Wolf Rilla

Director, Writer, Producer

Director, Writer, Producer


Born in Berlin, Germany, in 1920, Wolf Rilla was the son of German actor Walter Rilla. When Nazi leader Adolf Hitler came to power, the elder Rilla--who was Jewish--moved his family to London, England. After completing his education, Wolf went to work for the BBC World Review in 1942, and in the late 1940s transferred to the network's newly created...
Birth date
1920-03-16
Death date
2005-10-19
Awards
2 nominations.

Known For


Village of the Damned
Village of the Damned
Director (1960)
Strange Affection
Strange Affection
Director (1957)
Roadhouse Girl
Roadhouse Girl
Director (1953)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorBedtime with Rosie1975
DirectorNaughty Wives1973
DirectorThe Greater Good
(TV Special)
1970
DirectorPax?1968
DirectorThe Avengers
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Murder Market (1965) ... (uncredited)
1965
DirectorZero One
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - And One to Go (1965) - Danger on Cloud Seven (1963) - Gunpoint to Shannon (1962)
1962-1965
DirectorThe World Ten Times Over1963
DirectorCairo1963
DirectorKraft Mystery Theater
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Witness in the Dark (1961)
1961
DirectorWatch It, Sailor!1961
DirectorPiccadilly Third Stop1960
DirectorVillage of the Damned1960
DirectorDie zornigen jungen Männer1960
DirectorJessy
(Short)
1959
DirectorWitness in the Dark1959
DirectorBachelor of Hearts1958
DirectorArmchair Theatre
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Trial by Candlelight (1958)
1958
DirectorSailor of Fortune
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Desert Bus (1958) - The Dead Paratrooper (1957)
1957-1958
DirectorStrange Affection1957
DirectorAggie
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Tarboosh (1957)
1957
DirectorPacific Destiny1956
DirectorThe Scarlet Pimpernel
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Winged Madonna (1956) - Sir Andrew's Fate (1955)
1955-1956
DirectorStock Car1955
DirectorNavy Heroes1955
DirectorPatrol Car
(TV Series) (1 episode) - April Fool (1955)
1955
DirectorThe Black Rider1954
DirectorThe End of the Road1954
DirectorThe Long Rope1953
DirectorRoadhouse Girl1953
DirectorGlad Tidings!1953
DirectorNoose for a Lady1953
DirectorEbb Tide
(TV Movie) (as W.P. Rilla)
1952
RoleTitleYear
WriterVillage of the Damned
(1960 screenplay)
1995
WriterPaul Temple
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - A Family Affair (1971) ... (writer) - Death of Fasching (1971) ... (writer)
1971
WriterThe Greater Good
(TV Special) (writer)
1970
WriterMoney-Go-Round
(Short)
1967
WriterLove Story
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Cinéma Vérité (1967) ... (writer)
1967
WriterThe World Ten Times Over
(writer)
1963
WriterVillage of the Damned
(screenplay)
1960
WriterJessy
(Short) (script)
1959
WriterStrange Affection
(written by)
1957
WriterThe Woman on the Beach
(TV Movie) (writer)
1955
WriterRoadhouse Girl
(screenplay)
1953
WriterGlad Tidings!
(screen play)
1953
WriterPortrait of Peter Perowne
(TV Movie) (adaptation - as W.P. Rilla)
1952
WriterBBC Sunday-Night Theatre
(TV Series) (adaptation - 3 episodes, 1950 - 1951) (television adaptation - 1 episode, 1950) - Shadow Scene (1951) ... (adaptation - as W.P. Rilla) - Those in Favour... (1951) ... (adaptation) - An Enemy of the People (1950) ... (television adaptation - as W.P. Rilla) - Wild Justice (1950) ... (adaptation - as W.P. Rilla)
WriterMarion
(TV Movie) (adapted by - as W.P. Rilla)
1950
WriterThe Compelled People
(TV Movie) (adaptation - as W.P. Rilla)
1950
RoleTitleYear
ProducerBedtime with Rosie
(producer)
1975
ProducerBBC Sunday-Night Theatre
(TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes) - The Portugal Lady (1952) ... (producer - as W.P. Rilla) - Love in Albania (1952) ... (producer - as W.P. Rilla) - A Sleep of Prisoners (1951) ... (producer) - Shadow Scene (1951) ... (producer - as W.P. Rilla) - A Phoenix Too Frequent (1951) ... (producer - as W.P. Rilla) Show all 6 episodes
1950-1952
ProducerEbb Tide
(TV Movie) (producer - as W.P. Rilla)
1952
ProducerThe Empty Street
(TV Movie) (producer - as W.P. Rilla)
1951
ProducerMarion
(TV Movie) (producer - as W.P. Rilla)
1950
RoleTitleYear
ComposerGlad Tidings!
(uncredited)
1953