Crane Wilbur


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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 from the old one (1953). From a story by Charles Belden.
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  • ''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 hands were burned in the fire at his old museum from a story by Charles Belden.
  • ''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 a story by Charles Belden.
  • ''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 figure (1953). From a story by Charles Belden.
  • ''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 figure (1953). From a story by Charles Belden.
  • ''Once in his lifetime every artist feels the hand of God and creates something that comes alive.''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Henry Jarrod (Vincent Price), House of Wax, looking at Sue Allen, who is the image of the Marie Antoinette that was destroyed in the fire (1953). From a story by Charles Belden.
  • ''Well, intuition isn't much help in police work. Facts are what we need.''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Lt. Brannon (Frank Lovejoy), House of Wax, to Sue Allen, who is trying to get the police to act on her feelings (1953). From a story by Charles Belden.
  • ''It's sort of a shock to see your head detached that way.''
    Crane Wilbur (1889-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Andre de Toth. Sue Allen (Phyllis Kirk), House of Wax, on being confronted with her own head, sculpted in wax (1953). From a story by Charles Belden.

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