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William Dieterle

William Dieterle

  • I'll Be Seeing You (1944) August 29 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Portrait of Jennie (1948) August 29 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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  • Jewel Robbery (1932) September 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Life of Emile Zola, The (1937) September 23 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Portrait of Jennie (1948) October 09 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: December 8, 1972
Born: July 15, 1893 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Die Fastnachtsbeichte (1962) as Director
2.
Omar Khayyam (1957) as Director
Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.
3.
Magic Fire (1956) as Director
4.
Elephant Walk (1954) as Director
A rich planter's young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
5.
Salome (1953) as Director
Herod's stepdaughter discovers Christianity through her love for a Roman centurion.
6.
Boots Malone (1952) as Director
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
7.
Red Mountain (1952) as Director
Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Jeff Corey, James Bell, Bert Freed, Neville Brand, Whit Bissell, Jay Silver Heels, Iron Eyes Cody. Rebel captain Alan Ladd rides west to Colorado to join Quantrell's Raiders but changes sides when he discovers the ugly truth about the infamous marauder.
8.
The Turning Point (1952) as Director
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
9.
September Affair (1951) as Director
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
10.
Peking Express (1951) as Director
11.
Paid in Full (1950) as Director
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane.
12.
Dark City (1950) as Director
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
13.
Vulcano (1950) as Director
While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three American distributors in three years; first Motion Picture Sales Corporation that passed it off to Eagle Lion and finally to United Artits when they acquired Eagle Lion properties. Anna Magnani, a prostitute, is banished from Naples and returns to her home, a volcanic island off of southern Italy. There, she is accepted only by her younger sister and younger brother, and takes whatever job she can to get by. Rossano Brazzi, a diver by trade but a procuer for a prostitution ring---the white slave trade in those days---sets his cap for Anna's beautiful sister who has fallen in love with him. Anna sleeps with Brazzi to convince the sister he is bad news but the sister thinks otherwise. Later, on Brazzi's boat, Anna is pumping air to him while he is on an underwater dive and she resorts to the only course she has left to save her sister. She stops pumping. Feeling guilt and remorse she then climbs the island volcano as it begins erupting.
14.
The Accused (1949) as Director
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
15.
Rope of Sand (1949) as Director
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
16.
Portrait of Jennie (1949) as Director
An artist discovers his gift when he falls for a beautiful ghost.
17.
Duel in the Sun (1947) as Director
A fiery half-breed comes between a rancher's good and evil sons.
18.
The Searching Wind (1946) as Director
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too.
19.
Love Letters (1945) as Director
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
20.
This Love of Ours (1945) as Director
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
21.
Kismet (1944) as Director
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
22.
I'll Be Seeing You (1944) as Director
A soldier meets a woman on Christmas furlough from prison and they fall in love.
23.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Director
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
24.
Syncopation (1942) as Director
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
25.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Director
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
26.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Director
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
27.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Director
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
28.
Juarez (1939) as Director
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
29.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as Director
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
30.
Blockade (1938) as Director
A Spanish peasant caught up in the Civil War falls for a Russian spy's daughter.
31.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937) as Director
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
32.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Fill-In Director
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
33.
The Great O'Malley (1937) as Director
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who's only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
34.
Another Dawn (1937) as Director
An officer's wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
35.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) as Director
True story of the French scientist''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
36.
Satan Met a Lady (1936) as Director
In the second screen version of The Maltese Falcon, a detective is caught between a lying seductress and a lady jewel thief.
37.
The White Angel (1936) as Director
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
38.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) as Director
Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.
39.
Dr. Socrates (1935) as Director
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
40.
The Firebird (1934) as Director
A young girl's secret romance is exposed when her lover is murdered.
41.
The Secret Bride (1934) as Director
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
42.
Madame Du Barry (1934) as Director
True story of the legendary courtesan who was mistress to France's King Louis XV.
43.
Fog over Frisco (1934) as Director
A San Francisco heiress discovers her sister is hanging out with gangsters.
44.
Fashions of 1934 (1934) as Director
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
45.
Grand Slam (1933) as Director
A hat-check girl's skill with cards lands her a wealthy bridge champion.
46.
Adorable (1933) as Director
47.
The Devil's in Love (1933) as Director
48.
From Headquarters (1933) as Director
A police lieutenant uses scientific methods to solve a decadent playboy's murder.
49.
Lawyer Man (1933) as Director
Success corrupts a smooth-talking lawyer.
50.
Scarlet Dawn (1932) as Director
A Russian nobleman and his fiancee elope to live as peasants in Turkey.
51.
6 Hours to Live (1932) as Director
52.
Jewel Robbery (1932) as Director
A jewel thief falls for a tycoon's wife in Vienna.
53.
The Crash (1932) as Director
The stock market crash costs a faithless wife her fortune.
54.
Man Wanted (1932) as Director
A female executive falls in love with her male secretary.
55.
Kismet (1931) as Director
56.
Die Maske Fällt (1931) as Director
57.
The Last Flight (1931) as Director
Four disillusioned Army buddies roam post-WWI Europe.
58.
Her Majesty Love (1931) as Director
A circus entertainer fights snobbery in her search for romance.
59.
Der Tanz geht weiter (1930) as Director
60.
Tans Geht Weiter, Der (1930) as Director
61.
Schweigen im Walde, Das (1929) as Director
62.
Ich Lebe Fur Dich (1929) as Director
63.
Fruhlingsrauschen (1929) as Director
64.
Heilige und Ihr Narr, Die (1928) as Director
65.
Geheimnis des Abbe X, Das (1927) as Director
66.
Mensch Am Wege, Der (1923) as Director

Cast (feature film)

67.
69.
Der Tanz geht weiter (1930) as Dan
70.
72.
75.
Faust (1926) as Valentine--Marguerite'S Brother
God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, first with insight into treating the plague and then with a day's return to youth. Mephisto is clever, timing the end of this 24 hours as Faust embraces the beautiful Duchess of Parma. Faust trades his soul for youth. Some time later, he's bored, and demands on Easter Sunday that Mephisto take him home. Faust promptly sees and falls in love with the beautiful Gretchen, whose liaison with him brings her dishonor. Is there redemption? Who wins the wager?

Writer (feature film)

77.
Geheimnis des Abbe X, Das (1927) as From Story
78.
Geheimnis des Abbe X, Das (1927) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

79.
Magic Fire (1956) as Producer
80.
Vulcano (1950) as Producer
While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three American distributors in three years; first Motion Picture Sales Corporation that passed it off to Eagle Lion and finally to United Artits when they acquired Eagle Lion properties. Anna Magnani, a prostitute, is banished from Naples and returns to her home, a volcanic island off of southern Italy. There, she is accepted only by her younger sister and younger brother, and takes whatever job she can to get by. Rossano Brazzi, a diver by trade but a procuer for a prostitution ring---the white slave trade in those days---sets his cap for Anna's beautiful sister who has fallen in love with him. Anna sleeps with Brazzi to convince the sister he is bad news but the sister thinks otherwise. Later, on Brazzi's boat, Anna is pumping air to him while he is on an underwater dive and she resorts to the only course she has left to save her sister. She stops pumping. Feeling guilt and remorse she then climbs the island volcano as it begins erupting.
81.
Syncopation (1942) as Producer
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
82.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Producer
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.

Production Companies (feature film)

83.
Syncopation (1942) as Company
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
84.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Company
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.

Cast (short)

85.
A Dream Comes True: The Making of an Unusual Motion Picture (1935)
This short film promotes the film "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1935), and offers behind-the-scene footage of the creation of the film.

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