Man You Loved to hate, The 1979

Erich von Stroheim was an director of silent movies, as well as an actor in both silents and talkies. Uncompromising and rigid, he battled the studio system for control over his pictures’ content, and his career had many ups and downs as a result. Through interviews, photos, and archival footage, The Man You Loved to Hate explores von Stroheim’s career. The title refers to von Stroheim’s frequent casting as a German villain in films of the early 1940s. Von Stroheim’s last famous acting role was in Billy Wilder’s Sunset Blvd.

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Genre: Documentaries Hollywood
Starring: Edward Binns
Year: 1979
Color/BW: Black & White
Movie Type: Public Domain Movies
Decade: 1970s
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