me, their creator, they live and breathe.''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Henry Jarrod (Vincent Price), House of Wax, at the beginning of the movie (1953). From...
  • ''That look of horror spoils your lovely face. What if it should show even through the wax?''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Henry Jarrod (Vincent Price), House of Wax, as he proposes to turn Sue Allen into a wax fi...
  • ''The end will come quickly, my love. There is a pain beyond pain, an agony so intense it shocks the mind into instant oblivion. We'll find immortality together, for they'll remember me through you.''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Henry Jarrod (Vincent Price), House of Wax, as he proposes to turn Sue Allen into a wax fi...
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