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Von Stroheim

By: Curtiss, Thomas Quinn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14902

ISBN: 0-374-2-8520-9

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


(price-clipped) [good solid copy, light wear at corners, a couple of tiny spots on fore-edge; jacket very slightly worn along top edge]. (B&W photographs) The authorized (more or less) biography of the actor-turned-director who made some of the most daring films of the silent era, but was ultimately ostracized for his extravagant ways. Author Curtiss, a one-time student of Sergei Eisenstein (and one-time lover of Klaus Mann), first met von Stroheim in 1940, and became a friend and confidant. The friendship deepened in 1950 when Curtiss settled in Paris and began writing for the Internationa... View more info