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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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at ? Greed (1924)

By Lea Stans on Nov 18, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at ? Greed (1924) With its deeply, grittily realistic story and grand, almost operatic themes, Frank Norris?s 1899 novel McTeague is one of the great American books of the late 19th century. While many critics disliked it at the time for being overly ?vulgar,? ?d... 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 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


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Quotes from

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!


Trina: Let's go sit on the sewer.


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Facts about

Originally produced with a running time of nine hours. It was only shown once at this length, at a private studio screening. That screening was on 12 January 1924 at the M-G-M studios.
Jean Hersholt was hospitalized after he lost 27 pounds during the filming of the movie's climax in Death Valley.
Included among the '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die', edited by Steven Jay Schneider.
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National Film Registry

Greed

Released 1924
Inducted 1991
(Silent)




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Also produced by Irving Thalberg




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Also released in 1924




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