"Paprika". Milano: Sugar (Italian translation by Lia Volpatti from the French edition published by André Martel).
3 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
28 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Erich Stroheim | Erich Von Stroheim | Eric Von Stroheim | Count von Stroheim | Eric O.H. von Stroheim | Eric von Stroheim | Karl von Stroheim
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
The difference between me and [Ernst Lubitsch
] is that he shows you the king on the throne and then he shows you the king in his bedroom. I show you the king in his bedroom first. Then when you see him on the throne you have no illusions about him.
As the butler in Sunset Blvd.
(1950) he is in the projection room when Norma Desmond and Joe Gillis are watching one of Norma's old films. The film is actually Queen Kelly
(1929), which von Stroehim directed and which starred Gloria Swanson
, who is playing Norma Desmond.
His films as a writer/director are often set in Austro-Germanic or Graustarkian locations, such as Vienna for Merry-Go-Round
(1923), _The Wedding March (1928)_ and The Honeymoon
(1928), the kingdom of Monteblanco in _The Merry Widow (1925)_ and the kingdom of Kronberg in Queen Kelly
The Man You Love to Hate