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The films of Josef von Sternberg.

Andrew Sarris

The films of Josef von Sternberg.

by Andrew Sarris

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Published by Museum of Modern Art; distributed by Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 54.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 V6 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5991452M
    LC Control Number66022482

    Lavish, lascivious and wildly eccentric, the films Josef von Sternberg and Marlene Dietrich made for Paramount Pictures in the s provide a unique testimony to Hollywood's Golden Age. The six films that von Sternberg made with Dietrich in Hollywood are presented here in new restorations on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK/5(19).   The pictures Josef von Sternberg made with Marlene Dietrich — seven in all, between and — are often cited as examples of von Sternberg’s obsessive, controlling nature, .

    Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray, directors - L to R Gloria Grahame, Robert Mitchum RKO Pictures Public domain Public domain false false This work is in the public domain because it was published in the United States between and and although there may or may not have been a copyright notice, the copyright was not renewed. Special Features. New 2k or 4k Digital Restoration of all six films; New interviews wiht film scholars Janet Bergstrom and Homay King; Director Josef von Sternberg's son, Nicholas; Deutsche Kinemathek curator Silke Ronneberg; and Costume Designer and Historian Deborah Nadoolman Landis; New documentary about actor Marlene Dietrich's German origins, featuring film scholars Gerd Gemünden and Brand: Criterion.

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For a brief introduction to Von Sternberg's films, this slender volume is a good choice. For those who want to delve further into Von Sternberg's life and work, check out John Baxter's THE CINEMA OF JOSEF VON STERNBERG () and Baxter's later biography, VON STERNBERG ().

And, of course, see the movies.3/5(1). Josef Von Sternberg a Critical Study of the Great Film Director and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Josef von Sternberg is a great filmmaker, whose works are notable for their extraordinary visual beauty.

Sternberg's remarkable command of film technique has inspired several studies: The idea of the image: Josef von Sternberg's Dietrich films () by Carole Zucker examines Sternberg's composition, staging and camera technique. Belligerent and evasive, Josef von Sternberg chose to ignore his illegitimate birth in Austria, deprived New York childhood, abusive father, and lack of education.

The director who strutted onto the set in a turban, riding breeches, or a silk robe embraced his new persona as a world traveller, collected modern art, drove a Rolls Royce, and /5(3).

The Films of Josef von Sternberg Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and The films of Josef von Sternberg.

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Josef von Sternberg played a central role in Hollywood’s self-mythologisation. Gary Cooper, in his foreword to the director’s autobiography Fun in a Chinese Laundry (), wrote of how, “He always wore the rather military gear affected by some directors – breeches, leather boots and a scarf around the neck – so that they could be considered superior.

Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: The Films of Josef von Sternberg by Andrew Sarris; Josef von Sternberg by Herman G. Weinberg' and will. Andrew Sarris wrote this book as a set of extended program notes for a Josef Von Sternberg retrosepctive at MOMA in It is essentially, a short essay on the director and Sarris's take on each of the films he directed (some of which are lost).3/5.

Today, all-round filmmaker Josef von Sternberg () is best remembered as the man behind UFA’s first talking picture, “Der Blaue Engel” (, a.k.a. “The Blue Angel”) which launched the career of Marlene Dietrich who played Lola-Lola, the seductive cabaret singer in top hat and silk stockings who destroyed the life of an infatuated elderly professor.

Josef von Sternberg was already a famous filmmaker when he accepted a job in Germany directing the film that became The Blue Angel (), a project that would be shot simultaneously in German and in English (stick with the German version).Von Sternberg was already a master visual stylist who preferred working on sound stages where he had total control over the lighting and the production design.

Josef von Sternberg returned to the USA and took Marlene Dietrich with him. They worked together for six more movies which cemented Marlene Dietrich's status as a star.

Because his father was a busy businessman who had connections in the USA the young Josef von Sternberg lived in Vienna and New York City alternately. Directed by Josef von Sternberg. With Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel.

A poor factory worker, employed by a wealthy uncle, falls in love with a beautiful heiress but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated/10(). Films of Josef von Sternberg. New York, Museum of Modern Art; distributed by Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y.

[] (OCoLC) Named Person: Josef Von Sternberg; Josef Von Sternberg; Josef von Sternberg; Josef Von Sternberg: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Sarris. Von Sternberg by John Baxter (); Fun in a Chinese laundry by Josef Von Sternberg (Book); The films of Josef von Sternberg by Andrew Sarris (Book); In the realm of pleasure: Von Sternberg, Dietrich, and the masochistic aesthetic by Gaylyn Studlar (Book).

The film remains, like all Sternberg's best work, beautiful, ironic, disturbing and erotic. And that is rather more than camp. Actually, it made the rest of Hollywood look camp, or at least banal. Product Information. In a major revision of feminist-psychoanalytic theories of film pleasure and sexual difference, Studlar's close textual analysis of the six Paramount films directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich probes the source of their visual and psychological complexity.

Josef von Sternberg was nominated for two Best Director Oscars®: ’s Morocco and ’s Shanghai Express. Josef von Sternberg was voted the 37th Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly.

Josef von Sternberg taught a course on film aesthetics at the University of California at Los Angeles. One of students was The. An American Tragedy () is a pre-Code drama film directed by Josef von was produced and distributed by Paramount film is based on Theodore Dreiser's novel An American Tragedy and the play adaptation.

These were based on the historic murder of Grace Brown by Chester Gillette at Big Moose Lake in upstate New by: John Leipold, Ralph Rainger. Accompanying booklet to the collection, 3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg, featuring essays by Geoffrey O'Brien, Anton Kaes, and Luc Sante.

Includes notes on the scores by the composers, Ben Hecht's original story for Underworld, and an excerpt from von Sternberg's autobiography, Fun in A Chinese Laundry, on actor Emil Jannings.

Macao is a black-and-white film noir adventure directed by Josef von Sternberg and Nicholas Ray. The drama features Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix, and Gloria Grahame. Three strangers arrive at the port of Macao on the same ship: Nick Cochran (Robert Mitchum), a cynical-but-honest ex-serviceman, Julie Benson (Jane Russell Music by: Anthony Collins, Jule Styne.

Charlie Chaplin's lost film production, directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Edna Purviance. Video glimpse of the book by Linda Wada, Leading Ladies publication. Intertitles featured in.Josef Von Sternberg; Josef Von Sternberg; Josef Von Sternberg: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Baxter.

Find more information about: ISBN: Austrian cinema films -- Directing -- Von Sternberg, Josef - Critical studies; User lists with this item.Get this from a library! Von Sternberg. [John Baxter] -- "Belligerent and evasive, Josef von Sternberg chose to ignore his illegitimate birth in Austria, deprived New York childhood, abusive father, and lack of education.

The director who strutted onto the.