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von Sternberg

(vɒn ˈstɜːnˌbɜːɡ; German fɔn ˈʃtɛrnbɛrk)
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(Biography) Joseph (ˈjoːzɛf), real name Jonas Sternberg. 1894–1969, US film director, born in Austria, whose films include The Blue Angel (1930), Blonde Venus (1932), The Scarlet Empress (1934), and the unfinished I, Claudius (1937)

von Stern•berg

(vɒn ˈstɜrn bɜrg)
n.
Josef or Joseph (Josef Stern), 1894–1969, U.S. film director, born in Austria.
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Noun1.von Sternberg - United States film maker (born in Austria) whose films made Marlene Dietrich an international star (1894-1969)
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Originally built in the 19th century as a private residence for the Baroness von Sternberg, its distinctive design and cream frontage make it one of the area's most imposing buildings.
It was originally built for Baroness von Sternberg but was refurbished in 2014 by Ashley designers who melded the Victorian/Italian architecture with modern designs and the countryside pastels for which the brand has become famous.
The actress crossed the Atlantic soon after its premiere, continuing to work with Blue Angel director Josef von Sternberg in a string of memorable Hollywood films, including Morocco, Shanghai Express, and The Devil Is a Woman.
At the height of her career, she was mostly in movies directed by Josef von Sternberg, including "The Blue Angel" and "Shanghai Express.
It's like Marlene Dietrich and Josef Von Sternberg, this classic coupling," said Brett Morgen, the director of Jane.
De Mille, Ernst Lubitsch, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, Fritz Lang, Max Ophuls, Douglas Sirk, Raoul Walsh, Jacques Tourneur, Josef von Sternberg, Orson Welles, Nicholas Ray, Samuel Fuller, and Jerry Lewis; the origins and development of auteur cinephilia and examples of films capturing sublime moments; and the changing nature of Hollywood and the auteur from the late 1970s, with the rise of directors like George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.
With its pilot, 27-year-old Oblt Johann Speck von Sternberg dead - his skull split by a bullet fired from a rifle - the plane plunged to the ground near Earlswood Lakes, on the southern edge of Birmingham.
Nominees included Josef Von Sternberg, Ernst Lubitsch and Greta Garbo, but it was for their work in Hollywood films.
With the taste for hyperbole that was common to these critics (it is a recurring feature of Godard's critical writing, for instance), Rivette ("Fievre sur Anatahan de Joseph von Sternberg") asserts that any aesthetic criticism that can be applied to this film must be subordinated to "this primary truth: Anatahan is a film by Josef von Sternberg, and I would even be tempted to write The Film by Josef von Sternberg.
Dietrich developed her mystique with her legendary director Josef von Sternberg, the man who gave Dietrich her sexual allure along with her pefectly-lit cheekbones (in fact when Dietrich toured in a musical one-woman show in the seventies, she was still using the lighting plot onstage that Von Sternberg had created for her movies).
Espectacular secuencia la de Zhang Ziyi peleando contra el malvado (Cung Le) ataviada con un abrigo como el Marlene Dietrich en Shanghai Express; el combate, que habria durado horas, ocurre solo mientras pasa un tren; bella ofrenda al cine de Josef von Sternberg.