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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 12, 1957|
|Born:||September 22, 1885||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Austria||Profession:||Cast ...|
"The public at large is not as spiritually poor as the producers imagine. It wants to be shown life as real as it actually is for people: harsh, unexpected, hopeless, fatalistic. I intend to tailor my films in the rough fabric of human conflicts. Because to make films with the regularity of a sausage machine forces you to make them neither better nor worse than a string of sausages."--von Stroheim, in 1925
Given the Legion of Honor by French government for his services to film art in 1957.
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