Erich von Stroheim

Examines the life and career of movie director, writer and actor, Erich von Stroheim.

Erich von Stroheim’s financial excesses and explosive temperament were condemned by many movie studios. Von Stroheim was known for his eccentricities and his life full of excessive misguided energy. He was not only a passionate director, but a writer of many films and a magnificent actor that took on many difficult roles.