Austrian-American Director

Erich von Stroheim

  • Sep 22, 1885 - May 12, 1957 (age 71)
  • 5' 6" (1.68 m)
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2011
These Amazing Shadows
MovieJan 22, 2011

These Amazing Shadows

Tells the history and …
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
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1957
Erich von Stroheim
PersonalMay 1957

Erich von Stroheim

Erich von Stroheim passed away.
1955
Napoléon
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MovieMar 25, 1955

Napoléon

From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and …
From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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1954
Award1954

BAFTA Certificate Of Merit

Won BAFTA Certificate Of Merit.
1952
Alraune
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MovieOct 23, 1952

Alraune

A scientist creates a beautiful "perfect woman", but since …
A scientist creates a beautiful "perfect woman", but since she is artificial, she seems soul-less and with no sense of morality, she brings ruin to all around her.
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1950
Sunset Boulevard
MovieAug 10, 1950

Sunset Boulevard

An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom …
An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriters ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death.
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Best Supporting Actor
Nomination1950

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Sunset Boulevard".
Academy Award
Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Nomination1950

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Nominated for "Sunset Boulevard".
Golden Globe Award
1949
Portrait of an Assassin
MovieNov 25, 1949

Portrait of an Assassin

A circus daredevil is the next …
A circus daredevil is the next victim of a danger-seducing woman who tricks him into a potentially deadly stunt after he attempted to kill her.
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1948
La danse de mort
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MovieDec 8, 1948

La danse de mort

A sinister fortress on an island where the sun never seems …
A sinister fortress on an island where the sun never seems to shine . An officer whose values have long gone a thing of the past .He commands that prison ,but he is more captive than any of his prisoners ,as free as a padlocked prison door.His love for his wife has turned slowly but inexorably into hatred.He makes desperate vain attempts to win her back ,but he is no longer the dashing officer with good prospects ,but an aging pitiful coward ;every time he tries to show his authority , when he speaks to his subalterns ,he actually wants to convince himself he is still a man of honor.
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1946
Devil and the Angel
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MovieOct 30, 1946

Devil and the Angel

Devil and the Angel (French: La foire aux chimères) is a 1946 …
Devil and the Angel (French: La foire aux chimères) is a 1946 French drama film directed by Pierre Chenal and starring Madeleine Sologne, Erich von Stroheim and Louis Salou. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Jean d'Eaubonne.
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1945
Scotland Yard Investigator
MovieSep 20, 1945

Scotland Yard Investigator

At the outbreak of World War …
At the outbreak of World War II, the famous 'Mona Lisa' is removed from the Lourve Museum in Paris, and stored for safekeeping in London. Sir James Collison, director of National Art Museum in London, is determined to safeguard the priceless painting. But Carl Hoffmeyer, a German fanatic art collector, is equally determined to steal the painting even it takes murder to do so.
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The Great Flamarion
MovieJan 13, 1945

The Great Flamarion

Part of an entertainment act, a beautiful but unscrupulous …
Part of an entertainment act, a beautiful but unscrupulous female performer manipulates all the men in her life in order to achieve her aims.
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1944
Storm Over Lisbon
MovieOct 16, 1944

Storm Over Lisbon

Deresco owner of a night club in neutral Portugal, works a …
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 ...
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The Lady and the Monster
MovieApr 17, 1944

The Lady and the Monster

A millionaire's brain is …
A millionaire's brain is preserved after his death, and telepathically begins to take control of those around him.
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1943
The North Star
MovieNov 4, 1943

The North Star

A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi …
A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi invasion of June 1941.
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Five Graves to Cairo
MovieMay 26, 1943

Five Graves to Cairo

During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries get word …
During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in five excavations across Egypt.
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1942
Gambling Hell
MovieApr 11, 1942

Gambling Hell

A captain, who has rescued a woman from danger,sails …
A captain, who has rescued a woman from danger,sails with her to Macao to do an arms deal with the Asian proprietor of a gambling den.The proprietor,s daughter, whom a visiting journalist tries to help, doesn,t know the sordid business her father is involved with.
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1941
So Ends Our Night
MovieJan 21, 1941

So Ends Our Night

Story about three German refugees during World War II who are …
Story about three German refugees during World War II who are always hiding, always in fear of deportation.
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1940
Thunder Over Paris
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MovieMar 30, 1940

Thunder Over Paris

Thunder Over Paris (French: Tempête) is a 1940 French …
Thunder Over Paris (French: Tempête) is a 1940 French film directed by Dominique Bernard-Deschamps and starring Arletty, Marcel Dalio and Annie Ducaux.
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1939
Personal Column
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MovieDec 5, 1939

Personal Column

After one of her fellow taxi dancers is murdered by an unknown …
After one of her fellow taxi dancers is murdered by an unknown man who she met through a personal column advert, Adrienne Charpentier is recruited by the police to answer a series of similar adverts to try to track down the killer.
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1938
Gibraltar
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MovieNov 30, 1938

Gibraltar

Off Gibraltar ,British ships blow up;there might be a mole …
Off Gibraltar ,British ships blow up;there might be a mole among the British officers .
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Ultimatum
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MovieOct 27, 1938

Ultimatum

About the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand …
About the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the beginning of the First World War. Focuses on the relationship between a Serbian officer and his Austrian-born wife and their involvement in espionage between the countries.
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The Lafarge Case
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MovieMar 8, 1938

The Lafarge Case

Based on true facts ,a news item which was widely talked …
Based on true facts ,a news item which was widely talked about in the nineteenth century ,this is the story of a wife who might have poisoned her husband .
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1937
Under Secret Orders
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MovieDec 6, 1937

Under Secret Orders

When a German spy realizes that he is being followed by …
When a German spy realizes that he is being followed by British agents, he gives the secret information he is carrying to his girlfriend. When he is killed, she gives the information to his superiors, and herself becomes a spy, hoping to get revenge for his death. She is then sent on several dangerous and deadly missions during World War I that cause her to question whether what she is doing is right.
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Between Two Women
MovieJul 9, 1937

Between Two Women

Allen Meighan, an intern, assures himself residency at 'General …
Allen Meighan, an intern, assures himself residency at 'General Hospital', when he saves the life of a man trapped in an explosion. Allen is in love with student nurse, Claire Donahue, and she with him, but, she is married to Tom a physically abusive husband. Claire refusing to leave Tom, provokes Allen to marry Patricia, a women whose life he saved. Patricia becomes furious for Allen is spending too much time on his profession and not on their marriage. Her suspicions of Allen having an affair with Claire are furthered when Tom is brought to the hospital after a severe accident. Patricia leaves Allen for Dr. Tony Wolcott. After some time, a train wreck is reported and Patricia is brought into the hospital with severe facial disfigurement. Allen, now a successful doctor, and Paricia reconcile. Time passes, Patricia's injuries heal and Allen is still in live with Claire. He must now choose "between two women".
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1935
The Crime of Dr. Crespi
MovieSep 24, 1935

The Crime of Dr. Crespi

A crazed scientist invents a …
A crazed scientist invents a serum that induces a catatonic state in whoever it is injected into. He uses the serum to paralyze his enemies, so that he can bury them alive.
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1934
Crimson Romance
MovieOct 12, 1934

Crimson Romance

After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is …
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?
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Fugitive Road
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MovieJul 17, 1934

Fugitive Road

An Austrian officer must face up to the good and evil aspects of …
An Austrian officer must face up to the good and evil aspects of his own personality as he becomes involved in a war.
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1933
Hello, Sister!
MovieApr 14, 1933

Hello, Sister!

Peggy and her friend Millie are strolling down Broadway …
Peggy and her friend Millie are strolling down Broadway while Jimmy and Mac are trolling Broadway, and the four get together. Jimmy and Peggy get together in many romantic ways and Peggy soon finds that her expected baby needs a father. Since Jimmy is the father (to-be) she informs him, but Jimmy thinks she is lying.
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1932
Queen Kelly
MovieOct 18, 1932

Queen Kelly

A convent girl is abducted and seduced by a prince before …
A convent girl is abducted and seduced by a prince before being sent off to a brothel in East Africa.
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As You Desire Me
MovieMay 28, 1932

As You Desire Me

Budapest bar entertainer Zara is a discontented alcoholic who is …
Budapest bar entertainer Zara is a discontented alcoholic who is pursued by many men but lives with novelist Carl Salter. A strange man (Tony) shows up on Salter's estate claiming that Zara is actually Maria, the wife of his close friend Bruno. Maria, Tony claims, had her memory destroyed during a World War I invasion ten years ago. Zara doesn't remember but leaves with Tony to Salter's dismay. Bruno, now an officer in the Italian army, tries to coax Maria's memory back on his large estate. No one is really sure if Zara is Maria, and when Salter shows up with a mental case that he claims is the real Maria, everyone on Bruno's estate is desperately searching for the truth.
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The Lost Squadron
MovieMar 10, 1932

The Lost Squadron

In hard times just after World War I, three ex-fighter pilots …
In hard times just after World War I, three ex-fighter pilots manage to land jobs as Hollywood stunt fliers working for dictatorial director Von Furst.
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1931
Friends and Lovers
MovieOct 3, 1931

Friends and Lovers

British Army Captain Geoff Roberts carries on an affair with Alva, …
British Army Captain Geoff Roberts carries on an affair with Alva, the wife of the cruel Victor Sangrito. Sangrito, however, is well aware of the affair, as he uses his beautiful wife to lure men into romance with her, then blackmailing them to save their careers. When Roberts falls into Sangrito's trap, he pays the blackmail and leaves for India, hoping to forget Alva, whom he loved, but now believes betrayed him. After some time in India, he is joined by his young friend and bosom companion Lieutenant Ned Nichols. Nichols, too, is in love with the same woman back in England. Though the two friends nearly come to blows over Alva, they eventually realize that she has been false to them both, and that their friendship far outweighs their feelings for a mendacious woman. But when the two are invalided home, they encounter Alva again, and learn that she may not have betrayed them after all.
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1930
The Honeymoon
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MovieNov 21, 1930

The Honeymoon

"The Wedding March" ended with the marriage between Nikki …
"The Wedding March" ended with the marriage between Nikki and the crippled Cecilia takes place. Eberle swears to kills the prince unless Mitzi will agree to marry him. She relents, but at their service, Mitzi faints, which causes Eberle to take off for Nikki's honeymoon lodge to finish him off for good. Mitzi arrives in time to warn Nikki, yet it is Cecilia who jumps in front of the bullet. Eberle is once again taken into custody, and Cecilia, who survives, is told that she must remain absolutely still is she wishes to recover. However, the gentle soul is aware of her husband's love for Mitzi, and she drags herself over to the giant crucifix, where she expires. Nikki then returns to Vienna, but when he finds the wine garden closed he spends a great deal of time at the brothel. When war is declared, he joins the army and is attached to a patrol that is put in charge of destroying a gang of renegades who are terrorizing civilians on the Serbian border. Mitzi has entered the convent of the Sisters of the Bleeding Heart, and when they are attacked by the bandits (one of whom is Eberle), Nikki arrives in time to save his sweetheart from Eberle's lust. They are married at the altar of the convent, and, as Nikki rides off at the head of his troops, he yells, "Nobody can say - we didn't have a lot of music - such as it was."
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Three Faces East
MovieJul 26, 1930

Three Faces East

A beautiful British intelligence agent attempts to reveal the …
A beautiful British intelligence agent attempts to reveal the identity and motives of a powerful German spy during World War 1.
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1929
The Great Gabbo
MovieSep 12, 1929

The Great Gabbo

An insanely, egocentric ventriloquist, even though he …
An insanely, egocentric ventriloquist, even though he is possessed by his wooden dummy, is in love with a dancer who is in love with another. The dummy gives advice to the ventriloquist.
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1928
The Wedding March
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MovieOct 6, 1928

The Wedding March

Prince Nikki, Lieutenant of the Guard in pre WWI Vienna, is …
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.
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1925
The Merry Widow
MovieAug 26, 1925

The Merry Widow

Prince Danilo falls in love with dancer Sally O'Hara. His …
Prince Danilo falls in love with dancer Sally O'Hara. His uncle, King Nikita I of Monteblanco forbids the marriage because she is a commoner. Thinking she has been jilted by her prince, Sally marries old, lecherous Baron Sadoja, whose wealth has kept the kingdom afloat. When he dies suddenly, Sally must be wooed all over again by Danilo.
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1924
Greed
MovieDec 4, 1924

Greed

John McTeague was a simple slow man who became a dentist …
John McTeague was a simple slow man who became a dentist after working at the Big Dipper Gold Mine. He is now being hunted in Death Valley by his ex-best friend Marcus and the law. His lot was cast the day that he meet his future wife Trina in his office. She was with Marcus and she bought a lottery ticket. Well Mac fell for her and Marcus stepped aside. When Mac and Trina married, she won the Lottery for $5000 and became obsessive about the money in gold. Marcus is steamed as he stepped aside and now she is rich so he has the law shut down Mac as he has no official schooling for his dentistry. Trina fearful that they will take her gold away sells everything and takes all Mac earns when he is working. She adds to her stash of gold as they both live as paupers. When Mac has no job and no money, he leaves and Trina moves. Driven to desperation at being poor and hungry he finds Trina and demands the gold.
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1923
Merry-Go-Round
MovieJul 1, 1923

Merry-Go-Round

A nobleman, posing as a necktie salesman, falls in love with …
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.
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Souls for Sale
MovieMar 27, 1923

Souls for Sale

On board a train en route to Los Angeles, runaway bride …
On board a train en route to Los Angeles, runaway bride Remember Steddon, believing now that she married in haste, abandons her husband, Owen Scudder, not knowing at the time that Scudder had previously married and murdered solely for money. Unprepared to be on her own, Mem, as she is known to her friends, accidentally stumbles across the outdoor set of a Hollywood movie directed by Frank Claymore. Mem is welcomed onto the set by the cast and crew. But as the shooting moves on, Mem decides to pursue other avenues, as she had been taught by her conservative parents that movie acting was a disreputable occupation. But needing work, Mem decides to try her hand at being an actress. This task is easier said than done, until she runs across Claymore again, he who is determined to make her a star. As her movie stardom does indeed rise, so does the admiration of adoration of legions, including her director Claymore, and her leading man Tom Holby. A further consequence of her stardom is that her parents and Scudder find out where she is. The scandal of being married to a known murderer may jeopardize Mem's budding career.
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1922
Josef von Stroheim
ChildSeptember 1922

Josef von Stroheim

Josef Erich von Stroheim (1922–2002) was an …
Josef Erich von Stroheim (1922–2002) was an American sound editor. His father was director Erich von Stroheim.
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Foolish Wives
MovieJan 11, 1922

Foolish Wives

"Count" Karanzim, a Don Juan is with his cousins in Monte …
"Count" Karanzim, a Don Juan is with his cousins in Monte Carlo, living from faked money and the money he gets from rich ladies, who are attracted by his charmes and his title or his militaristic and aristocratic behaviour. He tries to have success with Mrs Hughes, the wife of the new US ambassador.
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1920
Valerie Germonprez
MarriageOctober 1920

Valerie Germonprez

Valerie Germonprez was born on April 14, 1897 in Detroit, …
Valerie Germonprez was born on April 14, 1897 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Valerie Marguerite Germonprez. She was an actress, known for Blind Husbands (1919), The Heart of Humanity (1918) and The Man You Loved to Hate (1979). She was married to Erich von Stroheim. She died on October 22, 1988 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.
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The Devil's Pass Key
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MovieAug 8, 1920

The Devil's Pass Key

The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared …
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.
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1919
Blind Husbands
MovieDec 7, 1919

Blind Husbands

An Austrian military officer and roue' attempts to seduce the …
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.
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1918
The Heart of Humanity
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MovieDec 22, 1918

The Heart of Humanity

An American woman is …
An American woman is terrorized by the ravages of war and a lecherous Prussian lieutenant when she becomes a Red Cross nurse overseas during the Great War.
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The Hun Within
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MovieAug 25, 1918

The Hun Within

A German-American father, loyal to his new U.S. home, finds …
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.
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Hearts of the World
MovieMar 12, 1918

Hearts of the World

Young lovers in a French village are torn apart with the …
Young lovers in a French village are torn apart with the coming of the Great War.
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The Unbeliever
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MovieFeb 11, 1918

The Unbeliever

A wealthy young American, bred to class distinction and racial …
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.
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1916
Less Than the Dust
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MovieNov 5, 1916

Less Than the Dust

Young Hindu woman Radha, becomes best friends with …
Young Hindu woman Radha, becomes best friends with Captain Raymond Townsend during his service in India, but he soon goes back to England to tend to the estate of an uncle who has just died...
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The Social Secretary
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MovieSep 17, 1916

The Social Secretary

To avoid unwanted attention at her next job, a young …
To avoid unwanted attention at her next job, a young professional disguises herself, leading to some unintended consequences.
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Erich von Stroheim Jr.
ChildAugust 1916

Erich von Stroheim Jr.

Erich von Stroheim Jr. was …
Erich von Stroheim Jr. was born on August 25, 1916 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Erich Oswald Stroheim. He was an assistant director and actor, known for One Step Beyond (1959), West Point (1956) and The Secret Ways (1961). He was married to Mary Alice Jones and Sheila Darcy. He died on October 26, 1968 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.
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The Flying Torpedo
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MovieMar 12, 1916

The Flying Torpedo

In the future (1921), an alliance of several foreign countries plot …
In the future (1921), an alliance of several foreign countries plot to attack the US. American officials, coming to the realization that the country is basically defenseless, offer $1,000,000 to anyone who can come up with a weapon to defeat the invaders. Winthrop Clavering, a writer and inventor, hears of the reward and tells his friend Bartholomew Thompson, a scientist and inventor who has been working on developing flying torpedo. However, enemy agents have also heard about Thompson's project, and set out to kill him and steal his plans.
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Mae Jones
Marriage1916

Mae Jones

Married Mae Jones.
1915
Captain Macklin
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MovieApr 22, 1915

Captain Macklin

Royal Macklin, a cadet at WEst Point, is discharged for a …
Royal Macklin, a cadet at WEst Point, is discharged for a misdemeanor, and the father of Beatrice, Macklin's sweetheart, order her to break the engagement. Macklin goes to Honduras, in the midst of a revolution, and joins the Patriot army of General LaGuerre in the fight against Alvarez and his rebels. Macklin proves his valor in battle and saves the life of General Laguerre. But Beatrice and her father, having found that Macklin was innocent of the charge that caused his dismissal, are in Honduras and have been captured by Alvarez.
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1913
Margaret Knox
MarriageFebruary 1913

Margaret Knox

Married Margaret Knox.
1885
Erich von Stroheim
BirthSeptember 1885

Erich von Stroheim

Erich von Stroheim was born.
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