Greed Overview:

Greed (1924) was a Silent Films - Film Adaptation Film directed by Erich von Stroheim and produced by Irving Thalberg and Louis B. Mayer.

Greed was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1991.

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Greed (1924)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 12, 2016 From 4 Star Films

With some cinematic endeavors, there is simply an aura that surrounds them which informs how we look at them. Erich von Stroheim’s ambitious silent film Greed is such a picture. To this day, a full cut of the film has never been found and perhaps never will be, but it has survived in two versi... Read full article


Greed (1924)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 12, 2016 From 4 Star Films

With some cinematic endeavors there is simply an aura that surrounds them which informs how we look at them. Erich von Stroheim’s ambitious silent film Greed is such a picture. To this day, a full cut of the film has never been found and perhaps never will be, but it has survived in two versio... Read full article


Greed (1924)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 3, 2016 From 4 Star Films

With some cinematic endeavors there is simply an aura that surrounds them which informs how we look at them. Erich von Stroheim’s ambitious silent film Greed is such a picture. To this day, a full cut of the film has never been found and perhaps never will be, but it has survived in two versio... Read full article


"Scandal Sheet," or Greed All About It

By David on Feb 26, 2014 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

From out of the blue of the western sky comes ... Motion Pictures Told Through Still Pictures with Goofy Captions! Today's entry: the 1952 film ... "Scandal Sheet" takes place in a mythical world where people still read newspapers. Rush Limbaugh plays Mark Chapman, hard-driving newspaper edi... Read full article


Book Review- The Complete Greed

By Bernardo Villela on Jul 15, 2012 From The Movie Rat

There isn’t too much I can personally say about The Complete Greed that hasn’t already been said by those cited on the back cover of the book, namely: The New Yorker, Fritz Lang, Take One, Sight & Sound, Maurice Bessy (at the time director of The Cannes Film Festival), Henri Langlois... Read full article


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Quotes from

Trina: Let's go sit on the sewer.


Marcus: There's no water... within a hundred miles o' here!
[the two men hopelessly stand by the dead mule in the middle of the desert]
Marcus: We... are... dead... men!


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Facts about

Real locations in San Francisco and Oakland were used, even for interiors. The house depicted in the film, however, is not actually located on Polk street, as it is in the story. Much of Polk street had been remodeled around the time Stroheim took his company to San Francisco, and he decided that it looked too modern for the film. The company selected a building on the corner of Hayes and Laguna and completely took it over. The building still stands.
While filming the final confrontation in the desert, Erich von Stroheim allegedly shouted several times at actors Gibson Gowland and Jean Hersholt "Hate each other! Hate each other as much as you hate me!"
Due to the heat in Death Valley the cameras had to be wrapped in iced towels.
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National Film Registry

Greed

Released 1924
Inducted 1991
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Also produced by Irving Thalberg




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Also released in 1924




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