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Films By Erich Von Stroheim

This many faceted view of the gay life in Monte Carlo immediately following the Armistice of 1918 is a dar­ingly humorous and subtly provocative sexual comedy that shocked the film goers of its day. It was the fulfillment of the approach indicated by von Stroheim's two earlier films. ... Set in ... Read more
In February of this year Erich Von Slmlieim's 1929 masterpiece was premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in a version which, for the first time, approximated the director's original intention. Planned as another in a long series of costume dramas for Gloria Swanson, the film begins in a mythical ... Read more
This powerful and complex picture of the collapsing Viennese artistocracy is set against the touching story of a rake (von Stroheim), the poor girl he loves (Fay Wray), and the heiress he is forced to marry (Zasu Pitts). The extravagant brothel scene in which the marriage is arranged by the two ... Read more
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