Fay Wray
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Fay Wray
*September 15, 1907 Cardston, Canada
as Vina Fay Wray
August 8, 2004 New York, New York

Canadian-American actress most noted for playing the female lead in King Kong.

Films

1980

Gideon's Trumpet

1976

Murder by Death

1958

Dragstrip Riot

1957

Crime of Passion
Tammy and the Bachelor

1956

Rock, Pretty Baby

1955

Hell On Frisco Bay
Queen Bee
The Cobweb

1953

Treasure of the Golden Condor

1949

Mighty Joe Young

1942

Not a Ladies' Man

1941

Adam Had Four Sons

1940

Wildcat Bus

1939

Navy Secrets

1938

The Jury's Secret
Smashing the Spy Ring

1937

Murder in Greenwich Village
It Happened in Hollywood

1936

They Met in a Taxi

1935

Bulldog Jack
White Lies
The Clairvoyant

1934

Viva Villa!
Black Moon
Cheating Cheaters
Woman in the Dark
Madame Spy
The Affairs of Cellini
Once to Every Woman

1933

The Bowery
King Kong
One Sunday Afternoon
Shanghai Madness
Mystery of the Wax Museum
The Woman I Stole
The Son of Kong

1932

Doctor X

1931

Dirigible
The Stolen Jools
The Finger Points
The Lawyer's Secret
The Unholy Garden
Three Rogues

1930

Paramount on Parade
The Texan
Behind the Make-Up

1929

Thunderbolt
The Four Feathers
Pointed Heels

1928

The First Kiss
The Legion of the Condemned
Street of Sin
The Wedding March
The Honeymoon

1926

Lazy Lightning

1925

A Lover's Oath
Ben-Hur

1923

Gasoline Love


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Het weekblad Cinema en Theater, nr. 387, 27 juni 1931


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Books by Fay Wray
Fay Wray
On the other hand, A life story
New York 1989
Books on Fay Wray
Roy Kinnard and Tony Crnkovich
The Films Of Fay Wray
, 2005
Books with substantial mentioning of Fay Wray
Ronald L. Smith
Horror stars on radio, The broadcast histories of 29 chilling Hollywood voices
Jefferson, N.C., 2010

Anthony Slide
Silent Players, A Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses
Lexington, Ky, 2002

Gary J. Svehla and Susan Svehla (editors)
Hollywood's Classic Scream Queens, 1930s
, 2000

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 3. Actors and Actresses
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Gregory William Mank
Women in Horror Films, 1930s
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 1999

Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan
Movie Characters of Leading Performers of the Sound Era
Chicago and London, 1990

Ann Lloyd (ed.)
Movies of the Thirties
London, 1983

Michael R. Pitts
Horror Film Stars
Jefferson, N.C., 1981

Calvin Thomas Beck with Robert Stewart Associate Editor
Scream Queens
New York - London, 1978

James Robert Parish and William T. Leonard
Hollywood Players, The Thirties
New Rochelle, New York, 1976

Cedric Osmond Bermingham (editor)
Stars of the Screen 1931, A volume of biographies of contemporary actors and actresses engaged in photoplay throughout the world
London, [1931]
Books with an entry on Fay Wray
Denise Lowe
An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895 - 1930
New York, London, Oxford, 2005

Hilary White (ed.), Jim Craddock and Michael J. Tyrkus, contributing editors
Magill's Cinema Annual 2005, 24th Edition. A Survey of the Films of 2004
Detroit, New York, San Francisco, San Diego, New Haven, Conn., Waterville, Maine, London, Munich, 2005

David Thomson
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
New York, 2003

Danny Peary
Cult Movie Stars
New York, [..], 1991

Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969

Martin J. Quigley (ed.)
The Motion Picture Almanac, Big Stars in Big Pictures
Chicago, Ill., 1929
Books with photograph(s) of Fay Wray
John Richard Finch and Paul Elby
Close-Ups, From the Golden Age of the Silent Cinema
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1978