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Von Stroheim, Erich 1885-1957

Overview
Works: 496 works in 1,808 publications in 8 languages and 21,132 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  History  Film noir  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Short films  Epic films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Restager , Other, Film editor, Dedicatee, pmn, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Honoree, Creator, Narrator, fmd, Contributor, Composer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 2,662 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, setting tragedy into motion
La grande illusion( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in French and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp. An aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the German commandant, a fellow aristocrat, while simultaneously cooperating with his French commoner comrades in a daring escape attempt
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

86 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in French and English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic anti-war film in which French prisoners of war in 1916 are determined to esape from their German captor -- an officer and gentleman in the Prussian tradition
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

105 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A harsh look at Hollywood in which an aging silent-movie queen makes a tragic attempt to return to stardom
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic and controversial film that, in many ways, defined the language of the cinema, deals with the disruptive nature of the Civil War and focuses on two families, Northern and Southern, and how the war changed their lives. One of the few films to glorify the Ku Klux Klan. With new orchestral score arranged and conducted by Eric Beheim
Foolish wives by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

73 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 667 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 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 )

23 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and German and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Penny is deeply envious of the wealth and family lives of her two best friends, not realizing that they both think she is luckier than they are
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

65 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind husbands by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

33 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 428 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
Queen Kelly by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

54 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 374 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
The Complete Wedding march of Erich von Stroheim by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

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

The Crime of Dr. Crespi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2018 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry man buries a rival alive in order to try and steal the fellow's wife
The Great Gabbo by James Cruze( Visual )

29 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 221 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
Grand illusion( Visual )

8 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic tale of adventure duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

78 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé figurant sur la jaquette : "En 1917, dans un camp en Allemagne, un groupe de prisonniers français, dont l'aristocrate Boieldieu, le contremaître Maréchal et le banquier juif Rosenthal, préparent une évasion. Au dernier moment, ils sont transférés dans une forteresse commandée par von Rauffenstein ..."
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 167 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
Blind husbands ; The Great Gabbo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 158 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 by Karl Freund( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 151 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 )

14 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vienne, 1914. L'aristocratique famille von Wildeliebe-Rauffenbourg dissimule sa ruine derrière les apparences d'un train de vie fastueux en son palais. Le Prince Ottokar et la Princesse Maria ne voient d'autre issue financière que de trouver un mariage fortuné pour leur fils unique Nicki. Celui-ci, dandy aux mœurs libertines, séduit une pauvre fille, la jolie Mitzi dont il tombe sincèrement amoureux."
 
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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
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Five graves to CairoMad loveGreedThe 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
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

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Erich von Stroheim Rakouský herec

Ericus de Stroheim

Stroheim, Eric von

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

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

VonStroheim, Erich 1885-1957

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Штрогейм Э. О. фон 1885-1957

Штрогейм, Эрих фон

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אריך פון שטרוהיים

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إريك فون ستروهايم

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シトローハイム, エリック フォン

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艾利·馮·史托洛海姆

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