|Directed by||Wilhelm Thiele|
|Produced by|| Charles Delac |
Simon Schiffrin (line producer)
|Music by||Werner R. Heymann|
Les Films Marcel Vandal et Charles Delac
Le Bal is a 1931 French comedy drama film directed by Wilhelm Thiele, and written by Curt Siodmak, Ladislas Fodor and Henri Falk (dialogue).A German-language version, Der Ball , was simultaneously filmed with a different cast.
A ball is a spherical round object with various uses.
Ettore Scola was an Italian screenwriter and film director. He received a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film in 1978 for his film A Special Day and over the course of his film career was nominated for five Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.
Marie Glory was a French actress.
Felix Bressart was a German-born actor of stage and screen whose career spanned both Europe and Hollywood.
Le Bal is the title of collection of 2 novellas written by Irène Némirovsky. Published in France in 1929, it has been recently re-issued, due to the increasing interest in and popularity of the author's work, following the discovery and publication of Suite Française.
Le bal is a 1983 Italian-Franco-Algerian film without dialogue directed by Ettore Scola that represents a fifty-year story of French society by way of a ballroom in France.
André Birabeau was a French novelist, playwright and screenwriter.
The Private Secretary is a 1931 German musical film directed by Wilhelm Thiele and starring Renate Müller, Hermann Thimig and Felix Bressart.
The Typist is a 1931 French comedy film directed by Wilhelm Thiele and starring Marie Glory, Jean Murat and Armand Bernard. It was a French-language version of the German film Die Privatsekretärin which was itself based on a novel by István Szomaházy. It was followed by a 1934 sequel The Typist Gets Married.
The Private Secretary is a 1931 Italian "white-telephones" musical film directed by Goffredo Alessandrini and starring Elsa Merlini, Nino Besozzi and Sergio Tofano. It was the Italian-language version of the German film Die Privatsekretärin.
Wilhelm Thiele (1890–1975) was an Austrian screenwriter and film director. He directed over 40 films between 1921 and 1960.
Marcel Gerbidon (1868–1933) was a French playwright and screenwriter. He collaborated frequently with Paul Armont. A number of his plays have been adapted into films such as the 1958 film School for Coquettes.
Paul Armont (1874–1943) was a Russian-born French playwright and screenwriter. He also collaborated with the Swiss writer Marcel Gerbidon. He was born Dimitri Petrococchino in Rostov in the Russian Empire.
Reinhold Schünzel was a German actor and director, active in both Germany and the United States. The son of a German father and a Jewish mother, he was born in St. Pauli, the poorest part of Hamburg. Despite being of Jewish ancestry, Schünzel was allowed by the Nazis to continue making films for several years until he left in 1937 to live abroad.
After the Ball is an 1897 French short silent film made by Georges Méliès. It was sold by Méliès's Star Film Company and numbered 128 in its catalogues.
Le Bal des Débutantes, also known simply as "le Bal", is a debutante ball and fashion event held annually in November in Paris, bringing together between 20 and 25 debutantes aged 16 to 22 from many countries, together with their parents and a similar number of young men. It started as a social event and was first held in the Orangery of the Château de Versailles on 10 July 1958.
Alexander Esway was a Hungarian-born film director, screenwriter, and producer.
The Girl and the Boy is a 1931 comedy film directed by Roger Le Bon and Wilhelm Thiele and starring Lilian Harvey, Henri Garat, and Lucien Baroux. It was made by the major studio UFA as the French-language version of Two Hearts Beat as One, which also starred Harvey. Such multiple-language versions were common in the early years of sound before dubbing became more widespread.
Life Dances On or Christine or Dance Program is a 1937 French drama film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Marie Bell, Françoise Rosay and Louis Jouvet. It was partly shot at the Neuilly Studios in Paris. The film's art direction was by Jean Douarinou. Duvivier's American film Lydia (1941) is to some extent a remake of this one.
Eugen Thiele (1897–1938) was an Austrian film director and screenwriter. Of Jewish background he was the younger brother of Wilhelm Thiele. After a spell as an actor he established himself as a director in the Germany film industry of the early 1930s during the final years of the Weimar Republic. The Nazi seizure of power in 1933 brought an effective end to the career of the Jewish Thiele, who went into exile in Prague where he wrote the screenplay for one German-language film The Happiness of Grinzing, and may have also contributed to a German version of the Czech film Romance from the Tatra Mountains. He then returned to his native Austria, living in Baden bei Wien. He died the same year of the Anschluss which brought Austria under Nazi control.