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William Wyler

William Wyler

  • Letter, The (1940) April 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: July 27, 1981
Born: July 1, 1902 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Germany Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Liberation of L. B. Jones (1970) as Director
A black undertaker stands against racism in a small Southern town.
2.
Funny Girl (1968) as Director
Comedienne Fanny Brice fights to prove that she can be the greatest star and find romance even though she isn't pretty.
3.
How to Steal a Million (1966) as Director
A legendary art collector lends his prized (replica) Cellini Venus to a prestigious Paris museum. Before tests can be done which would prove the Venus is a fake, though, the collector's daughter enlists the services of a "society burglar" to steal the million dollar statue.
4.
The Collector (1965) as Director
A disturbed young man kidnaps a woman he's been stalking.
5.
The Children's Hour (1961) as Director
A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.
6.
Ben-Hur (1959) as Director
While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.
7.
The Big Country (1958) as Director
Feuding families vie for water rights in the old West.
8.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Director
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
9.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as Director
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.
10.
Roman Holiday (1953) as Director
A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity.
11.
Carrie (1952) as Director
A married man's passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
12.
Detective Story (1951) as Director
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
13.
The Heiress (1949) as Director
A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters.
14.
Thunderbolt (1947) as Director
15.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Director
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
16.
Memphis Belle (1944) as Director
17.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Director
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
18.
The Little Foxes (1941) as Director
An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth.
19.
The Westerner (1940) as Director
A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.
20.
The Letter (1940) as Director
A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.
21.
Wuthering Heights (1939) as Director
A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy.
22.
Jezebel (1938) as Director
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
23.
Dead End (1937) as Director
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.
24.
These Three (1936) as Director
Scandal destroys the lives of two small-town schoolteachers.
25.
Come and Get It (1936) as Director
Years after deserting his true love, a lumber tycoon vies with his son for her daughter's hand.
26.
Dodsworth (1936) as Director
A husband whose wife left him looks for new love in Europe.
27.
The Gay Deception (1935) as Director
Mirabel wins a $5,000 lottery which will enable her to live like a queen in New York. There she meets Sandro, a bellboy who is really a prince, so she does get to be a queen after all.
28.
The Good Fairy (1935) as Director
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer's money to help others.
29.
Glamour (1934) as Director
Ambitious chorus girl Linda Fayne (Constance Cummings)achieves a friendship with successful composer Victor Banki (Paul Lukas), who writes a song for her and gets her in an Ibsen (Joseph Cawthorn) show where she is a hit. Fame, romance and marriage to Victor, and a baby follows. Linda is attracted to Lorenzo Valenti (Philip Reed as Phillip Reed), whom she discovered in a Bohemian cafe and persuades Ibsen to give him a job in her show. She and Valenti have an affair and Victor consents to a divorce. The locale shifts to London where Valenti's success and life style parallels Linda's rise to fame. Disillusioned, she returns to New York where tragedy awaits. The child dies and Victor has lost his ability, but Linda spurns Valenti's cable asking her to return to him, and she and Victor chart a new course in life.
30.
Counsellor at Law (1933) as Director
A successful lawyer struggles to deal with his wife's unfaithfulness and his own hidden past.
31.
Her First Mate (1933) as Director
32.
Tom Brown of Culver (1932) as Director
33.
A House Divided (1931) as Director
34.
Hell's Heroes (1930) as Director
Three cowboys risk their lives to get an abandoned baby to civilization.
35.
The Storm (1930) as Director
Burr and Dave, two close friends who have backed each other up in countless difficulties, are torn apart by the arrival of a woman, Manette, who becomes stranded with them in their cabin during a raging blizzard.
36.
The Love Trap (1929) as Director
37.
The Shakedown (1929) as Director
38.
Thunder Riders (1928) as Director
39.
Anybody Here Seen Kelly? (1928) as Director
42.
44.
Blazing Days (1927) as Director
45.
Desert Dust (1927) as Director
46.
Shooting Straight (1927) as Director
47.
Hard Fists (1927) as Director
48.
Straight Shootin' (1927) as Director
49.
The Border Cavalier (1927) as Director
50.
Gun Justice (1927)
51.
52.
53.
54.
58.
60.
61.
Don't Shoot (1926)
62.
65.
The Stolen Ranch (1926) as Director
66.
Lazy Lightning (1926) as Director
67.
Ben-Hur (1925) as Assistant Director
In this silent film, a rebellious Israelite prince out for vengeance crosses paths with the Messiah.
68.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) as Assistant Director
In this silent film, a deformed bell-ringer gives sanctuary to a beautiful gypsy accused of witchcraft.

Cast (feature film)

69.
Directed By William Wyler (1986) as Himself
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, William Wyler was one of the most commerically successful film directors. Here the filmmaker examines clips from his most famous films and interviews with his most famous stars. Included is an interview that Wyler gave in 1981, three days before he died.

Cinematography (feature film)

70.
Memphis Belle (1944) as Photography

Producer (feature film)

71.
The Children's Hour (1961) as Producer
A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.
72.
The Big Country (1958) as Producer
Feuding families vie for water rights in the old West.
73.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Producer
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
74.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as Producer
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.
75.
Roman Holiday (1953) as Producer
A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity.
76.
Carrie (1952) as Producer
A married man's passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
77.
Detective Story (1951) as Producer
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
78.
The Heiress (1949) as Producer
A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters.

Production Companies (feature film)

79.
The Liberation of L. B. Jones (1970) as Company
A black undertaker stands against racism in a small Southern town.
80.
Funny Girl (1968) as Company
Comedienne Fanny Brice fights to prove that she can be the greatest star and find romance even though she isn't pretty.
81.
How to Steal a Million (1966) as Company
A legendary art collector lends his prized (replica) Cellini Venus to a prestigious Paris museum. Before tests can be done which would prove the Venus is a fake, though, the collector's daughter enlists the services of a "society burglar" to steal the million dollar statue.
82.
The Collector (1965) as Company
A disturbed young man kidnaps a woman he's been stalking.
83.
The Children's Hour (1961) as Company
A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.
84.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Company
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
85.
The Letter (1940) as Company
A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.
86.
Jezebel (1938) as Company
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
87.
The Good Fairy (1935) as Company
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer's money to help others.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

88.
Ben-Hur (1925) as Production Manager
In this silent film, a rebellious Israelite prince out for vengeance crosses paths with the Messiah.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

89.
Directed By William Wyler (1986)
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, William Wyler was one of the most commerically successful film directors. Here the filmmaker examines clips from his most famous films and interviews with his most famous stars. Included is an interview that Wyler gave in 1981, three days before he died.
90.
Directed By William Wyler (1986)
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, William Wyler was one of the most commerically successful film directors. Here the filmmaker examines clips from his most famous films and interviews with his most famous stars. Included is an interview that Wyler gave in 1981, three days before he died.

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