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Von Sternberg, Josef 1894-1969

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Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

304 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged schoolmaster becomes infatuated with and marries a singer from a sleazy cafe. When she leaves him for another man he returns to his school as a broken old man, and dies
The blue angel; a film by Heinrich Mann( Book )

31 editions published between 1930 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En pæn borgerlig gymnasielærer betages af en varietesangerinde og sætter sin borgerlige eksistens over styr
The scarlet empress by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

52 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine, a German princess, married the Grand Duke Peter, the heir to the Russian throne. Because of his madness, she was able to seize the throne and become known as Catherine the Great
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
Shanghai Express by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

73 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being jilted by Clive Brook, Marlene Dietrich becomes known as Shanghai Lily, a notorious adventuress. During the Chinese civil war, the couple meet on a train which is attacked by Chinese rebels. Dietrich becomes involved with a rebel leader in order to save the man she still loves
Morocco, and Shanghai Express; two films by Jules Furthman( Book )

12 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco by Lonely Planet Publications (Firm)( Visual )

45 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her American film debut, sultry Marlene Dietrich is a cabaret singer who arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight; but true love reaches her at last
Macao by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling night club singer gets hired by an American expatriate who runs a casino in Macao, and specializes in converting stolen jewelry into cash. When one of her traveling companions turns out to be a cop, complications ensue
The last command by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exiled Russian general turned Hollywood extra lands a role playing a version of his former czarist self, bringing about his emotional downfall
The docks of New York by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Bancroft plays a two-fisted ship's stoker on shore leave. He saves Betty Compson from committing suicide; though the girl displays little gratitude, the inebriated Bancroft impulsively marries her. After he sobers up, Bancroft is prepared to set sail and leave his new wife waiting for him ... perhaps forever."--Hal Erickson
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

40 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container
Underworld by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster's jealous nature toward his girlfriend gets him in trouble, first with a rival gang, then with the cops
3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vienna-born, New York-raised Josef von Sternberg directed some of the most influential, stylish dramas ever to come out of Hollywood. Though best known for his star-making collaborations with Marlene Dietrich, von Sternberg began his career during the final years of the silent era, dazzling audiences and critics with his film's dark visions and innovative cinematography. The titles in this collection, made on the cusp of the sound age, are three of von Sternberg's greatest works, gritty evocations of gangster life (Underworld), the Russian Revolution (The Last Command), and working-class desperation (The Docks of New York) made into shadowy movie spectacle. Criterion is proud to present these long unavailable classics of American cinema, each with two musical scores."--Container
Crime and punishment by Shi tan bo ge( Visual )

21 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Believing he can commit the perfect crime, a man robs and murders an elderly pawnbroker. He soon finds himself engaged in a battle of wits with a policeman determined to wring a confession out of him
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic film fraught with human drama, family conflict, marriage, life, and death in a small New Hampshire town during the early years of the 20th century
John Wayne : an American icon : 5 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy officer falls in love in "Seven sinners." A moonshiner must struggle with his family's past in "The shepherd of the hills." In a rags-to-riches tale of frindship, love and power are brought together in "Pittsburgh." In one of his most unusual roles ever, John Wayne portrays Genghis Khan in "The conqueror." An American Air Force colonel is assigned to escort defecting Soviet pilot Anna in "Jet pilot."
Marlene Dietrich : portraits 1926-1960( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in German and English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotoboek over de Duitse actrice/zangeres (1901- )
Blonde Venus by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

59 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment, becomes involved with him, then flees when her infidelity is discovered, only to find herself the biggest star in Paris
Fun in a Chinese laundry by Josef Von Sternberg( Book )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josef von Sternberg was born in Vienna in 1894, went to America as a penniless immigrant, and directed his first motion picture in 1924. It was hailed as a work of genius, and he followed it with some of the most striking films of the end of the silent era. With the "talkies" began his long association with Marlene Dietrich. He was the terror of the Hollywood stage, driving his team to a frenzy in his demands for perfection. He also shaped the new medium in several decisive ways. In this book he is not merely reminiscing; in a series of key chapters he sets out his views on the nature of the cinema and of direction
Macao : screenplay by Bernard C Schoenfeld( Book )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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본 스텐버그, 조세프 1894-1969

폰 스턴버그, 조셉 1894-1969

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Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionShanghai ExpressMoroccoMacaoBlonde VenusFun in a Chinese laundryMaster space : film images of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler