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Erich von Stroheim

Actor, Film Director (22-Sep-1885 — 12-May-1957)


Thomas Quinn Curtiss. Von Stroheim. New York: Farrar, Straus. 1971.

Joel Waldo Finler. Stroheim. University of California Press. 1968. 143pp.

Nora Henry. Ethics and Social Criticism in the Hollywood Films of Erich von Stroheim, Ernst Lubitsch, and Billy Wilder. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 2000. 264pp.

Richard Koszarski. The Man You Loved to Hate: Erich Von Stroheim and Hollywood. Oxford University Press. 1983. 343pp. Later released as Von: The Life and Films of Erich Von Stroheim.

Arthur Lennig. Stroheim: The Biography of Erich von Stroheim. University Press of Kentucky. 2000.

Peter Noble. Hollywood Scapegoat: The Biography of Erich Von Stroheim. Fortune Press. 1950. 246pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.729)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1411)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.1001)

  9. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1353)

  10. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.581)

  11. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.463)

  12. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.353)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.556)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.411)

  15. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.903)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.989)

  17. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.901-03)

  18. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.537-39)

  19. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.678-79)

  20. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.760)

  21. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.469)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.340)

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