Josef von Sternberg


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Noun1.Josef von Sternberg - United States film maker (born in Austria) whose films made Marlene Dietrich an international star (1894-1969)
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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.
Doorways, gates, windows, and painted screens create vertiginous layers of framing, and the prominence of fluttering curtains and hanging objects invites comparison to the dense mise-en-scene of both Josef von Sternberg and Kenji Mizoguchi.
Nominees included Josef Von Sternberg, Ernst Lubitsch and Greta Garbo, but it was for their work in Hollywood films.
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.
y tambien a imitar la epica representada en este filmo los de Josef Von Sternberg en Historia universal de la infamia.
He describes the origins of German Kabarett, including La Belle Epoque, the club Uberbrettl, the influence of American culture in Germany in the first quarter of the twentieth century, the works of Kurt Weill, and the Nazi regime's condemnation of the style, with emphasis on the careers of Marlene Dietrich and Lotte Lenya, and some discussion of lesser-known artists like Friedrich Hollaender, Mischa Spoliansky, and Christopher Isherwood, as well as the films of Josef von Sternberg.
The autocratic Josef von Sternberg had met Marlene Dietrich, then 28, in Germany the previous year when he was looking for a star for his new movie.