William A. Wellman

    February 29, 1896 December 9, 1975 • 79 y.o. (128)

    Full Name William Augustus Wellman
    Place of Birth Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
    Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
    Citizenship United States
    Career 1919 — 1975
    Genres Drama, Romance, Comedy
    Zodiac sign pisces
    Nickname Wild Bill, Wild Bill Wellman

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    Title Ratings: 6.4
    My Ratings:
    • Drama 27%
    • Romance 10%
    • Western 10%
    • Adventure 10%
    • Crime 8%
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                                  Director — 82

                                  1958
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                                  1958

                                  Drama, Romance, War, 1 hr 33 min
                                  United States • William A. Wellman

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                                    1958

                                    Action, Drama, War, 2 hr 1 min
                                    United States • William A. Wellman

                                      1956
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                                      1956

                                      Drama, 1 hr 34 min
                                      United States • William A. Wellman

                                        1955
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                                        1955

                                        Action, Adventure, 1 hr 50 min
                                        United States • William A. Wellman...

                                          1954
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                                          1954

                                          Drama, Western, 1 hr 42 min
                                          United States • William A. Wellman

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                                            1954

                                            Documentary, 2 hours
                                            United States • Alan Handley...

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                                              1954 — uncredited

                                              Adventure, Mystery, 1 hr 33 min
                                              United States • James Edward Grant...

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                                                1954

                                                Action, Adventure, Drama, 2 hr 27 min
                                                United States • William A. Wellman

                                                  1953
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                                                  1953

                                                  Adventure, Drama, 1 hr 49 min
                                                  United States • William A. Wellman

                                                    1952
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                                                    1952

                                                    Drama, 1 hr 39 min
                                                    United States • William A. Wellman

                                                      1951
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                                                      1951

                                                      Adventure, Drama, Western, 1 hr 58 min
                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                        1951

                                                        Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 29 min
                                                        United States • Clarence Brown...

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                                                          1951

                                                          Adventure, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 18 min
                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

                                                            1950
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                                                            1950

                                                            Comedy, Family, Romance, 1 hr 50 min
                                                            United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                              1950

                                                              Drama, Fantasy, 1 hr 23 min
                                                              United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                1949
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                                                                1949

                                                                Action, Drama, History, 1 hr 58 min
                                                                United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                  1948
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                                                                  1948

                                                                  Crime, Drama, Western, 1 hr 38 min
                                                                  United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                    1948

                                                                    Biography, Crime, History, 1 hr 27 min
                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                      1947
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                                                                      1947

                                                                      Comedy, Romance, 1 hr 43 min
                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                        1946
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                                                                        1946

                                                                        Biography, Drama, History, 1 hr 25 min
                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                          1945
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                                                                          1945

                                                                          Biography, Drama, War, 1 hr 48 min
                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                            1945

                                                                            Drama, Adventure, 1 hr 40 min
                                                                            United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                              1944
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                                                                              1944

                                                                              Drama, Western, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                              United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                1943
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                                                                                1943

                                                                                Comedy, Music, Mystery, 1 hr 31 min
                                                                                United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                  1942
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                                                                                  1942

                                                                                  Drama, Western, 1 hr 15 min
                                                                                  United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                    1942

                                                                                    Drama, Romance, War, 1 hr 18 min
                                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                      1942

                                                                                      Comedy, 1 hr 15 min
                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                        1941
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                                                                                        1941

                                                                                        Drama, Romance, Western, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                          1941

                                                                                          Drama, Romance, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                            1939
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                                                                                            1939

                                                                                            Adventure, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 39 min
                                                                                            United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                              1939

                                                                                              Action, Adventure, Drama, 1 hr 52 min
                                                                                              United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                1938
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                                                                                                1938

                                                                                                Action, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 45 min
                                                                                                United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                  1937
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                                                                                                  1937

                                                                                                  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, 1 hr 17 min
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                                                                                                    1937 — uncredited

                                                                                                    Drama, Romance, 1 hr 51 min
                                                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman...

                                                                                                      1936
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                                                                                                      1936 — uncredited

                                                                                                      Action, Adventure, Family, 1 hr 29 min
                                                                                                      United States • Richard Thorpe...

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                                                                                                        1936 — uncredited

                                                                                                        Comedy, Romance, 1 hr 46 min
                                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman...

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                                                                                                          1936

                                                                                                          Western, 1 hr 25 min
                                                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                            1935
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                                                                                                            1935

                                                                                                            Adventure, Drama, Family, 1 hr 35 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                            United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                              1934
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                                                                                                              1934

                                                                                                              Drama, 1 hr 20 min
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                                                                                                                1934

                                                                                                                Comedy, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 17 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                  1934 — uncredited

                                                                                                                  Biography, Western, 1 hr 55 min
                                                                                                                  United States • Jack Conway...

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                                                                                                                    1934

                                                                                                                    Comedy, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 20 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                      1933
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                                                                                                                      1933 — (17 scenes), uncredited

                                                                                                                      Comedy, Drama, Romance, 1 hour
                                                                                                                      United States • Michael Curtiz...

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                                                                                                                        1933

                                                                                                                        Drama, Sport, 1 hr 16 min
                                                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                          1933

                                                                                                                          Adventure, Drama, 1 hr 8 min
                                                                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                            1933

                                                                                                                            Crime, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 14 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                            United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                              1933

                                                                                                                              Drama, Romance, War, 1 hr 16 min
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                                                                                                                                1933

                                                                                                                                Drama, Romance, 1 hr 5 min
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                                                                                                                                  1933

                                                                                                                                  Drama, 1 hr 12 min
                                                                                                                                  United States • William A. Wellman...

                                                                                                                                    1932
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                                                                                                                                    1932

                                                                                                                                    Crime, Drama, Music, 1 hr 13 min
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                                                                                                                                      1932

                                                                                                                                      Drama, Western, 1 hr 26 min
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                                                                                                                                        1932

                                                                                                                                        Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 8 min
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                                                                                                                                          1932

                                                                                                                                          Comedy, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 12 min
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                                                                                                                                            1932

                                                                                                                                            Drama, Romance, 1 hr 21 min
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                                                                                                                                              1932

                                                                                                                                              Crime, Drama, 1 hr 14 min
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                                                                                                                                                1931
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                                                                                                                                                1931

                                                                                                                                                Crime, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 13 min
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                                                                                                                                                  1931

                                                                                                                                                  Crime, Drama, 1 hr 8 min
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                                                                                                                                                    1931

                                                                                                                                                    Comedy, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 12 min
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                                                                                                                                                      1931

                                                                                                                                                      Crime, Drama, 1 hr 23 min
                                                                                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                        1930
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                                                                                                                                                        1930

                                                                                                                                                        Drama, Romance, 1 hr 11 min
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                                                                                                                                                          1930

                                                                                                                                                          Romance, Comedy, Sport, 1 hr 12 min
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                                                                                                                                                            1930

                                                                                                                                                            Drama, 1 hr 10 min
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                                                                                                                                                              1930

                                                                                                                                                              Crime, Drama, Music, 58 min
                                                                                                                                                              United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                1929
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                                                                                                                                                                1929

                                                                                                                                                                Drama, Crime, 1 hr 22 min
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                                                                                                                                                                  1929

                                                                                                                                                                  Action, Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 10 min
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                                                                                                                                                                    1929

                                                                                                                                                                    Action, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 23 min
                                                                                                                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                      1928
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                                                                                                                                                                      1928

                                                                                                                                                                      Drama, 1 hr 6 min
                                                                                                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                        1928

                                                                                                                                                                        Action, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 20 min
                                                                                                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                          1928

                                                                                                                                                                          Adventure, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 24 min
                                                                                                                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                            1927
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                                                                                                                                                                            1927 — uncredited

                                                                                                                                                                            Drama, Romance, War, 2 hr 24 min
                                                                                                                                                                            United States • William A. Wellman...

                                                                                                                                                                              1926
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                                                                                                                                                                              1926

                                                                                                                                                                              Comedy, 1 hour
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                                                                                                                                                                                1926

                                                                                                                                                                                Drama, 1 hr 10 min
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                                                                                                                                                                                  1926

                                                                                                                                                                                  Comedy, Romance, 1 hr 4 min
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                                                                                                                                                                                    1925
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                                                                                                                                                                                    1925

                                                                                                                                                                                    Comedy, 57 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                      1924
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                                                                                                                                                                                      1924

                                                                                                                                                                                      Drama, 50 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                                        1924

                                                                                                                                                                                        Action, Romance, Western, 50 min
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                                                                                                                                                                                          1924

                                                                                                                                                                                          Crime, Western, 50 min
                                                                                                                                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                            1923
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                                                                                                                                                                                            1923

                                                                                                                                                                                            Action, Adventure, Drama, 57 min
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                                                                                                                                                                                              1923

                                                                                                                                                                                              Drama, Romance, 1 hour
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                                                                                                                                                                                                1923

                                                                                                                                                                                                Drama, 50 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                                                                                                United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  1923

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Western, 50 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                  United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                    1920
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    1920

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Action, Drama, Romance, 50 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman...

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Producer — 10

                                                                                                                                                                                                      1958
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      1958

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Drama, Romance, War, 1 hr 33 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                        1947
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        1947

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Comedy, Romance, 1 hr 43 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                          1946
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                                                                                                                                                                                                          1946

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Biography, Drama, History, 1 hr 25 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                            1941
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            1941

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Drama, Romance, Western, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                            United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              1941

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Drama, Romance, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                              United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                1939
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                1939

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Adventure, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 39 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1939

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Action, Adventure, Drama, 1 hr 52 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1938
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1938

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Action, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 45 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1928
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1928

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Drama, 1 hr 6 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1928

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Action, Drama, Romance, 1 hr 20 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Writer — 7

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1954
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1954 — (based on the 1937 story by)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Musical, Drama, Romance, 2 hr 34 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          United States • George Cukor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1951
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1951 — (story), uncredited

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Comedy, Romance, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            United States • Charles Walters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1950
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1950 — 1957

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Drama, 1 hour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              United States • Norman Felton...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1946
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1946

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Biography, Drama, History, 1 hr 25 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1937
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1937 — (contributing writer), uncredited

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, 1 hr 17 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  United States • William A. Wellman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1937 — (original story)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Crime, Drama, Thriller, 1 hr 21 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    United States • Edward Ludwig

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1936
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1936 — (screenplay)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Western, 1 hr 25 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Actor — 5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1932
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1932 — Reporter, uncredited

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Crime, Drama, Music, 1 hr 13 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1931
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1931 — Company Workman, uncredited

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Crime, Drama, 1 hr 8 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1927
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1927 — Doughboy, uncredited

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Drama, Romance, War, 2 hr 24 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            United States • William A. Wellman...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1919
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1919 — Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Comedy, Romance, Western, 1 hour (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              United States • Albert Parker

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1919 — British lieutenant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Drama, History, 50 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                United States • Raoul Walsh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Author — 4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2018
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2018 — (based on a story by)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Drama, Music, Romance, 2 hr 16 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  United States • Bradley Cooper

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1976
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1976 — (based on a story by)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Drama, Music, Romance, 2 hr 20 min (in credits: William Wellman)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    United States • Frank Pierson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1958
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1958 — (from a story by)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Drama, Romance, War, 1 hr 33 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      United States • William A. Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1937
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1937 — (from a story by)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Drama, Romance, 1 hr 51 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        United States • William A. Wellman...

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