Horst Wendlandt

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Horst Wendlandt
Born (1922-03-15)15 March 1922
Berlin, Germany
Died 30 August 2002(2002-08-30) (aged 80)
Berlin, Germany
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1956-2002

Horst Wendlandt (15 March 1922 – 30 August 2002) was a German film producer.[1]

He produced 99 films between 1956 and 2002. He was born and died in Berlin, Germany.

In the 1960s Horst Wendlandt's production company Rialto Film produced films based on Edgar Wallace and Karl May, mostly directed by Alfred Vohrer or Harald Reinl.

In 1971 Horst Wendlandt founded the film distribution company Tobis Film (named after the old Tobis Film). Tobis was very successful in the 1970s with European films with Jean-Paul Belmondo, Louis de Funès, Terence Hill and Bud Spencer, also with Dino De Laurentiis-productions like Death Wish, Mandingo and King Kong.

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