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VON STROHEIM, Part Three: The Devil’s in the Details.

The reflection in a pocket mirror:  Count Sergius Karamzin (Erich von Stroheim), phony Russian aristocrat and genuine psychopath, watches secretly as the wife (Miss Dupont) of the American ambassador disrobes.  Foolish Wives (Universal, 1922), directed by Erich von Stroheim. The premiere of … Continue reading

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