08 19 Oct '24
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Erich von Stroheim

Greed

140' - 1924 - Western, Drama, Thriller - Dialogue: English
Director: Erich von Stroheim Composer: Carl Davis With: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt
Originally planned to run around 10 hours but hacked to just over 2 by Thalberg's MGM, von Stroheim's greatest film still survives as a true masterpiece of cinema. Even now its relentlessly cynical portrait of physical and moral squalor retains the ability to shock, while the von's obsessive attention to realist detail -both in terms of the San Francisco and Death Valley locations, and the minutely observed characters - is never prosaic. (Time
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The music will be performed by the New Belgian Chamber Orchestra conducted by the composer.

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Credits

Director

Erich von Stroheim

Composer

Carl Davis

With

Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt

Scenario

Erich von Stroheim, June Mathis

Director of Photography

William H. Daniels, Ben Reynolds

Editor

Erich von Stroheim, Joe Farnham

Producer

Irving Thalberg

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

'McTeague' (Frank Norris)

Year

1924

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