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Von Stroheim, Erich 1885-1957

Overview
Works: 488 works in 1,603 publications in 7 languages and 20,531 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  History  Film noir  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Short films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Dedicatee, Film editor, Creator, Honoree, Other, Restager , Narrator, Costume designer, Adapter, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, fmd, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Erich Von Stroheim
 
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Most widely held works by Erich Von Stroheim
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

97 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,913 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 a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

168 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two French fliers, shot down and captured during World War I, are drawn together in their escape attempts despite different class backgrounds
Foolish wives by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

67 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 725 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 )

12 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

36 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 572 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
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

53 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three Californians whose friendship is destroyed by avarice after one wins a lottery jackpot
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 )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Kelly by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gothic romance in which a convent girl is seduced by a prince and inherits a brothel in Africa before he finds her again
Blind husbands by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

32 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind husbands made Erich von Stroheim an immediate sensation, exposing the complex layers of repression, jealousy, and lust that lie beneath the surface of an American couple's marriage
The Complete Wedding march of Erich von Stroheim by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crime of Dr. Crespi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic horror film is based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Premature Burial." It tells of a brilliant and insane doctor who, jealous of a romantic rival, gives him a drug that induces a death-like state. The rival is then buried alive
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

20 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 191 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
Blind husbands ; The Great Gabbo( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 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
Mad love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The wedding march by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

12 editions published between 1928 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Vienne en 1914, les parents du prince Nikki von Wilderliebe-Rauffenburg, ruinés, souhaitent qu'il épouse une riche infirme, Cecelia. Or le prince est tombé amoureux d'une jeune fille pauvre, Mitzi. Finalement, Nikki se résigne à épouser Cecelia. De son côté, Mitzi doit se marier avec un boucher grossier, son fiancé, qui menace, dans le cas contraire, de tuer Nikki. Le prince et Cecelia passent leur nuit de noces sans amour dans un château du Tyrol. Mitzi, de son côté, aime toujours le prince
The Great Gabbo by James Cruze( Visual )

28 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 147 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 )

28 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of four separate stories, all set in different periods of time, all with their own characters. Each story shows how hatred and intolerance have battled against love and charity throughout the ages. The fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots, and a contemporary drama, are interwoven to unfold this common theme. Suffering of the innoscents makes the salvation of the current generation possible as Griffiths's view of history is determined by this film
Queen Kelly : the complete screenplay by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

10 editions published between 1928 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon by Sacha Guitry( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 89 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The complete Greed of Erich von Stroheim : a reconstruction of the film in 348 still photos following the original screenplay, plus 52 production stills
Alternative Names
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 Austrian actor and director

Erich von Stroheim Rakouský herec

Ericus de Stroheim

Stroheim, Eric von

Stroheim, Eric von 1885-1957

Stroheim, Erich Oswald

Stroheim Erich Oswald 1885-1957

Stroheim, Erich von

Stroheim Erich von 1885-1957

Stroheim, Karl von 1885-1957

Stroheim von Nordenwald, Erich

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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אריך פון שטרוהיים

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エリッヒ・フォン・シュトロハイム

シトローハイム, エリック フォン

シュトロヘイム, エーリッヒ・フォン

フォン・シュトロヘイム, エーリッヒ

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