William Dieterle


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William Dieterle Nominations & Awards

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William Dieterle . He has nominated for an Academy Awards. He's known for The Life of Emile Zola (1937), This Love of Ours (1945) and Blockade (1938).

All Movies of William Dieterle

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  • Mistress of the World
    Professor Johansson has made a huge scientific breakthrough; a device that will create a huge magnetic pulse that knocks out all electricity over a continent-wide area. The military applications are already being thought of when D...
    Director of the film
    West Germany (BRD)  1960
  • Omar Khayyam
    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 ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1957
  • Magic Fire
    The life and career of German composer Richard Wagner.
    Director of the film
    United States  1955
  • Elephant Walk
    John Wiley takes his new bride, Ruth to "Elephant Walk", a tea plantation in Ceylon which happens to be on the path where elephants roam. Soon Ruth discovers the truth about John's plantation and the effect it has on him...
    Director of the film
    United States  1954
  • Salome
    "Her Salome Will Steal Your Breath Away" was the classic advertising slogan attached to this opulent Rita Hayworth epic -- a slogan which became laughable whenever a radio announcer would mispronounce Salome as "sal...
    Director of the film
    United States  1953
  • The Turning Point
    John Conroy, a crusading district attorney is tasked to crack down on a crime syndicate, which proves more dangerous because the mob has many city officials under their control. He's assisted by a newspaper man, Jerry McKibbon, wh...
    Director of the film
    United States  1952
  • September Affair
    Industrialist David Lawrence (Joseph Cotton) and pianist Marianne Stuart (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...
    Director of the film
    United States  1950
  • Dark City
    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.....
    Director of the film
    United States  1950
  • Vulcano
    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....
    Director of the film
    Italy  1950
  • Rope of Sand
    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....
    Director of the film
    United States  1949
  • Portrait of Jennie
    Eben Adams is a struggling artist in Depression era New York who has never been able to find inspiration for a painting. One day, after he finally finds someone to buy a painting from him, a young girl named Jennie Appleton appear...
    Director of the film
    United States  1948
  • This Love of Ours
    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 fl...
    Director of the film
    United States  1945
  • Love Letters
    During WWII, a British soldier has been writing love letters for a friend, but finds himself falling in love with the woman from afar. When his friend is killed, the letter writer tries to find out more about the woman, but finds ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1945
  • Kismet
    Hafiz, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.
    Director of the film
    United States  1944
  • All That Money Can Buy
    William Dieterle adapts Stephen Vincent Benet's transformation of the Faust legend from the tale of an aging genius to that of struggling New Hampshire farmer Jabez Stone, played by James Craig. When Stone absently exclaims that h...
    Director of the film
    United States  1941
  • Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
    Dr. Paul Ehrlich was the German physician who developed the first synthetic antimicrobial drug, 606 or Salvarsan. The film describes how Ehrlich first became interested in the properties of the then-new synthetic dyes and had an i...
    Director of the film
    United States  1940
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    Of the many film versions of Victor Hugo's novel, this classic from Hollywood's golden year of 1939 remains the best, rivaled only by the 1923 silent version starring Lon Chaney. In his triumphant attempt to create a performance a...
    Director of the film
    United States  1939
  • Juarez
    Director of the film
    United States  1939
  • Blockade
    Since the United States was officially neutral in the Spanish Civil War, the struggle of the Loyalists against Franco's forces didn't find much favor in Hollywood; this drama, produced by Walter Wanger, was one of the few films to...
    Director of the film
    United States  1938
  • The Life of Emile Zola
    The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair. Paul Cezanne and Émile Zola were friends when both were starting their careers. Through ups and downs Zola be...
    Director of the film
    United States  1937
  • The Story of Louis Pasteur
    In 1860, having helped France solve the problem of sour wine, chemist Louis Pasteur turns to the dangers of childbirth: 20,000 Paris women were dying annually. His germ theory and recommendation that doctors wash their hands and s...
    Director of the film
    United States  1935
  • The Secret Bride
    Before Ruth Vincent, daughter of a state governor, and state attorney general Robert Sheldon can announce their marriage, the governor is accused of bribe-taking. To avoid the appearance of conflict of interest, they decide to kee...
    Director of the film
    United States  1934
  • Female
    Alison Drake (Ruth Chatterton) is owner and successful manager of an automobile factory. She also has a good relation to her employees - especially the male ones, which she is known to invite to her bed for some time and then dump...
    Director of the film
    United States  1933
  • The Last Flight
    Cary, Shep, Bill, and Francis are pilots during World War I. Cary and Shep's plane is shot down, and they barely survive; they're released from the hospital on Armistice Day...
    Director of the film
    United States  1931
  • Faust
    Character: Valentin: Gretchens Bruder / Marguerite's Brother (as Wilhelm Dieterle)
    Germany  1926
  • Backstairs
    A crippled mailman is in love with a maid who lives in the same building he does in one of the city's poor neighborhoods. She, however, is in love with a wealthy, handsome young man. Desperate to win her love, he begins to interce...
    Germany  1921