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Philip Wylie (I) (1902–1971)

Philip Wylie was born on May 12, 1902 in Beverly, Massachusetts, USA as Philip Gordon Wylie. He was a writer, known for Crunch and Des (1955), When Worlds Collide (1951) and Island of Lost Souls (1932). He was married to Frederica Ballard and Johanna (Sally) Ondeck. He died on October 25, 1971 in Miami, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 69) in Miami, Florida, USA

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 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- LA 2017 (1971) ... (written by)
 1966 Johnny Tiger
 1955-1956 Crunch and Des (TV Series) (characters - 37 episodes)
- The Man Who Had Been Around (1956) ... (characters)
- The Shell Game (1956) ... (characters)
- The Big Ones Get Away (1956) ... (characters)
- Salt Water Daffy (1956) ... (characters)
- Old Crawdad (1956) ... (characters)
 1955 Playwrights '56 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Answer (1955) ... (story)
 1951 When Worlds Collide (novel)
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Blunder (1951) ... (story)
 1949 Night Unto Night (novel)
 1946 Cinderella Jones (story)
 1942 Springtime in the Rockies (story)
 1941 The Smiling Ghost (story - uncredited)
 1939 Charlie Chan in Reno (original story "Death Makes a Decree")
 1938 The Gladiator (from the novel by)
 1937 Under Suspicion (story)
 1937 Second Honeymoon (story)
 1937 Fair Warning (from an American Magazine story by)
 1935 Death Flies East (story)
 1934 Come On, Marines! (story)
 1933 The Invisible Man (uncredited)
 1933 King of the Jungle (screenplay)
 1933 Murders in the Zoo (written by)
 1932 Island of Lost Souls (screen play)
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Novel: "Night Unto Night" (filmed as Night Unto Night (1949))

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Manuscripts of Wylie's works, including 34 novels, 13 nonfiction books, 52 scripts, 13 serials, and many short stories and articles, are housed in Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. See more »

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