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The Devil and Daniel Webster | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Devil and Daniel Webster  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [William Dieterle]  [17 Oct 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Edward Arnold, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, Walter Huston
Plot:  A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract.
Writer:  Stephen Vincent Benet (story "The Devil and Daniel Webster"), Dan Totheroh (screenplay), Stephen Vincent Benet (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Hunchback of Notre Dame  117 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [29 Dec 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cedric Hardwicke, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell
Plot:  In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
Writer:  Sonya Levien (screen play), Bruno Frank (adaptation), Victor Hugo
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Story of Louis Pasteur | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Story of Louis Pasteur  86 min,  UNRATED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [William Dieterle]  [01 Feb 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anita Louise, Donald Woods, Josephine Hutchinson, Paul Muni
Plot:  The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine.
Writer:  Sheridan Gibney (story and screenplay), Pierre Collings (story and screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Portrait of Jennie | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Portrait of Jennie  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Fantasy]  [William Dieterle]  [22 Apr 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ethel Barrymore, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Lillian Gish
Plot:  A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.
Writer:  Robert Nathan (novel), Leonardo Bercovici (adaptation), Paul Osborn (screenplay), Peter Berneis (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Midsummer Night's Dream | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  A Midsummer Night's Dream  133 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt]  [30 Oct 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dick Powell, Hobart Cavanaugh, Ian Hunter, James Cagney, Verree Teasdale
Plot:  Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ...
Writer:  William Shakespeare (by), Charles Kenyon (arranged for the screen by), Mary C. McCall Jr. (arranged for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Flight | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Last Flight  76 min,  [Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [29 Aug 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Manners, Helen Chandler, Johnny Mack Brown, Richard Barthelmess
Plot:  World War 1 veterans roam Paris drinking and admiring a woman they recently met.
Writer:  John Monk Saunders (novel), John Monk Saunders (screenplay), Byron Morgan (continuity)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [02 Mar 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Donald Crisp, Edward G. Robinson, Otto Kruger, Ruth Gordon
Plot:  True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.
Writer:  John Huston (original screen play), Heinz Herald (original screen play), Norman Burnstine (original screen play), Norman Burnstine (from an idea by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jewel Robbery | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Jewel Robbery  68 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [13 Aug 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hardie Albright, Helen Vinson, Kay Francis, William Powell
Plot:  A gentleman thief charms a Viennese baron's wife and also conducts a daring daylight robbery of a jewellers.
Writer:  Erwin S. Gelsey (screen play), Ladislas Fodor (based on a story by), Bertram Bloch (English version)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Life of Emile Zola | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Life of Emile Zola  116 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [02 Oct 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Gale Sondergaard, Gloria Holden, Joseph Schildkraut, Paul Muni
Plot:  The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
Writer:  Norman Reilly Raine (screen play), Heinz Herald (screen play), Geza Herczeg (screen play), Heinz Herald (story), Geza Herczeg (story), Matthew Josephson (source material "Zola and His Time")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Duel in the Sun | Movie Details for Director King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Duel in the Sun  129 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg]  [12 Sep 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Lionel Barrymore
Plot:  Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.
Writer:  David O. Selznick (screenplay), Niven Busch (suggested by a novel by), Oliver H.P. Garrett (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Prince and the Pauper | Movie Details for Director William Keighley, William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Prince and the Pauper  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [William Keighley, William Dieterle]  [08 May 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barton MacLane, Claude Rains, Errol Flynn, Henry Stephenson
Plot:  Two look-alike boys, one a poor street kid and the other a prince, exchange places to see what the other's life is like.
Writer:  Mark Twain (novel), Laird Doyle (screenplay), Catherine Chisholm Cushing (dramatic version)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I'll Be Seeing You | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle, George Cukor | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  I'll Be Seeing You  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Family, Romance]  [William Dieterle, George Cukor]  [05 Jan 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Spring Byington
Plot:  A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.
Writer:  Charles Martin (play), Marion Parsonnet
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Love Letters | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Love Letters  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [26 Oct 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Richards, Cecil Kellaway, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten
Plot:  Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen...
Writer:  Ayn Rand (screenplay), Christopher Massie (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Juarez | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Juarez  125 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [William Dieterle]  [10 Jun 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains, Paul Muni
Plot:  Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.
Writer:  John Huston (screen play), Æneas MacKenzie (screen play), Wolfgang Reinhardt (screen play), Franz Werfel (based in part on a play by), Bertita Harding (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Dispatch from Reuter's | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  A Dispatch from Reuter's  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [19 Oct 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Albert Bassermann, Eddie Albert, Edna Best, Edward G. Robinson
Plot:  Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service.
Writer:  Milton Krims (screen play), Valentine Williams (from a story by), Wolfgang Wilhelm (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fashions of 1934 | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Fashions of 1934  78 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [William Dieterle]  [14 Feb 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Frank McHugh, Hugh Herbert, William Powell
Plot:  Sherwood Nash is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices. His assistant Lynn poses as An American interested in a dress and Snap conceals a camera in his cane. ...
Writer:  F. Hugh Herbert (screen play), Carl Erickson (screen play), Harry Collins (story), Warren Duff (story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
September Affair | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  September Affair  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [18 Oct 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Françoise Rosay, Jessica Tandy, Joan Fontaine, Joseph Cotten
Plot:  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. ...
Writer:  Fritz Rotter (story), Robert Thoeren (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fog Over Frisco | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Fog Over Frisco  68 min,  TV-G,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [William Dieterle]  [02 Jun 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bette Davis, Donald Woods, Lyle Talbot, Margaret Lindsay
Plot:  The lifestyles of Arlene and Valkyr Bradford, half-sisters from a respected San Francisco family, diverge markedly as Arlene takes up with criminals.
Writer:  Robert N. Lee (screen play), George Dyer (based on a story by), Robert N. Lee (adaptation), Eugene Solow (adaptation), Daniel Reed (dialogue director)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Turning Point | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Turning Point  85 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Dieterle]  [15 Nov 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Edmond O'Brien, Tom Tully, William Holden
Plot:  Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, mentoring special prosecutor John Conroy in routing out corrupt officials in the city, which may even include Conroy's own police detective father as a suspect.
Writer:  Warren Duff (screenplay), Horace McCoy (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Accused | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Accused  101 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [William Dieterle]  [14 Jan 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Loretta Young, Robert Cummings, Sam Jaffe, Wendell Corey
Plot:  A beautiful psychology professor tries to hide a self-defense killing.
Writer:  Ketti Frings (screenplay), June Truesdell (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dark City | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Dark City  98 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Dieterle]  [01 Oct 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charlton Heston, Dean Jagger, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors
Plot:  Gamblers who "took" an out-of-town sucker in a crooked poker game feel shadowy vengeance closing in on them.
Writer:  John Meredyth Lucas (screenplay), Lawrence B. Marcus (screenplay), Ketti Frings (adaptation), Lawrence B. Marcus (story "No Escape")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rope of Sand | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Rope of Sand  104 min,  [Adventure, Film-Noir]  [William Dieterle]  [03 Aug 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead.
Writer:  Walter Doniger (story and screenplay), John Paxton (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Afrikaans    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tennessee Johnson | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Tennessee Johnson  103 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [01 Dec 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Lionel Barrymore, Marjorie Main, Ruth Hussey, Van Heflin
Plot:  A chronicle of the life of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his time as President of the United States.
Writer:  John L. Balderston (screen play by), Wells Root (screen play by), Milton Gunzburg (based on an original story by), Alvin Meyers (based on an original story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Great O'Malley | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Great O'Malley  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [13 Feb 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sheridan, Humphrey Bogart, Pat O'Brien, Sybil Jason
Plot:  A by-the-book patrolman who cares more about the letter of the law than justice feels guilty when his inflexibility sends a family man to prison.
Writer:  Milton Krims (screen play), Tom Reed (screen play), Gerald Beaumont (based on story by)
Language:  English, Latin, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Madame Du Barry | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Madame Du Barry  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [William Dieterle]  [13 Oct 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dolores del Rio, Osgood Perkins, Reginald Owen, Victor Jory
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Edward Chodorov (story), Edward Chodorov (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Adorable | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Adorable  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Musical, Comedy, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [19 May 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  C. Aubrey Smith, Henri Garat, Herbert Mundin, Janet Gaynor
Plot:  Janet Gaynor plays a rebellious princess who must try to marry the man she loves, instead of the stuffy old prince her parents want her to marry. But will this ordinary man love her back ...
Writer:  Paul Frank (story "Ihre Hoheit Befiehlt"), Billy Wilder (story "Ihre Hoheit Befiehlt"), George Marion Jr. (screenplay), Jane Storm (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Magic Fire | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Magic Fire  120 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [29 Mar 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carlos Thompson, Rita Gam, Valentina Cortese, Yvonne De Carlo
Plot:  The life and career of German composer Richard Wagner.
Writer:  Bertita Harding (screenplay), Ewald André Dupont (screenplay), David T. Chantler (screenplay), Bertita Harding (based upon the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Elephant Walk | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Elephant Walk  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [William Dieterle]  [21 Apr 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Abraham Sofaer, Dana Andrews, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Finch
Plot:  The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon.
Writer:  Robert Standish (novel), John Lee Mahin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Red Mountain | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle, John Farrow | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Red Mountain  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [William Dieterle, John Farrow]  [01 Nov 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Ladd, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Lizabeth Scott
Plot:  In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations.
Writer:  George W. George (screenplay), George W. George (story), John Meredyth Lucas, George F. Slavin (screenplay), George F. Slavin (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kismet | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Kismet  100 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Fantasy]  [William Dieterle]  [01 Oct 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Arnold, James Craig, Marlene Dietrich, Ronald Colman
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Edward Knoblock (play), John Meehan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scarlet Dawn | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Scarlet Dawn  58 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [12 Nov 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Guy Kibbee, Lilyan Tashman, Nancy Carroll
Plot:  A Russian aristocrat and his servant girl escape to Turkey during the revolution.
Writer:  Niven Busch (screen play), Erwin S. Gelsey (screen play), Mary C. McCall Jr. (novel)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Omar Khayyam | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Omar Khayyam  101 min,  [Adventure, Biography, Romance]  [William Dieterle]  [23 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cornel Wilde, Debra Paget, John Derek, Michael Rennie
Plot:  During the 11th century, Persian poet Omar Khayyam's lover marries the Shah but the Shah, whose life is threatened by a sect of assassins, appoints Omar royal advisor.
Writer:  Barré Lyndon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Salome | Movie Details for Director William Dieterle | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Salome  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History]  [William Dieterle]  [24 Mar 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Judith Anderson, Rita Hayworth, Stewart Granger
Plot:  After her banishment from Rome, Jewish Princess Salome returns to her Roman-ruled native land of Galilee where prophet John the Baptist preaches against Salome's parents, King Herod and Queen Herodias.
Writer:  Harry Kleiner (screen play), Jesse Lasky Jr. (story), Harry Kleiner (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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