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William Lord Wright (1879–1947)

In 1917, Wright went from the newspaper field into writing silent films for the Selig Company. He later joined Pathe and for a while headed Universal Studios scenario department. Wright also authored "Photoplay Writing" which was used as a supplementary text in New York Institute of Photography. Wright suffered from poor health a number of years ... See full bio »

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Perils of the Wild
The Harvest of Hate


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 1930 The Indians Are Coming (supervisor)
 1929 The Harvest of Hate (story)
 1928 Hoofbeats of Vengeance (story)
 1928 The Vanishing Rider (original story)
 1925 The Ace of Spades (story)
 1925 The Great Circus Mystery (story)
 1915 The Run on Percy (Short) (story)
 1915 Landing the Hose Reel (Short) (scenario)
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Alternate Names:

Lord. William | William L. Wright | Wm. Lord Wright | Wright

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Wright eventually became one of Universal's top writers, pulling double duty as an executive in its serial department.

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