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Von Stroheim, Erich 1885-1957

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Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

136 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

192 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic anti-war film, French prisoners of war in World War I are determined to escape from their German captor - an officer and gentleman in the Prussian tradition
Foolish wives by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

100 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian Count Sergius Karamzin and his two cousins, the Princesses Olga and Vera Petschnikoff are happily living the high life in Monte Carlo just after the Armistice for WWI. The only problem is that all three are fakes--swindlers, grifters, con artists--who must continually replenish their cash reserves by finding new marks. They are all adept, but the Count excels as a seducer, then blackmailer, of foolish wives. When the newspaper announces the arrival of a special envoy from the United States to the Principality of Monaco, the Count believes he's found a perfect victim for his latest scheme
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

70 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three Californians whose friendship is destroyed by avarice after one wins a lottery jackpot
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

39 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the destructive psychological effects of wealth on a couple when the woman wins a lottery. As she gradually becomes more and more consumed with the piles of gold she now owns, the relationship falls violently apart ... and comes to a stunningly shocking and ironic climax
The complete Greed of Erich von Stroheim : a reconstruction of the film in 348 still photos following the original screenplay, plus 52 production stills by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind husbands The Great Gabbo by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

57 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a love triangle between a self-absorbed husband, the neglected wife, and her opportunistic lover. The Great Gabbo is the story of Gabbo, a ventriloquist and a supreme egotist, Mary, his assistant, and Little Otto, Gabbo's dummy. Gabbo drives away Mary, then realizes too late how much he loves her
Queen Kelly by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

72 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gothic romance in which a convent girl is seduced by a Prince and inherits a brothel in Africa
The Complete Wedding march of Erich von Stroheim by Herman G Weinberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

25 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II drama set in the Sahara about a British spy who takes refuge in a hotel and assumes the identity of a dead manservant. Soon, General Rommel makes the inn his general staff headquarters. Now, with the threat of discovery hanging over his head, the spy learns that the identity he has claimed owes a debt to the Nazis -- and they expect him to pay up
The wedding march by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

13 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This romantic tale is set against the unrest of pre-World War I Vienna. Von Stroheim vows to marry any woman of wealth his royal parents choose for him, but falls in love with a poor girl and realizes that the greatest wealth of a marriage is love
Mad love by Karl Freund( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil-doll: A Devil's Island escapee poses as a toy shop worker, using secrets of miniaturizing human beings to do his bidding and exact his revenge on those who sent him to prison
Queen Kelly : the complete screenplay by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 2002 in English and French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Gabbo by James Cruze( Visual )

31 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Hollywood's earliest -- and most peculiar -- musicals, The Great Gabbo stars von Stroheim as an egotistical ventriloquist who casts a Svengali-like spell upon an ingenue (Betty Compson), against a backdrop of singularly strange numbers (including "Icky" and the spider-and-fly-themed "Caught in a Web"). Director James Cruze (The Covered Wagon) allowed von Stroheim to endow the character with his signature flourishes, resulting in a wicked cocktail of garish stage shows and Austro-Hungarian villainy that is a diabolical delight
Intolerance a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

22 editions published between 1916 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses four separate historical events from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show the intolerance that pervades the minds of all people
Napoleon by Sacha Guitry( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon's life is depicted from his youth as a soldier in the French Army until his final exile to the island of Elba
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( Visual )

19 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American dancer meets two royal princes in Monteblanco. Both woo her, but she chooses the younger. His parents forbid their marriage because she is a commoner, so she marries a rich baron who dies on their wedding night. The evil crown prince then schemes to force her to marry him
Merry-go-round( Visual )

12 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome Austrian count is engaged to a woman of his class when he meets the beautiful Agnes, who works as an organ grinder for the local merry-go-round. He disguises himself to woo her but finally decides to marry his fiance, although Agnes continues to love him. But the story doesn't end for the two lovers who are destined to be together
Tempest by Sam Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Markov, a peasant soldier, becomes an officer in the Imperial Russian Guard and falls in love with Princess Tamara, who scorns him and has him stripped of his rank and thrown in prison. Markov becomes an important Red official with the advent of the Revolution and saves Tamara from execution. Together, they escape from Russia
 
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The complete Greed of Erich von Stroheim : a reconstruction of the film in 348 still photos following the original screenplay, plus 52 production stills
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Erich von Stroheim acteur et cinéaste américain

Erich von Stroheim aktor i reżyser amerykański pochodzenia austriackiego

Erich von Stroheim Amerikaans filmregisseur

Erich von Stroheim attore e regista statunitense

Erich von Stroheim austrian actor

Erich von Stroheim Rakouský herec

Ericus de Stroheim

Stroheim, Eric von 1885-1957

Stroheim, Erich Oswald

Stroheim Erich Oswald 1885-1957

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Stroheim Erich von 1885-1957

Stroheim, Karl von 1885-1957

Stroheim von Nordenwald, Erich 1885-1957

Von Stroheim, Eric

Von Stroheim, Eric 1885-1957

Von Stroheim, Erich.

Von Stroheim, Erich 1885-1957

Von Stroheim, Von Stroheim / Thomas Quinn Curtiss New York : Farrar,Straus & Giroux,, 1885-1957

Von Stroheim, Von Stroheim / Thomas Quinn Curtiss New York : Farrar,Straus & Giroux 1885-1957

VonStroheim, Erich 1885-1957

Ерих фон Щрохайм

Еріх фон Штрогейм

Штрогейм Э. О. фон 1885-1957

Штрогейм, Эрих фон

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艾利·馮·史托洛海姆

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Five graves to CairoMad loveQueen Kelly : the complete screenplayGreedThe first film makersEthics and social criticism in the Hollywood films of Erich von Stroheim, Ernst Lubitsch, and Billy WilderVon : the life and films of Erich von Stroheim