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Ralph Dietrich

Ralph Dietrich



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Writer (feature film)

Mystery Submarine (1950) as Suggested by a story by
Posing as an ex-German medical officer, a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer sets out to rescue a kidnapped scientist, and sink a Nazi submarine, hiding off the coast of South America.

Producer (feature film)

Under the Gun (1951) as Producer
Mystery Submarine (1950) as Producer
Posing as an ex-German medical officer, a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer sets out to rescue a kidnapped scientist, and sink a Nazi submarine, hiding off the coast of South America.
Spy Hunt (1950) as Producer
Peggy (1950) as Producer
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Undertow (1949) as Producer
After being released from prison, an ex-convict is framed for a murder. The man sets out to find the real killers before the police blame the crime on him.
Margin for Error (1943) as Producer
It is a toss-up as to who is most displeased when Patrolman Moe Finkelstein (Milton Berle) is given the duty of guarding the German consulate ran by Karl Baumer (Otto Preminger); neither Moe nor Baumer are too happy with this turn of events. Moe, however, quickly becomes fiends with the other residents of the consulate: Sophie Baumer (Joan Bennett), the consul's wife; the secretary Baron Max Von Alvenstor (Carl Esmond); and a pretty maid named Freida (Poldi Dur as Poldy Dur.)Moe senses an underlying tension that is not entirely accounted for by the gathering clouds of war. The gambling-loving Baumer has lost a large sum of money belonging to the German government, Sophie has learned to hate her husband and what he stands for and represents, and Baron Max has fallen in love with her. Max confronts Baumer with the discrepancy in the consulate's funds, and Baumer threatens to inform Berlin that one of Max's grandparents was not "Aryan." The arrival of a group of Nazi saboteurs (Ted North, Elmer Jack Semple and J. Norton Dunn) and the insistence they be given the funds to finance their project stirs consulate affairs even further.
Quiet Please Murder (1943) as Producer
My Friend Flicka (1943) as Producer
A boy''s love for a horse helps him grow up.
The Night Before the Divorce (1942) as Producer
Castle in the Desert (1942) as Producer
Paul Manderley, eccentric historian, and his wife, descendant of the Borgias, live in an isolated castle-like mansion in the Mojave Desert. When a guest suddenly collapses, Charlie Chan is invited to stay. As the standard mystery-mansion props come into play, and all means of outside communication are sabotaged, it becomes evident that one of the inhabitants has access to poisons and is prepared to use them...
The Postman Didn't Ring (1942) as Producer
A government mail sack, missing for fifty years, is now being delivered. Stamp collector Julie Martin (Brenda Joyce) follows postal inspector Brennon (Stanley Andrews) on his delivery tour, hoping to find some rare stamps for her philatelist customers. One letter brings love and warmth to a lonely spinster from a sweetheart lost in a war, another a welcome bravery citation to Civil War veteran Slade (Will Wright) and a third is to the parents of the now-state governor from his high school principal requesting he be disciplined for throwing spitballs in class. Dan Carter (Richard Travis), the owner of the village supply store who extends local farmers unlimited credit and, as a result, is on the verge of foreclosure by the ruthless Harwood banking family, get a letter sent by his grandfather to his father containing 500 shares of stock in the Harwood bank. The Harwood family fights back by charging Dan with fraud, but Judge Colt (Spencer Charters) and Dan's Aunt Martha (Emma Dunn) aid him.
Accent on Love (1941) as Associate Producer
Dead Men Tell (1941) as Associate Producer
Just as elderly Miss Nodbury is ready to leave on a treasure hunt for a family fortune she is scared to death by the ghost of a pirate ancestor. Charlie Chan investigates the rest of the clan.
Golden Hoofs (1941) as Associate Producer
Murder Among Friends (1941) as Associate Producer
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) as Associate Producer
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.
Man at Large (1941) as Producer
G-Man Bob Grayson (George Reeves) is working hand in hand with a British Intelligence agent to uncover an espionage plot, who is posing as an escaped Nazi agent. Reporter Dallas Davis (Marjorie Weaver) mistakes Grayson for a nazi-sympathizer and manages to mess up the works before she learns the truth. She and Grayson join forces to save the agent.
Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940) as Associate Producer
A wax museum run by a demented doctor contains statues of such crime figures as Jack the Ripper and Bluebeard the Pirate. In addition to making wax statues the doctor performs plastic surgery. It is here that an arch fiend takes refuge. The museum also houses a statue of Charlie. Frustrated number-two son kicks statue in rear; oops, number-two son wrong in his assumption.
The Gay Caballero (1940) as Associate Producer
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Asst assoc prod
Suez (1938) as Associate Producer
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.

Editing (feature film)

Ladies in Love (1936) as Film Editor
Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates.
Kliou (The Tiger) (1936) as Editing
King of Burlesque (1936) as Film Editor
Former burlesque producer moves into legitimate theatre and does well until he marries a socialite. After his divorce his former top singer returns from London to help out.
To Mary--With Love (1936) as Film Editor
Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at keeping them together.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Film Editor
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
Rainbow's End (1935) as Film Editor
Sunset Range (1935) as Film Editor
Let's Try Again (1934) as Editing
A doctor and his wife almost succumb to the lure of outside relationships.
Hat, Coat, and Glove (1934) as Editing
A lawyer gets mixed up in a net of intrigue when he witnesses a suicide.
Face in the Sky (1933) as Editing
Sign painters Joe and Lucky travel around New England looking for jobs. After Joe uses Madge as a model, she hides in their wagon. The painters are about to be charged with kidnapping until she promises to marry Joe. In New York he attempts to paint a huge sign that has stopped others before him.
The Warrior's Husband (1933) as Film Editor
The Right to Romance (1933) as Editing
A lady plastic surgeon jeopardizes her marriage when her ex-boyfriend is scarred.
The Devil's in Love (1933) as Film Editor
Tess of the Storm Country (1932) as Editing
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932) as Editing
The Trial of Vivienne Ware (1932) as Editing
The Golden West (1932) as Film Editor
Lovers David Lunch and Betty Summers are caught in the feud between their two families. When David kills the Summers son, he escapes to the West. He marries and when his boy is two he and his wife are killed by Indians who take the boy. Twenty years later the boy is now the Indian chief. Betty's daughter is nearby and the two are destined to meet.
Daddy Long Legs (1931) as Editing
Wealthy Jervis Pendleton acts as benefactor for orphan Judy Abbott, anonymously sponsoring her in her boarding school. But as she grows up, he finds himself falling in love with her, and she with him, though she does not know that the man she has fallen for is her benefactor.
Sob Sister (1931) as Film Editor
Fair Warning (1931) as Film Editor
Three Girls Lost (1931) as Film Editor
Architect Gordon Wales finds fellow apartmenthouse resident Joan Marsh locked out and flirts with her. When she is murdered evidence points to him. He and Joan's roommate Noreen become involved.
Once a Sinner (1931) as Film Editor
The Sky Hawk (1930) as Film Editor
Cheer Up and Smile (1930) as Film Editor
Last of the Duanes (1930) as Film Editor
Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he becomes entangled with Bland's amorous wife.
Crazy That Way (1930) as Film Editor
Masquerade (1929) as Film Editor
The Ghost Talks (1929) as Film Editor
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929) as Film Editor
The Play Girl (1928) as Film Editor
Chicken a la King (1928) as Film Editor
Why Sailors Go Wrong (1928) as Film Editor
Beyond All Odds (1926) as Film Editor

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Production Manager
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) as Production Manager
A young couple fights off Indian attacks to start a farm in the Mohawk Valley.

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