Wells Root

BirthDay:

21 Mar 1900

BirthPlace:

Buffalo, New York, USA

BirthName:

Wells Crosby Root

Bio:

One of the founding members of the WGA, Wells had over sixty screenplays produced including The Getaway (1941) and The Man from Down Under (1943).
Filmography

Actor ( 1 credit )

Bicycle Safety (1975) Himself - Cyclist

Writer ( 71 credits )

Texas Across the River (1966) (written by) &
Tarzan (1966) (1 episode, 1966)
The Rogues (1964) (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Combat! (1962) (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Whiplash (1960) (1 episode, 1961)
Laramie (1959) (1 episode, 1961)
The Deputy (1959) (1 episode, 1959)
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) (2 episodes, 1958-1960)
Bat Masterson (1958) (7 episodes, 1958-1960)
Lawman (1958) (1 episode, 1962)
Bronco (1958) (1 episode, 1960)
Hell Ship Mutiny (1957) (screenplay)
Maverick (1957) (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Sugarfoot (1957) (1 episode, 1957)
The Restless Gun (1957) (1 episode, 1959)
Tombstone Territory (1957) (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Colt .45 (1957) (2 episodes, 1957-1959)
Casey Jones (1957) (1 episode, 1957)
Conflict (1956) (1 episode, 1956)
Cheyenne (1955) (5 episodes, 1957-1962)
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955) (unknown episodes)
Jungle Jim (1955) (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
TV Reader's Digest (1955) (3 episodes, 1955)
Brave Eagle (1955) (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Stage 7 (1955) (1 episode, 1955)
Magnificent Obsession (1954) (screenplay)
Captain Midnight (1954) (2 episodes, 1954)
General Electric Theater (1953) (1 episode, 1956)
The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)
Adventures of Superman (1952) (1 episode, 1952)
The Ford Television Theatre (1952) (1 episode, 1957)
Stronghold (1951) (story)
The Cinematographer (1951) (story) (uncredited)
The Roy Rogers Show (1951) (unknown episodes)
The Lone Ranger (1949) (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Fireside Theatre (1949) (7 episodes, 1951-1955)
Movies Are Adventure (1948) (story) (uncredited)
The Man from Down Under (1943) (writer)
Salute to the Marines (1943)
Tennessee Johnson (1942) (screenplay) and
Mokey (1942)
Turned Out Nice Again (1941) (screenplay)
The Getaway (1941) (story) and
The Bad Man (1941)
Flight Command (1940) (screen play) and
Thunder Afloat (1939) (screen play) and
Man of Conquest (1939) (original story) &
Sergeant Madden (1939)
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
The Beloved Vagabond (1936) (screenplay)
The Bold Caballero (1936) (idea)
Pursuit (1935)
Public Hero #1 (1935) (story) and
Shadow of Doubt (1935) (screenplay)
Flirtation (1934) (dialogue)
Paris Interlude (1934) (screen play)
Black Moon (1934) (screenplay)
Stingaree (1934)
Night Flight (1933) (screenplay)
I Cover the Waterfront (1933)
Racetrack (1933) (story)
Tiger Shark (1932) (screen play)
Bird of Paradise (1932)
Politics (1931)
The Prodigal (1931) (scenario) and
The Storm (1930) (screenplay)
The Rogue Song (1930)
Chasing Rainbows (1930)
Peacock Alley (1930)
Varsity (1928) (story) (dialogue)

Director ( 2 credits )

Mokey (1942)
The Bold Caballero (1936)