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Erich von Stroheim

Erich von Stroheim

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Also Known As: Died: May 12, 1957
Born: September 22, 1885 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Dir of initial period
2.
Queen Kelly (1928) as Director
After being seduced by a prince, a convent girl is sent to an African bordello.
3.
The Wedding March (1928) as Director
Prince Nikki, Lieutenant of the Guard in pre WWI Vienna, is flat broke, but the only advice he gets from his parents is either to shoot himself or to marry money. During the Chorpus Christi parade his horse accidentaly hurts poor Mitzi, the daughter of inn-keepers in a Viennese suburb, who is, according to the wishes of her parents, going to marry the butcher Schani. When Nikki visits her at the hospital, they fall in love, much to the dislike of her parents and Schani. Nikki's parents, meanwhile have arranged a prospective marriage with Cecilia, the limping daughter of a very rich non-aristocratic industrial. Due to the fact, that Nikki's father is a general in the Austrian-Hungarian Army, resitance is useless. When Mitzi, after hearing of it, is still refusing Schani's proposal, he vowes to shoot Nikki when he leaves the church.
4.
The Merry Widow (1925) as Director
In this silent film, a European nobleman courts the wealthy American widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland,
5.
Greed (1925) as Director
In this silent film, lust for gold tears apart a dentist and his wife.
6.
Merry-Go-Round (1923) as Addl dir
7.
Foolish Wives (1922) as Director
A fake count seduces and blackmails rich women on the Riviera.
8.
The Devil's Passkey (1920) as Director
The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared in the seductive wiles of an American Army officer, but her devotion to her husband convinces the officer to try to extricate her from the gossip and scandal that have ensued.
9.
Blind Husbands (1919) as Director
An Austrian military officer and roue' attempts to seduce the wife of a surgeon. The two men confront each other in a test of abilities that ends surprisingly.
10.
Less Than the Dust (1916) as Assistant Director
A little English girl, abandoned in India and raised by an Indian swordmaker, learns of her true origin and returns to England to seek out her birthright.

Cast (feature film)

11.
Napoleon (1955) as Beethoven
Orson Welles F Hudson Lowe in questa mega produzione cinematografica che racconta scorci ed episodi della vita di Napoleone.
12.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Max Von Mayerling
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
13.
The Mask of Diijon (1946) as Diijon
14.
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945) as Carl Hoffmeyer
15.
The Great Flamarion (1945) as The Great Flamarion
A vaudevillian is tricked into murder by a bored wife.
16.
The Lady and the Monster (1944) as Professor Franz Mueller
17.
Storm Over Lisbon (1944) as Deresco
Deresco owner of a night club in neutral Portugal, works a free-lance spy for everybody who can afford his price. He tries to get information from US agent John Craig with help from immigrant dancer Maritza, but she falls in love with him. Craig becomes a special "guest" at Deresco's casino, but there you can't be sure of the occupation of everybody, as well as in their political intention...
18.
Five Graves to Cairo (1943) as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
A British corporal goes undercover to infiltrate Field Marshall Rommel's command.
19.
The North Star (1943) as Dr. von Harden
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
20.
So Ends Our Night (1941) as Brenner
An anti-Nazi on the run and a young Jewish couple race across Europe trying to escape Hitler's ever powerful influence. When the political refugee risks his life to see his dying wife in Austria, he has a dangerous encounter with a rabid Nazi.
21.
I Was an Adventuress (1940) as Andre Desormeaux
Andre Desormeaux, master con artist and jewel thief, has been very successful with his partners, light-fingered Polo and beautiful lure "Countess" Tanya Vronsky. But Tanya falls in love with one of their victims, resigns from the team, and (despite Andre's warning) marries rich young Paul Vernay...for love. Inevitably, Andre and Polo reappear in her life. Can Tanya outwit the master schemer?
22.
Pieges (1939)
23.
Grand Illusion (1937) as Captain Von Rauffenstein
French POWs fight to escape their German captors during World War I.
24.
Alibi, L' (1937) as Professor Wineckler
Paris, 1937. Winckler kills his enemy Gordon, a Chicago mobster, from the stage of a Parisian music hall, where he performs telepathy. He pays another artist, Helene, so that she tells the police they've spent the night together, which doesn't fool Callas, the police officer who investigates the murder. He hires one of his fellow officers in order to seduce Helene.
25.
The Crime of Dr. Crespi (1935) as Dr. Andre Crespi
26.
Crimson Romance (1934) as Captain Wolters
After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is forced from his job by anti-German hysteria before the first world war, he and his friend Bob Wilson leave America and join the German air force. There, both men fall in love with ambulance driver Alida Hoffman. When America enters the war, Bob is caught between loyalty to his home country and the threat of execution for desertion and treason to Germany. It remains for his friend Fred to extricate him from the dilemma - but at what cost?
27.
Fugitive Road (1934) as Commandant Hauptmann Oswald Von Traunsee
28.
The Lost Squadron (1932) as [Arthur] Von Furst
Veteran flyers from World War I find work as movie stuntmen.
29.
As You Desire Me (1932) as [Karl] Salter
A woman recovering from amnesia must choose between her current lover and the husband she's forgotten.
30.
Friends and Lovers (1931) as Victor Sangrito
A society woman and her husband blackmail the men who flirt with her.
31.
The Great Gabbo (1930) as Gabbo
For the ventriloquist Gabbo his wooden dummy Otto is the only means of expression. When he starts relying more and more on Otto, he starts going mad.
32.
Three Faces East (1930) as Valdar
During World War I, a female agent tries to unmask a German spy.
33.
Souls for Sale (1923) as
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
34.
Foolish Wives (1922) as Count Sergius Karamzin [Captain, 3d Hussars, Imperial Russian Army]
A fake count seduces and blackmails rich women on the Riviera.
35.
The Heart of Humanity (1919) as Eric Von Eberhard
36.
Blind Husbands (1919) as Lieut. Eric Von Steuben, the other man
An Austrian military officer and roue' attempts to seduce the wife of a surgeon. The two men confront each other in a test of abilities that ends surprisingly.
37.
The Hun Within (1918) as Von Bickel
A German-American father, loyal to his new U.S. home, finds himself on opposite sides with his son in the wartime conflict between Germany and America. The son becomes involved with German agents plotting against U.S., and the father must decide between his son and his adopted homeland.
38.
The Unbeliever (1918) as Lieut. Kurt von Schnieditz
A wealthy young American, bred to class distinction and racial intolerance, enters the Marines during the First World War. In the course of his training and his experiences in the trenches fighting, being wounded by, and being hospitalized with Germans, he comes to a recognition of the equality and brotherhood of men.
39.
Draft 258 (1917) as
40.
Panthea (1917) as Lieutenant of police
42.
For France (1917) as
43.
Intolerance (1916) as First Pharisee
In this silent film, four stories from different eras intertwine to depict man's inhumanity to man.
44.
The Social Secretary (1916) as Adam Buzzard
45.
The Flying Torpedo (1916) as His accomplices
46.
Old Heidelberg (1915) as Lutz

Writer (feature film)

47.
Between Two Women (1937) as Original Story
A nurse with an alcoholic husband falls for a doctor, only to find his interests lie elsewhere.
48.
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) as Contr to trmt
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
49.
The Devil-Doll (1936) as Screenwriter
A Devil's Island escapee shrinks murderous slaves and sells them to his victims as dolls.
50.
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Cont and dial
51.
Queen Kelly (1928) as Story
After being seduced by a prince, a convent girl is sent to an African bordello.
52.
Queen Kelly (1928) as Scen
After being seduced by a prince, a convent girl is sent to an African bordello.
53.
The Wedding March (1928) as Screenwriter
Prince Nikki, Lieutenant of the Guard in pre WWI Vienna, is flat broke, but the only advice he gets from his parents is either to shoot himself or to marry money. During the Chorpus Christi parade his horse accidentaly hurts poor Mitzi, the daughter of inn-keepers in a Viennese suburb, who is, according to the wishes of her parents, going to marry the butcher Schani. When Nikki visits her at the hospital, they fall in love, much to the dislike of her parents and Schani. Nikki's parents, meanwhile have arranged a prospective marriage with Cecilia, the limping daughter of a very rich non-aristocratic industrial. Due to the fact, that Nikki's father is a general in the Austrian-Hungarian Army, resitance is useless. When Mitzi, after hearing of it, is still refusing Schani's proposal, he vowes to shoot Nikki when he leaves the church.
54.
Greed (1925) as Scen
In this silent film, lust for gold tears apart a dentist and his wife.
55.
The Merry Widow (1925) as Scen
In this silent film, a European nobleman courts the wealthy American widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland,
56.
The Merry Widow (1925) as Adaptation
In this silent film, a European nobleman courts the wealthy American widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland,
57.
Greed (1925) as Adaptation
In this silent film, lust for gold tears apart a dentist and his wife.
58.
Foolish Wives (1922) as Scen
A fake count seduces and blackmails rich women on the Riviera.
59.
Foolish Wives (1922) as Titles
A fake count seduces and blackmails rich women on the Riviera.
60.
Foolish Wives (1922) as Story
A fake count seduces and blackmails rich women on the Riviera.
61.
The Devil's Passkey (1920) as Story
The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared in the seductive wiles of an American Army officer, but her devotion to her husband convinces the officer to try to extricate her from the gossip and scandal that have ensued.
62.
The Devil's Passkey (1920) as Scen
The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared in the seductive wiles of an American Army officer, but her devotion to her husband convinces the officer to try to extricate her from the gossip and scandal that have ensued.
63.
Blind Husbands (1919) as Scen
An Austrian military officer and roue' attempts to seduce the wife of a surgeon. The two men confront each other in a test of abilities that ends surprisingly.

Editing (feature film)

64.
Greed (1925) as Film Editor
In this silent film, lust for gold tears apart a dentist and his wife.

Title Design (feature film)

65.
Man You Loved To Hate, The (1979) as Title Art
This documentary takes an in depth look at Director Erich von Stroheim's life an career.

Art Director (feature film)

66.
The Wedding March (1928) as Art Director
Prince Nikki, Lieutenant of the Guard in pre WWI Vienna, is flat broke, but the only advice he gets from his parents is either to shoot himself or to marry money. During the Chorpus Christi parade his horse accidentaly hurts poor Mitzi, the daughter of inn-keepers in a Viennese suburb, who is, according to the wishes of her parents, going to marry the butcher Schani. When Nikki visits her at the hospital, they fall in love, much to the dislike of her parents and Schani. Nikki's parents, meanwhile have arranged a prospective marriage with Cecilia, the limping daughter of a very rich non-aristocratic industrial. Due to the fact, that Nikki's father is a general in the Austrian-Hungarian Army, resitance is useless. When Mitzi, after hearing of it, is still refusing Schani's proposal, he vowes to shoot Nikki when he leaves the church.
67.
Blind Man's Luck (1917) as Tech dir
68.
Wild and Woolly (1917) as Tech dir
Jeff Hillington, a New Yorker and heir to a railroad, loves the wild west. Trouble is, he imagines it as it was in the 1880s. When he decides to take a trip to Bitter Creek, Arizona, his father arranges that everything will look like it did in 1880, but to protect everyone from accident, everybody packing a pistol will only carry blanks. The local Indians, tired of their lot, get wind of the charade and attack the town with real bullets. It falls to Jeff to get from the saloon to his cache of arms through a hail of bullets, get arms back to the townfolks, and subdue the uprising. Does true love await his heroism?

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

69.
The Merry Widow (1925) as Costumes
In this silent film, a European nobleman courts the wealthy American widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland,
70.
Merry-Go-Round (1923) as Costumes

Film Production - Main (feature film)

71.
Anna Karénina (1935) as Tech adv on military seq
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
72.
In Again--Out Again (1917) as Loc
A young man drowns his sorrows in strong drink when jilted by his girl. His drunkenness gets him thrown in jail, where he falls in love with the jailer's daughter. When released, the young man tries everything to get back into the jail - though when he is mistaken for an anarchist bomber, he finds himself facing not just jail, but execution.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

73.
Man You Loved To Hate, The (1979)
This documentary takes an in depth look at Director Erich von Stroheim's life an career.

Director (special)

74.
Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms, The (1993) as Director ("Greed")
Robert Altman's perspective on Frank Norris' novel "McTeague," a turn-of-the-century tale of a simple dentist and his wife whose lives are destroyed by a bag of gold. Includes passages from the novel, read by Studs Terkel; scenes from composer William Bolcom's music-drama, a 1992 world premiere at L

Misc. Crew (special)

75.
Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms, The (1993) as Scenario ("Greed")
Robert Altman's perspective on Frank Norris' novel "McTeague," a turn-of-the-century tale of a simple dentist and his wife whose lives are destroyed by a bag of gold. Includes passages from the novel, read by Studs Terkel; scenes from composer William Bolcom's music-drama, a 1992 world premiere at L

Cast (short)

76.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1925 Studio Tour (1925)
This short film provides a silent tour of MGM studios in 1925.

Misc. Crew (short)

77.
Erich von Stroheim Bio (1962)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of Erich von Stroheim.

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