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    It kills me that the gorgeous VanCity theatre in...

    It kills me that the gorgeous VanCity theatre in Vancouver will be showing the 4- hour (239 min.) version of GREED May 3rd.

    With a live, in-person introduction by Rick Schmidlin, the man who put...
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    I'm doing a little Stroheim festival at home, vhs...

    I'm doing a little Stroheim festival at home, vhs tapes from the main library.




    The Merry Widow
    (personally directed by Erich von Stroheim)


    The tag line screamed Let Joy be Unconfined!...
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    I think the tenth film in question is The...

    I think the tenth film in question is The Honeymoon, wpqx.

    It exists in tiny pieces and some stills exist. It will never be released in any form, like The Devil's Pass-Key- which has only stills...
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    The Stroheim Collection

    Just got the latest issue of Film Comment (a rag I highly recommend, btw) and I saw an advert for Kino's Erich von Stroheim Collection: a 3-DVD collection that looks to be put together with the care...
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    The "restored" Greed has been discontinued on...

    The "restored" Greed has been discontinued on VHS, and I don't think it's ever been or will ever be on DVD.

    And it is not really restored. There is no new footage. It is just two hours of...
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    Erich von Stroheim

    Griffith, Chaplin, Keaton & DeMille are all silent film giants, but for me, the real "pioneer" for cinema is the great iconoclast Stroheim.

    If you haven't seen his work, then ye gods, get yourself...
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