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Von Stroheim, Erich 1885-1957

Overview
Works: 426 works in 1,748 publications in 8 languages and 20,979 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 , Film editor, pmn, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Honoree, Creator, Narrator, Other, Contributor, fmd, Costume designer, Composer
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 Blvd. by Billy Wilder( Visual )

121 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,896 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 what she believes is a scene in her comeback movie
La grande illusion = Grand illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

166 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,194 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
La grande illusion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 1,045 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
Foolish wives by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

79 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 789 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 )

16 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This remains one of the most controversial films ever made. It was a landmark achievement in film history that combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African Americans. However flawed it now seems, it is undeniable that the film itself made history. Special features disc includes several Civil War shorts directed by D.W. Griffiths as well as archival material from a 1915 souvenir book and information on legal protests and scenes cut from the 1922 re-release
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Blind husbands ; The Great Gabbo by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

36 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a love triangle between a self-absorbed husband, the neglected wife, and her opportunistic lover
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 )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 528 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 )

61 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 500 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 )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Kelly by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

56 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 379 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 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

36 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, three captured French pilots have an uneasy relationship with their German commandant
The Crime of Dr. Crespi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2000 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mad surgeon Anton Crespi gives his romantic rival a drug that puts him into a death-like state
The Great Gabbo by James Cruze( Visual )

32 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 216 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
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 164 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
Mad love by Karl Freund( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famed surgeon adores an actress, but when she turns to him to repair her pianist husband's severed hands, he replaces them with the hands of a murderer
The wedding march by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

13 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 141 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
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

25 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 132 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
Queen Kelly : the complete screenplay by Erich Von Stroheim( Book )

11 editions published between 1928 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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Erich von Stroheim austrian actor

Erich von Stroheim Austrian actor and director

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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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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