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Wheeler Dryden (1892–1957)

Wheeler Dryden was born on August 31, 1892 in Brixton, London, England. He is known for his work on Limelight (1952), The Great Dictator (1940) and Mud and Sand (1922). He died on September 30, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Limelight
Limelight Thereza's Doctor
(1952)
The Great Dictator
The Great Dictator Heinrich Schtick - Translator
(1940)
Mud and Sand
Mud and Sand Cuspidor
(1922)
False Women
False Women Richard Lane
(1921)

Filmography

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 1952 Limelight
Thereza's Doctor
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux
Salesman (uncredited)
 1940 The Great Dictator
Heinrich Schtick - Translator (voice)
 1922 Mud and Sand (Short)
Cuspidor
 1922 Penrod (uncredited)
 1919 Tom's Little Star (Short)
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 1952 Limelight (assistant: to Mr. Chaplin)
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux (associate director)
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 1928 Skirts
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 1928 Skirts (adaptation)
 1940 The Great Dictator (assistant director)

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Stage Play: Come of Age. Drama/fantasy. Written by Clemence Dane. Music by Richard Addinsell [earliest Broadway credit]. Lyrics by Clemence Dane. Musical Director: Macklin Morrow. Pianists: Morton Gould [earliest Broadway credit] and Bert Shefter. Scenic Design by James Reynolds. Directed by Clemence Dane. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 12 Jan ... See more »

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Son of music hall singer Leo Dryden. In films from 1919, at Gray Seal Productions, in New York. Also acted on stage in the U.S. and in Britain. As assistant director, worked on Charlie Chaplin's last three American films. See more »

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