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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 When Worlds Collide (1951), The Name of the Game (1968) and When Worlds Collide. He was married to Frederica Ballard and Johanna (Sally) Ondeck. He died on October 25, 1971 in Miami, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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(age 69) in Miami, Florida, USA

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 1966 Johnny Tiger (adaptation)
 1951 When Worlds Collide (novel)
 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 (screenplay)
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Novel: "Night Unto Night" (filmed as Night Unto Night (1949))

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A copy of his novel "Gladiator" can be seen in a panel of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' seminal graphic novel "Watchmen" in Hollis Mason's home. Like "Gladiator", "Watchmen" with the character of Dr Manhattan, tackles the question of how an individual with godlike powers would fit into a modern society. See more »

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