Wilhelm Thiele

Wilhelm Thiele

Additional Names: William Thiele (Weiterer Name)
Darsteller, Regie, Drehbuch, Produzent
*10.05.1890 Wien, Österreich; †07.09.1975 Woodland Hills, Kalifornien, USA

Biography

Wilhelm Thiele was born as Wilhelm Isersohn in 1890 in Vienna and died in 1975 in California. After studying at the Vienna Conservatory, he worked as a stage actor at the Burgtheater in Vienna and at various theaters in Germany. In 1918, he began his career as a theater director at the Volkstheater in Munich, followed by his first outing in film in 1922 with Carl Michael Ziehrer, "Der letzte Walzerkoenig".

In 1933, he emigrated to the USA, where he worked for the major studios 20th Century Fox, Paramount, and MGM. A selection of his other films includes: the silent classics "Orient Express" (1927), "Hurrah! Ich lebe!" (1928), and "Adieu Mascotte" (1929), as well as "Liebeswalzer" (1930), "Three From the Filling Station" ("Die Drei von der Tankstelle", 1930), "The Private Secretary" ("Die Privatsekretaerin", 1930), numerous episodes of the successful TV series "The Lone Ranger" (1950), "Der letzte Fussgaenger" (1960), and "Sabine und die 100 Maenner" (1960), among others.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

1960 Sabine und die 100 Männer
Director
 
1960 Der letzte Fußgänger
Director, Screenplay
 
1957/1958 Das gab's nur einmal
Participation
 
1956 Engagement Party
Director
 
1950 The Du Pont Story
Director, Screenplay
 
1949 The Price of Freedom
Director, Screenplay
 
1946 The Madonna's Secret
Director, Screenplay
 
1945/1946 The Face of Marble
based on
 
1945 She Wouldn't Say Yes
based on
 
1943 Tarzan's Desert Mystery
Director
 
1942/1943 Tarzan Triumphs
Director, Associate producer
 
1939/1940 The Ghost Comes Home
Director
 
1939 Bad Little Angel
Director
 
1939 Bridal Suite
Director
 
1938 Stablemates
Screenplay
 
1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal
Director
 
1937 London by Night
Director
 
1937 Carnival in Paris
Director
 
1936 The Jungle Princess
Director
 
1936 Don't Get Personal
based on
 
1934/1935 Lottery Lover
Director
 
1933 Großfürstin Alexandra
Director
 
1933 Waltz Time
Director
 
1932 Marry Me
Director
 
1931/1932 Zwei Herzen und ein Schlag
Director
 
1931/1932 L'amoureuse aventure
Director, Screenplay
 
1931/1932 Mädchen zum Heiraten
Director
 
1931 Madame hat Ausgang
Director, Screenplay
 
1931 Le bal
Director
 
1931 Der Ball
Director
 
1930/1931 Dactylo
Director
 
1930/1931 La fille et le garçon
Director
 
1930/1931 Die Privatsekretärin
Director
 
1930 Die Drei von der Tankstelle
Director
 
1930 Le chemin du paradis
Director
 
1929/1930 The Love Waltz
Director
 
1929/1930 Liebeswalzer
Director
 
1929 Adieu Mascotte
Director
 
1928 Hurra! Ich lebe!
Director
 
1928 Die Dame mit der Maske
Director
 
1927/1928 Herr Jedermann ist wissensdurstig
Screenplay
 
1927 Orientexpreß
Director, Screenplay
 
1927 Der Anwalt des Herzens
Director, Screenplay
 
1926/1927 Jugendrausch
Screenplay
 
1926/1927 Die Csardasfürstin
Screenplay
 
1926/1927 Die selige Exzellenz
Director, Screenplay
 
1926 Gräfin Plättmamsell
Screenplay
 
1926 Sein großer Fall
Screenplay
 
1926 Die Kleine vom Varieté
Screenplay
 
1925 Liebesfeuer
Screenplay
 
1925 Die Insel der Träume
Screenplay
 
1924 Zwei Kinder
Screenplay
 
1923 Fiat Lux (... und es ward Licht!)
Director
 
1923 Franz Lehár
Director, Screenplay
 
1923 Das Gesetz der Väter
Director
 
1922/1923 Carl Michael Ziehrers Märchen aus Alt-Wien
Director, Screenplay
 
1922 Carl Michael Ziehrer, der letzte Walzerkönig
Cast, Director, Screenplay
 
1922 Im Rausche der Milliarden
Screenplay
 
1922 Die Tat des Abbé Montmoulin
Cast
 
1921 Lya's beste Rolle
Director, Screenplay
 
1920 Die letzte Nacht
Cast, Director
 
1920 Orchideen
Cast
 

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