Basil Dickey
Date of Birth
Nov 23, 1880
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


One of the giants in the action serial genre, screenwriter Basil Dickey had learned this special craft from the very best, collaborating with the legendary George B. Seitz on such genre classics as The Perils of Pauline (1914) and The Exploits of Elaine (1914), both starring Pearl White, the undisputed queen of the cliffhangers. On his own, Dickey penned the 15 episodes of Beatrice Fairfax (1915)...