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Erich von Stroheim

Stroheim, Erich von (1885–1957), German-born U.S. film director. Working under D. W. Griffith, Stroheim became known for his realism, careful construction, and attention to detail, as in Greed (1924) and The Wedding March (1928), in which he also acted. Other distinguished screen performances were in Grand Illusion (1937) and Sunset Boulevard (1950).

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