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Walter Reisch (1903–1983)

After completing studies in literature at the University of Vienna, Walter Reisch began his screen career as an extra and title writer in 1918. He eventually made the acquaintance of Stephan Lorant, a refuge from the Horty regime in Hungary, who, within a single year, had made a name for himself in Austrian films as a film maker and ... See full bio »

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Titanic Writer
Episode Writer
Silhouetten Writer
Gaslight Writer


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 1966 Il ladro della Gioconda (screenplay)
 1960 Ninotchka (TV Movie) (1939 screenplay)
 1957 Stopover Tokyo (screenplay)
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Marriage Broker (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1956 Teenage Rebel
 1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (written by)
 1954 Casta diva (story and screenplay)
 1954 Die Mücke
 1953 Titanic (written by)
 1953 Niagara (written by)
 1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker (written by)
 1951 The Mating Season (written for the screen by)
 1949 The Fan (writer)
 1944 Gaslight (screenplay)
 1944 The Heavenly Body (screenplay)
 1943 Madame Curie (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1942 Seven Sweethearts (original screenplay)
 1942 Somewhere I'll Find You (adaptation)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan (uncredited)
 1941 That Uncertain Feeling (adaptation)
 1941 That Hamilton Woman (original screenplay)
 1940 Comrade X (original story)
 1940 My Love Came Back (from a story by)
 1939 Ninotchka (screen play)
 1938 The Great Waltz (screen play)
 1938 Gateway (story)
 1936 Men Are Not Gods (story - uncredited) / (written by)
 1936 Silhouetten
 1935 Episode
 1935 Escapade (screenplay)
 1935 Casta diva (screenplay)
 1934 Maskerade
 1934 The Only Girl
 1934 Two Hearts in Waltz Time (story)
 1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo (story - as Walter Fleisch)
 1933 The Song You Gave Me (play "The Song Is Ended")
 1933 Leise flehen meine Lieder (writer)
 1933 Prince of Arcadia (play "Prinz von Arkadien")
 1933 Cairo Season (writer)
 1933 Idylle au Caire (screenplay)
 1933 F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer (screenplay)
 1933 I.F.1 ne répond plus (screenplay)
 1933 Ich und die Kaiserin (writer)
 1932 F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (screenplay)
 1932 Un rêve blond (screenplay)
 1932 Der Prinz von Arkadien (book)
 1931 Liebeskommando (uncredited)
 1930 Hokuspokus (screenplay)
 1930 Never Trust a Woman (screenplay)
 1930 Donauwalzer
 1930 La nuit est à nous (uncredited)
 1929 Rabmadár (writer)
 1929 Die Nacht gehört uns (writer)
 1929 Because I Loved You (writer)
 1929 Schwarzwaldmädel (writer)
 1929 Der schwarze Domino (writer)
 1929 Der lustige Witwer (writer)
 1929 Fräulein Fähnrich (writer)
 1929 Die Zirkusprinzessin (writer)
 1928 Der Faschingsprinz (writer)
 1928 Dragonerliebchen (writer)
 1927 The Beggar Student (manuscript)
 1927 Tingel Tangel
 1927 Ein Mädel aus dem Volke (folk play)
 1927 Pratermizzi
 1925 Der Fluch
 1925 Oberst Redl (uncredited)
 1921 Miß Hobbs (Short) (writer)
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Alternate Names:

Walter Fleisch

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Personal Quote:

[on Hedy Lamarr]: I don't think I exaggerate when I say she was the most beautiful girl God ever sent down to Earth.


To his last movies belong "Teenage Rebel" (1956) with Ginger Rogers and "Journey to the Center of the Earth" (1959) with James Mason. See more »

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