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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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 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: Three Waltzes. Musical romance. Book by Clare Kummer and Rowland Leigh. Based on the play by Paul Knepler and Armin Robinson. Scenic Design by Watson Barratt. Costume Design by Connie De Pinna. Dances Staged by Chester Hale. Directed by Hassard Short. Majestic Theatre: 25 Dec 1937- 9 Apr 1938 (122 performances). Cast: Michael ... 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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