Carey Wilson (writer)
Carey Wilson (May 19, 1889 – February 1, 1962) was an American screenwriter, voice actor, and producer.
|Died||February 1, 1962 (aged 72)|
|Occupation||writer, producer, and voice actor|
Life and careerEdit
Born in 1889 in Philadelphia, Wilson's screenplays include Ben-Hur (1925), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), and The Great Heart (1938). His credits as producer include Green Dolphin Street (1947). He also narrated many nuclear test films, produced by the Atomic Energy Commission – now the United States Department of Energy – and by the United States Department of Defense, including ones on Operation Sandstone (1948) and Operation Greenhouse (1951).
In a 2011 episode of the reality TV series Pawn Stars, Wilson's granddaughter was featured, as she sold a cigarette lighter and ID badge that had belonged to him during his time as a propaganda filmmaker for the United States government.
- "Nuclear Test Film - Operation Sandstone : Department of Energy : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive". Internet Archive.
- "Operation GREENHOUSE : AEC and Joint Task Force 3 : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive". Internet Archive.
- Sheppard, Eugenia (June 22, 1965), "Harlow Novel Leaves No Dry Eye", The Montreal Gazette, p. 20, retrieved January 17, 2010
- "Pawn Stars Episode Guide". Retrieved August 2, 2011.