Search results for "Erich von Stroheim"

Greed (1925)

A lottery win of $5,000 forever changes the lives of a miner turned dentist and his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim
CAST:  ZaSu Pitts  •  Gibson Gowland  •  Jean Hersholt  •  Dale Fuller

Queen Kelly (1929) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Prince Wolfram is the betrothed of mad Queen Regina V of Kronberg. Supreme ruler, her word is law and he is a playboy. On maneuvers as punishment for partying with other women ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim
CAST:  Gloria Swanson  •  Walter Byron  •  Seena Owen  •  Sidney Bracey

The Wedding March (1928) RT 71% / Audience 81%

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim
CAST:  Erich von Stroheim  •  Fay Wray  •  George Fawcett  •  Maude George

Blind Husbands (1919) RT Audience 74%

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.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim
CAST:  Erich von Stroheim  •  Gibson Gowland  •  Sam De Grasse  •  Francelia Billington

Hello, Sister! (1933)

Peggy and her friend Millie are strolling down Broadway while Jimmy and Mac are trolling Broadway, and the four get together...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker  •  Raoul Walsh  •  Erich von Stroheim  •  Alan Crosland
CAST:  James Dunn  •  ZaSu Pitts  •  Boots Mallory  •  Minna Gombell

Foolish Wives (1922) RT 89% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Actor / writer / director Erich von Stroheim stars as a fraudulent count, living high on the hog in Monte Carlo. He supports himself by extorting huge sums of money from silly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim
CAST:  Rudolph Christians  •  Miss DuPont  •  Maude George  •  Erich von Stroheim

Merry-Go-Round (1923) RT Audience 45%

A nobleman, posing as a necktie salesman, falls in love with the daughter of a circus puppeteer, even though he is already married to the daughter of his country's war minister.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim  •  Rupert Julian
CAST:  Norman Kerry  •  Mary Philbin  •  Cesare Gravina  •  Edith Yorke

The Great Gabbo (1929) RT 67% / Audience 48%

DVD release: May 2005

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.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Erich von Stroheim  •  James Cruze
CAST:  Erich von Stroheim  •  Betty Compson  •  Donald Douglas  •  Marjorie Kane

La Grande Illusion (1937)

A group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal, grapple with their own class differences after being ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Jean Renoir
CAST:  Jean Gabin  •  Dita Parlo  •  Pierre Fresnay  •  Erich von Stroheim

Hearts of the World (1918) RT Audience 43%

A group of youngsters grow up and love in a peaceful French village. But war intrudes and peace is shattered. The German army invades and occupies village, bringing both ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  D.W. Griffith
CAST:  Lillian Gish  •  Robert Harron  •  Dorothy Gish  •  Adolph Lestina

Intolerance (1916) RT 97% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2002

The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  D.W. Griffith
CAST:  Lillian Gish  •  Mae Marsh  •  Robert Harron  •  F.A. Turner

Souls for Sale (1923) RT Audience 69%

A young woman hits Hollywood, determined to become a star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rupert Hughes
CAST:  Eleanor Boardman  •  Frank Mayo  •  Richard Dix  •  Mae Busch

Sunset Boulevard (1950) RT 98% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 2002

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  William Holden  •  Gloria Swanson  •  Erich von Stroheim  •  Nancy Olson

The Mask of Diijon (1946)

A stage illusionist plots revenge after a particularly humiliating comeback attempt.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Erich von Stroheim  •  Jeanne Bates  •  William Wright  •  Denise Vernac

The Great Flamarion (1945) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A vaudevillian is tricked into murder by a bored wife.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Erich von Stroheim  •  Mary Beth Hughes  •  Dan Duryea  •  Steve Barclay

Scotland Yard Investigator (1945)

A London curator (C. Aubrey Smith) loses the Mona Lisa to a collector (Erich von Stroheim), who discovers it's a fake.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  George Blair
CAST:  C. Aubrey Smith  •  Erich von Stroheim  •  Stephanie Bachelor  •  Forrester Harvey

Three Faces East (1930)

The action takes place during the Great War in the home of the First Lord of the Admiralty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Constance Bennett  •  Erich von Stroheim  •  Anthony Bushell  •  William Courtenay