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Author Lennig, Arthur

Title Stroheim / Arthur Lennig
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2000


Description 1 online resource (xv, 514 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Fade-in; Preface; 1 Beginnings; 2 The Ascent; 3 The Artist; 4 Blind Husbands; 5 The Devil's Pass Key; 6 Foolish Wives; 7 Merry-Go-Round; 8 Greed; 9 The Merry Widow; 10 The Wedding March; 11 The Honeymoon; 12 Queen Kelly; 13 The Descent; 14 Walking down Broadway; 15 The Depths; 16 A Star in France; 17 America Again; 18 The Last Years; Filmography; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Photos follow pages 142; Photos follow pages 238; Photos follow pages 334
Summary Erich von Stroheim (1885-1957) was one of the giants in American film history. Stubborn, arrogant, and colorful, he saw himself as a cinema artist, which led to conflicts with producers and studio executives who complained about the inflated budgets and extraordinary length of his films. Stroheim achieved great notoriety and success, but he was so uncompromising that he turned his triumph into failure. He was banned from ever directing again and spent his remaining years as an actor. Stroheim's life has been wreathed in myths, many of his own devising. Arthur Lennig scoured European and Americ
Bibliography Filmography: pages 468-473
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-500) and index
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Subject Von Stroheim, Erich, 1885-1957.
Von Stroheim, Erich, 1885-1957
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Direction & Production.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Entertainment & Performing Arts.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism.
Motion picture producers and directors
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813171253