TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:||May 10, 1974|
|Born:||August 2, 1894||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, USA||Profession:||Cinematography ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Director (feature film)
Cast (feature film)
This documentary takes an in depth look at Director Erich von Stroheim''''s life an career.
Cinematography (feature film)
A French agent is sent to Cuba to spy for the CIA.
A flying saucer hidden in a Red Chinese peasant village is sought by teams from the United States and U.S.S.R. On finding it, they band together to explore the saucer and take a trip into space.
A gangster tries to use a Diner''''s Club clerk as the fall guy in a scheme to fake his own death and escape his police problems.
The survivors of a nuclear holocaust fuse man with machine, creating cyborgs to assist in the rebuilding of civilization. However, the blue-skinned androids rebel against their masters and go to war with the remnants of humanity.
A bitter young man sets out to get back at the gangsters who murdered his father.
Passengers and crew fight to escape a sinking ocean liner.
A pair of hit men track down a heroin shipment while the police get closer.
A charter boat captain runs guns during the Cuban revolution.
George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1920s Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger...
A crusading politician falls prey to the temptations of power.
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
When her brother marries, a 12-year-old girl faces the awkward pains of adolescence.
A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend's killer.
An emotional teenager takes on the mob when gangsters beat up his father.
A woman searches for her husband, who ran off after witnessing a mob hit.
In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly attracted to Jeff, who's being plagued by unexplainable accidents, major and minor. Bad luck, persecution...or paranoia? Warned that Jeff could be dangerous, Ellen fears that he's in danger, as the menacing atmosphere darkens.
A father and son's rivalry shakes the family business.
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
Innocent lies build up as a show-business hopeful tries to build a career.
In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and singing ship's doctor Klin meet a family of once-wealthy Spanish colonists...and their daughter Cara who secretly dances in a cabaret. Romantic complications ensue, but Nicky seems less interested in Cara's favors than in inspirations for his future masterpieces.
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
18-year-old Angela (Susanna Foster), reared in a New England town by her Aunt Betsy (Dorothy Peterson), receives an inheritance which she uses to go to New York, ostensibly for voice training, but she is pursuing Major Hilary Jarret (Patric Knowles), an Army surgeon with whom she has become infatuated. Her departure depresses her childhood friend Jimmy Plum (Donald O'Connor.) Dr. Plum (Jonathan Hale) devises an errand on which to send his love-sick son to New York, where Jimmy discovers Angela thinks she is Jarret's fiancee. Jimmy also renews acquaintances with a group of show people, including Sally McGuire (Peggy Ryan), who attempts to console him. Jimmy meets Jarret's divorced wife, Harriet (Louise Allbritton), famed photographer. Jimmy engineers a meeting of Jarret and Harriet with Angela present, which forms the beginning of an understanding that Jarret is not for her. Jimmy is inducted into the Army.
Dr. Hohner (Karloff), theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer (Foster) reminds Hohner of the late diva, and his old mania kicks in. Hohner wants to prevent her from singing for anyone but him, even if it means silencing her forever. The singer's fiancée (Bey) rushes to save her in the film's climax.
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.
Nazi agents pursue a German freedom-fighter and his family to Washington.
On her retirement, students wonder why their favorite teacher never married.
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
A deputy who''''s sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
The marriage plans of two college sweethearts go amiss when the girlfriend meets a writer and runs off to marry him.
God tests the human race in this reenactment of Bible stories set in the world of black American folklore.
A cop goes undercover to crack an influential crime ring.
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates.
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.
Janet Gaynor and James Dunn and their close friends Charles Farrell and Ginger Rogers graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.
Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a 10-1 harness racing horse, making him Rogers' bank partner.
Charlie is hired to deliver a pearl necklace to a millionaire at his ranch. When murder intervenes he disguises himself as a Chinese servant and begins sleuthing.
The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.
A good girl raises her popularity when she pretends to be bad.
The dutiful daughter of a London family falls for a barrister and works her way into his family.
A kept woman gives up luxury to move in with a struggling artist.
A gambler fakes his death so he can pay off his creditors with the insurance money.
A female con artist uses her skills against German spies.
This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in it's final number that the European popular music are the roots of American popular music, called Jazz.
Passengers on a fog-shrouded ship learn that they are lost souls on the way to heaven or hell.
A black jockey comes from behind to win the big race.
A producer decides to reopen a theater, that had been closed five years previously when one of the actors was murdered during a performance, by staging a production of the same play with the remaining members of the original cast.
An American playboy's discovery of honor and courage during World War I parallels the biblical story of the flood.
An Austrian Army officer falls for a bourgeois girl to the dismay of both their parents.
A cantor's son breaks with family tradition to go into show business.
In this silent film, an Asian villain menaces a family of aristocratic Spanish settlers.
In this silent film, the oldest of a band of orphans watches over them while they are being used as slaves.
In this silent film, two children of the streets set out to avenge their father's murder.
In this silent film, a mad scientist engineers car wrecks so he can experiment on the survivors.
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute